Insights: Asia

  1. Insights

    Afghanistan Presidential Statement

    On Monday morning (23 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on the electoral process in Afghanistan. This follows the conclusion...

    posted on SUN 22 JUL 2018
  2. Insights

    Myanmar Briefing

    On Monday (23 July), Council members will meet in consultations to discuss a number of issues related to the situation in Myanmar and the Rohingya...

    posted on FRI 20 JUL 2018
  3. Insights

    Myanmar: Briefing and Consultations Following Visiting Mission

    On Monday (14 May), the Security Council will be briefed by Ambassador Mansour Al Otaibi (Kuwait), Ambassador Gustavo Meza Cuadra Velásquez (Peru) and Ambassador Karen...

    posted on FRI 11 MAY 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: Rakhine State, Myanmar

    2 May 2018: The final day of the Council mission (Tuesday) saw the delegation visiting Rakhine State before heading back to New York. The day...

    posted on WED 2 MAY 2018
  5. Myanmar

    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Dhaka and Naypitaw

    The Security Council delegation began their day by meeting the Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Mansour Al-Otaibi (Kuwait), one of the co-leads of the visiting...

    posted on MON 30 APR 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh and Rohingya Refugees

    Following a stopover in Kuwait City, which included a dinner hosted by the Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, the...

    posted on SUN 29 APR 2018
  7. Insights

    Security Council Visiting Mission to Bangladesh and Myanmar

    The Security Council embarked on a visiting mission to Bangladesh and Myanmar yesterday evening (26 April). The first stop for the delegation is Kuwait City,...

    posted on FRI 27 APR 2018
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    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK): Panel of Experts Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow morning (21 March), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 Democratic...

    posted on TUE 20 MAR 2018
  9. Afghanistan

    UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA): Debate and Mandate Renewal

    The Council will hold its regular quarterly debate on Afghanistan on Thursday (8 March), during which a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance...

    posted on WED 7 MAR 2018
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    Myanmar: Briefing and Consultations

    On Tuesday (13 February), the Council will be briefed by High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi (via VTC) and Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav...

    posted on MON 12 FEB 2018