Insights: Asia

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    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK): Ministerial-level Meeting

    Tomorrow morning (27 September), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level meeting on efforts to denuclearise the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). US Secretary...

    posted on WED 26 SEP 2018
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    DPRK/Non-proliferation Briefing

    On Monday morning (17 September), the Security Council will hold an open briefing on the implementation of sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea...

    posted on SUN 16 SEP 2018
  3. DPRK (North Korea)

    DPRK: Briefing on the Work of the 1718 Committee

    Tomorrow afternoon (30 August), the chair of the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Karel van Oosterom (Netherlands), will brief Council...

    posted on WED 29 AUG 2018
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    Myanmar: Briefing One Year After the Start of the Refugee Crisis

    Tomorrow (28 August), the Security Council will be briefed by Secretary-General António Guterres, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett, and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator...

    posted on MON 27 AUG 2018
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    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
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    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
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    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
  9. 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