Insights: Middle East

  1. Insights

    Middle East and North Africa Debate

    On Monday (25 June), the Council will hold a debate on the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, which is expected to focus...

    posted on FRI 22 JUN 2018
  2. Insights

    Israel/Palestine: Arria-Formula Meeting on Missing and Captive Persons in Gaza

    Tomorrow (22 December), Council members will meet for an Arria-formula meeting that is being co-sponsored by Ukraine and the US entitled, “Humanitarian Aspects of Missing...

    posted on THU 21 DEC 2017
  3. Insights

    Syria: Resolution on Cross-border Humanitarian Access and Political and Humanitarian Briefings*

    Tomorrow (19 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution prepared by Egypt, Japan and Sweden renewing the authorisation for cross-border...

    posted on MON 18 DEC 2017
  4. Iran

    Iran: Semi-Annual Briefing on the Implementation of Resolution 2231

    Tomorrow (19 December), the Council will hold a briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, adopted on 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive...

    posted on MON 18 DEC 2017
  5. Insights

    Syria Humanitarian Briefing

    Tomorrow (29 November), Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock is expected to brief the Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria. The briefing will be...

    posted on TUE 28 NOV 2017
  6. Insights

    Vote on the Syria Joint Investigative Mechanism*

    Tomorrow (24 October), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution that would renew the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) of the UN...

    posted on MON 23 OCT 2017
  7. Yemen

    Yemen Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (12 July), the Council will receive a briefing via video teleconference from the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. Briefings are...

    posted on TUE 11 JUL 2017
  8. Insights

    Arria-formula Meeting on Protection of Civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    Tomorrow afternoon (6 May), Egypt, Security Council president and Arab Group representative, together with Angola, Malaysia, Senegal and Venezuela, has organised an Arria-formula meeting on...

    posted on THU 5 MAY 2016
  9. Insights

    Consultations on Iran

    On Monday morning (14 March), at the request of the US, Security Council members are expected to meet in consultations to discuss Iran’s recent ballistic...

    posted on SUN 13 MAR 2016
  10. Insights

    Briefing and Consultations on Yemen

    Tomorrow (3 March), the Security Council will be briefed by OCHA head Stephen O’Brien. This will be followed by consultations, where the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy...

    posted on WED 2 MAR 2016