Insights: UN Institutional Issues

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    Security Council’s Programme of Work for October

    France is the president of the Council in October....

    posted on MON 2 OCT 2017
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    Third Straw Poll to Select the Next Secretary-General

    On Monday (29th August), Council members will hold their third straw poll in the process to select the next Secretary-General.  Like the first two straw...

    posted on FRI 26 AUG 2016
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    Working Methods Debate

    Tomorrow (19 July), the Japanese Presidency will hold an open debate on the working methods of the Security Council. The debate is taking place on...

    posted on MON 18 JUL 2016
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    February Programme of Work

    This afternoon, the Security Council adopted its provisional programme of work for February. Venezuela, as Council president this month, has elected to hold two open...

    posted on MON 1 FEB 2016
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    Consultations on a draft joint letter for the appointment of the Secretary-General

    Council members will meet today (18 November), under "any other business" to discuss the contents of a draft joint letter which would formally launch the...

    posted on WED 18 NOV 2015
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    Finnish Workshop for Incoming Members of the Security Council

    The 13th annual workshop for incoming members of the Security Council will be held on 5-6 November, commencing tomorrow evening (5 November), in Long Island,...

    posted on WED 4 NOV 2015
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    Briefing on Security Sector Reform

    Tomorrow morning (20 August), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing on Security Sector Reform (SSR) at the initiative of Nigeria. The briefers...

    posted on WED 19 AUG 2015
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    Wrap-Up Session on Council’s Work in June

    Tomorrow afternoon (30 June), the Security Council will hold a wrap-up session for the month of June during which Malaysia held the Council presidency. This...

    posted on MON 29 JUN 2015
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    Finnish Workshop for Incoming Council Members

    The 12th annual workshop for incoming members of the Security Council will be held for two days (13-14 November), commencing tomorrow afternoon in Long Island,...

    posted on WED 12 NOV 2014
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    Working Methods Debate

    Tomorrow morning (23 October), the Security Council will hold its fifth annual open debate on Council working methods. Ambassador María Cristina Perceval (Argentina), the chair...

    posted on WED 22 OCT 2014