Insights: Council Mission

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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings with the African Union and UN Special Representative in Addis Ababa

    Addis Ababa: The Council’s last day of its visiting mission started with an informal meeting with Special Representative of the Secretary-General to the African Union Haile Menkerios. Council members shared with Menkerios their impressions from the Burundi leg of the...

    posted on SAT 23 JAN 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Burundi

    Bujumbura: Meetings with Former Burundian Officials and UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Council members arrived in Bujumbura yesterday evening (21 January) for the start of their three-day visit to Burundi and Addis Ababa. Upon arrival Council...

    posted on SAT 23 JAN 2016
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    Council Visiting Mission to Burundi and Addis Ababa

    Council members leave today for a three-day visiting mission to Burundi and the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Angola, France and the US will serve as co-leads on the Burundi leg of the mission, and Egypt will lead the...

    posted on WED 20 JAN 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Security Council Members Hold Joint Session with AU Peace and Security Council

    Addis Ababa – UN Security Council members arrived this afternoon (12 March) in Addis Ababa to hold their annual joint consultative session with the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC). This is their ninth joint meeting since beginning the...

    posted on THU 12 MAR 2015
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council Delegation Visits the Central African Republic

    Bangui and Bria – Security Council members arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday afternoon (10 March). Ambassador Francois Delattre (France), who is the co-lead on the mission with Ambassador Ismael Gaspar Martins (Angola), briefly addressed reporters upon...

    posted on WED 11 MAR 2015
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    Security Council Visiting Mission to Africa: Programme and Issues

    Council members leave today for a visiting mission to Africa. The mission will take the Council to the Central African Republic (CAR), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Burundi from 10 to 13 March. France and Angola will serve as co-leads on...

    posted on MON 9 MAR 2015
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    Dispatches from the Field: The Security Council in Bamako and Mopti

    BAMAKO and MOPTI: Council members had their first full day of meetings in the Council’s first-ever visit to Mali today (2 February). Council members visited the town of Mopti (600 km from Bamako) and held a series of meetings with...

    posted on SUN 2 FEB 2014
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    Council Visiting Mission to Mali

    Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali tomorrow. (During visiting missions, the Council itself remains formally at UN Headquarters in New York and would meet here if required on any issue.) During the two-day visit Council members are...

    posted on FRI 31 JAN 2014
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    Briefings on the Security Council’s Visiting Mission and on the UN Mission in the DRC

    On Monday (21 October), the Security Council will be briefed by the lead countries of the various legs of the recent Security Council visiting mission to Africa from 4-8 October. Morocco will brief on the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

    posted on FRI 18 OCT 2013
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    Update: Security Council Missions in 2012

    *This is an updated version of the story published on 22 February. The Consultations which were to have taken place on that day are now scheduled for 28 February. Council members will hold consultations this afternoon (28 February) on possible...

    posted on TUE 28 FEB 2012
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    Council Press Statement on Abyei

    On Sunday, 22 May, Council members in an unusual move, issued a press statement while in Sudan on the second leg of their mission to Africa. The statement condemned the southern forces’ attack on the UNMIS convoy on 19 May...

    posted on MON 23 MAY 2011
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    Security Council Mission to Africa

    Council members will begin their mission to Africa tomorrow. (The Council itself remains formally at Headquarters in New York and would meet here if required on any issue.) Members will be visiting Nairobi, Juba, Abyei, Khartoum and Addis Ababa. Members...

    posted on THU 19 MAY 2011
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    Insights on a Council visit to the Middle East

    Council members are now consulting with capitals following Russia’s proposal for a Council visit to the Middle East. Yesterday during consultations, Russian Permanent Representative Vitaly Churkin announced a proposed Council visit to Israel and Palestine, Egypt, Syria and Lebanon. Serious...

    posted on WED 9 FEB 2011