Insights: Council Visiting Mission

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    Dispatches from the Field: Côte d’Ivoire and Transitions from Peacekeeping to Non-Mission Settings

    Security Council members arrived in Abidjan on Thursday evening (14 February). The next morning (15 February), they held meetings with Foreign Minister Marcel Amon-Tanoh at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and with Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan at the presidential...

    posted on SAT 16 FEB 2019
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    Visiting Mission to Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau

    Security Council members leave this evening (13 February) for Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau. Equatorial Guinea, this month’s Council president, and Côte d’Ivoire are co-leading the mission, planned for 14 to 16 February. The highlight of the Ivorian leg will be...

    posted on WED 13 FEB 2019
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    Dispatches from the Field: Day 1 of Council Visit to Haiti

    Port-au-Prince, Haiti: The Security Council landed in Haiti yesterday morning (22 June) beginning its three-day visiting mission to the country, where the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) is currently drawing down. In October, a smaller successor mission, the UN...

    posted on FRI 23 JUN 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Visit to Maiduguri in Northeast Nigeria

    On Sunday, following its meetings in Niamey, Niger, the Council delegation flew to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, Nigeria. Among the highlights during their half-day in Maiduguri were a visit to an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp, and a...

    posted on SUN 5 MAR 2017
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Luanda

    On Monday 14 November, the Council concluded its DRC-focused trip to Africa with a day of meetings in Luanda, Angola. The Council included Luanda as part of its itinerary in order to hold talks with José Eduardo dos Santos, President...

    posted on TUE 15 NOV 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Addis Ababa with the Chair of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development and the AU Peace and Security Council

    Early this morning (5 September), Council members flew to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where they concluded their visiting mission to Africa with meetings with Hailemariam Desalegn, chair of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and with the AU Peace and Security...

    posted on MON 5 SEP 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council Visit to Wau and Meeting with President Kiir

    Today (4 September), the Council delegation had a busy agenda, which began with a 50-minute flight to Wau in Western Bahr el Ghazal state for meetings with UN representatives and visits to protection sites. After returning to Juba in the...

    posted on SUN 4 SEP 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council Visit to Wau and Meeting with President Kiir

    Today (4 September), the Council delegation had a busy agenda, which began with a 50-minute flight to Wau in Western Bahr el Ghazal state for meetings with UN representatives and visits to protection sites. After returning to Juba in the...

    posted on SUN 4 SEP 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council Meetings in Juba and a Visit to Protection of Civilians Sites

    Juba– Today (3 September), Council members had a full schedule of activities that included meetings with South Sudanese civil society representatives, government officials, and UNMISS contingent commanders. Members also had the opportunity to visit and hear from internally displaced people...

    posted on SAT 3 SEP 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council Members Arrive in Juba, South Sudan

    The Security Council delegation began its visiting mission to South Sudan late this afternoon with a press briefing at the Juba airport for local and international journalists. Abdun Agau, the Secretary General of the Government of South Sudan, welcomed the...

    posted on FRI 2 SEP 2016
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    Wrap-Up Session on the Council’s Work in May

    Tomorrow morning (31 May), the Security Council will hold a public wrap-up session for the month of May. Egypt, Council president in May, has circulated a concept note describing the objectives of the meeting and suggesting issues that members may...

    posted on MON 30 MAY 2016
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Mogadishu

    Security Council members today started their visiting mission to the Horn of Africa with a day of meetings in Mogadishu. (Due to the security situation all the meetings took place at the Mogadishu airport.) A key focus of the discussions...

    posted on THU 19 MAY 2016
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    Council Visiting Mission to West Africa

    Tomorrow Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali, Guinea Bissau and Senegal. This will be the Council’s third visit for both Guinea Bissau (2003 and 2004) and Mali (2000 and 2014), and its first to Senegal, where the...

    posted on THU 3 MAR 2016