Insights: DRC

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    DRC Consultations

    The Council will meet this afternoon (Tuesday, 10 July) to discuss recent developments in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). At press time, arrangements were being made to have the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head...

    posted on TUE 10 JUL 2012
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    MONUSCO Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (27 June), the Council is set to renew the mandate of the UN Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) for another 12 months. The mandate renewal comes as fighting has escalated in the province of...

    posted on TUE 26 JUN 2012
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    Consultations on DRC Sanctions Committee and Report

    Tomorrow (26 June), the Council will hold consultations on sanctions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), following receipt of the interim report of the Group of Experts (GoE) on the DRC (S/2012/348). Ambassador Agshin Mehdiyev (Azerbaijan) will brief...

    posted on MON 25 JUN 2012
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    Briefing on DRC Mission

    Tomorrow (Tuesday, 12 June), the Council will hear a briefing from Roger Meece, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). This briefing will be followed by...

    posted on MON 11 JUN 2012
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    DRC Consultations

    On Thursday (3 May), Council members are to be briefed in consultations by the head of DPKO, Hervé Ladsous, on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The consultations have been called on France’s initiative, following confrontations and destabilising events...

    posted on WED 2 MAY 2012
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    DRC “Arria Formula” Meeting

    Tomorrow (20 April), Council members will attend an “Arria Formula” meeting on security sector reform (SSR) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The meeting is organised by France together with representatives of NGOs and will be a closed...

    posted on THU 19 APR 2012
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    DRC Sanctions Committee

    Tomorrow (2 March), the DRC Sanctions Committee will meet with the newly appointed DRC group of experts, prior to the group’s departure to the region and several European and Asian capitals. (In resolution 2021 of 29 November 2011, the Council...

    posted on THU 1 MAR 2012
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    DRC Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (7 February), the Council will be briefed by Roger Meece, head of the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) on the Secretary-General’s latest report (S/2012/65). Following the briefing, Council members will have informal...

    posted on MON 6 FEB 2012
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Briefing

    The Council will hold consultations on the post-election situation in the DRC this afternoon (Thursday, 15 December) at the request of France. The Council is likely to be briefed by Roger Meece, head of the UN stabilisation mission in the...

    posted on THU 15 DEC 2011
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    Briefing on the DRC elections

    Council members are expecting a briefing by video-conference tomorrow (2 December) by Roger Meese, the head of the UN’s mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) on Monday’s elections. Council members are likely to be interested in Meese’s assessment of the preliminary...

    posted on THU 1 DEC 2011
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    Adoption of DRC Sanctions Resolution

    The Council seems set to adopt a resolution on Tuesday (29 November) renewing the sanctions regime in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the mandate of the Group of Experts for another year. (On Friday, France circulated a...

    posted on MON 28 NOV 2011
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    Briefing on DRC and Sanctions Regime Resolution Negotiations

    On Monday (21 November), Brazil’s Ambassador Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti is scheduled to brief the Council as chair of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Sanctions Committee. It appears that Viotti is likely to focus her briefing on the...

    posted on FRI 18 NOV 2011
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    Briefing and Consultations on the DRC

    On Tuesday 8 November, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General Roger Meece will brief the Council on the UN’s mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). Following the public briefing, Council members will have consultations during which Margot...

    posted on TUE 8 NOV 2011
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    Council Consultations on the DRC

    Council members are scheduled to meet on Monday (17 October), for a briefing via video-conference by the head of MONUSCO, Roger Meece. It appears the consultations are likely to focus on the November presidential election in the DRC. Council members...

    posted on FRI 14 OCT 2011
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    DRC Resolution

    Council members appear ready to adopt a resolution tomorrow (28 June)renewing MONUSCO’s mandate for another year. Following a first round of negotiations on the French draft last Monday (20 June) Council members at the expert level agreed that the draft...

    posted on MON 27 JUN 2011