Insights: DRC

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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
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    DRC Resolution

    This afternoon Council members will discuss at expert level a draft resolution renewing MONUSCO’s mandate for another year. The draft was circulated by France last Wednesday (15 June). The P5 received a copy in early June. It seems that consensus...

    posted on MON 20 JUN 2011
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    The Democratic Republic of Congo

    Council members expect to get final agreement today on a presidential statement to be issued following tomorrow’s (18 July) open debate on the DRC. The presidential statement was circulated last Wednesday and Council members discussed it last Friday. It seems...

    posted on TUE 17 MAY 2011
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    Insights on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    The concept paper for the open debate on the DRC, scheduled for Wednesday 18 May, has been circulated to all UN member states. The Minister for Cooperation of the DRC is scheduled to attend the debate, which at this stage...

    posted on THU 12 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Women, Peace and Security

    Tomorrow (Thursday, 14 April) Margaret Wallström, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, will brief the Council in a public meeting. This will be followed by informal consultations with Council members. Wallström is expected to focus...

    posted on WED 13 APR 2011
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    Insights on the DRC Sanctions Committee

    The final member of the Panel of Experts of the DRC Sanctions Committee may soon be appointed. There has been some difficulty filling the position of the financial expert due to objections from some Council members to the original candidate....

    posted on THU 17 MAR 2011
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    Insights on the DRC Sanctions Committee

    Members of the DRC Group of Experts met today with the DRC Sanctions Committee ahead of their deployment to the DRC. Among the issues discussed were sexual violence and implementation of the due dilligence guidelines. On 29 November the Council...

    posted on TUE 8 MAR 2011
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    Insights on February’s Programme of Work

    Council members met today to discuss February’s Programme of Work. This month Brazil has the presidency and the Council could have around 15 days of scheduled meetings. Most of the items will be briefings or consultations. One open debate is...

    posted on WED 2 FEB 2011