Insights: EU

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    Ukraine Briefing on Human Rights and Political Developments

    Tomorrow (21 May), Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović is expected to brief Council members in consultations on the human rights situation in Ukraine. Šimonović, who was in Ukraine from 14-19 May, is expected to share his observations of...

    posted on TUE 20 MAY 2014
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    Presidential Statement on Cooperation between the UN and EU

    Tomorrow (14 February), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a meeting on cooperation between the UN and the European Union (EU), with briefings by High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the EU Catherine...

    posted on THU 13 FEB 2014
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    Insights on Kosovo

    The Secretary-General has written to the Council expressing his support for an in-depth, impartial and independent investigation into the allegations of inhuman treatment of people and illicit trafficking in human organs in Kosovo. The Secretary-General’s letter formally transmitted to the...

    posted on MON 9 MAY 2011
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    Insights on Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Council debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina is scheduled for Monday 9 May. The High Representative and EU Special Representative Valentin Inzko gave a speech on 2 May at the French Institute for International Relations which may foreshadow some of...

    posted on THU 5 MAY 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
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    Insights on Media Coverage of the Palestine Papers

    Sourced with articles from AFP, Al-Jazeera, Christian Science Monitor (US), Daily Star (Lebanon), Financial Times, Foreign Policy Magazine, Guardian (UK), Haaretz (Israel), Time Magazine (US) and Xinhua. The release by al-Jazeera of the ‘Palestine Papers’ provided a rare public airing...

    posted on TUE 1 FEB 2011