Insights: Americas

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    Consultations on the UN Mission in Colombia

    Tomorrow morning (26 August), Security Council members will be briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault. The meeting comes after yesterday’s announcement that the Colombian Government and the Fuerzas...

    posted on THU 25 AUG 2016
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    Briefing on Electoral Crisis in Haiti

    Tomorrow afternoon (12 May), at the request of the US, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, will brief Council members in consultations on the electoral crisis in Haiti. A press statement is a possible outcome following the meeting. The US...

    posted on WED 11 MAY 2016
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    Council Debate on Haiti

    Tomorrow afternoon (17 March), the Security Council will hold its semi-annual debate on the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Special Representative and head of mission Sandra Honoré will brief on the situation in the country and present the Secretary-General’s...

    posted on WED 16 MAR 2016
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    Adoption of a Resolution Establishing a UN mission in Colombia

    This afternoon (25 January), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution establishing a political mission of unarmed international observers in Colombia. The Foreign Minister of Colombia María Ángela Holguín is expected to participate the meeting. The mission will...

    posted on MON 25 JAN 2016
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    Resolution Renewing Mandate of UN Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (14 October), the Council is expected to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for one year while maintaining its authorised troop strength at 2,370 military personnel and 2,601 police, as...

    posted on TUE 13 OCT 2015
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    Council Debate on the Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (18 March), the Security Council will hold its semi-annual debate on the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Special Representative and head of mission Sandra Honoré will brief on recent developments and present the Secretary-General’s report (S/2015/157). In...

    posted on TUE 17 MAR 2015
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    Dispatches from the Field: Final Day Meetings and Press Conference in Haiti

    Council members’ third and final day (25 January) on their visit to Haiti began with two meetings. First, Council members met with the “Core Group” (Brazil, Canada, France, Spain, the US, the EU, and the Organization of American States), the...

    posted on MON 26 JAN 2015
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    Dispatches from the Field: Council Meetings in Haiti

    Day 1: Meetings with MINUSTAH and Haitian Government On Friday (23 January), the Security Council arrived in Haiti for its three day visiting mission. Council members began their visit at the Port-au-Prince compound of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti...

    posted on SUN 25 JAN 2015
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    Dispatches from the Field: The Security Council Arrives in Haiti

    23 January. Port-au-Prince: The Security Council has just landed in Haiti for a three day visiting mission. The mission will be co-led by Ambassadors Cristián Barros Melet (Chile) and Samantha Power (US). (The Council last visited Haiti in February 2012.)...

    posted on FRI 23 JAN 2015
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    Resolution Renewing the Mandate of UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (14 October) the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). At press time, the US, the penholder on Haiti, had put a draft resolution in blue authorising...

    posted on MON 13 OCT 2014
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    Debate on UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (11 September) the Council is scheduled to hold a debate on Haiti to consider the Secretary-General’s most recent report (S/2014/617) on the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Special Representative of the Secretary-General Sandra Honoré is expected to...

    posted on WED 10 SEP 2014
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    Haiti Debate and Briefing by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative

    On Monday (24 March), the Security Council will hold its biennial debate on Haiti. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Sandra Honoré, will brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s latest report (S/2014/162) on the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)....

    posted on FRI 21 MAR 2014
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    Renewal of Haiti Mission Mandate

    A draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) for an additional year was put in blue this afternoon (9 October) and is scheduled for adoption tomorrow morning. As had been expected, the draft authorises...

    posted on WED 9 OCT 2013
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    Haiti Debate

    Tomorrow (28 August), the Security Council will hold a debate on the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). The Defence Minister of Argentina Agustín Rossi is expected to chair the meeting while Sandra Honoré, the new Special Representative of the...

    posted on TUE 27 AUG 2013
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    Briefing by Outgoing Head of the UN Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (22 January) Council members will be briefed in consultations by Mariano Fernández Amunátegui (Chile), the outgoing Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Although no outcome was anticipated at press...

    posted on MON 21 JAN 2013