Insights: Asia

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    Myanmar: Briefing under “any other business”

    Tomorrow morning (13 September), at the request of Sweden and the United Kingdom, Council members will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman under “any other business” on the deteriorating situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. It seems that...

    posted on TUE 12 SEP 2017
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    Consultations on Myanmar

    This morning (30 August), at the request of the UK, Council members will be briefed under “any other business” on the situation in Myanmar by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča. The focus of the briefing will be the...

    posted on WED 30 AUG 2017
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    Consultations on DPRK’s Missile Launch over Japan

    This afternoon (29 August), at the request of Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the US, Security Council members will hold consultations on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) 28 August missile launch over Japan. This missile launch...

    posted on TUE 29 AUG 2017
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    DPRK Sanctions Resolution Vote*

    The Security Council is expected to vote tomorrow afternoon (5 August) on a draft resolution imposing additional sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The US produced the draft after several weeks of bilateral discussions with China. Today...

    posted on FRI 4 AUG 2017
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    Council Meeting Following DPRK’s Latest Missile Launch

    This afternoon the Security Council will be briefed by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča on the 4 July launch of a ballistic missile, possibly of intercontinental range, by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The meeting is...

    posted on WED 5 JUL 2017
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    Adoption of Resolution on the DPRK with New Sanctions Designations

    This afternoon, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) that will add 14 individuals and four entities to the 1718 consolidated sanctions list. As is normally the case for Council decisions...

    posted on FRI 2 JUN 2017
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    Consultations on the DPRK’s Latest Missile launch

    Tomorrow afternoon (16 May), at the request of Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the US, Security Council members are scheduled to hold consultations to discuss the 14 May missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea...

    posted on MON 15 MAY 2017
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    Ministerial-level Meeting on the DPRK (North Korea)

    Tomorrow morning (28 April), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level meeting with a briefing by the Secretary-General to discuss denuclearisation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The meeting will be chaired by US Secretary of State Rex...

    posted on THU 27 APR 2017
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    UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan: Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (17 March), the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) until 17 March 2018. The adoption was initially to take place during the debate on Afghanistan on 10...

    posted on THU 16 MAR 2017
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    Briefing on the Situation in Myanmar

    Tomorrow morning (17 March), at the request of the UK, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman is scheduled to brief Council members on the situation in Myanmar during informal consultations under “any other business”. A representative from the Office of...

    posted on THU 16 MAR 2017
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    Briefing by the Chair of the 1718 DPRK Sanctions Committee

    On Monday afternoon (27 February), the chair of the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Sebastiano Cardi (Italy), is scheduled to brief Council members in consultations on the work of the Committee. It will be Cardi’s...

    posted on FRI 24 FEB 2017
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    Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

    Tomorrow morning (9 December), the Security Council is expected to hold a meeting on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), with briefings by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew...

    posted on THU 8 DEC 2016
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    Vote on New DPRK Sanctions Resolution and Briefing on DPRK Sanctions Committee

    Tomorrow morning (30 November), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution condemning the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 9 September, reiterating that the DPRK shall abandon all activities previously banned by...

    posted on TUE 29 NOV 2016
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    Consultations on 5 September missile launches by the DPRK

    This morning (6 September), at the request of Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the US, Council members will meet in consultations to discuss the ballistic missile launches conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 5...

    posted on TUE 6 SEP 2016
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    Meeting on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch

    This afternoon (3 August), at the request of Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US, the Security Council will be briefed in consultations by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun on the firing of two ballistic missiles...

    posted on WED 3 AUG 2016