Insights: Energy Climate and Natural Resources

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    Open Debate: “Addressing the impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security”

    Tomorrow (25 January), the Security Council will hold an open debate focused on addressing the impact of climate-related disasters on international peace and security. Miguel Vargas, the Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic, is expected to chair the meeting. At...

    posted on THU 24 JAN 2019
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    Water, Peace and Security Arria-formula Meeting

    Tomorrow afternoon (26 October), an Arria-formula meeting will be held on water, peace and security. The meeting is being co-hosted by Security Council members Bolivia, Côte d’Ivoire, and the Netherlands; incoming members Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Germany, and Indonesia; and...

    posted on THU 25 OCT 2018
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    The Role of Natural Resources as a Root Cause of Conflict Briefing

    Tomorrow (16 October) the Security Council will hold a briefing at the initiative of Bolivia, this month’s Council president, on the role of natural resources as a root cause of conflict. Secretary-General António Guterres is scheduled to brief, and Council...

    posted on MON 15 OCT 2018
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    Climate-related Security Risks Debate

    Tomorrow (11 July), the Security Council will hold a debate on climate-related security risks. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Margot Wallström, will chair the debate. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; Hindou Ibrahim of the International Indigenous People’s Forum on...

    posted on TUE 10 JUL 2018
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    Climate Change: Arria-formula Meeting

    On Friday (15 December), the Security Council will hold an Arria-formula meeting on the theme: “Preparing for security implications of rising temperatures”. The meeting has been co-organised by a wide array of member states, including Council members France, Italy, Japan,...

    posted on THU 14 DEC 2017
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    Briefing on Preventive Diplomacy and Transboundary Waters

    Tomorrow (6 June), the Security Council will hold a high-level briefing on “Preventive Diplomacy and Transboundary Waters.” Bolivian President Evo Morales will chair the meeting and Secretary-General António Guterres is expected to brief. At press time, it appeared that at...

    posted on MON 5 JUN 2017