Insights: Europe

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    Consultations on Cyprus

    Tomorrow (22 January ), weather conditions permitting, Council members will be briefed in consultations by Lisa Buttenheim, the Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). In addition, Alexander Downer, the Special Adviser to...

    posted on TUE 21 JAN 2014
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    Quarterly Debate on Kosovo

    Tomorrow (19 November) the Security Council will hold its quarterly debate on Kosovo during which it will be briefed by Farid Zarif, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), on...

    posted on MON 18 NOV 2013
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    Reauthorising Operation ALTHEA and Briefing on Developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Tomorrow morning (12 November), the Security Council will adopt a resolution reauthorising the EU-led multinational stabilisation force (EUFOR ALTHEA) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) for a further twelve months. The adoption will be followed by the Council’s bi-annual debate on...

    posted on MON 11 NOV 2013
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    UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus Mandate Renewal

    Tomorrow (30 July) the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 January 2014. The draft resolution, which has been in blue since 25 July, largely resembles...

    posted on MON 29 JUL 2013
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    Quartely Debate on Kosovo

    Tomorrow (14 June) the Security Council will be briefed by Farid Zarif, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), on the latest report of the Secretary-General (S/2013/254) and other recent developments....

    posted on THU 13 JUN 2013
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    Consultations on Cyprus

    Tomorrow (30 May) Council members will be briefed in consultations by video conference by Alexander Downer, the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus. Downer had hoped to bring new information to Council members following a social dinner he planned...

    posted on WED 29 MAY 2013
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    Briefing by OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

    Tomorrow, 7 May, the Security Council will be briefed by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara, the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The Council last received its annual briefing from the OSCE chair (which rotates...

    posted on MON 6 MAY 2013
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    Cyprus Mission Resolution

    The Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution on Thursday morning (24 January) renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). The adoption follows the consultations among Council members last week (17 January) when the Special...

    posted on WED 23 JAN 2013
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    Kosovo Debate

    This afternoon (27 November), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a quarterly debate on the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). Farid Zarif, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of UNMIK, will brief the Council, followed by statements...

    posted on TUE 27 NOV 2012
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    Bosnia and Herzegovina Debate and Adoption

    Tomorrow morning (13 November), the Security Council will hold a twice-yearly debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina at which the High Representative, Valentin Inzko, will brief the Council on the work of the Office of the High Representative (OHR). (The OHR...

    posted on MON 12 NOV 2012
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    Kosovo Debate

    On Tuesday morning (21 August), the Council will hold its quarterly debate on the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). The Special Representative and head of UNMIK, Farid Zarif, is set to brief Council members during the open session...

    posted on MON 20 AUG 2012
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    Cyprus Mission Renewal

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 July), the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for a further six months, until 31 January 2013. While Council members all agree that the mission—which has been on...

    posted on TUE 17 JUL 2012
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    Kosovo Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, 17 July), Council members will meet in consultations on the situation in Kosovo. Requested by Russia, the consultations are in addition to the regular quarterly briefings to the Council on the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo...

    posted on MON 16 JUL 2012
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    Debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Council will hold its biannual debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, 15 May). The High Representative for the country, Valentin Inzko, will present his most recent report (S/2012/307) on the implementation of the 1995 Dayton Peace...

    posted on MON 14 MAY 2012
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    Kosovo Debate

    The Council will hold a debate on Kosovo on Monday afternoon (14 May) with Farid Zarif, head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), scheduled to brief on the Secretary-General’s latest report. The report of 27 April (S/2012/275)...

    posted on SUN 13 MAY 2012