Insights: Europe

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    Cyprus Briefing

    Tomorrow (7 September) Council members are scheduled to have a briefing on Cyprus by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Alexander Downer, via video-conference. It seems the main focus of the briefing will be on the Secretary-General’s assessment report on the status...

    posted on TUE 6 SEP 2011
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    Council Debate on Kosovo

    Council members will have a debate on Kosovo on Monday, 29 August. It seems that border tensions which began on 25 July following incidents involving armed Kosovo police units in the area, are expected to be discussed. The Secretary-General’s report,...

    posted on FRI 26 AUG 2011
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    Kosovo and South Kordofan Briefings

    Tomorrow afternoon (28 July) Council members are expected to receive briefings on Southern Kordofan and Kosovo in closed informal consultations. The Southern Kordofan briefing was requested by some Council members who wanted an update on the situation there. The last...

    posted on WED 27 JUL 2011
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    Cyprus

    On Monday 13 June, the Council will hold consultations on Cyprus, followed by the adoption of a resolution on extending the mandate of UNFICYP for another 6 months. The resolution is expected to keep to language contained in the Secretary-General’s...

    posted on FRI 10 JUN 2011
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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