Insights: Peacekeeping

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    Human Rights in Peace Operations: Arria-formula Meeting

    Tomorrow (17 April), there will be a closed Arria-formula meeting on human rights in peace operations. Côte d’Ivoire, France, Germany, Kuwait, and Peru are sponsoring the meeting, which is expected to be co-chaired by Niels Annen, Minister of State at...

    posted on TUE 16 APR 2019
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    Women in Peacekeeping Open Debate

    Tomorrow (11 April), the Security Council will hold an open debate on women in peacekeeping. The meeting will be chaired by Ursula von der Leyen, the German Federal Minister of Defence. Secretary-General António Guterres; Major General Kristin Lund, the Head...

    posted on WED 10 APR 2019
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    “Strengthening Peacekeeping Operations in Africa” Open Debate

    On Tuesday (20 November), the Security Council will hold an open debate on strengthening peacekeeping operations in Africa at the initiative of China, this month’s Council president. Briefings are expected from Secretary-General António Guterres and Smaïl Chergui, the AU Commissioner...

    posted on FRI 16 NOV 2018
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    UN Policing: Heads of Police Components Briefing*

    Tomorrow (6 November), the Security Council will receive a briefing on UN policing from Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and the heads of police components of three UN peacekeeping operations: Unaisi Lutu Vuniwaqa, UN Mission in South Sudan...

    posted on MON 5 NOV 2018
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    Peacekeeping Performance: Vote on a Draft Resolution

    Tomorrow (21 September), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution on peacekeeping performance. Council members met once in person at expert level to discuss the draft, which was prepared by the US, and subsequent negotiations took...

    posted on THU 20 SEP 2018
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    Peacekeeping Reform Debate

    Tomorrow (12 September), the Security Council will hold a debate on peacekeeping reform. The Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Sarah Blakemore, Chief Executive of the NGO Keeping Children Safe. Although no outcome will...

    posted on TUE 11 SEP 2018
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    Peacekeeping Presidential Statement

    On Monday (14 May), Security Council members are expected to adopt a presidential statement on peacekeeping operations. The statement, which was drafted by the Netherlands, builds on the themes raised in the 28 March open debate on “Collective Action to...

    posted on FRI 11 MAY 2018
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    Peacekeeping Open Debate

    Tomorrow (28 March), the Security Council will hold an open debate on “Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations”. The meeting will be chaired by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte. The Council will be briefed by Secretary-General...

    posted on TUE 27 MAR 2018
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    UN Policing Briefing and Resolution

    Today (6 November), the Council will receive a briefing from the heads of police components of three UN peace operations. Such briefings with police commissioners have been held in the Council annually since 2014. This year’s meeting will feature a...

    posted on MON 6 NOV 2017
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    UN Peacekeeping Reform Open Debate and Resolution

    Tomorrow (20 September), the Security Council will hold a high-level open debate entitled “Reform of UN peacekeeping: implementation and follow-up”. Secretary-General António Guterres and Moussa Faki Mahamat, the Chairperson of the AU Commission, are expected to brief the Council, along...

    posted on TUE 19 SEP 2017
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    Open Debate on Peacekeeping Operations and Sustaining Peace

    On 29 August, the Security Council will hold an open debate on “Peacekeeping Operations: Potential to the Overarching Goal of Sustaining Peace”. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed will brief, as will Yousef Mahmoud, Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute and...

    posted on MON 28 AUG 2017
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    Briefing and Informal Interactive Dialogue on AU-UN Cooperation

    Tomorrow (15 June), the Security Council will be briefed on AU-UN cooperation by Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General and the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Smaïl Chergui via teleconference. There will be an informal...

    posted on WED 14 JUN 2017
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    Briefing on the role of policing in UN peace operations

    Tomorrow (10 November), the Council will hold its annual briefing with the heads of police components on the role of policing in UN peace operations. Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief on the current challenges...

    posted on WED 9 NOV 2016
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    Open Debate on Peace Operations

    On Monday (7 November), the Council will hold a ministerial-level open debate on “Peace operations—facing asymmetric threats”. UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, Secretary-General of the International Organization of La Francophonie Michaëlle Jean, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate...

    posted on FRI 4 NOV 2016
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    Meeting on the Policy Framework on Intelligence in UN Peacekeeping Operations

    Tomorrow (27 July), the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations, under the chairmanship of Ambassador Fodé Seck (Senegal), will hold a meeting on the policy framework for intelligence in UN peacekeeping operations. Renata Dwan, chief of the Policy and Best Practices...

    posted on TUE 26 JUL 2016