Insights: Peacekeeping

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    Open VTC on Peace Operations and Human Rights

    Tomorrow morning (7 July) the Security Council will hold an open VTC under the agenda item “United Nations peacekeeping operations” on the topic of peace operations and human rights. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, German Federal Minister of Defence, will chair the meeting....

    posted on MON 6 JUL 2020
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    Open VTC with the Heads of Military Components

    Tomorrow (4 June) Security Council members will hold an open videoconference (VTC) with force commanders from UN peacekeeping operations. Force commanders from three missions—the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and...

    posted on WED 3 JUN 2020
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    Peacekeeping: Vote on a Draft Resolution

    On Monday (30 March) the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution on capacity building and safety and security of peacekeepers. This was initially intended to be part of a signature event of China’s Council presidency for March, and...

    posted on SUN 29 MAR 2020
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    Peacekeeping: Debate on Triangular Cooperation

    Tomorrow (10 July), the Security Council is expected to hold a debate on improving triangular cooperation between the Council, the Secretariat, and troop- and police-contributing countries (TCCs/PCCs). Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix; the Force Commander of the UN Multidimensional...

    posted on TUE 9 JUL 2019
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on the Impact of Peacekeeping on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

    Tomorrow afternoon (24 May), Security Council members will hold an Arria-formula meeting on “Peacekeeping Impact on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace”, organised by Côte d’Ivoire and Indonesia. Briefers will be Assistant Secretary-General for Africa Bintou Keita, Assistant Secretary-General for the Rule...

    posted on THU 23 MAY 2019
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    Peacekeeping: Open Debate and Presidential Statement on Training and Capacity Building

    Tomorrow (7 May), the Security Council will hold an open debate on “Investing in Peace: Delivering Quality Training and Capacity Building to Improve Safety and Security and Performance of UN Peacekeepers”. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi will chair the meeting....

    posted on MON 6 MAY 2019
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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