Insights: Peacekeeping

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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
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    Meeting on the Potential for Complementarity between UN Counter-Terrorism Bodies and Peacekeeping Operations

    Tomorrow (24 June), the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations will hold a meeting on the potential for complementarity between counter-terrorism bodies and peacekeeping operations. Renata Dwan, chief of the Policy and Best Practices Service of the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations...

    posted on THU 23 JUN 2016
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    Informal Interactive Dialogue with Heads of Military Components of UN Peace Operations

    Tomorrow (18 May), the Security Council expects to discuss key cross-cutting operational issues in UN peacekeeping during a briefing by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous and four force commanders: Lieutenant General Derick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi (South Africa) of the UN...

    posted on TUE 17 MAY 2016
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    Meeting on the Use of Technology in Peacekeeping Operations

    Tomorrow (28 April), the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations will hold a meeting on the use of technology in peacekeeping operations. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous and Under-Secretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare are expected to brief, along with...

    posted on WED 27 APR 2016
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    Briefing and Draft Resolution on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN Peacekeepers

    Tomorrow (10 March), the Secretary-General will brief the Security Council on his annual report to the General Assembly on special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (A/70/729). The US circulated a draft resolution late last week supporting many...

    posted on WED 9 MAR 2016
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    Arria-Formula Meeting with Human Rights Components in Peace Operations

    Tomorrow (2 March) New Zealand and Uruguay are co-hosting a closed Arria-formula meeting with the heads of human rights components of five UN peace operations. Council members have used the closed Arria-formula format to meet with the heads of human...

    posted on TUE 1 MAR 2016
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    Meeting of the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations on Regional Partnerships

    On Friday (27 November), the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations, a subsidiary body of the Security Council currently chaired by Chad, is expected to meet to discuss the importance of partnerships and regional peacekeeping initiatives. Briefings are expected by Edmond...

    posted on TUE 24 NOV 2015
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    Briefing and Draft Presidential Statement on the Future of UN Peace Operations

    Today (20 November), the Council is expected to receive a briefing by the Secretary General on his peace operations review initiative. He is expected to brief the Council on his report “The future of United Nations peace operations: implementation of...

    posted on FRI 20 NOV 2015
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    Briefing on the Central African Republic by UN Peackeeping and Humanitarian Heads

    Tomorrow (16 November), Council members will be briefed in consultations on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien. It seems that...

    posted on SUN 15 NOV 2015
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    Briefing on the challenges of policing within a protection of civilians mandate

    On Friday (13 November), the Council will be briefed on the challenges of policing within a protection of civilians mandate. Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief. Other briefers will include: Pascal Champion, Police Commissioner of...

    posted on TUE 10 NOV 2015