Insights: Peacekeeping

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    Peacekeeping and Inter-mission Cooperation Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (12 December), the Under-Secretaries-General for Peacekeeping Operations (Hervé Ladsous) and Field Support (Ameerah Haq) are scheduled to brief the Council on inter-mission cooperation between UN peacekeeping operations. Statements by Council members are expected following the briefings. Although Morocco,...

    posted on TUE 11 DEC 2012
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    UN Peacekeeping Force Commanders Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (Wednesday, 20 June), the Council will hold a briefing with force commanders from UN peacekeeping operations. Force commanders from four missions—UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL),...

    posted on TUE 19 JUN 2012
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    Briefing and Consultations on Peacekeeping

    On Monday (26 March) the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Hervé Ladsous, head of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), followed by consultations. The UK, as Council President this month, has initiated this briefing and suggested that...

    posted on SUN 25 MAR 2012
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    Peacekeeping Debate Preparations

    Council members are beginning to prepare for the open debate on peacekeeping scheduled for 26 August. This debate, initiated by India, the Council president for August, will be the first peacekeeping debate in 2011 and is expected to focus on...

    posted on FRI 12 AUG 2011
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    Briefing by Force Commanders of UN Peacekeeping Operations

    The Council will hold an interactive briefing tomorrow (27 July) with force commanders from the peacekeeping missions in the DRC (MONUSCO), Darfur (UNAMID) and Lebanon (UNIFIL). The UN Military Adviser, Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye will also participate. The Force Commanders...

    posted on TUE 26 JUL 2011
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    Insights on UNAMI

    On Friday, 8 April the Council will be briefed by the Special Representative Ad Melkert and will hold informal consultations on Iraq. Melkert is expected to highlight key points from his report on the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI),...

    posted on THU 7 APR 2011
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    Insights on Sudan

    The Council will have a closed meeting this afternoon on Sudan. A representative from the South Sudan government and the Sudanese permanent representative to the UN will be invited to participate. Atul Khare, the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, will...

    posted on MON 21 MAR 2011
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    Insights on the Civilian Capacity Review

    In response to discussions in the Security Council on civilian capacity for deployment in post conflict situations, the Secretary-General this week issued the independent report of the Senior Advisory Group on “civilian capacity in the aftermath of conflict”. It was...

    posted on WED 9 MAR 2011
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    Insights on Côte d’Ivoire

    The Council appears ready to adopt a resolution extending the temporary deployment of some UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) troops to Abidjan to support the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI). On 19 January the Council adopted resolution 1967 which...

    posted on TUE 15 FEB 2011
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    Insights on February’s Programme of Work

    Council members met today to discuss February’s Programme of Work. This month Brazil has the presidency and the Council could have around 15 days of scheduled meetings. Most of the items will be briefings or consultations. One open debate is...

    posted on WED 2 FEB 2011
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    Insights on Security and Development

    Council members started negotiations yesterday on a draft presidential statement for the high-level debate on the interdependence between security and development. The Brazilian foreign minister will preside over the debate and five Council members (Portugal, India, Germany, Colombia and Bosnia...

    posted on WED 2 FEB 2011
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    Insights on Peacekeeping

    Next month the Council will continue with its cycle of consultations on peacekeeping which was set in motion by its August 2009 presidential statement encouraging regular discussions on peacekeeping between the Council and the Secretariat. While it has yet to...

    posted on TUE 25 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Côte d’Ivoire

    The Council will vote on a resolution on additional troops for Côte d’Ivoire tomorrow. Council members met this morning expecting to vote on this resolution which was put into blue yesterday. Objections by Russia on some of the wording in...

    posted on TUE 18 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Nepal

    A presidential statement drafted by the UK marking the closure of the UN Mission in Nepal was put under silence procedure today. The Council is expected to meet to adopt the presidential statement on Friday, 14 January, one day before...

    posted on WED 12 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Côte d’Ivoire

    France is currently working on a draft resolution on the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) in response to a letter from the Secretary-General requesting reinforcements in the light of the ongoing crisis in the country. The Secretary-General has also...

    posted on TUE 11 JAN 2011