Insights: Peacemaking

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    Open Debate on Conflict Prevention and Sustaining Peace

    Tomorrow (10 January), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level open debate on “conflict prevention and sustaining peace”. Margot Wallstr├Âm, Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will preside. Ten Council members, as well as several non-Council members, are expected to be...

    posted on MON 9 JAN 2017
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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Food Security and Peace

    Tomorrow morning (29 March), Ambassador Ismael Gaspar Martins (Angola) and Ambassador Román Oyarzun (Spain) will co-chair an Arria-formula meeting on food security, nutrition, and peace. Members are expected to discuss the interlinkages between food security and peace in the context...

    posted on MON 28 MAR 2016
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    Open Debate and Resolution on Conflict Prevention

    Tomorrow (21 August), the Security Council will hold an open debate on conflict prevention, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay as briefers. A vote is expected on a draft resolution on conflict prevention during...

    posted on WED 20 AUG 2014
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    Open Debate on Conflict Prevention and Natural Resources

    Tomorrow morning, 19 June, the Council will hold an open debate on “Conflict Prevention and Natural Resources”. The scheduled briefers are Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, UNDP Associate Administrator Rebecca Grynspan, World Bank Managing Director Caroline Anstey, and Kofi Annan as...

    posted on TUE 18 JUN 2013
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    DPA Horizon Scanning Briefing

    Following adoption of the June programme of work tomorrow morning (4 June), Council members are scheduled to be briefed by Oscar Fernández-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, in what appears to be an effort by the UK, the President of...

    posted on MON 3 JUN 2013
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    Meeting on Prevention of Conflicts in Africa

    On Monday, 15 April, the Security Council will receive a briefing from the Secretary-General on “Prevention of Conflicts in Africa: addressing the root causes”. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Rwanda, Louise Mushikiwabo, is expected to preside. It seems that...

    posted on FRI 12 APR 2013
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    Monthly DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues: March

    Tomorrow morning (6 March) Council members will receive their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the head of the Department of Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems Pascoe is likely to focus on the situation in Syria, Camp Ashraf...

    posted on MON 5 MAR 2012
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    DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    Tomorrow morning (10 February) Council members will receive their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the head of the Department of Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems Pascoe is likely to focus on Mali, Maldives and Guinea-Bissau. It is...

    posted on THU 9 FEB 2012
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    Monthly DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    Tomorrow (Friday, 16 December) Council members will have their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the head of the Department of Political Affairs, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems Pascoe is likely to update on a UN technical mission to the...

    posted on THU 15 DEC 2011
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    Secretary-General’s briefing on Libya and monthly DPA briefing

    This afternoon (11 November) the Council will be briefed by the Secretary-General on Libya, following his visit to Tripoli in early November. After the Secretary-General’s briefing, it appears that Council members will receive their monthly “horizon scanning” briefing on emerging...

    posted on FRI 11 NOV 2011
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    Preventive Diplomacy

    The Council is currently negotiating a presidential statement which is likely to be adopted at a high level meeting scheduled for Thursday, 22 September. The meeting will focus on how to strengthen and consolidate preventive diplomacy. President Michel Suleiman of...

    posted on TUE 20 SEP 2011
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    Monthly DPA Briefing

    Today Council members will have their monthly briefing on emerging issues by the Department of Political Affairs head, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems the briefing will focus largely on Yemen and Iraq. It is possible that other issues, particularly related...

    posted on THU 15 SEP 2011
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    Monthly DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    This afternoon Council members will have their monthly briefing on emerging or significant issues by the Department of Political Affairs head, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems the briefing was originally going to focus on the constitutional crisis in Nepal and...

    posted on MON 22 AUG 2011
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    Monthly DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    Tomorrow (28 July) Council members will receive their monthly briefing on emerging issues from DPA head, Lynn Pascoe. It seems that tomorrow’s briefing is likely to cover Pascoe’s recent visit to Egypt and Tunisia as well as provide updates on...

    posted on WED 27 JUL 2011
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    DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    Tomorrow afternoon B. Lynn Pascoe, head of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA), will brief the Council for the second time this month on a number of issues. It seems that tomorrow’s briefing is likely to include Yemen, Libya, Syria,...

    posted on MON 16 MAY 2011