Insights: the Americas

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    Haiti: Open and Closed VTC

    Tomorrow (19 June) Security Council members are expected to hold an open videoconference (VTC) meeting, followed by a closed VTC session, on the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH). Special Representative and head of BINUH Helen La Lime and Jacques...

    posted on THU 18 JUN 2020
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    Venezuela: Closed VTC on the Humanitarian Situation

    This afternoon (28 April), Security Council members will convene an informal closed videoconference (VTC) meeting to discuss the humanitarian situation in Venezuela, at the request of the Council’s EU member countries (Belgium, Estonia, France and Germany). Reena Ghelani, OCHA’s Director...

    posted on TUE 28 APR 2020
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    UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (20 February), the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH), a special political mission (SPM) established after the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) closed...

    posted on WED 19 FEB 2020
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    Colombia: Mission Mandate Renewal

    On Thursday (12 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia until 25 September 2020. The draft, which was prepared by the UK, was put under silence over...

    posted on WED 11 SEP 2019
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Bogotá

    Friday (12 July) was packed with back-to-back meetings with interlocutors involved, in different ways, in the implementation of the peace agreement signed in 2016 between the government of Colombia and the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia–People’s Army (FARC-EP). The...

    posted on SAT 13 JUL 2019
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    Security Council Visiting Mission to Colombia

    Members of the Security Council left this afternoon (11 July) for a visiting mission to Colombia. The 11-14 July mission is co-led by Peru, the July president, and the U.K., Council penholder on Colombia. The overarching purpose of the visit...

    posted on THU 11 JUL 2019