Insights: Working Methods

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    Hitting the Ground Running: Annual Workshop for Incoming Council Members

    The 17th annual workshop for incoming members of the UN Security Council, titled “Hitting the Ground Running”, will be held on 7 and 8 November on Long Island, New York. The workshop is convened by the government of Finland in...

    posted on WED 6 NOV 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for November

    The UK is the president of the Security Council this month. It has decided to hold an open debate on reconciliation, which appears to be a follow-up to an open debate during its last presidency (August 2018), on mediation, where...

    posted on FRI 1 NOV 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for October

    South Africa is the president of the Security Council in October.  It has chosen to initiate two debates on peace and security in Africa. The first, scheduled for tomorrow (2 October), will focus on mobilising youth towards “Silencing the Guns”...

    posted on TUE 1 OCT 2019
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    Ministerial Debate: Cooperation between the UN and the CSTO, the CIS and the SCO

    Tomorrow morning (25 September), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level debate on cooperation between the UN and regional and subregional organisations, focusing on the role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the...

    posted on TUE 24 SEP 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for September

    Russia is the president of the Security Council this month. Its presidency will feature a ministerial-level debate late in the month on the cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organisations, with a focus on the role of the...

    posted on TUE 3 SEP 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for August

    Poland is president of the Security Council in August. The month got off to a busy start. Today, a discussion was held by members under “any other business” on recent missile launches by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK),...

    posted on THU 1 AUG 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for July

    Peru is the president of the Security Council in July. As one of its priorities for the month, Peru is organising a briefing under the agenda item “Peacebuilding and sustaining peace” focused on strengthening partnerships for nationally-owned transitions. Peru’s Foreign Minister Néstor...

    posted on MON 1 JUL 2019
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    Working Methods Open Debate

    Tomorrow (6 June) the Security Council will hold an open debate on its working methods. The meeting is being held under the agenda item “Implementation of the note by the President of the Security Council (S/2017/507)”, referring to the most...

    posted on WED 5 JUN 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for June

    Kuwait is president of the Security Council in June. As a signature event of its presidency, Kuwait plans to hold an open debate on the working methods of the Security Council. Karin Landgren, the Executive Director of Security Council Report,...

    posted on MON 3 JUN 2019