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    The Role of Natural Resources as a Root Cause of Conflict Briefing

    Tomorrow (16 October) the Security Council will hold a briefing at the initiative of Bolivia, this month’s Council president, on the role of natural resources...

    posted on MON 15 OCT 2018
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    UN Interim Security Force for Abyei: Council Renews Mission’s Support to the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism

    Today (11 October), the Security Council renewed until 15 April 2019 the support of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) to the Joint...

    posted on THU 11 OCT 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: The Council Concludes its Visiting Mission to the DRC

    Yesterday (7 October) the Security Council completed its visiting mission to Kinshasa. The final day consisted of a series of meetings with MONUSCO, as well...

    posted on MON 8 OCT 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Kinshasa with President Kabila, Government Officials, Political Parties, and Civil Society Organizations

    Today (Saturday, 6 October) was an extremely busy day for Council members, with a series of meetings with senior government officials, opposition and pro-government political...

    posted on SAT 6 OCT 2018
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings with the Independent National Electoral Commission and MONUSCO in Kinshasa

    Today (5 October), the Security Council began its visiting mission to the DRC with meetings with the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) and the leadership...

    posted on FRI 5 OCT 2018
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    Security Council Visiting Mission to the DRC

    The Security Council leaves today on a visiting mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that will run from Friday (5 October) through...

    posted on THU 4 OCT 2018
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    Security Council Programme of Work for October

    Bolivia is the president of the Security Council in October. The programme of work was adopted earlier today....

    posted on MON 1 OCT 2018
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    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK): Ministerial-level Meeting

    Tomorrow morning (27 September), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level meeting on efforts to denuclearise the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). US Secretary...

    posted on WED 26 SEP 2018
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    Countering Proliferation: Security Council Summit

    Tomorrow morning (26 September), the Security Council will hold a summit-level meeting on countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), chaired by US...

    posted on TUE 25 SEP 2018
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    Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict: Presidential Statement

    This afternoon (21 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a presidential statement recognising the contribution of the updated Aide Memoire, a document designed...

    posted on FRI 21 SEP 2018