Insights: Iran

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement: Briefing on the Implementation of Resolution 2231

    This afternoon (27 June), the Security Council will hold its semi-annual briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, adopted in July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary...

    posted on WED 27 JUN 2018
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    Iran: Possible Council Briefing*

    This afternoon (5 January), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a public meeting at 3 pm on the recent protests in Iran. A procedural vote, however, is anticipated at the start of the session on whether to hold the...

    posted on FRI 5 JAN 2018
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    Iran: Semi-Annual Briefing on the Implementation of Resolution 2231

    Tomorrow (19 December), the Council will hold a briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, adopted on 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will...

    posted on MON 18 DEC 2017
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    Ministerial Meeting on the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Today (21 September), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level briefing on the threat posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and their delivery systems. Izumi Nakamitsu, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, is expected to brief. The...

    posted on THU 21 SEP 2017
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    Iran: Semi-annual Briefing on Implementation of Resolution 2231

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 January), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, adopted on 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey...

    posted on TUE 17 JAN 2017
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    Consultations on Iran

    On Monday morning (14 March), at the request of the US, Security Council members are expected to meet in consultations to discuss Iran’s recent ballistic missile launches. It seems that a briefing by the Department of Political Affairs has been...

    posted on SUN 13 MAR 2016
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    Briefing by the Chair of the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee

    This afternoon (15 December), the chair of the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Román Oyarzun (Spain), is scheduled to present his quarterly briefing to the Council. At press time, the chair’s statement had not yet been agreed by the members...

    posted on TUE 15 DEC 2015
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    Briefing by the US on Iran Missile Launch

    This afternoon (21 October), at the request of the US, following consultations on Israel/Palestine, Council members are expected to discuss under “any other business” Iran’s 11 October launch of a ballistic missile. In announcing the launch, Iran described the missile...

    posted on WED 21 OCT 2015
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    Briefing by the Chair of the 1737 Iran Sanction Committee

    Tomorrow afternoon (15 September), the chair of the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Román Oyarzun (Spain), is due to provide his quarterly briefing to the Council on the Committee’s work. It will be the first such briefing since Iran, the...

    posted on MON 14 SEP 2015
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    Security Council Resolution on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Tomorrow morning (20 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution that begins a process to lift UN sanctions on Iran, while establishing a strong monitoring system of Iran’s nuclear programme. The resolution follows the recently concluded Joint...

    posted on SUN 19 JUL 2015
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    Briefing by the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee Chair

    Tomorrow afternoon (25 June), the chair of the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Gary Quinlan (Australia), will present his 90-day report on the work of the Committee to the Security Council. Council members are expected to make statements as well....

    posted on TUE 24 JUN 2014
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    Briefing by the Chair of the Iran Sanctions Committee

    On Monday (15 July), Ambassador Gary Quinlan (Australia), the chair of the 1737 Iran Sanctions Committee, is scheduled to present the 90-day report of the Committee’s work to the Security Council. This briefing was initially scheduled for 13 June but...

    posted on FRI 12 JUL 2013
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    Iran Non-Proliferation Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (20 September), Ambassador Néstor Osorio of Colombia—chair of the sanctions committee that deals with Iran (the “1737 Committee”)—is scheduled to present the regular 90-day report of the Committee’s work to the Council. These quarterly Council meetings on Iran...

    posted on WED 19 SEP 2012
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    Iran Sanctions Committee Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (12 June), Ambassador Néstor Osorio (Colombia), Chair of the Iran Sanctions Committee, will brief the Council in a regular 90-day update on the Committee’s work. As is usually the case with these quarterly briefings, Council members will likely...

    posted on MON 11 JUN 2012
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    Renewal of Iran and DPRK Sanctions Panel of Experts

    The mandates for the Iran and DRPK sanctions committees experts expire on 9 and 12 June respectively. Council members at expert level have been negotiating resolutions renewing the mandate of these two panel of experts and expected to adopt them...

    posted on THU 9 JUN 2011