Insights: Iraq

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    Iraq: Briefing on ISIL/Da’esh Accountability (UNITAD)

    On Monday (15 July), the Security Council is scheduled to hear a briefing by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the Special Adviser and head of the UN Investigative Team for Accountability of Da’esh (UNITAD). This will be Khan’s second briefing to...

    posted on FRI 12 JUL 2019
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    Dispatches from the Field: Meetings in Iraq

    On Saturday (29 June), Security Council members flew from Kuwait City to Baghdad for a series of meetings, concluding their visiting mission to Kuwait and Iraq. The Council met with the following: Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, at the Government...

    posted on SUN 30 JUN 2019
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    Dispatches from the Field: Security Council Visiting Mission to Kuwait and Iraq

    On Thursday (27 June), Security Council members left New York for a visiting mission to Kuwait and Iraq. Co-led by Kuwait, which holds the Council presidency in June, and the US, as penholder on Iraq, this is the Council’s first...

    posted on SAT 29 JUN 2019
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    UN Assistance Mission in Iraq: Mandate Renewal and Briefing and Consultations

    This afternoon (21 May), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 May 2020. This will be followed by a briefing and consultations on UNAMI...

    posted on TUE 21 MAY 2019
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    UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Briefing

    Tomorrow (13 November), the Security Council is scheduled to be briefed by the Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Ján Kubiš, his last appearance before the Council in this capacity. His successor, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, has already conducted preliminary meetings in...

    posted on MON 12 NOV 2018
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    Iraq: Vote to renew UNAMI mandate

    Tomorrow (14 June), the Security Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) for ten months, until 31 May 2019. It seems that the US, the penholder, was aiming for an earlier adoption...

    posted on WED 13 JUN 2018
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    UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI): Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (20 February), the Security Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the situation in Iraq. Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), will brief on...

    posted on MON 19 FEB 2018
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    Iraq: Informal Interactive Dialogue

    Tomorrow afternoon (7 February), at the initiative of the US, Council members will hold an informal interactive dialogue on the independent, external assessment of the structure and staffing of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and related resources. Anthony...

    posted on TUE 6 FEB 2018
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    Iraq Briefing and Consultations

    On Wednesday (22 November), the Security Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the situation in Iraq. Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), will brief on...

    posted on TUE 21 NOV 2017
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    ISIL (Da’esh) Accountability: Vote on Draft Resolution

    Tomorrow (21 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution on accountability for crimes committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) also known as Da’esh, on the territory of Iraq. The UK, the penholder...

    posted on WED 20 SEP 2017
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    Iraq Briefing and Consultations

    On Monday (17 July), the Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the situation in Iraq. Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), will brief on the...

    posted on SUN 16 JUL 2017
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    Briefing and Draft Resolution on Protection of Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflicts

    On Friday morning (24 March), the Security Council will hold a briefing and will vote on a draft resolution on the protection of cultural heritage in the event of armed conflicts. Briefings are expected from Irina Bokova, Director-General of the...

    posted on THU 23 MAR 2017
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    Mosul: Consultations on the Humanitarian Situation and Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack

    Tomorrow afternoon (10 March), Council members will meet in consultations on the situation in and around Mosul, Iraq. Briefings are expected from OCHA head Stephen O’Brien and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Kim Won-soo. Russia requested the meeting earlier this...

    posted on THU 9 MAR 2017
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    Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Mosul, Iraq

    Tomorrow morning (4 January), Council members will be briefed by OCHA head Stephen O’Brien in consultations under “any other business” on the humanitarian situation in and around Mosul. Russia requested the meeting last Thursday. Council members will be concerned to...

    posted on TUE 3 JAN 2017
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    Iraq Briefing ahead of UNAMI Mandate Renewal

    On Friday (15 July), Special Representative Ján Kubiš will brief the Security Council on the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) ahead of the mission’s mandate renewal later this month. When Kubiš last briefed the Council...

    posted on THU 14 JUL 2016