Insights: Israel/Palestine

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    Middle East Open Debate

    Tomorrow (25 January), the Council will convene its quarterly open debate under the agenda item, “the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is expected to brief via...

    posted on WED 24 JAN 2018
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    Israel/Palestine: Arria-Formula Meeting on Missing and Captive Persons in Gaza

    Tomorrow (22 December), Council members will meet for an Arria-formula meeting that is being co-sponsored by Ukraine and the US entitled, “Humanitarian Aspects of Missing and Captive Persons in Gaza”. The meeting is being held amid heightened tensions concerning the...

    posted on THU 21 DEC 2017
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    Middle East: Briefing and Discussions on a Palestinian Draft Resolution

    On Monday (18 December), the Council will hold its regular monthly briefing on the Middle East, with a focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov will brief. The briefing comes amid a...

    posted on FRI 15 DEC 2017
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    Briefing on Israel/Palestine

    Tomorrow morning (8 December), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the situation in Israel/Palestine following yesterday’s announcement by US President Donald Trump that the US would officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and that he would...

    posted on THU 7 DEC 2017
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    Middle East Open Debate

    Tomorrow (18 October), the Council will hold its quarterly open debate under the agenda item “the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”. Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča is expected to brief on recent developments with...

    posted on TUE 17 OCT 2017
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    Middle East Open Debate

    Tomorrow (25 July), the Security Council will convene for its quarterly open debate on “the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov will brief. His briefing and the interventions of Council...

    posted on MON 24 JUL 2017
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    Middle East Briefing

    Tomorrow (20 June), the Council will hold its monthly briefing under the agenda item, “the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is expected to brief and will...

    posted on MON 19 JUN 2017
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    Middle East Open Debate

    Tomorrow (20 April), the Security Council will convene its regular quarterly open debate under the agenda item, “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.” Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov will brief. The...

    posted on WED 19 APR 2017
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    Vote on Resolution on Israeli Settlements

    This afternoon, the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution that condemns Israeli settlements. The text, drafted by Palestine, was put in blue by Egypt on Wednesday (21 December) evening with a vote scheduled for Thursday afternoon....

    posted on FRI 23 DEC 2016
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    Middle East Meeting and Draft Resolutions

    Tomorrow (16 December), the Security Council will meet for its monthly briefing and consultations on the situation in the Middle East, with a focus on Israel/Palestine. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief in the chamber, and Special Coordinator Nikolay Mladenov will...

    posted on THU 15 DEC 2016
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    Settlements Arria and Open Debate on Israel/Palestine

    Tomorrow, Council members are scheduled to hold an Arria-formula meeting entitled “Illegal Israeli Settlements: Obstacles to Peace and the Two-State Solution”. The meeting is hosted by Malaysia, with Angola, Egypt, Senegal and Venezuela co-hosting. Next week, on 19 October, the...

    posted on THU 13 OCT 2016
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    Middle East Debate and Draft Presidential Statement on Quartet Report

    Tomorrow (12 July), the Security Council will hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East. The 1 July report of the Quartet, comprised of the UN, Russia, US and EU, is expected to feature prominently in the discussion. Council...

    posted on MON 11 JUL 2016
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    Middle East Open Debate and Briefing by Secretary-General

    On Monday (18 April), the Security Council will hold its regular quarterly open debate on the Middle East. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to brief the Council on prospects for a political solution to the conflict, and may elaborate on...

    posted on FRI 15 APR 2016
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    Middle East Briefing and Draft Press Statement

    Tomorrow (18 February), Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will provide a briefing, followed by consultations, during the Council’s regular monthly meeting on the Middle East. There has been an increase in Council activity on Israel/Palestine under Venezuela’s presidency....

    posted on WED 17 FEB 2016
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    Middle East Open Debate & Briefing by Secretary-General on Israel/Palestine

    Tomorrow (22 October), the Security Council will convene for the quarterly open debate on the Middle East, with Spain’s foreign minister José Manuel García-Margallo presiding over the ministerial-level meeting. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is...

    posted on WED 21 OCT 2015