Insights: Lebanon

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    UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Mandate Renewal

    This afternoon (30 August), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a resolution renewing for another year the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), which expires on 31 August. Following two rounds of negotiations and one...

    posted on THU 30 AUG 2018
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    Vote on a Resolution Renewing UNIFIL

    Today (30 August), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a resolution renewing for another year the mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), which expires on 31 August. The draft to be voted on was put...

    posted on WED 30 AUG 2017
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    Possible Presidential Statement on Lebanon

    Members of the Security Council are currently negotiating a draft presidential statement on Lebanon. France circulated a draft text to Council members on 27 May, following the failure of the Lebanese parliament to elect a new president by 25 May,...

    posted on WED 28 MAY 2014
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    Lebanon Presidential Statement

    The Security Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on Lebanon this week, possibly as early as tomorrow (10 July). The draft statement was discussed following a briefing in consultations by Special Coordinator Derek Plumbly and peacekeeping head Hervé...

    posted on TUE 9 JUL 2013
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    Consultations on Lebanon

    Tomorrow (8 May) Council members will be briefed in consultations by Special Envoy Terje Rød-Larsen on the Secretary-General’s latest report on the implementation of resolution 1559. No outcome is expected. The destabilising effects of the spillover from the conflict in...

    posted on TUE 7 MAY 2013
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    Lebanon: Consultations on 1701 Report

    This afternoon (14 March) Council members will be briefed in consultations by the Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Derek Plumbly, on the most recent report of the Secretary-General on resolution 1701 (S/2013/120), covering the period from 30 October 2012 to 28...

    posted on THU 14 MAR 2013
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    Insights on the March Programme of Work

    Council members met today to discuss March’s Programme of Work. This month China has the presidency and the Council could have around 12 days of scheduled meetings. The Chinese ambassador in briefing the press divided the Council’s work for March...

    posted on WED 2 MAR 2011
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    Insights on a Council visit to the Middle East

    Council members are now consulting with capitals following Russia’s proposal for a Council visit to the Middle East. Yesterday during consultations, Russian Permanent Representative Vitaly Churkin announced a proposed Council visit to Israel and Palestine, Egypt, Syria and Lebanon. Serious...

    posted on WED 9 FEB 2011