posted on THU 24 SEP 2020
Libya Sanctions: Discussion under “Any Other Business”

Tomorrow (25 September), following consultations on the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), members of the Security Council are expected to discuss the question of whether the interim reports of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya... Read more »

posted on WED 23 SEP 2020
Security Council Summit on Post-COVID-19 Global Governance

On Thursday (24 September), the Security Council will hold a summit-level debate on “global governance after COVID-19” via videoconference. Niger’s president, Mahamadou Issoufou, will chair the meeting. Secretary-General António Guterres and AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat will brief at... Read more »

posted on THU 17 SEP 2020
ISIL/Da’esh Accountability: Council to Renew the Mandate of UNITAD

Tomorrow (18 September), the Security Council president (Niger) is expected to announce the results of the written voting procedure on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD),... Read more »

posted on WED 16 SEP 2020
Humanitarian Effects of Environmental Degradation on Peace and Security: Open VTC

Tomorrow (17 September), Security Council members plan to hold a ministerial-level open debate in videoconference (VTC) format on the humanitarian effects of environmental degradation on peace and security. Kalla Ankourao, Niger’s Foreign Minister, is expected to chair the meeting. The... Read more »

posted on WED 16 SEP 2020
Videoconference on Conflict-induced Hunger

Tomorrow afternoon (17 September), Security Council members will hold an open videoconference (VTC) on conflict-induced food insecurity and the risk of famine, including in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), northeast Nigeria, South Sudan, and Yemen. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian... Read more »

posted on TUE 15 SEP 2020
Syria: Meetings on the Humanitarian and Political Situations via Videoconference

On Wednesday (16 September) and Friday (18 September), Security Council members will convene open videoconference meetings (VTC) on the situation in Syria. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock is expected to brief on the humanitarian situation on Wednesday, while Special... Read more »

posted on TUE 15 SEP 2020
South Sudan: Open and Closed VTCs

On Wednesday (16 September), there will be an open VTC, followed by a closed VTC, on South Sudan. Special Representative and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) David Shearer, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and a... Read more »

posted on MON 14 SEP 2020
UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Mandate Renewal

Tomorrow morning (15 September), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another year until 17 September 2021. Council members are expected to vote on the resolution... Read more »

posted on MON 14 SEP 2020
Libya: Council to Renew UNSMIL Mandate

Tomorrow (15 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution in person renewing the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for another year until 15 September 2021. It seems that the UK, the penholder... Read more »

posted on MON 14 SEP 2020
Yemen: Briefing and Consultations*

Tomorrow (15 September), Security Council members will hold a briefing and consultations on Yemen at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) chamber. Special Envoy Martin Griffiths will provide his monthly briefing. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock is also expected... Read more »

posted on FRI 11 SEP 2020
Peacekeeping: Open Debate via VTC

On Monday (14 September), the Security Council will hold its annual open debate on peacekeeping in accordance with resolution 2378, which requests the Secretary-General to provide a comprehensive annual briefing on “reform of United Nations peacekeeping” every twelve months and... Read more »

posted on THU 10 SEP 2020
Myanmar: Closed VTC Briefing

Tomorrow (11 September), Council members will hold a closed videoconference (VTC) meeting on the situation in Myanmar. Briefings are expected from Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener; High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi; and Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP Assistant Administrator... Read more »

posted on WED 9 SEP 2020
Children and Armed Conflict: Open Debate and Adoption of a Presidential Statement on Attacks Against Schools

Tomorrow (10 September), Security Council members will convene for an open debate on “Children and Armed Conflict: Attacks against Schools as a Grave Violation of Children’s Rights”, which will focus on the Sahel region. The meeting will coincide with the... Read more »

posted on TUE 8 SEP 2020
Arria-Formula Meeting on the Implementation of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda by UN Peace Operations

Tomorrow (9 September) an Arria-formula meeting will be held via videoconference on the implementation of Security Council resolutions on youth, peace and security by UN peace operations. It is being co-organised by the Dominican Republic, France, Indonesia, Niger, Saint Vincent... Read more »

posted on TUE 8 SEP 2020
Videoconference on COVID-19 Pandemic

Tomorrow (9 September), Security Council members will hold an open videoconference (VTC) on the implementation of resolution 2532, which demanded a cessation of hostilities in all situations on the Council’s agenda to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations... Read more »