Insights: Peacekeeping

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    “Strengthening Peacekeeping Operations in Africa” Open Debate

    On Tuesday (20 November), the Security Council will hold an open debate on strengthening peacekeeping operations in Africa at the initiative of China, this month’s Council president. Briefings are expected from Secretary-General António Guterres and Smaïl Chergui, the AU Commissioner...

    posted on FRI 16 NOV 2018
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    Peacekeeping Performance: Vote on a Draft Resolution

    Tomorrow (21 September), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution on peacekeeping performance. Council members met once in person at expert level to discuss the draft, which was prepared by the US, and subsequent negotiations took...

    posted on THU 20 SEP 2018
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    Peacekeeping Reform Debate

    Tomorrow (12 September), the Security Council will hold a debate on peacekeeping reform. The Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Sarah Blakemore, Chief Executive of the NGO Keeping Children Safe. Although no outcome will...

    posted on TUE 11 SEP 2018
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    Peacekeeping Presidential Statement

    On Monday (14 May), Security Council members are expected to adopt a presidential statement on peacekeeping operations. The statement, which was drafted by the Netherlands, builds on the themes raised in the 28 March open debate on “Collective Action to...

    posted on FRI 11 MAY 2018
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    Security Council’s Retreat with the Secretary-General

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General will take place on 21 and 22 April. Unlike previous years, when members have generally met at the Greentree Estate on Long Island, this year they will meet in Backåkra, the private...

    posted on FRI 20 APR 2018
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    Peacekeeping Open Debate

    Tomorrow (28 March), the Security Council will hold an open debate on “Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations”. The meeting will be chaired by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte. The Council will be briefed by Secretary-General...

    posted on TUE 27 MAR 2018
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    Arria-formula Meeting on Unarmed Approaches for the Protection of Civilians

    Tomorrow (1 December) there will be a closed Arria-formula meeting on unarmed approaches for the protection of civilians hosted by Uruguay, Senegal, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Briefings will be provided by Namie Di Razza, a post-doctoral fellow at the...

    posted on THU 30 NOV 2017
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    Briefing on Mine Action and Explosive Threat Mitigation

    At the initiative of Bolivia, the Security Council will hold a briefing tomorrow (13 June) under the agenda item maintenance of international peace and security with the title “Comprehensive Approach to Mine Action and Explosive Hazard Threat Mitigation.” Assistant Secretary-General...

    posted on MON 12 JUN 2017
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    Security Council Retreat with the Secretary-General

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General will start this evening (1 May) and continue throughout the day tomorrow (2 May) at the Greentree Estate on Long Island. The Secretary-General and senior UN Secretariat staff will meet with the...

    posted on MON 1 MAY 2017
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    Briefing on the role of policing in UN peace operations

    Tomorrow (10 November), the Council will hold its annual briefing with the heads of police components on the role of policing in UN peace operations. Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief on the current challenges...

    posted on WED 9 NOV 2016
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    Ministerial-level Debate on the Protection of Civilians in the Context of Peacekeeping Operations

    Tomorrow (10 June), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level open debate on the protection of civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of the Central African Republic are expected to address...

    posted on THU 9 JUN 2016
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    Meeting of the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations on Regional Partnerships

    On Friday (27 November), the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations, a subsidiary body of the Security Council currently chaired by Chad, is expected to meet to discuss the importance of partnerships and regional peacekeeping initiatives. Briefings are expected by Edmond...

    posted on TUE 24 NOV 2015
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    Briefing and Draft Presidential Statement on the Future of UN Peace Operations

    Today (20 November), the Council is expected to receive a briefing by the Secretary General on his peace operations review initiative. He is expected to brief the Council on his report “The future of United Nations peace operations: implementation of...

    posted on FRI 20 NOV 2015
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    Briefing on the challenges of policing within a protection of civilians mandate

    On Friday (13 November), the Council will be briefed on the challenges of policing within a protection of civilians mandate. Under-Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief. Other briefers will include: Pascal Champion, Police Commissioner of...

    posted on TUE 10 NOV 2015
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    Wrap-Up Session on Council’s Work in June

    Tomorrow afternoon (30 June), the Security Council will hold a wrap-up session for the month of June during which Malaysia held the Council presidency. This is only the third wrap-up session to be held in 2015. (Chile and France held...

    posted on MON 29 JUN 2015