Insights: Peacekeeping

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    Informal Meeting between Members of the Security Council and EU Political and Security Committee

    Tomorrow afternoon (20 May), members of the Security Council will hold an informal meeting with members of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC). Since this is an informal meeting, it will not be held in the Security Council chamber...

    posted on TUE 19 MAY 2015
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    Secretary-General’s Retreat with Security Council Members

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General will start this evening and continue throughout the day tomorrow (6 and 7 April) in Greentree, New York. The Secretary-General and senior staff of the UN Secretariat will meet with the Permanent...

    posted on MON 6 APR 2015
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    Open Debate on New Trends in UN Peacekeeping

    Tomorrow (11 June), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open debate on new trends in peacekeeping, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expected to brief. At press time, the prospects for issuing an outcome were expected to be determined on...

    posted on TUE 10 JUN 2014
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    The Secretary-General’s 2013 Security Council Retreat

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General begins this evening (22 April) in Greentree, New York, with a full day of discussions tomorrow (23 April). The Secretary-General and senior staff of the UN Secretariat will meet with the permanent...

    posted on MON 22 APR 2013
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    Meeting with the Golan-Heights Mission’s Troop-Contributing Countries

    Tomorrow afternoon (22 March), Council members will meet with the three countries that are currently troop-contributing countries (TCCs) to the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights – Austria, India and the Philippines. (Croatia which had been a...

    posted on THU 21 MAR 2013
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    Security Council Retreat with the Secretary-General

    The annual Security Council Retreat with the Secretary-General begins this evening (3 April), with a full day of discussions tomorrow (4 April). The Secretary-General and senior staff of the UN Secretariat will meet with Security Council members, represented at the...

    posted on TUE 3 APR 2012
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    The UN Force in Abyei

    The Council is expected to hear its first scheduled briefing from the head of UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Alain Le Roy, on the UN Interim Security Force in Abyei (UNISFA) this week, perhaps tomorrow, 27 July. Council members...

    posted on TUE 26 JUL 2011
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    Insights on Sudan

    The Council will have a closed meeting this afternoon on Sudan. A representative from the South Sudan government and the Sudanese permanent representative to the UN will be invited to participate. Atul Khare, the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, will...

    posted on MON 21 MAR 2011
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    Insights on the Civilian Capacity Review

    In response to discussions in the Security Council on civilian capacity for deployment in post conflict situations, the Secretary-General this week issued the independent report of the Senior Advisory Group on “civilian capacity in the aftermath of conflict”. It was...

    posted on WED 9 MAR 2011
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    Insights on Côte d’Ivoire

    The Council appears ready to adopt a resolution extending the temporary deployment of some UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) troops to Abidjan to support the UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI). On 19 January the Council adopted resolution 1967 which...

    posted on TUE 15 FEB 2011
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    Insights on February’s Programme of Work

    Council members met today to discuss February’s Programme of Work. This month Brazil has the presidency and the Council could have around 15 days of scheduled meetings. Most of the items will be briefings or consultations. One open debate is...

    posted on WED 2 FEB 2011
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    Insights on Security and Development

    Council members started negotiations yesterday on a draft presidential statement for the high-level debate on the interdependence between security and development. The Brazilian foreign minister will preside over the debate and five Council members (Portugal, India, Germany, Colombia and Bosnia...

    posted on WED 2 FEB 2011
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    Insights on Peacekeeping

    Next month the Council will continue with its cycle of consultations on peacekeeping which was set in motion by its August 2009 presidential statement encouraging regular discussions on peacekeeping between the Council and the Secretariat. While it has yet to...

    posted on TUE 25 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Côte d’Ivoire

    The Council will vote on a resolution on additional troops for Côte d’Ivoire tomorrow. Council members met this morning expecting to vote on this resolution which was put into blue yesterday. Objections by Russia on some of the wording in...

    posted on TUE 18 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Nepal

    A presidential statement drafted by the UK marking the closure of the UN Mission in Nepal was put under silence procedure today. The Council is expected to meet to adopt the presidential statement on Friday, 14 January, one day before...

    posted on WED 12 JAN 2011