Insights: Ukraine

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    Council to Vote on a Draft Resolution on MH17 Tribunal

    Tomorrow afternoon (29 July), the Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution on the creation of an ad hoc tribunal for prosecuting those responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 on 17 July 2014. The draft...

    posted on TUE 28 JUL 2015
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    Briefing on the Violations of the Ceasefire in Ukraine

    Tomorrow morning (5 June), the Security Council will hold a briefing on Ukraine at Lithuania’s request. The Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman and Alexander Hug, Deputy Chief Monitor of the Organization for Security and...

    posted on THU 4 JUN 2015
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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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    Arria-Formula Meeting on Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

    Tomorrow (19 March) Security Council members will convene for an Arria-formula meeting chaired by Lithuania on the human rights situation, media freedom and situation of the national minorities in Crimea and in eastern Ukraine. The meeting will be open to...

    posted on WED 18 MAR 2015
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    Briefing on Minsk Agreement Implementation in Ukraine

    Tomorrow (27 February), the Security Council may hold a public meeting on Ukraine possibly followed by an informal interactive dialogue session. The Chief Monitor of the Special OSCE Monitoring Mission, Ambassador Ertuğrul Apakan (Turkey), and the Chair of the OSCE’s...

    posted on THU 26 FEB 2015
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    Briefing by the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office

    Tomorrow morning (23 February), Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dačić will brief the Council in his capacity as Chairperson-in Office of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The OSCE briefing is...

    posted on MON 23 FEB 2015
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    Council to Vote on Ukraine Draft Resolution Today

    The Security Council is to vote on a draft resolution at 3 p.m. today (17 February) endorsing the agreements reached on 12 February in Minsk. It was drafted and put in blue by Russia on Friday (13 February) following email...

    posted on TUE 17 FEB 2015
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    Ukraine Briefing by the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs

    Tomorrow afternoon (21 January) the Security Council will hold a public briefing on Ukraine at the request of Lithuania. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, will brief the Council on the latest developments and political situation in Ukraine. Ambassador Yuriy...

    posted on TUE 20 JAN 2015
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    Briefing on Ukraine by the Department of Political Affairs and OSCE

    This afternoon (12 November), at the request of the US, the Council will have a public meeting on the situation in Ukraine. Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen is expected to brief. The Chief Monitor of the Special...

    posted on WED 12 NOV 2014
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    Ukraine Briefing on Human Rights and Political Situation

    Tomorrow morning (24 October), the Council will hold a briefing on the human rights and political situation in Ukraine at the request of the UK. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic will brief the Council on the human rights...

    posted on THU 23 OCT 2014
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    Ukraine Meeting on MH17 Investigation Report

    Following a request from Russia, the Security Council will have a briefing tomorrow morning (19 September) on the Dutch Safety Board’s (DSB) preliminary investigation report (S/2014/657) on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which was circulated to the Council...

    posted on THU 18 SEP 2014
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    Emergency Meeting on Ukraine

    The Security Council will hold a public meeting this afternoon at the request of Lithuania, following reports that Russian tanks and military vehicles have crossed into southeastern Ukraine. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, is expected to brief. A representative...

    posted on THU 28 AUG 2014
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    Council Consultations on Russian Humanitarian Convoy Entering Ukraine

    This afternoon (22 August), the Security Council will be briefed in consultations on the situation in Ukraine by Oscar Fernández-Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs. Lithuania called for the meeting after a number of trucks from a Russian humanitarian convoy...

    posted on FRI 22 AUG 2014
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    Ukraine: Briefing by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights

    Tomorrow morning (8 August), at the request of Lithuania, the Security Council will have a briefing on the human rights situation in Ukraine. The Council will be briefed by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović via video teleconference and...

    posted on THU 7 AUG 2014
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    Vote on Draft Resolution Condemning Downing of MH17

    The Draft Resolution This afternoon (21 July), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution condemning the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Netherlands Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans are both expected...

    posted on MON 21 JUL 2014