Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • 24 AUGUST 2014

    Press Statement on the DRC under Silence

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    A draft press statement on recent developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region circulated by France on 21 August is under silence till tomorrow morning. It seems like some Council members were keen to have…

  • August 2014

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In August, Mark Simmonds, UK Minister for Africa, will preside over a high-level meeting on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), Martin Kobler, will brief, as well as possibly the exiting Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson. The newly appointed Special Envoy, Said Djinnit (Algeria), may also participate, as may representatives of regional organisations and countries of the region. 

  • 5 JUNE 2014

    Annual Meeting with Members of the AU PSC

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    Tomorrow (6 June), members of the Security Council and members of the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) will hold their eighth annual consultative meeting. Security Council members and PSC members have held joint meetings since 2007, alternating between their…

  • Tomorrow (27 March) the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) - including the mandate of the intervention brigade -…

  • March 2014

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In March, the Security Council will be briefed on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Council is also expected to renew the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), which expires on 31 March, for another year.

  • Tomorrow (30 January), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions regime and the mandate of the Group of Experts (GoE) assisting the 1533 DRC Sanctions Committee. Adoption of this…

  • January 2014

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In January, the Security Council will be briefed on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by the Special Representative and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), Martin Kobler and by the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson, on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the Region (PSC Framework).

  • 10 DECEMBER 2013

    Democratic Republic of the Congo Consultations

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    Tomorrow Council members will be briefed in consultations on recent developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in…

  • Council members appear ready to adopt a presidential statement on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) tomorrow morning (14 November). The presidential statement comes in the wake of significant developments on the ground, notably the recent…

  • Tomorrow (6 November), Council members are scheduled to hold consultations on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The meeting, which was requested by France, is likely to include briefings via video-teleconference by the Special Representative of…

  • Council members will meet in consultations at the request of France this afternoon (28 October) to discuss the on-going violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The head of the UN Stabilisation Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), Special…

  • On Monday (21 October), the Security Council will be briefed by the lead countries of the various legs of the recent Security Council visiting mission to Africa from 4-8 October. Morocco will brief on the Democratic Republic of the Congo…

  • October 2013

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In October, the Security Council will be briefed by Special Representative Martin Kobler and by the Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson, on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the Region (PSC Framework).

  • Tomorrow morning (12 September), Council members will be briefed in consultations on recent developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson, and the Secretary-General’s Special Representative…

  • Today (22 August) Council members received two briefings from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Edmond Mulet on ongoing clashes between the 23 March Movement (M23) and the Forces Armées de la République Démocratique du Congo (FARDC) in Pinga, North Kivu in…