On 28 January, Council members were briefed in consultations under “any other business” on Nepal by Assistant Secretary-General ad interim for Political Affairs, Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen. Referring to the current political deadlock over the adoption of a new constitution, Toyberg-Frandzen emphasised the need for broad consultations to build consensus and also stressed the importance of flexibility by Nepalese political leaders in reaching an agreement. The briefing was held at the request of the Secretariat following Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman’s two-day visit to Nepal on 13-14 January.
UNMIN ceased operations on 15 January.
The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs briefed Council members in consultations on 9 December, following his visit to Nepal on 3 and 4 December.
The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs briefed Council members in consultations on 14 October, following his visit to Nepal on 6 and 7 October as requested in resolution 1939.