Colombia

  • 12 September 2018

    Colombia: Mission Mandate Renewal

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    Tomorrow (13 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing until 25 September 2019 the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. The draft, which was prepared by the UK, passed silence procedure this morning and...

  • September 2018

    Colombia

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, which expires on 26 September.

  • Tomorrow (26 July), the Security Council will receive a briefing from Jean Arnault, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. The Vice President of Colombia, Óscar Naranjo, is also expected to speak....

  • July 2018

    Colombia

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council will receive a briefing from Special Representative Jean Arnault on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. Consultations are expected to follow the briefing.

  • 18 April 2018

    Colombia: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (19 April), the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing on the situation in Colombia by Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault. The Foreign Minister of Colombia, María...

  • April 2018

    Colombia

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council will receive a briefing from Special Representative Jean Arnault on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. Consultations will follow the briefing.

  • 9 January 2018

    Colombia: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (10 January), the Security Council will receive a briefing on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia and the situation in the country from Special Representative Jean Arnault. The briefing will be followed by consultations. The discussion will largely focus...

  • January 2018

    Colombia

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2018, the Council will receive a briefing from Special Representative Jean Arnault on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. Consultations will follow the briefing.  Assuming that the government of Colombia and the Ejército de Liberación Nacional (ELN) decide to renew their temporary, bilateral ceasefire, the Council will most likely renew the part of the mission’s mandate dealing with monitoring and verification of this ceasefire. This aspect of the mission’s mandate expires on 9 January 2018. The overall mandate of the Verification Mission expires on 26 September 2018.

  • Today (5 October), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution expanding the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. The resolution tasks the mission to monitor the bilateral and temporary ceasefire agreed by the government of Colombia...

  • 13 September 2017

    Colombia: Adoption of a Resolution

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    Tomorrow (14 September), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution approving the Secretary-General’s recommendations regarding the size, operational aspects and mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia. The draft was circulated by the penholder, the UK, on...

  • September 2017

    Colombia

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council is expected to discuss recommendations and adopt a resolution on the size, operational aspects and mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, which is set to start its activities on 26 September.

  • On (Monday) 10 July, the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution authorising the UN Verification Mission in Colombia (the Verification Mission), a successor mission to the current UN Mission in Colombia. The draft was discussed during consultations on...

  • July 2017

    Colombia

    Monthly Forecast

    Following a request by the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP, in July, the Council expects to adopt a resolution establishing a second special political mission that will be deployed in Colombia. The mandate of the UN Mission in Colombia expires on 26 September.

  • 29 June 2017

    Colombia Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (30 June), the Council is expected to receive a briefing from Jean Arnault, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in Colombia, followed by consultations. Arnault is expected to brief Council members on the...

  • On Friday (5 May), Council members visited the Transitional Local Zone for Normalization of “La Reforma”, in the Department of Meta in Colombia. This is one of the 26 locations (zones and points) where the members of the Fuerzas Armadas...