Cyprus

  • 29 October 2018

    Cyprus Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (30 October), Security Council members are expected to be briefed on Cyprus in consultations by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo. DiCarlo is likely to focus her briefing on the 15 October Secretary-General’s report (S/2018/919) on his good offices...

  • October 2018

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council expects to receive a report on the Secretary-General’s good offices in Cyprus and the outcome of UN consultant Jane Holl Lute’s consultations on the negotiation process.

  • Tomorrow morning (26 July), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months. The draft resolution was initially circulated by the UK, the penholder, to...

  • July 2018

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) ahead of its 31 July expiry. Special Representative and head of mission Elizabeth Spehar is expected to brief on the latest UNFICYP report and recent developments.

  • Tomorrow morning (30 January), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 July 2018. The negotiations on the draft resolution, which was produced by the UK,...

  • January 2018

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2018, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months, ahead of its 31 January expiry. Elizabeth Spehar, Special Representative and head of UNFICYP, is expected to brief on the latest UNFICYP report. 

  • Tomorrow morning (27 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 January 2018. The negotiations were not difficult. Following one round of negotiations this Monday...

  • July 2017

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months, ahead of its 31 July expiry. Elizabeth Spehar, Special Representative and head of mission, is expected to brief on the latest UNFICYP report. Espen Barth Eide, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, may also brief on key developments in the negotiations between the Cypriot leaders. 

  • January 2017

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months ahead of its 31 January expiry. Elizabeth Spehar, Special Representative and head of mission, is likely to brief on the latest UNFICYP report, which is due by 8 January 2017. In addition, the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General, Espen Barth Eide, is expected to brief on the developments in the negotiations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.

  • July 2016

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months, ahead of its expiry on 31 July. Elizabeth Spehar, the new Special Representative and head of the mission, will brief the Council on the latest UNFICYP report, which is due in early July. Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide is expected to brief on the progress in the negotiations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.

  • 27 January 2016

    UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus Mandate Renewal

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow morning (28 January) the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for an additional six months. The draft was put into blue earlier today. The UK, the...

  • January 2016

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months ahead of its 31 January expiry. Lisa Buttenheim, Special Representative and head of mission, is likely to brief on the latest UNFICYP report. Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide is expected to brief on the progress in the negotiations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. 

  • July 2015

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months ahead of its 31 July expiry. Lisa Buttenheim, Special Representative and head of mission, will likely brief on the latest UNFICYP report. Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide is expected to brief on the progress in the negotiations between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. 

  • Tomorrow morning (29 January), the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution that will extend the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months. Earlier this week, on 26 January, the Council held consultations on...

  • January 2015

    Cyprus

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2015, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months. Special Representative Lisa Buttenheim will likely brief Council members on the latest developments and the UNFICYP report, due by 9 January.