Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • June 2024

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council will vote to renew the mandate of the 1533 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) sanctions regime, which expires on 1 July, and of the Group of Experts assisting the 1533 DRC Sanctions Committee, which expires on 1 August.

  • Tomorrow morning (24 April), the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the Great Lakes Region. Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region Huang Xia will brief on the Secretary-General’s latest semi-annual report on the...

  • In June, the Secretary-General is expected to submit a report and recommendations on possible UN support to regional forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) pursuant to resolution 2717 of 19 December 2023. Security Council members may consider a product in response. But there are indications that the DRC may want the Council to act sooner. The AUPSC recently endorsed the December 2023 deployment to the DRC of a Southern African Development Community (SADC) force, known as SAMIDRC.

  • Tomorrow morning (27 March), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including the work of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). Special...

  • March 2024

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The anticipated briefer is the Special Representative and Head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), Bintou Keita.

  • 19 February 2024

    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Briefing

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    Tomorrow afternoon (20 February), the Security Council will convene for a briefing on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the DRC and Head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in...

  • This afternoon (12 February), Security Council members will hold closed consultations, at France’s request, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to brief on his recent visit to the DRC...

  • Tomorrow morning (19 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) for one year, until 20 December 2024. France, the penholder...

  • Tomorrow morning (11 December), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including the work of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). Special...

  • December 2023

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The anticipated briefer is the Special Representative and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO), Bintou Keita.

  • Tomorrow (21 November), following the consultations on the implementation of resolution 1701, Security Council members will discuss the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) under “Any Other Business”. The US requested the meeting to discuss reported allegations...

  • On Monday morning (16 October), the Security Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). France, the penholder on the file, proposed the draft text following the 28 September Security Council meeting...

  • October 2023

    Great Lakes Region (DRC)

    Monthly Forecast

    The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Huang Xia, is expected to provide the biannual briefing to the Council in October on the implementation of the 2013 Peace, Security, and Cooperation Framework (PSC-F) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes region.

  • Tomorrow morning (28 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including the work of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). Special...

  • September 2023

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The anticipated briefer is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in DRC and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) Bintou Keita.