Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • July 2016

    DRC

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Security Council will be briefed by Maman Sambo Sidikou, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

  • Tomorrow (23 June), the Security Council is set to renew the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions regime until 1 July 2017 and the mandate of the Group of Experts assisting the DRC Sanctions Committee until 1 August 2017....

  • June 2016

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council is expected to renew the 1533 Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions regime and the mandate of the Group of Experts assisting the DRC Sanctions Committee, both of which expire at the end of June.

  • Tomorrow (18 May), the Security Council expects to discuss key cross-cutting operational issues in UN peacekeeping during a briefing by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous and four force commanders: Lieutenant General Derick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi (South Africa) of the UN...

  • Tomorrow (30 March), the Council is set to renew the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 March 2017 at its current troop level. The draft text of the resolution...

  • 18 March 2016

    Open Debate on the Great Lakes Region

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    On Monday (21 March), a ministerial-level open debate on the prevention and resolution of conflicts in the Great Lakes Region will be held, at the initiative of Security Council president, Angola. A draft presidential statement was circulated late Thursday evening...

  • March 2016

    DRC and the Great Lakes Region

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council will be briefed by Maman Sambo Sidikou, the new Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, will also brief on the latest report on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework Agreement.

  • January 2016

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council will be briefed by Maman Sambo Sidikou, the new Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). 

  • Tomorrow (28 October), Council members will be briefed in consultations by the chair of the 1533 Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Dina Kawar (Jordan), on the Group of Experts’ (GoE) midterm report (S/2015/797). Kawar last briefed...

  • October 2015

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council will be briefed by Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, will brief on the latest report on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework Agreement.

  • July 2015

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council will be briefed by Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The Chair of the 1533 DRC Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Dina Kawar (Jordan), will brief the Council on her May visit to the region.

  • Tomorrow (26 March), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and its intervention brigade. The draft resolution was put in...

  • March 2015

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of MONUSCO, including its intervention brigade, which expires on 31 March 2015.

  • 21 January 2015

    Briefings on the DRC: MONUSCO and Sanctions

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    Tomorrow morning (22 January), the Council will be briefed on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous and by Special Representative Martin Kobler, the head of the UN Organization Stabilization...

  • 7 January 2015

    DRC Presidential Statement

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    Tomorrow (8 January), the Council is set to adopt a presidential statement on the demobilisation of the Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda (FDLR) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The FDLR is recognised by the Council as...