Ethiopia/Eritrea

  • 31 JULY 2008

    Update Report No. 5: Ethiopia-Eritrea

    UPDATE REPORT

    On 30 July, the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1827 terminating, without a follow-on mission, the mandate of the UN Mission to Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) with effect from 31 July.

  • 28 JUNE 2008

    Update Report No. 8: Ethiopia-Eritrea

    UPDATE REPORT

    The Council is considering a resolution that would end the mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia-Eritrea (UNMEE) but there are divisions on whether to establish a military observer group, on the Ethiopian side of the border as a replacement or to ask the Secretary-General for specific recommendations to set up a new mission at a later date.

  • April 2008

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In April, the Council is expected to focus on the future of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) following the mission’s recent evacuation from Eritrea. A report (due at press time) with options and recommendations is expected from the Secretary-General. UNMEE’s mandate expires on 31 July.

  • January 2008

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), which expires on 31 January. The next regular report of the Secretary-General on UNMEE is due in January.

  • November 2007

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s report on the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) in early November. The impending deadline set by the Ethiopia-Eritrea Boundary Commission (EEBC) for demarcating the borders between the two countries is also likely to come up in informal consultations. A presidential or a press statement is possible. UNMEE’s mandate expires on 31 January 2008.

  • October 2007

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), and may subsequently issue either a presidential or press statement. UNMEE’s mandate expires on 31 January 2008.

  • July 2007

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to limit its focus to the renewal of mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), which expires on 31 July. Some members may raise the possible implications of the Ethiopia-Eritrea Boundary Commission (EEBC) deadline in November for demarcation of the border.

  • May 2007

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In May the Council is expected to consider the regular report of the Secretary-General on Ethiopia and Eritrea, which is due by 30 April.

  • January 2007

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s report on options for changes to the mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE). Given the lack of progress towards demarcation of boundaries, the Council seems likely to decide to reconfigure and further downsize UNMEE prior to the expiration of the mandate on 31 January.

  • November 2006

    Ethiopia-Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to review the situation between Ethiopia and Eritrea and options for the future of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) before the end of November. (UNMEE’s mandate expires on 31 January 2007 as required by resolution 1710).

  • September 2006

    Ethiopia/Eritrea

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    A rollover of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) mandate is expected. The report of the Secretary-General on UNMEE is expected in mid-September.
    In addition, the Peacekeeping Operation (PKO) Working Group under Japan’s chairmanship may discuss UNMEE before the expiry of its mandate on 30 September.

  • 5 JUNE 2006

    Update Report No. 2: Ethiopia/Eritrea

    UPDATE REPORT

    On 31 May, the Council adopted resolution 1681, authorising the downsizing of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) from 3,277 to up to 2,300 troops, including 230 military observers, and extending UNMEE’s mandate until 30 September.

  • 26 MAY 2006

    Update Report No.5: Ethiopia/Eritrea

    UPDATE REPORT

    The Council is expected to adopt a resolution on 30 or 31 May to downsize the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) to an observer mission with significantly less troops, and change the mandate.

  • 13 MAY 2006

    Update report No.2: Ethiopia and Eritrea

    UPDATE REPORT

    On Tuesday, the Council is expected to adopt a technical rollover of the mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE), which expires on 15 March, for another 30 days.

  • 11 MAY 2006

    Update Report No. 1: Ethiopia and Eritrea

    UPDATE REPORT

    The Council is expected to adopt on 15 May a technical rollover of the mandate of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE). The rollover is currently expected to be limited to two weeks.