Georgia

  • June 2009

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    Council action is expected before the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) ends on 15 June. Resolution 1866, which on 13 February extended UNOMIG’s mandate for four months, expressed the Council’s intention to outline elements of a future UN mission by the end of the mandate.

  • May 2009

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In May the Council is expected to discuss the future of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG). The Council requested recommendations from the Secretary-General in February in resolution 1866 (which extended UNOMIG’s mandate until 15 June). His report is expected to outline options for the basis of a future UN mission.

  • February 2009

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    Council action on Georgia is expected in February. The mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) expires on 15 February. Several options are being considered, from another technical rollover to a new mission mandate.

  • October 2008

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to consider in October a report on the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) and the mission’s future. (The mission’s mandate expires on 15 October.)

  • September 2008

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to continue its focus on Georgia in September. At press time, it had met seven times in a combination of closed consultations and open meetings. Two draft resolutions, one by France and the other by Russia, were on the table at the end of August.

  • 12 AUGUST 2008

    Update Report No.2: Georgia

    UPDATE REPORT

    A draft resolution on the conflict was circulated on Monday 11 August. The resolution, drafted by France (currently holding the EU presidency) is based on a three-point peace plan presented to the Georgians and Russians. It called for an immediate cessation of hostilities, a return to the status quo that existed before 7 August, a reaffirmation of Georgian territorial integrity, and a negotiating process for a durable peace.

  • 18 JULY 2008

    Update Report No. 3: Georgia

    UPDATE REPORT

     

    The Council is expected to  have a private (closed) debate on Georgia on 21 July. 
    Georgia requested the meeting on 10 July to  discuss the intrusion of Russian military 
    aircraft into Georgian airspace on 8 July. Germany will also attend the meeting as the 
    lead country in the Secretary-General’s Group of Friends of Georgia.

     

    The Council is expected to have a private (closed) debate on Georgia on 21 July. Georgia requested the meeting on 10 July to discuss the intrusion of Russian military aircraft into Georgian airspace on 8 July. Germany will also attend the meeting as the lead country in the Secretary-General’s Group of Friends of Georgia.

     

     

  • July 2008

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In July the Council expects the Secretary-General’s quarterly report on Georgia and a briefing by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Jean Arnault. No Council action is required.

  • 29 MAY 2008

    Update Report No.7: Georgia

    UPDATE REPORT

    The Council will meet on Friday, 30 May 2008, in response to Georgia’s request for a meeting to discuss the report of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) on the downing of an unmanned aerial vehicle on 20 April. (The Council met on 23 April in response to a similar request from Georgia to discuss the 20 April incident.)

  • April 2008

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) which expires on 15 April. The Council will discuss the Secretary-General’s report on the situation in Abkhazia in early April and is likely to be briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Jean Arnault. Options to improve confidence-building efforts as well as possibilities for strengthening UNOMIG’s patrolling capacity are likely to be discussed.

  • January 2008

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In January, the Council is expected to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the situation in Abkhazia and be briefed by his Special Representative Jean Arnault. Although no decision is required at this stage, members are likely to be focusing on the heightened tension in the region and the implications for UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG).

  • October 2007

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG), which expires on 15 October.

  • 23 AUGUST 2007

    Update Report No. 2: Georgia

    UPDATE REPORT

    In a letter on 8 August to the president of the Security Council, Georgia called for a meeting of the Council stating that a Russian missile had impacted in its territory on 6 August 2007. The Council has since had two informal briefings on the missile incident in Georgia.

  • July 2007

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In July the Council is expected to receive the Secretary-General’s quarterly report on the situation in Abkhazia and a briefing by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Georgia, Jean Arnault. Discussions are expected to be limited. Some members may raise the report of the Joint Fact-Finding Group (JFFG) which investigated the firing in the Kodori Valley on 11 March.

  • May 2007

    Georgia

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) which expires on 15 April.