Golan Heights (Israel/Syria)

  • September 2014

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous will brief Council members in consultations on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) report, due 12 September. No outcome is anticipated.

  • June 2014

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to extend for six months the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), established in 1974 to monitor the ceasefire between Israel and Syria. The mandate expires on 30 June.

  • March 2014

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, DPKO will brief Council members in consultations on the Secretary-General’s upcoming UNDOF report.

  • Tomorrow (18 December), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights for six months. Russia and the US jointly authored the draft resolution which was circulated on Thursday...

  • December 2013

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to extend for six months the UNDOF mandate that expires on 31 December. (UNDOF was established in 1974 to monitor the ceasefire between Israel and Syria.)

  • September 2013

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s report, due early in the month, on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF).

  • Tomorrow morning (26 June), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) for six months.* Russia and the US jointly authored the draft resolution which was circulated on Friday (21 June). Following...

  • Council members are expecting a briefing in consultations from the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) tomorrow (7 June) on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) following today’s clashes between the Syrian government and armed opposition near the ceasefire line between...

  • June 2013

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to renew the UNDOF mandate for six months. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Hervé Ladsous will likely brief Council members in consultations on the UNDOF report. The Council is also expected to hold its regular meeting with TCCs prior to adopting the mandate renewal.

  • 26 March 2013

    Consultations on the Golan Heights

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    This morning (26 March), Council members will receive a briefing in consultations from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the most recent report of the Secretary-General on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights. Ladsous is...

  • Tomorrow afternoon (22 March), Council members will meet with the three countries that are currently troop-contributing countries (TCCs) to the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights – Austria, India and the Philippines. (Croatia which had been a...

  • Tomorrow, 13 March, the twenty-seven ambassadors of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) are meeting with the fifteen ambassadors of the UN Security Council.* This informal event, which is not on the official programme of work of the Council,...

  • March 2013

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    Council members will receive a briefing in consultations from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the Secretary-General’s most recent report on the UN Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Heights (UNDOF). This will be the first report on UNDOF under a more frequent reporting cycle following the adoption of resolution 2084 on 19 December 2012. No outcome is likely.

  • 18 December 2012

    Renewal of the UN Mission in the Golan Heights

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow morning (19 December), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the UN Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Heights (UNDOF) for six months. Russia and the US jointly circulated a draft resolution on Friday (14 December)...

  • December 2012

    UNDOF (Golan Heights)

    Monthly Forecast

    In December the Council is expected to renew the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) for a period of six months.The Department of Peacekeeping Operations is expected to brief the Council in consultations on the Secretary-General’s UNDOF report, also due in December.