Iran

  • December 2022

    Iran

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council is due to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of resolution 2231 of 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. The Council also expects reports from the Joint Commission and the Council’s 2231 facilitator, Ambassador Fergal Mythen (Ireland). The Joint Commission was established to oversee the implementation of the JCPOA and comprises the current parties to the agreement: China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK, and Iran. Mythen, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, and a representative of the EU in its capacity as coordinator of the Joint Commission are expected to brief the Council.

  • This afternoon (22 November), following the briefing and closed consultations on Yemen, Security Council members will discuss recent Iranian strikes in Iraq under “any other business”. The meeting was requested by France, the UK, and the US. No briefer is...

  • Tomorrow (2 November) at 1:15 pm EST, Albania and the US will convene an Arria-formula meeting on the ongoing protests in Iran. The expected briefers are Javaid Rehman, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic...

  • This afternoon (26 October), following the private meeting on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing under the agenda item “maintenance of international peace and security”. The meeting was requested by Russia...

  • 29 June 2022

    Iran: Non-proliferation Briefing

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    Tomorrow (30 June), the Security Council will convene for its biannual briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231 of 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear programme (JCPOA). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding...

  • June 2022

    Iran

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is due to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of resolution 2231, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. The Council also expects reports from the Joint Commission and the Council’s 2231 facilitator, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason (Ireland). The Joint Commission was established to oversee the implementation of the JCPOA and comprises the current parties to the agreement: China, France, Germany, the UK, Russia, and Iran.

  • 13 December 2021

    Iran: Non-proliferation Briefing

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow afternoon (14 December), the Security Council will convene for its biannual briefing on resolution 2231 of 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear programme (JCPOA). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary...

  • December 2021

    Iran

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council is due to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of resolution 2231 of 20 July 2015, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. The Council also expects reports from the Joint Commission and the Council’s 2231 facilitator, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason (Ireland). The Joint Commission was established to oversee the implementation of the JCPOA and comprises the current parties to the agreement: China, France, Germany, the UK, Russia, and Iran. Byrne Nason, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, and a representative of the EU in its capacity as coordinator of the Joint Commission are expected to brief the Council.

  • Tomorrow (6 August) morning, following the open briefing and closed consultations on Afghanistan, Security Council members will discuss a 29 July attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman under “any other business”. The meeting was requested by...

  • 29 June 2021

    Iran Non-proliferation Briefing

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    Tomorrow (30 June), the Security Council will convene in person for its semi-annual briefing on the implementation of resolution 2231, which in 2015 endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear programme (JCPOA). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding...

  • June 2021

    Iran

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council is scheduled to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of resolution 2231, which in 2015 endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. The Council also expects reports from the Joint Commission, established by the parties to the JCPOA to oversee its implementation, and from the Council’s 2231 facilitator, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason (Ireland). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo and a representative of the EU in its capacity as coordinator of the Joint Commission are also expected to brief the Council in a videoconference (VTC). 

  • 21 December 2020

    Iran (Non-proliferation) Briefing

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    Tomorrow (22 December), the Security Council will hold an open VTC session on the implementation of resolution 2231, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo will...

  • December 2020

    Iran

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council is scheduled to receive the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of resolution 2231, which in 2015 endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. The Council also expects reports from the Joint Commission, established by the parties to the JCPOA to oversee its implementation, and from the Council’s 2231 facilitator, Ambassador Philippe Kridelka (Belgium). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, Kridelka, and a representative of the EU in its capacity as coordinator of the Joint Commission, are also expected to brief the Council in a videoconference (VTC). 

  • 14 August 2020

    Vote on the Iran Arms Embargo Resolution

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    This afternoon (14 August) the Security Council is expected to announce the results of a vote on a draft resolution on the Iran arms embargo. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Council members currently submit their votes to the Security Council...

  • Tomorrow (30 June), the Security Council will hold an open VTC on the implementation of resolution 2231, which endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear programme. Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo will present...