Iraq

  • Tomorrow (20 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD), which expires on 21 September. UNITAD Draft Resolution The penholder on...

  • September 2019

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council is expected to review the mandate of UNITAD, which expires on 21 September.

  • 27 August 2019

    Iraq: Briefing and Consultations on UNAMI

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    Tomorrow morning (28 August), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is expected to brief via video teleconference....

  • August 2019

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is expected to brief the Council on the most recent developments in the situation in Iraq and on the two latest Secretary-General’s reports—on UNAMI and on the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and missing Kuwaiti property, including the national archives. Both reports are due in August. UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 May 2020.

  • On Monday (15 July), the Security Council is scheduled to hear a briefing by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the Special Adviser and head of the UN Investigative Team for Accountability of Da’esh (UNITAD). This will be Khan’s second briefing to...

  • On Saturday (29 June), Security Council members flew from Kuwait City to Baghdad for a series of meetings, concluding their visiting mission to Kuwait and Iraq. The Council met with the following: Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, at the Government...

  • On Thursday (27 June), Security Council members left New York for a visiting mission to Kuwait and Iraq. Co-led by Kuwait, which holds the Council presidency in June, and the US, as penholder on Iraq, this is the Council’s first...

  • This afternoon (21 May), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 May 2020. This will be followed by a briefing and consultations on UNAMI...

  • May 2019

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council is expected to receive briefings on the Secretary-General’s latest reports on UNAMI and also on the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and missing Kuwaiti property (including the national archives). The Council will also renew the mandate of UNAMI, which is set to expire on 31 May 2019. In addition, the Council expects to receive the second report on the activities of UNITAD in May.

  • February 2019

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is scheduled to brief the Council for the first time since officially assuming her position on 17 December 2018. She will be briefing on the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMI, the most recent developments in the situation, and the latest Secretary-General’s report on the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and missing Kuwaiti property, including the national archives. UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 May 2019.

  • Tomorrow (4 December), the Council will receive the first-ever briefing by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the Special Adviser and head of the UN Investigative Team for Accountability of Da’esh (UNITAD). Khan will brief Council members on his first report (S/2018/1031)....

  • 12 November 2018

    UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Briefing

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    Tomorrow (13 November), the Security Council is scheduled to be briefed by the Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Ján Kubiš, his last appearance before the Council in this capacity. His successor, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, has already conducted preliminary meetings in...

  • November 2018

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Ján Kubiš, is scheduled to brief the Council on the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMI and the most recent developments. UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 May 2019.

  • August 2018

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Ján Kubiš, is scheduled to brief the Council on the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMI and the most recent developments. A civil society briefer is also a possibility. On 14 June, the Council renewed UNAMI’s mandate for ten months in resolution 2421. The mandate expires on 31 May 2019.

  • 13 June 2018

    Iraq: Vote to renew UNAMI mandate

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    Tomorrow (14 June), the Security Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) for ten months, until 31 May 2019. It seems that the US, the penholder, was aiming for an earlier adoption...