Iraq

  • 26 May 2021

    Iraq: Vote on UNAMI Mandate Renewal*

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    Tomorrow morning (27 May) Security Council members are expected to vote in person on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for one year, until 27 May 2022. The initial draft was circulated...

  • Tomorrow (12 May) at 3 pm EST, members of the Security Council are expected to convene in person for an Arria-formula meeting entitled “Delivering Accountability through Innovation and Partnership: Harnessing Technology to deliver justice for war crimes, crimes against humanity...

  • Tomorrow (11 May), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open videoconference (VTC) briefing, followed by closed VTC consultations, on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is expected to...

  • On Monday morning (10 May), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open videoconference (VTC) briefing, followed by closed VTC consultations, on the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD). The Special Adviser and...

  • May 2021

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Security Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), which expires on 31 May. Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is also scheduled to brief the Council on recent developments 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 May. The sixth report of the Special Adviser and head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) is also due in May. UNITAD’s mandate expires on 18 September 2021.

  • Tomorrow morning (16 February), Security Council members are scheduled to hold an open videoconference (VTC) briefing, followed by closed VTC consultations, on the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is expected...

  • February 2021

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing by the Special Representative and head of the U N Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on the most recent developments 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 February. UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 May 2021 and the mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) expires on 18 September 2021.

  • 9 December 2020

    UNITAD Briefing

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    Tomorrow afternoon (10 December), the Security Council will hold a briefing via videoconference (VTC), followed by VTC consultations, on the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD). Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the Special Adviser and...

  • November 2020

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing by the Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on the most recent developments 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 November.  The fifth report of the Special Adviser and head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) is also due in November. If the measures implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are still in place, the meetings are likely to be held as videoconferences.    UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 May 2021 and the mandate of UNITAD expires on 18 September 2021. 

  • Tomorrow (18 September), the Security Council president (Niger) is expected to announce the results of the written voting procedure on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD),...

  • September 2020

    Iraq (UNITAD)

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD), which expires on 21 September.

  • 25 August 2020

    Iraq: Open and Closed VTC on UNAMI

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    Tomorrow morning (26 August), Security Council members are scheduled to hold an open videoconference (VTC), followed by a closed VTC, on the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The Special Representative and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, is expected...

  • August 2020

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing by the Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on the most recent developments 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. If the measures implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are still in place, the briefing and the subsequent consultations are likely to be held as open and closed videoconferences, respectively.    The mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) expires on 21 September, and UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 May 2021.

  • June 2020

    Iraq (UNITAD)

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the Special Adviser and head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD).   UNITAD’s mandate expires on 21 September 2020.

  • 28 May 2020

    Iraq: Renewal of UNAMI’s mandate

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    Tomorrow afternoon (29 May), the Security Council president (Estonia) is expected to announce the adoption of a resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 May 2021. Background Iraq’s political and security situations...