Iraq

  • November 2017

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMI, Ján Kubiš, will brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s report on UNAMI and the most recent developments. The Council also expects to receive from the Secretary-General for its approval the terms of reference for an investigative team on accountability for crimes committed in Iraq by ISIL mandated by resolution 2379. The mandate of UNAMI expires on 31 July 2018.

  • Tomorrow (21 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution on accountability for crimes committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) also known as Da’esh, on the territory of Iraq. The UK, the penholder...

  • 16 July 2017

    Iraq Briefing and Consultations

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    On Monday (17 July), the Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the situation in Iraq. Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), will brief on the...

  • July 2017

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Ján Kubiš will brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s report on UNAMI and the most recent developments. UNAMI’s mandate, which expires on 31 July, is likely to be renewed for another year.

  • May 2017

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Ján Kubiš will brief on recent developments and will provide an update on the government’s efforts to retake Mosul from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

  • Tomorrow afternoon (10 March), Council members will meet in consultations on the situation in and around Mosul, Iraq. Briefings are expected from OCHA head Stephen O’Brien and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Kim Won-soo. Russia requested the meeting earlier this...

  • February 2017

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, Special Representative of the Secretary-General Ján Kubiš will brief the Council on the latest Secretary-General’s report on the activities of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). His briefing is likely to focus on the security and humanitarian impact of the government’s military campaign to retake Mosul from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

  • Tomorrow morning (4 January), Council members will be briefed by OCHA head Stephen O’Brien in consultations under “any other business” on the humanitarian situation in and around Mosul. Russia requested the meeting last Thursday. Council members will be concerned to...

  • November 2016

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    Expected Council Action In November, Special Representative Ján Kubiš will brief the Council on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and provide an update on the campaign to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant...

  • On Friday (15 July), Special Representative Ján Kubiš will brief the Security Council on the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) ahead of the mission’s mandate renewal later this month. When Kubiš last briefed the Council...

  • July 2016

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, Special Representative Ján Kubiš will brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). UNAMI’s mandate, which expires on 31 July, is likely to be renewed for a year.

  • May 2016

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, Special Representative Ján Kubiš will brief on developments in Iraq and the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). UNAMI’s mandate expires on 31 July.

  • February 2016

    Iraq

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, Special Representative Ján Kubiš will brief on developments in Iraq and the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). 

  • This afternoon (18 December), following the Syria ministerial meeting, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will brief the Security Council on Iraq’s complaint regarding the Turkish deployment of an armoured battalion to the Ba’shiqa region near Mosul. It seems likely...

  • 20 November 2015

    Adoption of a Resolution on Counter-Terrorism

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    This afternoon (20 November), the Council is expected to put to a vote a draft produced by France condemning several attacks committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in recent months. The text was introduced to a...