Israel/Palestine

  • Tomorrow (20 August), the Security Council is scheduled to hold one of Poland’s signature events of its presidency, a debate entitled “Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges to peace and security in the Middle East”. The sole briefer is...

  • The August Council presidency, Poland, is organising a debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges to peace and security in the Middle East”. Briefers from the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) and the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) are expected to participate. It is also likely that countries from the region and some regional organisations will be invited.

  • 22 July 2019

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine) Open Debate

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    On Tuesday (23 July), the Security Council will hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, will brief the Council. This substance of the debate will at least in part...

  • July 2019

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine)

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Security Council is expected to hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East, focusing on Israel/Palestine. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is likely to brief. There may also be a briefer from civil society.

  • On 9 May, at the initiative of the Permanent Missions to the UN of Indonesia, Kuwait, and South Africa, there will be an Arria-formula meeting on Israel’s construction of settlements, entitled “Israeli Settlements and Settlers: Core of the Occupation, Protection...

  • 26 April 2019

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine) Open Debate

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    On Monday (29 April), the Security Council will hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo is expected to brief. Nickolay Mladenov, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process—the...

  • April 2019

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine)

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Security Council is expected to hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East, focusing on Israel/Palestine. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov will likely brief. There may also be a briefer from civil society.

  • Tomorrow morning (21 March), Security Council members will have an informal interactive dialogue on “Fostering dialogue and cooperation as a response to conflicts and common challenges in the Middle-East and North Africa” to explore ways on how to better take into account...

  • 21 January 2019

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine) Open Debate

    What's in Blue

    On Tuesday (22 January), the Security Council will hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is expected to brief via video-teleconference. The meeting was originally planned for...

  • January 2019

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine)

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2019, the Security Council is expected to hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East, focusing on Israel/Palestine. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov will likely brief.

  • 16 November 2018

    Israel/Palestine Briefing

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    On Monday (19 November), the Security Council will hold its monthly meeting on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov will most likely provide the briefing (via video teleconference from Jerusalem), which will...

  • 17 October 2018

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine) Open Debate

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (18 October), the Security Council is expected to hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov, and Hagai El-Ad, an Israeli human rights activist who serves as...

  • October 2018

    Israel/Palestine

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Security Council will hold its quarterly open debate under the agenda item “the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”, which will focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is expected to brief, most likely via video teleconference from Jerusalem. No outcome is anticipated.

  • 19 September 2018

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine) Briefing

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    Tomorrow (20 September), Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is scheduled to brief the Security Council in the monthly meeting on the situation in the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Mladenov is expected to discuss recent political, humanitarian...

  • 23 July 2018

    Middle East (Israel/Palestine) Open Debate

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (24 July), the Security Council will hold its quarterly open debate on the Middle East. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov is expected to brief via video-teleconference. The need to de-escalate tensions over Gaza will...