Liberia

  • September 2012

    Liberia

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council will consider the Secretary-General’s latest report on the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and likely renew the mission’s mandate. Karin Landgren, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Liberia and head of UNMIL, and Ambassador Staffan Tillander (Sweden), Chair of the PBC country-specific configuration for Liberia, are expected to brief, to be followed by consultations.

  • 28 June 2012

    Liberia Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (29 June), Council members are set to discuss the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) following a briefing by Edmond Mulet, Assistant Secretary-General of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). The briefing will focus on the Secretary-General’s special report (S/2012/230)...

  • June 2012

    Liberia

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is likely to discuss the special report of the Secretary-General on the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), submitted in April. The Council will likely be briefed in closed consultations by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. The Council will also likely consider the midterm report of the Panel of Experts (PoE) monitoring the implementation of the Liberia sanctions regime, due by end of May.

  • Tomorrow morning (31 May), the Council will be briefed on the Council visiting mission to West Africa, which took place from 19 – 23 May. Council members visited Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. The co-leads for each country were:...

  • MONROVIA: Council members began their three-country tour of West Africa in Monrovia, Liberia on Saturday (19 May). The last Council mission to Liberia was in May 2009. Shortly after landing in Monrovia, Council members met with Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson...

  • This afternoon (Thursday, 17 May), Council members will have consultations on their forthcoming Council mission to West Africa from 19 to 23 May where they will be visiting Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. It is likely that they will...

  • May 2012

    Liberia

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is planning to visit to Liberia late in May, as part of a trip to three West African states. The special report of the Secretary-General on the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which was submitted in April under the terms of resolution 2025, was initially expected to be discussed in May, but its discussion is now likely to be postponed till after the trip. A midterm report of the Panel of Experts monitoring the implementation of the Liberia sanctions regime renewed by the Council on 14 December 2011 is due by end of May.    

  • 13 December 2011

    Liberia Sanctions & Panel of Experts Renewal

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (Wednesday, 14 December), the Council is scheduled to renew both the Liberia sanctions regime and the mandate of the Panel of Experts monitoring the sanctions. A draft resolution was circulated to Council members on 6 December requesting the Secretary-General...

  • December 2011

    Liberia

    Monthly Forecast

    In December the Council is expected to renew both the sanctions regime on Liberia and the mandate of the panel of experts monitoring the implementation of the sanctions for a period of four to six months. The mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) expires on 30 September 2012.

  • 16 September 2011

    Liberia Resolution

    What's in Blue

    A resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission on Liberia (UNMIL) was scheduled to be adopted yesterday. However, after the resolution was put in blue on 14 September, a few Council members broke silence resulting in a delay in...

  • 12 September 2011

    Briefing and Consultations on Liberia

    What's in Blue

    A number of Council meetings related to the UN mission in Liberia (UNMIL) are expected to take place this week. Tomorrow morning (13 September), the Council will be briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Liberia, Ellen Margrethe Løj, on...

  • September 2011

    Liberia

    Monthly Forecast

    In September the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) before it expires on 30 September. At some point in the month, the Council will likely be briefed on recent developments and the Secretary-General's most recent report on UNMIL, and hold consultations on the matter.

  • 22 June 2011

    Liberia Panel of Experts Report

    What's in Blue

    The Council is scheduled to hold consultations on the Liberia sanctions regime on 23 June to discuss the report from the Liberia sanctions regime’s Panel of Experts. The Liberia Sanctions Committee received the report on 1 June and it was...

  • 2 March 2011

    Insights on Liberia

    What's in Blue

    The Council will meet tomorrow morning (Thursday, 4 March) to adopt a short, technical resolution on Liberia formalising the withdrawal of UN Mission in Liberia’s military guard force from the Special Court for Sierra Leone’s premises in Freetown. The resolution,...

  • March 2011

    Liberia

    Monthly Forecast

    The head of the UNMIL, Ellen Margrethe Løj, and the chair of the Liberia configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), the Permanent Representative of Jordan, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, are expected to brief on the situation in Liberia.It is also possible that some decision formalising the withdrawal of UNMIL’s military guard force from the Special Court of Sierra Leone’s premises in Freetown, Sierra Leone will be considered.