Myanmar

  • 27 January 2022

    Myanmar: Private Meeting

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    Tomorrow (28 January), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are the UN Special Envoy for Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer and Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn, who will brief in his capacity...

  • 7 November 2021

    Myanmar: Private Meeting

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    Tomorrow (8 November), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are Peter Due, the Director of the Asia and Pacific Division of the UN Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations...

  • 16 August 2021

    Myanmar: Private Council Meeting

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    Tomorrow (17 August), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener and Dato Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam, the...

  • 28 July 2021

    Myanmar: Arria-formula Meeting

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    Tomorrow (29 July), Security Council members will hold a virtual Arria-formula meeting on “Myanmar: Crisis, Conflict and COVID – where are we now?”. The meeting is being organised by the UK. The expected briefers are Susanna Hla Hla Soe, Minister...

  • 17 June 2021

    Myanmar: Private Council Meeting

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    Tomorrow (18 June), the Security Council will convene in person for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener and Dato Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei...

  • 30 April 2021

    Private Meeting on Myanmar via VTC

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    This morning (30 April), the Security Council will hold a private meeting on Myanmar via videoconference (VTC). The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener and Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei...

  • 8 April 2021

    Myanmar: Arria-formula Meeting

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    Tomorrow (9 April) at 10am (EST), Council members will convene virtually for an Arria-formula meeting on Myanmar. Initiated by the UK, the meeting is being co-sponsored by Estonia, France, Ireland, Norway and the US. The expected briefers include Sai Sam...

  • 30 March 2021

    Myanmar: Briefing by the Special Envoy

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    Tomorrow (31 March), Security Council members will be briefed on developments in Myanmar by Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener in a closed videoconference (VTC). Council members last met on Myanmar on 5 March and adopted a presidential statement on 10...

  • 10 March 2021

    Myanmar Presidential Statement*

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    This afternoon (10 March), the Security Council president this month (the US) will announce the adoption of a presidential statement on Myanmar, which addresses events since the military’s declaration of a state of emergency on 1 February and the detention...

  • 4 March 2021

    Myanmar: Videoconference Consultations

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    Tomorrow (5 March), Council members will be briefed on developments in Myanmar by Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener in a closed videoconference (VTC). The Council last discussed Myanmar on 2 February shortly after the military (known as the Tatmadaw) detained...

  • 1 February 2021

    Myanmar: Closed VTC on Recent Developments

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    Tomorrow (2 February) Security Council members will be briefed on Myanmar by Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener in a closed videoconference (VTC). A VTC briefing on developments in Myanmar had already been scheduled for 4 February. Members agreed to bring...

  • February 2021

    Myanmar

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council may receive a briefing in February on the situation in Myanmar from Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener. Briefers from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees and UNDP are also possible.   

  • 10 September 2020

    Myanmar: Closed VTC Briefing

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    Tomorrow (11 September), Council members will hold a closed videoconference (VTC) meeting on the situation in Myanmar. Briefings are expected from Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener; High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi; and Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP Assistant Administrator...

  • 14 May 2020

    Myanmar: Closed VTC

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    This afternoon (14 May), Security Council members will hold a closed VTC meeting on Myanmar. Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener is expected to brief on recent developments in the country, including the escalation of the conflict in northwest Rakhine State...

  • Tomorrow (4 February), the Security Council is expected to meet in consultations for a briefing on Myanmar from Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. It seems that there was interest in also having...