Myanmar

  • 28 May 2024

    Myanmar: Arria-formula Meeting

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    Tomorrow afternoon (29 May), the UK will convene an Arria-formula meeting on Myanmar. Director of UNICEF’s Office of Emergency Programmes Lucia Elmi is expected to brief. The meeting will begin at 3 pm EST and take place in the Trusteeship...

  • 3 April 2024

    Myanmar: Open Briefing

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    Tomorrow morning (4 April), the Security Council is expected to convene for an open briefing on Myanmar. The anticipated briefers are Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Mohamed Khaled Khiari and OCHA’s Director of the Financing...

  • 4 February 2024

    Myanmar: Private Meeting

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    Tomorrow morning (5 February), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The newly appointed Special Envoy of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Chair on Myanmar, Alounkeo Kittikhoun, and Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East,...

  • 23 August 2023

    Myanmar: Closed Consultations*

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    This afternoon (23 August), Security Council members will convene for closed consultations on Myanmar. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths and Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific Mohamed Khaled Khiari are expected to brief. The UK,...

  • Tomorrow (19 May), the UK will convene an Arria-formula meeting on the humanitarian situation in Myanmar. A representative of OCHA and two female civil society representatives are expected to brief. The meeting, which will begin at 10 am and take...

  • Tomorrow (13 April), following the briefing and closed consultations on Colombia, Security Council members will discuss airstrikes carried out by the Myanmar military in the north-western Sagaing region on 11 April under “any other business”. The meeting was requested by...

  • 13 March 2023

    Myanmar: Private Meeting*

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    This afternoon (13 March), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer and Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi are expected to brief. At the time of...

  • March 2023

    Myanmar

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Security Council is expected to receive an oral briefing on the UN’s support for the implementation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar from the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi may also brief. At the time of writing, the format of the meeting had not been confirmed.

  • 21 December 2022

    Myanmar: Vote on Draft Resolution*

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    This afternoon (21 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution on Myanmar, which was proposed by the UK (the penholder on the file). The draft resolution in blue demands an immediate end to all forms...

  • 15 September 2022

    Myanmar: Closed Consultations

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    Tomorrow morning (16 September), Council members will hold closed consultations to receive a briefing from Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer on her recent visit to Myanmar. It seems that some members would also have liked to...

  • 26 May 2022

    Myanmar: Private Meeting

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    Tomorrow (27 May), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are UN Special Envoy for Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer and Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn, who will brief in his capacity as...

  • 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...