Myanmar

  • 6 November 2017

    Myanmar: Adoption of a Presidential Statement

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    This afternoon, the Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on the situation in Myanmar, focused on the widespread violence and the displacement of more than 600,000 people, largely from the Rohingya community, since the attacks on 24 August...

  • 12 October 2017

    Myanmar Arria-formula Meeting

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    Tomorrow afternoon (13 October), Council members will hold an Arria-formula meeting, initiated by France and the UK, on the situation in Myanmar. Following opening remarks by France and the UK, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected to brief in...

  • 27 September 2017

    Myanmar: Public Briefing by the Secretary-General

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    Tomorrow (28 September), UN Secretary-General António Guterres will brief the Council on the crisis in Myanmar at the request of Egypt, France, Kazakhstan, Senegal, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. Myanmar’s national security adviser, Thaung Tun, and a...

  • 12 September 2017

    Myanmar: Briefing under “any other business”

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    Tomorrow morning (13 September), at the request of Sweden and the United Kingdom, Council members will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman under “any other business” on the deteriorating situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. It seems that...

  • 30 August 2017

    Consultations on Myanmar

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    This morning (30 August), at the request of the UK, Council members will be briefed under “any other business” on the situation in Myanmar by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča. The focus of the briefing will be the...

  • 16 March 2017

    Briefing on the Situation in Myanmar

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    Tomorrow morning (17 March), at the request of the UK, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman is scheduled to brief Council members on the situation in Myanmar during informal consultations under “any other business”. A representative from the Office of...

  • Tomorrow afternoon (25 February), at the request of the UK, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, is scheduled to brief Council members during informal consultations under “any other business” (AOB). A representative from the Office of the High...

  • 17 November 2015

    Briefing Following Elections in Myanmar

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    On Thursday (19 November) during consultations, there will be a briefing by the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, under “any other business” on the 8 November elections in Myanmar, at the request of the UK. This will be...

  • 27 August 2015

    Briefing on Myanmar

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    Tomorrow (28) August, at the request of the UK, Council members will be briefed during informal consultations by the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, during “Any Other Business” (AOB). Nambiar, who last briefed the Council in April, was...

  • Tomorrow morning (28 May), under “any other business” following consultations on Sudan sanctions and the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Committee, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, is scheduled to brief Council members via video...

  • 16 April 2014

    Briefing on Myanmar

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    Tomorrow morning (17 April), the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, will brief Council members during informal consultations under “any other business”. It appears that the UK requested a briefing on the situation in Myanmar as it has been...

  • Members of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, led by its chair, Ambassador Sylvie Lucas (Luxembourg), will be visiting Myanmar from 1 – 4 December. The delegation is expected to convey key messages from their conclusions on the...

  • 16 April 2013

    Briefing by Special Advisor for Myanmar

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    This afternoon the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor for Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, is set to brief Council members in consultations on the situation in Myanmar. Nambiar is expected to report on his 21-25 March visit to the country. It appears that the...

  • 19 June 2012

    Myanmar Consultations

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    Tomorrow afternoon (20 June), Council members will be updated on developments in Myanmar by the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, who recently returned from a visit to the country. (Nambiar’s previous visit had been in early...

  • 9 April 2012

    Briefing on Myanmar

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    Tomorrow (10 April) during consultations Council members will be updated on developments in Myanmar by the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General for Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar. (Nambiar most recently visited Myanmar from 12 – 17 February, his third since the inauguration...