Myanmar

  • 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

    What's in Blue

    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

    What's in Blue

    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

    What's in Blue

    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...

  • 11 November 2011

    Briefing on Myanmar

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    On Monday (14 November) Council members will be updated on developments in Myanmar by Special Adviser to the Secretary-General for Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, who visited Myanmar from 31 October – 4 November. (It was Nambiar’s third visit since last year’s...

  • 3 December 2010

    Update Report No. 1: Myanmar

    Update Report

    The Council expects to be briefed in informal consultations on Monday, 6 December by Vijay Nambiar, the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General, on his visit to Myanmar from 27 to 28 November. Council members were last briefed by him on 18 November following the 7 November elections and 13 November release of Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • 17 November 2010

    Update Report No. 3: Myanmar

    Update Report

    On 18 November the Council is expected to be briefed in consultations on recent developments in Myanmar byVijay Nambiar, the Secretary-General’s Chef de Cabinet, who has also served as the Secretary-General’s acting advisor on Myanmar.

  • 23 March 2010

    Update Report No. 3: Myanmar

    Update Report

    Council members on 23 March discussed the need for a briefing on Myanmar and requested a briefing in informal consultations on 24 March. At press time it was unclear how the Secretariat was preparing to respond to the request from the Council. Some members were expecting to hear from Vijay Nambiar, the Secretary-General’s 

  • 11 August 2009

    Update Report No. 1: Myanmar

    Update Report

    At the time of writing the Council was expected to meet this afternoon to discuss the situation in Myanmar and the implications of Aung San Suu Kyi being sentenced to a further 18 months of house arrest after an 86 day trial.

  • 19 May 2009

    Update Report No. 3: Myanmar

    Update Report

    The Council is currently negotiating a possible statement reacting to the ongoing trial of Aung San Suu Kyii. If there is agreement on language and the type of statement (i.e. press or presidential) the Council may meet 20 May.

  • February 2009

    Myanmar

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to ask the Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, for a briefing in the latter half of February after his visit to Myanmar (at press time his visit was expected from 31 January to 3 February). Gambari is also expected to visit other countries in the region and brief the Secretary-General (who will be in Delhi in early February) before coming back to New York in mid-February. 

  • 10 September 2008

    Update Report No. 1: Myanmar

    Update Report

    The Council is expected to receive a briefing on 11 September in a closed session from Ibrahim Gambari, the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor on Myanmar. Gambari visited Myanmar from 18-23 August 2008. This is his first visit since the May national referendum which ratified the draft constitution.

  • 14 May 2008

    Update Report No. 4: Myanmar

    Update Report

    The Council has been discussing, both at the experts level and in informal consultations, the humanitarian situation in Myanmar since Cyclone Nargis struck the country on 2 May 2008.

  • 18 March 2008

    Update Report No. 2: Myanmar

    Update Report

    The Council is expecting a briefing on 18 March by Ibrahim Gambari, the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor on Myanmar, followed by Council consultations. He has just returned from a four day trip to Myanmar as well as earlier visits to a number of countries in the region. (In February, he met leaders in Beijing, Jakarta, Singapore and Tokyo.)