Nepal

  • 22 AUGUST 2011

    Monthly DPA Briefing on Emerging Issues

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    This afternoon Council members will have their monthly briefing on emerging or significant issues by the Department of Political Affairs head, B. Lynn Pascoe. It seems the briefing was originally going to focus on the constitutional crisis in Nepal and…

  • 12 JANUARY 2011

    Insights on Nepal

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    A presidential statement drafted by the UK marking the closure of the UN Mission in Nepal was put under silence procedure today. The Council is expected to meet to adopt the presidential statement on Friday, 14 January, one day before…

  • January 2011

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In early January the Council is expected to consider a report of the Secretary-General on Nepal and to review progress made on the September agreement between the government of Nepal and the United Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M). The report is also expected to contain details of the arrangements being made for the post-UNMIN period.

  • October 2010

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    Council members are expecting in October a briefing in closed consultations from Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe following his visit to Nepal as called for in resolution 1939 in September. (The visit is expected to take place in the first half of October to focus on the implementation of the agreement reached by parties to complete the final tasks of the peace process by 14 January 2011.)

  • 14 SEPTEMBER 2010

    Update Report No. 2: Nepal

    UPDATE REPORT

    The Council is to act on the future of UNMIN before its mandate expires on 15 September. Over the last week the Council received two letters with different requests on UNMIN’s mandate renewal—one from the Nepalese government and the other from the UCPN-Maoist party. 

  • September 2010

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The mandate of the mission in Nepal, UNMIN, expires on 15 September. Karin Landgren, UNMIN’s head, is expected to brief the Council in early September. Among the areas likely to be covered in the briefing are the political stalemate in Nepal following the resignation of Madhav Nepal as prime minister on 30 June, developments in integration of the Maoists ex-combatants and impact of these developments on UNMIN’s ability to carry out its mandate.

  • May 2010

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In May the Council is expected to discuss the Secretary-General’s report on resolution 1909 that renewed the mandate of UNMIN until 15 May. In it the Council called for UNMIN to make the “necessary arrangements…for its withdrawal, including handing over any residual monitoring responsibilities”. The head of UNMIN, Karin Landgren is likely to brief the Council.

  • January 2010

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In mid-January the Council is expected to receive a briefing from Karin Landgren, the Secretary-General’s Representative and head of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN). It will also discuss the future of UNMIN, whose mandate expires on 23 January. The Secretary-General’s report is due 11 January.

  • November 2009

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In early November the Council is expected to discuss the Secretary-General’s latest report on the implementation of resolution 1879 and the progress in creating the conditions to complete the mandate of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN). Resolution 1879 also extended UNMIN’s mandate till 23 January 2010.

  • July 2006

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In July the Council is expected to consider the future of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN). Its mandate expires on 23 July. The Secretary-General’s report is likely to contain an analysis of the implications of developments for the future of the peace process and UNMIN’s role.

  • April 2009

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expecting the Secretary-General’s report on progress towards a “phased gradual drawdown and withdrawal of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) staff, including arms monitors.” In January the Council extended UNMIN’s mandate until 23 July.

  • January 2009

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In January the Council is expected to consider the future of the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN). Its mandate expires on 23 January. UNMIN was set up in January 2007, initially for one year. It has had two six-month extensions at the request of the Nepalese government.

  • November 2008

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    On 7 November the Council is expecting a briefing by the Secretary-General on his trip to Nepal (which at press time was scheduled for 31 October to 1 November). Special Representative in Nepal, Ian Martin, will also present the recent report on the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN), discussion of which was previously planned for October.

  • October 2008

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In October the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Nepal, Ian Martin, will brief the Council. A report on the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) is expected. UNMIN’s mandate ends on 23 January 2009.

  • July 2008

    Nepal

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In July the Secretary General’s Special Representative for Nepal, Ian Martin will brief the Council on the Secretary General’s latest report on the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) and the future of the mission. UNMIN’s mandate expires on 23 July. At the time of writing, the UN had not received any request from Nepal regarding UNMIN’s future role.