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  • May 2011

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council will hold an open debate on the DRC. The Secretary-General is expected to attend, and the DRC will be represented at the ministerial-level. Special Representative of the Secretary-General Roger Meece is also likely to participate, as well as a representative of the World Bank. Read more

  • February 2011

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Council will hear a briefing on the Secretary-General’s latest report on the peacekeeping operation in the DRC, MONUSCO, by Special Representative of the Secretary-General Roger Meece. The briefing will be followed by consultations. Read more

  • November 2010

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In November the Council will consider the renewal of the DRC sanctions regime and the mandate of the group of experts, which expire on 30 November. The DRC Sanctions Committee is scheduled to meet in mid November to discuss the final report of the group of experts. Read more

  • October 2010

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    The Secretary-General’s report on MONUSCO is expected in October. Its head, Roger Meece is likely to brief the Council for the first time. Briefings are also anticipated from Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Margot Wallström following her 28 September to 6 October visit to the DRC and from the Secretariat on MONUSCO’s strategy for the protection of civilians and its implementation challenges. Read more

  • 3 September 2010

    Update Report No. 1: Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Update Report

    A briefing on recent developments in the DRC is expected on 7 September. Assistant Secretary-General Atul Khare and the Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Margot Wallström, will participate in a formal Council meeting and brief on the mass rapes perpetrated in eastern DRC from 30 July to 2 August. Read more

  • May 2010

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    The mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC expires on 31 May. Reaching an agreement with the government on MONUC’s eventual withdrawal and its role in security sector reform are key unresolved issues. Read more

  • April 2010

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    A Council mission to the DRC is planned for 17-20 April before the Council takes decisions on the future of MONUC. The MONUC mandate expires on 31 May. (The mission will also visit Rwanda and Uganda.) The Secretary-General’s report and recommendations are due 1 April and MONUC’s head, Alan Doss, will brief the Council on 13 April. Read more

  • March 2010

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    Council members are expecting a briefing in March following Secretariat visits to the DRC. No Council action is expected at this time. But Council members are likely to use this opportunity to further develop their thinking for the negotiations on the future configuration of MONUC over the following weeks. Read more

  • February 2010

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    A closed oral briefing from the Secretariat at expert level for Council members and MONUC troop and police contributors is expected. Implementation of a protection strategy and the Secretariat’s emerging Integrated Strategic Framework will be the focus. This is likely to lead into discussions in coming weeks on the future configuration for MONUC. Read more

  • December 2009

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, Alan Doss, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and head of MONUC. The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Organization Mission in the DRC (MONUC), due to expire on 31 December. Read more

  • November 2009

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In November the Council will be briefed by the chairman of the Sanctions Committee on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Council is expected to renew the DRC sanctions and the mandate of the Group of Experts. Read more

  • October 2009

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In October the Council will consider the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC), due on 30 September, as well as the final report of the Group of Experts on the DRC sanctions. The mandate of the Group and the sanctions regime expire on 30 November. MONUC’s mandate expires on 31 December. Read more

  • July 2009

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s report on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), due on 30 June. The Council is expected to be briefed by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for the DRC, Alan Doss. The mandate of the UN Organization Mission in the DRC (MONUC) expires on 31 December. Read more

  • May 2009

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of its trip to Africa, at press time scheduled from 14 to 21 May. There was no Council meeting scheduled at press time. But the DRC Sanctions Committee is expected to consider the interim report of the Group of Experts due on 15 May. Read more

  • May 2009

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Monthly Forecast

    In April the Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s report on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC), due on 31 March. The mandate of MONUC expires on 31 December. Read more