Security Council Visiting Missions

  • Mogadishu and Nairobi – (13 August) Last night Council members ended their visiting mission to Europe and Africa. During the trip, Council members visited five countries in five days and met with three presidents and two prime ministers; several other...

  • Juba and Malakal— Yesterday (12 August), Council members traveled to South Sudan, where they had a full schedule of activities. The day included briefings from senior UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) officials, meetings with President Salva Kiir and the...

  • The Hague – On Monday (11 August), Council members focused on justice and accountability issues as they engaged with representatives of the various international legal institutions headquartered in The Hague. They also received an update on the work of the...

  • Day 1: Dinant, Leuven, Ypres The Security Council’s visiting mission to Europe and Africa began in Belgium yesterday (9 August) with activities in Belgium related to the centennial of the start of World War I in August 1914. The three...

  • August 2014

    Visiting Mission to Europe and Africa

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Council expects to travel to Belgium, the Netherlands, South Sudan, Somalia and Kenya. A briefing on this visiting mission is expected later in the month. 

  • BAMAKO: Yesterday (3 February), Council members, on the second day of their visiting mission to Mali, held several meetings at the headquarters of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Bamako, focusing on the need for an...

  • BAMAKO and MOPTI: Council members had their first full day of meetings in the Council’s first-ever visit to Mali today (2 February). Council members visited the town of Mopti (600 km from Bamako) and held a series of meetings with...

  • 31 January 2014

    Council Visiting Mission to Mali

    What's in Blue

    Council members will begin a visiting mission to Mali tomorrow. (During visiting missions, the Council itself remains formally at UN Headquarters in New York and would meet here if required on any issue.) During the two-day visit Council members are...

  • February 2014

    Visiting Mission to Mali

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Council expects to receive a briefing on its visiting mission to Mali. At press time, the mission was scheduled for early February.

  • On Monday (21 October), the Security Council will be briefed by the lead countries of the various legs of the recent Security Council visiting mission to Africa from 4-8 October. Morocco will brief on the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

  • ADDIS ABABA: Members of the UN Security Council held their seventh annual consultative meeting with members of the AU Peace and Security Council today (8 October) at AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. Council members also met with AU Chair Nkoszana...

  • KIGALI and KAMPALA: On Monday (7 October), Council members closed their tour of the Great Lakes Region with a one-day two-country visit to Rwanda and Uganda for meetings with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda...

  • GOMA: On Sunday (6 October) Council members spent a second day of intense meetings in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province. The main focus of the Goma leg was the intervention...

  • KINSHASA: In the first full day of their Great Lakes Region visiting mission, Security Council members focused on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Region (PSC Framework)...

  • KINSHASA: On the first full day of their Great Lakes Region visiting mission, Security Council members focused on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Region (PSC Framework)...