Somalia

  • November 2015

    Somalia

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council will be briefed on the Secretary-General’s reports on the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and piracy, with participation by UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. The Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing anti-piracy measures. A resolution regarding the UN Support Office for the AU Mission in Somalia (UNSOA) and the Somali National Army (SNA) support package is also a possibility in November. 

  • The Council is expected to adopt a resolution on Somalia-Eritrea sanctions either tomorrow or Friday (22 or 23 October). A text was first circulated by the penholder, the UK, on Thursday last week, with negotiations on Friday and Monday, and...

  • October 2015

    Somalia

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare is expected to brief the Council on the strategic review of the UN Support Office for AMISOM (UNSOA).  The report is due 30 September.   The Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution on Somalia-Eritrea sanctions. The authorisation for maritime interdiction of illicit charcoal exports and illegal arms imports expires 24 October; the partial lifting of the arms embargo expires 30 October; and the mandate of the Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group expires 30 November. 

  • Tomorrow (28 July), the Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and reauthorising the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Council members held one meeting on the draft resolution on...

  • On Thursday (16 July), the Security Council is expected to receive a briefing from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet on the Secretary-General’s letter of 2 July transmitting the 30 June AU-UN report. The joint report, requested by the...

  • July 2015

    Somalia and Eritrea

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNSOM, Nicholas Kay, is expected to brief the Council. A resolution renewing the mandate of UNSOM, which expires 7 August, is scheduled for adoption.

  • On Monday (8 June), Council members are scheduled to hold an informal interactive dialogue on the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Malaysia, Council president for June, will host the meeting. The participants are expected to include Maman Sidikou, Special Representative...

  • 22 May 2015

    Adoption Renewing UN Mission in Somalia

    What's in Blue

    On Tuesday (26 May), the Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 7 August. The current mandate of UNSOM expires on 28 May. While the two previous UNSOM...

  • Tomorrow (19 May), the Council will be briefed via video teleconference from Addis Ababa by Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), regarding the latest 120-day report of the Secretary-General....

  • May 2015

    Somalia

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), on the forthcoming Secretary-General’s report. The Council is also expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of UNSOM, which expires 28 May.

  • Tomorrow (4 February), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) Nicholas Kay, will brief the Security Council on the Secretary-General’s 23 January report of the mission and on other recent developments. Maman...

  • February 2015

    Somalia

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Council will receive a briefing on the most recent UNSOM report and another briefing from the chair of the 751/1907 Somalia-Eritrea Sanctions Committee.

  • January 2015

    Somalia

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2015, the Council is expecting a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 120-day report on the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). The briefing will be followed by consultations. 

  • November 2014

    Somalia

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing counter-piracy measures for Somalia, due to expire on 18 November. 

  • Tomorrow (24 October), the Council is set to vote on a resolution on Somalia-Eritrea sanctions and the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). A draft text was first circulated last Friday, followed by three expert-level meetings this week. At press time...