South Sudan

  • May 2024

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution to extend the South Sudan sanctions regime (targeted sanctions and the arms embargo), which expires on 31 May, and renew the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee, which expires on 1 July. The mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) expires on 30 April 2025.

  • This afternoon (29 April), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for one year. The US, the penholder on South Sudan, circulated an initial draft of the...

  • April 2024

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) before its expiration on 30 April.

  • Tomorrow morning (14 March), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 30 April. The draft text was authored by the US, the penholder on...

  • 4 March 2024

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow morning (5 March), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in South Sudan and the Secretary-General’s most recent 90-day report on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), which was...

  • March 2024

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) before its 15 March expiration. Prior to this, the Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the Secretary-General’s 90-day UNMISS report, released on 24 February.  

  • This morning (16 January), following the consultations on Yemen, Security Council members will discuss the recent visit to South Sudan by members of the Informal Experts Group (IEG) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). The meeting, which will be held...

  • 13 December 2023

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow morning (14 December), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan and head of UNMISS Nicholas Haysom will brief on the Secretary-General’s...

  • December 2023

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, which members expect to receive by 8 December.  Ambassador Michel Xavier Biang (Gabon), chair of the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee, is expected to brief on the committee’s work. Consultations will follow the briefing.

  • 14 September 2023

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow morning (15 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan and head of UNMISS Nicholas Haysom will...

  • September 2023

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, which members expect to receive by 8 September.   The mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) expires on 15 March 2024.  

  • 19 June 2023

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow afternoon (20 June), the Security Council will hold an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in South Sudan. The anticipated briefers are Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan and head of the UN Mission...

  • June 2023

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council will be briefed on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, which members expect to receive by 13 June.  The mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) expires on 15 March 2024. 

  • Tomorrow morning (30 May), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing sanctions on South Sudan until 31 May 2024—including targeted sanctions (assets freezes and travel bans) and an arms embargo—and renewing the mandate of the Panel of...

  • May 2023

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council expects to vote on a draft resolution to renew the South Sudan sanctions regime (including targeted sanctions and an arms embargo), which expires on 31 May, and extend the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee, which expires on 1 July.    The mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) expires on 15 March 2024.