South Sudan

  • 17 December 2018

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (18 December), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan (S/2018/1103). Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Pramila Patten may also brief...

  • December 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, as requested in resolution 2406, and a briefing on South Sudan sanctions. Council members expect to receive the Secretary-General’s report by 10 December and will also receive his monthly report on violations of the Status of Forces Agreement or obstructions to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

  • 15 November 2018

    South Sudan Briefing

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    Tomorrow (16 November), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security Smaïl Chergui (via VTC) and Executive Director of UN...

  • 17 September 2018

    South Sudan Briefing

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    Tomorrow (18 September), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Nicholas Haysom and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development...

  • September 2018

    In Hindsight: South Sudan Arms Embargo

    Monthly Forecast

    With the adoption of resolution 2428 on 13 July, the Security Council imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan until 31 May 2019. The imposition of an arms embargo on South Sudan is a major development. Some Council members had proposed an arms embargo more than four years ago—then-elected member Australia raised this in the Council in May 2014, for instance (S/PV.7168)—but until this July, the proposal had failed to garner sufficient support.

  • September 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council expects a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, requested in resolution 2406. Council members will also receive his monthly report on violations of the Status of Forces Agreement or obstructions to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

  • 9 August 2018

    South Sudan Consultations

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    Tomorrow (10 August), Security Council members will hold consultations on South Sudan, focusing on the link between conflict and hunger as well as recent developments in the peace process. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock and Special Envoy for Sudan...

  • August 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, although not on the programme of work at press time, a briefing on South Sudan may be requested given that the Council was last briefed publicly on the issue on 28 June. Council members also expect to receive the Secretary-General’s monthly report on obstructions to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). An Arria-formula meeting with the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, established by the Human Rights Council in March 2016, may also take place in August.

  • 12 July 2018

    South Sudan: Vote on Sanctions Resolution*

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    Tomorrow (13 July), the Security Council will vote on a draft resolution that would renew the South Sudan Sanctions regime until 31 May 2019 and the Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts until 1 July 2019. The draft also calls for...

  • 3 July 2018

    South Sudan Sanctions Consultations

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    On Thursday (5 July), Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is scheduled to brief Council members in consultations on South Sudan. Lacroix’s briefing will focus on the Secretary-General’s assessment (S/2018/653) of the security and political situation in South Sudan, requested...

  • July 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council expects to adopt a resolution renewing the South Sudan sanctions regime, which expires on 15 July. The Council is also set to renew the mandate of the Panel of Experts assiting the South Sudan Sanctions Committee by no later than 15 July, to avoid its expiration on 14 August, as set out in resolution 2418. Prior to this, the Council will hold consultations on South Sudan sanctions.

  • 27 June 2018

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (28 June), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita. Council members will hold consultations following the briefing. Keita will brief the Council on...

  • June 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is expecting a briefing, followed by consultations, on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), together with his monthly report on violations of the Status of Forces Agreement or obstructions to UNMISS, as requested in resolution 2406.  

  • 30 May 2018

    South Sudan Sanctions Vote*

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    Tomorrow (31 May), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the South Sudan sanctions regime and the mandate of the Panel of Experts of the South Sudan Sanctions Committee, both of which expire on 31...

  • 7 May 2018

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (8 May), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and the Special Envoy for South Sudan of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Ismail...