South Sudan

  • Tomorrow (15 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Secretary-General’s most recent 90-day report on South Sudan (S/2021/784). Special Representative and head of UNMISS Nicholas Haysom and...

  • September 2021

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council will be briefed on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, which members expect to receive by 8 September. Consultations will follow the briefing.

  • On Monday (21 June), the Security Council will convene in person for an open briefing on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Secretary-General’s most recent 90-day report on South Sudan (S/2021/566). Special Representative and head of UNMISS...

  • June 2021

    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 11 June.

  • This afternoon (28 May), Security Council president China is expected to announce the results of the written voting procedure on a draft resolution renewing sanctions on South Sudan until 31 May 2022—including targeted sanctions (assets freezes and travel bans) and...

  • May 2021

    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 the arms embargo—which expires on 31 May and the mandate of the South Sudan Sanctions Committee Panel of Experts, which expires on 1 July, as set out in resolution 2521.

  • Tomorrow afternoon (12 March), the Security Council is expected to announce the voting results of a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for one year. The initial draft was circulated to the full...

  • March 2021

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council is due to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) before its 15 March expiration. Prior to this, the Council expects a briefing, followed by consultations, on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report.  

  • Tomorrow (15 December), the Security Council will be briefed on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan (S/2020/1180). Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to brief. Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy...

  • December 2020

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will be briefed on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan, which members expect to receive by 7 December. Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy (Viet Nam), chair of the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee, is also expected to brief on South Sudan sanctions. Consultations are expected to follow the briefing. An outcome on sanctions is possible.

  • 15 September 2020

    South Sudan: Open and Closed VTCs

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    On Wednesday (16 September), there will be an open VTC, followed by a closed VTC, on South Sudan. Special Representative and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) David Shearer, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, and a...

  • September 2020

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council expects to hold a meeting on South Sudan, during which it will discuss the quarterly report on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and developments in the country. Special Representative and head of UNMISS David Shearer is the most likely briefer.  

  • 22 June 2020

    South Sudan Meeting: Open and Closed VTC

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    On Tuesday (23 June) the Security Council will hold an open videoconference (VTC), followed by a closed VTC, on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Special Representative and head of UNMISS David Shearer and a South Sudanese civil society...

  • June 2020

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, Security Council members expect to hold an open videoconference (VTC) meeting, followed by a closed VTC session, on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and developments in South Sudan. Special Representative and head of UNMISS David Shearer is the likely briefer.  

  • Tomorrow (29 May) Security Council president Estonia is expected to announce the voting results on a resolution renewing sanctions on South Sudan until 31 May 2021—including targeted sanctions (assets freezes and travel bans) and an arms embargo—and the mandate of...