South Sudan

  • In recent days, Council members have been focusing on negotiations on two draft statements related to Sudan-South Sudan issues – a draft presidential statement on Sudan-South Sudan and a draft press statement on Jonglei state in South Sudan. It now...

  • July 2013

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council will likely renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) before it expires on 15 July. Prior to renewing the mandate, Hilde Johnson, the Special Representative and head of UNMISS, is expected to brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s most recent report on UNMISS (S/2013/366). Council members are expected to hold consultations on UNMISS following her briefing. 

  • Tomorrow afternoon (21 March) the Council will be briefed by Hilde Johnson, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The briefing will be followed by consultations as is customary whenever one...

  • March 2013

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council expects to hold a briefing and consultations on the Secretary-General’s most recent report on the situation in South Sudan and the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). No outcome is expected at press time. The mandate of UNMISS expires on 15 July 2013. 

  • Tomorrow morning (28 November), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing followed by consultations on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Council members are also scheduled to discuss in consultations the situation between Sudan and South Sudan....

  • November 2012

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council will likely hold a briefing and consultations to consider the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), expected to be released in early November. At press time, no outcome was anticipated.

  • Tomorrow (3 July), Council members are scheduled to meet in consultations to discuss the Secretary-General’s 26 June report (S/2012/486) on the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS). Hilde Johnson, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for UNMISS, is...

  • July 2012

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council will likely hold consultations twice during July on the situation between Sudan and South Sudan in accordance with resolution 2046.

  • 14 March 2012

    Consultations on South Sudan

    What's in Blue

    Council members are scheduled to hold consultations tomorrow morning (15 March) on the Secretary-General’s recent report on South Sudan (S/2012/140). Hilde Johnson, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on South Sudan and Head of the UN Mission in South Sudan...

  • March 2012

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to hold a briefing and consultations in March on the Secretary-General's most recent report on the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS). It appears that Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous and/or Hilde Johnson, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNMISS, will brief. At press time, no formal outcome was anticipated.

  • The Council’s engagement with Sudan and South Sudan issues continues tomorrow (10 February) during consultations. During tomorrow’s sanctions consultations, it seems that Council members will discuss the final report of the Sudan sanctions committee’s panel of experts. During the South...

  • Council members will hold consultations on Monday (30 January) on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), with Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous set to brief. It seems the consultations will focus on the force level of the mission....

  • 6 January 2012

    South Sudan Draft Press Statement

    What's in Blue

    Following consultations on South Sudan yesterday (5 January), it seems that Council members are negotiating a press statement, circulated by the US, addressing the recent inter-communal violence in Jonglei state in South Sudan. At press time it was unclear when...

  • 4 January 2012

    Consultations on South Sudan

    What's in Blue

    Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, is set to brief the Council tomorrow morning, Thursday 5 January, in consultations on the recent violence in Jonglei, the largest state in South Sudan. Council members remain concerned about the ongoing inter-communal violence...

  • January 2012

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council may review the force level of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). At press time, whether and in what format the Council would discuss this issue in January remained unclear. A resolution would be required if the Council were to reduce the mandated force level to 6,000 military personnel.