South Sudan

  • 12 July 2011

    South Sudan and UNMIS

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (13 July) the Council will have a high-level debate on Sudan presided over by the German foreign minister. Prior to the debate the Council is expected to adopt a resolution recommending that South Sudan be admitted as a member...

  • 11 July 2011

    South Sudan Independence

    What's in Blue

    The Council will meet this afternoon (11 July) to consider South Sudan’s application for membership to the UN. Following the establishment of the Republic of South Sudan as an independent state, its president, Salva Kiir submitted an application for UN...

  • 8 July 2011

    UNMIS Resolution

    What's in Blue

    Council members are expected to adopt a technical resolution on UNMIS later today (Friday, 8 July) wrapping up its mandate. This follows the Council’s adoption of a resolution this morning setting up a new mission in Southern Sudan (UNMISS). The...

  • 7 July 2011

    Resolution on a UN mission in South Sudan

    What's in Blue

    The Council is expected to adopt a resolution on a new UN mission in South Sudan tomorrow (8 July). Following a five-hour meeting at permanent representative level yesterday afternoon and further consultations at expert level this morning it appears that...

  • 6 July 2011

    Resolution on a UN mission in South Sudan

    What's in Blue

    This afternoon ( Wednesday, 6 July) Council members will discuss at permanent representative level a draft resolution on a new mission in South Sudan. The draft resolution was circulated by the US on 30th June and negotiations were held yesterday...

  • July 2011

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to finalise and adopt the mandate of a new mission for South Sudan ahead of its independence on 9 July. The mandate of the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) expires on 9 July.

  • June 2011

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council needs to take decisions in June on the future UN presence in South Sudan after its independence on 9 July. It seems that the Secretary-General's 17 May recommendations are seen as problematic by a number of Council members.

  • May 2011

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to receive a briefing and report from the Secretary-General with recommendations on the mandate and composition of a new UN mission in South Sudan.

  • April 2011

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council will consider the Secretary-General’s report on UNMIS which is due in mid-April and will also receive a briefing from the Secretariat.