South Sudan

  • May 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council will be briefed on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the South Sudan sanctions regime, followed by consultations. The Council is also expected to adopt a resolution renewing the South Sudan sanctions regime and the mandate of the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts, both of which expire on 31 May. Council members expect to receive the monthly report from the Secretary-General on violations of the Status of Forces Agreement or obstructions to UNMISS, as requested in resolution 2406.

  • April 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council expects to receive a briefing on UNMISS, followed by consultations. Council members also expect to receive the monthly report from the Secretary-General on violations of the Status of Forces Agreement or obstructions to UNMISS, as requested in resolution 2406. The mandate of UNMISS expires on 15 March 2019.

  • Tomorrow (15 March), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for an additional year. The initial draft was circulated by the US, the penholder on...

  • March 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council will renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the authorisation for the Regional Protection Force (RPF), before their 15 March expiration.

  • 26 February 2018

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (27 February), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita. The Special Envoy for South Sudan of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ismail...

  • February 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Council is expected to receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s monthly assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) and impediments to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in carrying out its mandate. The Council also expects to receive the recommendations of the Secretary-General on the strategic review of UNMISS.

  • 23 January 2018

    South Sudan: Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (24 January), 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 Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ursula Mueller. Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Chairperson...

  • January 2018

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2018, the Council is expected to receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s monthly assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) and impediments to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in carrying out its mandate. The mandate of UNMISS expires on 15 March 2018.

  • Tomorrow (14 December), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and reauthorising the Regional Protection Force (RPF), for an additional three months, before their 15...

  • December 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the authorisation for the Regional Protection Force (RPF), before their 15 December expiration. The Council is also expected to receive a briefing, followed by consultations, on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on UNMISS, together with his monthly assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the RPF and impediments to UNMISS in carrying out its mandate.

  • 27 November 2017

    South Sudan Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (28 November), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Special Envoy for South Sudan Ismail Wais is also...

  • November 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council is expected to receive a briefing on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the situation in the country. Consultations will follow the briefing. The mandate of UNMISS expires on 15 December.

  • 16 October 2017

    South Sudan Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (17 October), the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix. Council members will hold consultations following the briefing. Lacroix is expected to brief on the Secretary-General’s...

  • October 2017

    Famine

    Monthly Forecast

    In keeping with the Security Council’s August presidential statement on famine, a Secretariat official  is expected to provide in October “an oral briefing…on country-specific impediments to an effective response to the risk of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeast Nigeria and to make specific recommendations on how to address these impediments”. No immediate Council outcome is anticipated.

  • October 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, Security Council members expect to receive a briefing on the Secretary-General’s monthly assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) and impediments to the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in carrying out its mandate.  The briefing will be followed by consultations.