South Sudan

  • 25 September 2017

    South Sudan Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (26 September), the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Chairman Festus Mogae may also...

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (8 September 2017): This morning (8 September), members of the Security Council held their 11th joint consultative meeting with the AU Peace and Security Council (AU PSC). The meeting started with statements by AU PSC chairperson, Ambassador...

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (7 September 2017): Security Council members have had a series of meetings since landing in Addis Ababa yesterday afternoon. Council members began their visiting mission yesterday (6 September) with briefings by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General...

  • Council members left today (5 September) for a three-day visiting mission to Addis Ababa for the 11th joint consultative meeting between members of the UN Security Council and the AU Peace and Security Council (AU PSC). Ahead of the joint...

  • September 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Security Council will consider the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on the implementation of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). It will also receive his monthly assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the Regional Protection Force (RPF) and impediments to UNMISS in carrying out its mandate. The mandate of UNMISS expires on 15 December.

  • 23 August 2017

    South Sudan Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (24 August), the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations El Ghassim Wane. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Nicholas Haysom and Joint Monitoring and Evaluation...

  • Tomorrow (9 August), the Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement expressing its grave concern about the threat of famine presently facing more than 20 million people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and north-east Nigeria. After the Council’s 16...

  • August 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s 30-day assessment of UNMISS and the deployment and future requirements of the RPF. The UNMISS mandate expires on 15 December. 

  • 19 July 2017

    South Sudan Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (20 July), the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations El Ghassim Wane. Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) Chairman Festus Mogae is also expected to brief...

  • July 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s 30-day assessment of UNMISS and the deployment and future requirements of the RPF. The UNMISS mandate expires on 15 December 2017. 

  • 20 June 2017

    South Sudan Briefing

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (21 June), the Council is scheduled to receive a briefing on the situation in South Sudan from Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Nicholas Haysom (via VTC). Following the briefing, Council...

  • On Friday (16 June), Security Council members will hold an Arria-formula open meeting on the risk of famine in the conflict-affected areas of north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. The session is being co-hosted by the A3 (the three...

  • June 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council is expected to consider the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on UNMISS and his 30-day assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the RPF. The Secretary-General is also expected to provide a review of the progress made by the parties towards ceasing hostilities, returning to the path of dialogue, and achieving inclusiveness within the government, as well as to recommend any relevant adjustments to the UNMISS mandate. The UNMISS mandate expires on 15 December 2017.

  • Tomorrow (24 May), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the South Sudan sanctions regime (comprising assets freezes and travel bans on designated individuals) for an additional year and the Panel of Experts for 13 months. The...

  • May 2017

    South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the 2206 South Sudan sanctions regime, which expires on 31 May. The Council is also set to renew the mandate of the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee Panel of Experts. In addition, the Council will most likely consider the Secretary-General’s 30-day assessment of the deployment and future requirements of the RPF, obstacles to setting up the force, and impediments to UNMISS in carrying out its mandate. The mandate of UNMISS expires on 15 December 2017.