Sudan (Darfur)

  • January 2017

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council will receive a briefing, and hold consultations, on the Secretary-General’s report on UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), whose mandate expires on 30 June 2017. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief. While unconfirmed at press time, it is possible that an AU representative may brief as well.  No outcome is expected.

  • December 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, Ambassador Rafael Ramírez Carreño (Venezuela), the chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, is expected to provide the quarterly briefing to Council members on the Committee’s work. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is expected to provide the semi-annual briefing to the Council on the Court’s work on Darfur.

  • 3 October 2016

    Darfur Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow morning (4 October), the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations HervĂ© Ladsous is expected to brief on the Secretary-General’s latest 90-day report...

  • October 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    Expected Council Action In October, the Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the report of the Secretary-General on the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), whose mandate expires on 30 June 2017. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé...

  • September 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, Ambassador Rafael Ramírez (Venezuela), the chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, is expected to provide the quarterly briefing to Council members on the Committee’s work. The Committee will have to make a decision on a new slate of candidates for its panel of experts, once they are proposed by the Department of Political Affairs. 

  • Tomorrow (29 June), the Security Council is scheduled to renew the mandate of the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) for an additional year. The initial draft was circulated to Council members by the UK, the penholder on Darfur, on...

  • Tomorrow (14 June), the Security Council will receive a briefing by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), followed by consultations. Ladsous will present the special report of the UN Secretary-General and the...

  • June 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to provide the briefing. The Council needs to renew the mandate of UNAMID, which expires on 30 June. Also during the month, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is expected to provide the semi-annual briefing to the Council on the Court’s work on Darfur. It further seems that Council members will meet with the AU’s Open-ended Ministerial Committee of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the ICC.  The ICC’s case against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will probably be raised in this meeting.

  • May 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, Ambassador Rafael Ramírez (Venezuela), the chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, is expected to provide the quarterly briefing to Council members on the Committee’s work. At press time, no outcome was anticipated.

  • April 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    Expected Council ActionIn April, the Council will receive a briefing, followed by consultations, on the Secretary-General’s quarterly report on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), which was published in late March. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected...

  • Tomorrow (10 February), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution renewing the Panel of Experts of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee until 12 March 2017. The draft in blue expresses the Council’s intention to take appropriate...

  • February 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, Ambassador Rafael Ramírez (Venezuela), the chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, will provide the quarterly briefing to the Council on the Committee’s work. At press time, the format of the meeting (i.e. whether there will be a public briefing or just consultations) remained unclear. The Council is also expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the Panel of Experts, which expires on 12 February.

  • 22 January 2016

    Darfur Briefing and Consultations

    What's in Blue

    On Monday (25 January), the Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), followed by consultations. The briefing is expected to focus on the Secretary-General’s 24 December 2015 UNAMID...

  • January 2016

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In January, the Council will receive a briefing, followed by consultations, on the Secretary-General’s quarterly report on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation for Darfur (UNAMID), which was expected to be released by 28 December. The mandate of UNAMID expires on 30 June 2016.

  • December 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is expected to provide the semi-annual briefing on the Court’s work regarding Darfur.