Sudan

  • Tomorrow (25 September), the Council is scheduled to have an in-person briefing on Sudan in the ECOSOC chamber. The briefing will be followed by closed consultations. Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) Rosemary DiCarlo and Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations...

  • September 2020

    Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, the Council is expected to receive a briefing on the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) and the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). The chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Sven Jürgenson (Estonia), will provide the quarterly briefing on the committee’s work. 

  • Tomorrow (11 August) Security Council members will discuss the situation in Sudan (Darfur) under “other matters” (also known as “any other business”) at the request of the UK and Germany, the co-penholders on Darfur. A Secretariat official is expected to...

  • The Security Council expects to adopt two resolutions related to Sudan. Council members are currently voting according to the written procedures put in place due to COVID-19, and the results will be read out tomorrow (4 June). One resolution extends...

  • June 2020

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council will receive the semi-annual briefing, most likely in an open videoconference (VTC), of the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, related to the Court’s work on Darfur. The chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Sven Jürgenson (Estonia), is expected to provide the quarterly briefing on the committee’s work via VTC.  

  • May 2020

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Security Council is expected to make a decision regarding the drawdown and exit of the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). In accordance with resolution 2495 and following the 30 March adoption of resolution 2517, which maintained UNAMID’s current troop and police ceilings until 31 May, the Council is likely to adopt a resolution establishing a follow-on presence to UNAMID. 

  • Tomorrow (24 April), Security Council members will hold an open VTC, followed by a closed VTC, on the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo and Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix are...

  • On Monday (30 March), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution on the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) that will maintain the mission’s current troop and police ceilings until 31 May. Under normal circumstances this draft would...

  • March 2020

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Security Council is expected to make a decision regarding the drawdown and exit of the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).  The Council is likely to adopt a resolution establishing a follow-on presence to UNAMID by 31 March, in accordance with resolution 2495. Prior to this, the Council expects to receive a briefing on the special report of the Secretary-General and the Chairperson of the AU Commission, also mandated by resolution 2495, followed by consultations. The chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Sven Jürgenson (Estonia), will provide the quarterly briefing on the committee’s work.

  • December 2019

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Security Council will receive the semi-annual briefing of the ICC Prosecutor related to the court’s work on Darfur. Ambassador Joanna Wronecka (Poland), chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, is expected to provide the quarterly briefing to Council members on the Committee’s work.

  • Tomorrow (31 October), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 31 October 2020. The initial draft was circulated by the UK and Germany, the penholders on...

  • October 2019

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) ahead of its expiry on 31 October. Prior to this, the Council will receive a briefing on the special report of the Secretary-General and the Chairperson of the AU Commission, requested in resolution 2479, assessing the situation on the ground and providing recommendations on the drawdown of UNAMID as well as putting forward a joint AU-UN political strategy with options for a follow-on mechanism to UNAMID. Ambassador Joanna Wronecka (Poland), chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, is expected to provide the quarterly briefing to Council members on the committee’s work. 

  • 23 August 2019

    UN/AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur: Briefing

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    On Monday (26 August), Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to brief (via video-teleconference) on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). The briefing is in accordance with resolution 2479 of 27 June, which decided on a technical rollover of...

  • August 2019

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Council is expected to receive a briefing on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in accordance with resolution 2479, which requested the Secretary-General to provide the Security Council with an oral update about the situation on the ground 60 days after the adoption of the resolution.

  • Tomorrow (27 June), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN-AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 31 October. The initial draft was circulated by the UK and Germany, the penholders on Darfur,...