Sudan

  • November 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, 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. No outcome was anticipated at press time.

  • 27 October 2015

    Briefing and Consultations on Darfur

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    Tomorrow morning (28 October), the Council is expected to receive a briefing on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) from Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet, which will be followed by consultations. The Secretary-General’s most recent report on UNAMID...

  • October 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, 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). Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet is expected to brief. At press time, no outcome was anticipated. The mandate of UNAMID expires on 30 June 2016.

  • August 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In early August, 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.

  • On Monday (29 June), the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) for an additional year in keeping with the recommendation made by the Secretary-General in his recent report...

  • 26 June 2015

    ICC Prosecutor to Brief Council on Darfur

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    On Monday (29 June), ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is expected to give her semi-annual briefing to the Security Council on the court’s work in Darfur. This briefing takes place at a critical time for Darfur, with the Council expected to...

  • On Friday morning (19 June), Council members will participate in a closed Arria-formula meeting on the human rights situation in Darfur. Called at the initiative of the US, the meeting is intended to mark the 10th anniversary of the Commission...

  • Tomorrow afternoon (10 June), there will be a briefing and consultations on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Assistant-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet is expected to brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s most recent UNAMID report (S/2015/378). The...

  • June 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Council expects to renew the mandate of the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) ahead of its 30 June expiry. Prior to this, it will be briefed on the Secretary-General’s report on UNAMID. Also in June, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is expected to provide a semi-annual briefing on the Court’s work regarding Darfur.

  • May 2015

    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.

  • Tomorrow (17 March) the Council will have a briefing, followed by consultations, on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) and the situation in Darfur. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous is expected to brief. During the meeting, the Council...

  • March 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council will consider two reports on the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), both were expected to be released before the end of February. These are the quarterly report on UNAMID and a special report that analyses the implementation of the strategic review of the mission conducted last year and includes “recommendations for the future mandate, composition, configuration and exit strategy of UNAMID” per resolution 2173 of 27 August 2014. 

  • On Thursday (12 February), the Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the panel of experts of the Sudan Sanctions Committee for an additional 13 months until 12 March 2016. (The current mandate expires on 13...

  • February 2015

    Sudan (Darfur)

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the chair of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Rafael Ramírez of Venezuela, is expected to provide the quarterly briefing on the Committee’s work to Council members in consultations. It is also expected that the Council will renew the mandate of the Panel of Experts, which expires on 13 March, during February.  

  • The Council is scheduled to hold consultations tomorrow morning (30 December) to discuss Sudan’s recent decision to expel two high-level UN officials from the country, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Ali al-Zaatari (Jordan) and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director Yvonne...