Sudan/South Sudan

  • August 2017

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, Council members may be briefed on the first of two reports requested in resolution 2352 on UNISFA.

  • Today (12 May), the Security Council may vote to renew the mandate of UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for an additional six months. The vote, initially scheduled for Wednesday 10 May, was delayed due to a lack of...

  • May 2017

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council is expected to renew the mandate of UNISFA prior to its 15 May expiration.

  • April 2017

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, Council members are expected to hold consultations on UNISFA and on Sudan/South Sudan issues. Incoming Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to brief on the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of UNISFA’s mandate, as well as on a separate report focusing on a strategic review of the mission that is expected to include “findings and recommendations for how UNISFA should be optimally configured and streamlined as appropriate”, as per resolution 2318. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Nicholas Haysom is scheduled to brief on Sudan/South Sudan issues. The mandate of UNISFA expires on 15 May 2017.

  • Tomorrow morning (3 November), the Security Council is scheduled to hold consultations on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and on South Sudan. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations HervĂ© Ladsous is expected to brief on both issues. UNISFA The...

  • November 2016

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, members of the Security Council will hold consultations on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and on Sudan/South Sudan issues more generally. The Council expects to renew the mandate of UNISFA prior to its 15 November expiration

  • August 2016

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, Council members are expected to meet for the quarterly consultations on Sudan/South Sudan issues. At press time, no outcome was anticipated.

  • May 2016

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The quarterly consultations on Sudan/South Sudan issues will be held in May. The Council is also expected to renew the mandate of UNISFA prior to the expiration of its mandate on 15 May.

  • April 2016

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council will hold consultations on the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), which is expected to be published by 15 April. The UNISFA mandate expires on 15 May.

  • 17 February 2016

    Sudan/South Sudan Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (18 February), Special Envoy of the Secretary-General Haile Menkerios is expected to provide the quarterly briefing to Council members on Sudan/South Sudan issues in consultations, via video-teleconference. These quarterly briefings—originally held on a semi-monthly basis—focus on the implementation of...

  • February 2016

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, Council members will receive their quarterly briefing on the implementation of resolution 2046 on Sudan/South Sudan issues. Haile Menkerios, the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, is expected to brief via video teleconference on developments. No outcome is anticipated. 

  • Tomorrow (15 December), the Security Council is planning to vote on a resolution that would renew the mandate of UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for an additional five months. The initial draft was circulated to Council members by...

  • December 2015

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) prior to its 15 December expiration. 

  • November 2015

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, Council members will hold consultations on Sudan/South Sudan and the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Haile Menkerios is expected to brief on Sudan/South Sudan issues via video-teleconference, while it remained unclear at press time who would brief on UNISFA. UNISFA’s mandate expires on 15 December.  

  • This morning (9 October) the Council will vote on a draft resolution* adjusting the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to support implementation of the “Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South...