Sudan/South Sudan

  • 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...

  • September 2015

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, Council members will hold consultations on the implementation of resolution 2046 on Sudan/South Sudan issues, as well as on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Haile Menkerios, the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, is expected to brief on developments, while Hervé Ladsous, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, is likely to brief on UNISFA’s activities.

  • Tomorrow morning (14 July) the Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for an additional five months. The draft resolution was circulated to the full Council last Wednesday 8 July. After...

  • Tomorrow (8 July), Council members are scheduled to hold consultations on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and Sudan/South Sudan issues. Haile Tilahun Gebremariam, the head of UNISFA, is expected to brief on the mission’s activities, while Special...

  • July 2015

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, Council members will hold consultations on the implementation of resolution 2046 on Sudan/South Sudan issues, as well as on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Haile Menkerios, the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, is expected to brief on Sudan/South Sudan, while the head of UNISFA, Haile Tilahun Gebremariam, will brief on the mission’s activities. The Council is expected to renew UNISFA’s mandate prior to its 15 July expiration.  

  • June 2015

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, Council members will hold their quarterly meeting on the implementation of resolution 2046 on Sudan-South Sudan relations. The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Sudan and South Sudan, Haile Menkerios, is expected to brief. At press time, no outcome was anticipated.

  • Tomorrow morning (5 May) Council members are scheduled to hold consultations on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet is expected to brief on the situation in Abyei and the Secretary-General’s most...

  • May 2015

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    Council members are expected to hold consultations in May to consider the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) due by 1 May.   The mandate of UNISFA expires on 15 July. 

  • Tomorrow morning (24 March) Council members will hold consultations on Sudan/South Sudan. Haile Menkerios, Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan and Special Representative to the AU, is expected to brief via video teleconference. In the afternoon, the Council is...

  • March 2015

    Sudan and South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, Council members will hold their quarterly meeting on implementation of resolution 2046 on Sudan-South Sudan relations, as outlined in a 21 August 2014 presidential note. At press time, no outcome was anticipated on this issue during the month.

  • Tomorrow (26 February), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 July 2015. The first draft was circulated to Council members on 18 February and...

  • February 2015

    Sudan/South Sudan

    Monthly Forecast

    Council members are expected to hold consultations in February to consider the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) due by 2 February and to renew UNISFA’s mandate, which expires on 28 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...