Sudan/South Sudan

  • 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...

  • 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.