Syria

  • Tomorrow (10 May), at the request of the humanitarian penholders on Syria (Belgium, Germany and Kuwait), Security Council members will discuss the humanitarian impact of the recent escalation of hostilities in Idlib in consultations. OCHA’s Director of Operations and Advocacy,...

  • May 2019

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In May, the Council will receive the monthly briefings on the humanitarian situation, the political process, and the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

  • April 2019

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council will receive the monthly briefings on the humanitarian situation, the political process, and the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

  • 5 March 2019

    Syria: Chemical Weapons Consultations

    What's in Blue

    Tomorrow (6 March), Security Council members will receive a briefing in consultations from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Izumi Nakamitsu, on the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The meeting is expected to focus on the 1 March report...

  • March 2019

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In March, the Council will receive the monthly briefings on the humanitarian situation, the political process and the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

  • 27 February 2019

    Syria: First Political Briefing by Pedersen

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    Tomorrow (28 February), Special Envoy Geir O. Pedersen, who assumed his position on 7 January, will provide his first briefing to the Security Council on the political situation in Syria. The meeting takes place two weeks before the eighth anniversary...

  • February 2019

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In February, the Council will receive the monthly briefings on the humanitarian situation, the political process and the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

  • January 2019

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In January 2019, the Council will receive the monthly briefings on the humanitarian situation and the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

  • Later today (13 December), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution prepared by Sweden and Kuwait renewing the authorisation for cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access to Syria. There were two rounds of negotiations with all Council...

  • December 2018

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will receive the monthly Syria briefings on the humanitarian situation, political developments, and the use of chemical weapons. Council members are expected to negotiate the renewal of the authorisation for cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access, which was most recently extended through resolution 2393 and expires on 10 January 2019.

  • November 2018

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, the Council expects to receive the monthly Syria briefings on the humanitarian situation, political developments, and the use of chemical weapons.

  • Tomorrow (26 October), at the request of France, the UK and the US, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura will brief the Council via video-teleconference on his efforts to facilitate the establishment of a constitutional committee for Syria. At his...

  • October 2018

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Council expects to receive the monthly Syria briefings on the humanitarian situation, political developments, and the use of chemical weapons.

  • Tomorrow (18 September), the Security Council is expected to hold a meeting on the humanitarian situation and political developments in Syria. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock and Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will brief the Council. The...

  • Tomorrow (7 September), the Security Council is scheduled to receive briefings on the political and humanitarian situation in the Syrian northern governorate of Idlib and adjacent areas close to the Turkish border. The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de...