Syria

  • December 2022

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Council will hold its monthly meetings on the political and humanitarian situations in Syria, as well as on the use of chemical weapons in the country. 

  • 21 November 2022

    Syria: Informal Interactive Dialogue

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    This afternoon (21 November), Security Council members are expected to hold an informal interactive dialogue (IID) on Syria. (IIDs are informal closed meetings which allow for the participation of non-Council members. There are no meeting records of IIDs and they are...

  • November 2022

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In November, there will be the monthly meetings on the political and humanitarian situations in Syria, as well as on the use of chemical weapons in the country. Council members will also hold an informal interactive dialogue (IID) in accordance with resolution 2642 of 12 July, which reauthorised the Syrian cross-border humanitarian aid mechanism and encouraged an IID every two months to regularly review and follow up on the implementation of the resolution, including progress in early-recovery projects.

  • This morning (25 October), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the political and humanitarian situations in Syria, which will feature briefings from Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen and OCHA Director of Operations and Advocacy Reena Ghelani,...

  • October 2022

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing, possibly followed by consultations, on political and humanitarian developments in Syria. Consultations on the use of chemical weapons in Syria are also expected to be held this month. 

  • 24 September 2022

    Syria: Informal Interactive Dialogue

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    On Monday morning (26 September), Security Council members are expected to hold an informal interactive dialogue (IID) on Syria. The meeting is being held in accordance with resolution 2642 of 12 July, which renewed the Syria cross-border aid mechanism for...

  • 13 September 2022

    Syria: Briefing and Consultations

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    Tomorrow (14 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the political and humanitarian tracks in Syria. The expected briefers are Deputy Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Najat Rochdi, Under-Secretary-General for...

  • September 2022

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In September, there will be the monthly meetings on the political, humanitarian and chemical weapons tracks in Syria. Council members will also hold an informal interactive dialogue (IID) in accordance with resolution 2642 of 12 July, which reauthorised the Syrian cross-border humanitarian aid mechanism and encouraged an IID every two months to regularly review and follow up on the implementation of the resolution, including progress in early-recovery projects.  

  • August 2022

    Syria 

    Monthly Forecast

    In August, the Security Council is expected to hold one meeting on political and humanitarian issues in Syria, and another on chemical weapons in the country.  

  • Tomorrow (12 July) at 9 am EST, the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution reauthorising cross-border humanitarian aid deliveries through the Bab al-Hawa crossing on the Syrian-Turkish border for an additional six months, until 10 January...

  • July 2022

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Security Council is expected to hold meetings on the political, humanitarian and chemical weapons tracks in Syria. The Council is also expected to vote on renewing resolution 2585, which expires on 10 July, and provides the authorisation for cross-border humanitarian deliveries through the Bab al-Hawa crossing on the Syrian-Turkish border. The resolution also encourages efforts to improve cross-line deliveries of humanitarian assistance (that is, across domestic frontlines from Syrian government-held areas into areas outside government control) and welcomes early recovery projects in Syria

  • Tomorrow afternoon (20 June), the Security Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on the humanitarian situation in Syria. Secretary-General António Guterres is expected to provide introductory remarks and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths will brief. A civil...

  • Tomorrow (3 June) at 10:30 am EST in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, there will be a Security Council Arria-formula meeting on “Syrian Women’s Voices on Detainees and the Disappeared in Syria”. The meeting is being organised by the US, together...

  • June 2022

    Syria

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, the Security Council will hold its monthly meetings on the political, humanitarian and chemical weapons tracks in Syria.

  • On Tuesday (31 May), Council members will convene for closed consultations on the political situation in Syria. UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen is expected to brief via videoconference. Pedersen is likely to update members on the eighth...