Timor-Leste

  • 18 DECEMBER 2012

    Timor-Leste Presidential Statement

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    The Security Council is set to adopt a presidential statement on Timor-Leste tomorrow morning (19 December). The statement, which has been agreed, is likely to be the Council’s last pronouncement on Timor-Leste in the foreseeable future. It comes as the…

  • December 2012

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The mandate of the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste concludes at the end of December. At press time, it seemed the Council might adopt a presidential statement or resolution marking the end of the mission and perhaps formally deciding to remove Timor-Leste from its agenda.

  • 12 NOVEMBER 2012

    Final Timor-Leste Debate

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    This afternoon (12 November), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a debate on the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT), whose mandate will expire at the end of December. The Acting Special Representative for Timor-Leste, Finn Reske-Nielsen—who assumed the…

  • November 2012

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    In November, the Council is expected to hold its final debate on the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT). The mission’s mandate is set to end on 31 December. Finn Reske-Nielsen (Denmark), who has been Acting Special Representative for Timor-Leste since mid-June, is expected to brief the Council.

  • 22 FEBRUARY 2012

    Timor-Leste Debate and Adoption

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    This afternoon (22 February), the Council is scheduled to hold a debate on the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT). The Special Representative for Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, will brief the Council on the Secretary-General’s latest report of 18 January. She…

  • February 2012

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to hold a briefing and consultations on the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) in February. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, is expected to brief the Council. Timor-Leste will likely be represented by Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão or President José Ramos-Horta, possibly accompanied by others at the ministerial level.

  • November 2011

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to hold a debate on Timor-Leste in November, which Portugal’s Foreign Minister Paulo Portas is expected to chair. Timor-Leste is likely to be represented at a high level, with the president or prime minister likely to address the debate. Other concerned member states, including those in the core group on Timor-Leste, may also request to participate. Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, is expected to brief the Council.

  • 14 FEBRUARY 2011

    Insights on Timor-Leste

    WHAT'S IN BLUE

    Council members met today for a preparatory meeting on the resolution renewing the UN Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) for another year. Members will begin consultations on the draft resolution tomorrow and are expected to finalise it by the end of…

  • February 2011

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to renew the mandate of the UN operation in Timor-Leste, UNMIT, for a further 12 months prior to its 26 February expiry. Prime Minister of Timor-Leste Xanana Gusmão will address an open debate of the Council and Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Timor-Leste Ameerah Haq will brief the Council. 

  • November 2010

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is considering a visit to Timor-Leste at the end of November. Japan, as the lead country on Timor-Leste, has pushed for this visit. The number of Council members going on the mission was uncertain at press time.

  • October 2010

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST
    Expected Council Action No Council decisions on Timor-Leste are expected in October, but the Council is likely to have a debate and receive a briefing from Ameerah Haq, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Timor-Leste. At press time the Secretary-General’s report…
  • February 2010

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    A briefing by the head of the UN Mission in Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, and an open debate are expected in February. (The UNMIT mandate expires on 26 February and Council renewal is expected.)

  • October 2009

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    No Council decisions on Timor-Leste are expected in October, but the Council is likely to receive a briefing from the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Timor-Leste, Atul Khare.

  • February 2009

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Council is expected to hold an open debate on Timor-Leste in February and renew the mandate of the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) before it expires on 26 February. Major changes to the mandate seem unlikely.

  • August 2008

    Timor-Leste

    MONTHLY FORECAST

    The Secretary-General’s progress report on the activities of the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) is due on 1 August 2008. It is possible the report will include recommendations on possible adjustments to the mandate and strength of UNMIT as requested in resolution 1802 but it is unlikely these recommendations will require implementation at this time.