Ukraine

  • This afternoon (29 April), following a request by the UK, the Council will hold a public meeting on Ukraine. Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will brief on recent developments with Ukrainian Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev expected to participate under...

  • This afternoon, the Council will hold a public meeting on the situation in Ukraine at the request of Lithuania. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović will brief on the human rights situation. Council members are likely to be interested...

  • April 2014

    Ukraine

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Council may consider the situation in Ukraine depending on developments on the ground, both within Ukraine–where the interim government is faced with secessionist threats from pro-Russia elements in the east and southeast and confronted with the de facto annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia–and along the border with Russia in light of military deployments and exercises by Moscow in the area. 

  • 27 March 2014

    Briefing by the Secretary-General on Ukraine

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    Tomorrow (28 March), Security Council members will hold closed consultations on the situation in Ukraine, with a briefing by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The Secretary-General travelled to Moscow and Kiev, on 19 March, three days after Crimea and Sevastopol held a...

  • This afternoon the Security Council will hold a public meeting on Ukraine at the request of France. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, as well as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović, who has just returned from Ukraine, will brief. Ambassador...

  • 14 March 2014

    Vote on a Draft Resolution on Ukraine

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    The Draft Resolution Tomorrow morning (Saturday, 15 March), the Security Council is scheduled to vote on a draft resolution on the situation in Ukraine. The US circulated a draft text to Council members yesterday morning (13 March) and US Ambassador...

  • Tomorrow (13 March) the Council will hold a public meeting on Ukraine which will be chaired by Jean Asselborn, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, will brief the Council on the latest...

  • A private meeting of the Security Council on Ukraine will be held at 3 pm today following a request from Ukraine. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will brief the Council. The Permanent Representative of Ukraine, Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev, is...

  • This afternoon (6 March), the Security Council will hold consultations on the situation in Ukraine at the request of the UK. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson will brief the Council from Kiev (via teleconference) on the most recent developments in Ukraine...

  • 3 March 2014

    Briefing on Developments in Ukraine

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    Following a request by Russia, this afternoon the Security Council will be briefed by Oscar Fernández-Taranco from the Department of Political Affairs in a public meeting on the situation in Ukraine. It seems that Ukraine will speak following statements from...

  • 28 February 2014

    Private Meeting and Consultations on Ukraine

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    At press time, a private meeting of the Council, followed by consultations, on the situation in Ukraine, had been called for at 3 pm. It seems that Oscar Fernández-Tarranco from the Department of Political Affairs will brief and a representative...