What's In Blue: September 2022

  • Tomorrow afternoon (26 September), the Security Council will hold an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Haiti. China requested the meeting to discuss the unrest which erupted in the country after the government announced a fuel price increase on... Tags: , ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • 21 September 2022

    Ukraine: High-Level Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (22 September), the Security Council will convene for a ministerial-level briefing on Ukraine. The meeting, titled “The fight against impunity in Ukraine”, is a signature event of France’s Council presidency. French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine... Tags: ,

  • 15 September 2022

    Myanmar: Closed Consultations

    Tomorrow morning (16 September), Council members will hold closed consultations to receive a briefing from Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer on her recent visit to Myanmar. It seems that some members would also have liked to... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (15 September), the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing on armed conflict and food security, under the “Protection of civilians in armed conflict” agenda item. Brazil and Ireland, the Council’s focal points on conflict and hunger,... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (15 September), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) for one year, until 17 September 2023. Background... Tags: , ,

  • On Friday afternoon (16 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan and head of UNMISS Nicholas Haysom... Tags: , ,

  • This morning (14 September), following the meeting on Syria, Security Council members will hold a meeting under “any other business” to discuss the clashes that erupted along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border on the night between 12 and 13 September. According to... Tags: ,

  • 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... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (13 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS). Special Representative and head of UNITAMS Volker Perthes is expected to brief on... Tags: , ,

  • 7 September 2022

    Yemen: Consultations

    Tomorrow morning (8 September), Security Council members will convene for closed consultations on Yemen. The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg, OCHA Director of Operations and Advocacy Reena Ghelani, and Head of the UN Mission to Support... Tags: ,

  • 7 September 2022

    Ukraine: Briefing

    This afternoon (7 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. The expected briefers are Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and head of the UN... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (7 September), the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the situation in Somalia. Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) James... Tags: , ,

  • This afternoon (6 September), the Security Council will hold an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine under the agenda item “threats to international peace and security”. The meeting, which was requested by Russia, is expected to focus on the... Tags: ,

  • France is the president of the Security Council in September. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 September). In September, the Security Council will hold a briefing on peacekeeping reform pursuant to resolution... Tags: ,