What's In Blue: Americas

  • On Monday (23 August), Security Council members will discuss the humanitarian situation in Haiti under “any other business”, after the country was struck by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on 14 August and tropical storm “Grace” on 16 and 17 August.... Tags: ,

  • 12 July 2021

    Colombia Briefing

    Tomorrow (13 July), the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Colombia. Special Representative and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu will brief on recent developments and the Secretary-General’s latest 90-day report on the... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (17 June), the Security Council is expected to convene in person for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH). Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of BINUH Helen La... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (11 May), the Security Council president (China) is expected to announce the results of the written voting procedure on a draft resolution expanding the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia to include monitoring compliance with the... Tags: ,

  • 20 April 2021

    Colombia Meeting via VTC

    Tomorrow afternoon (21 April), the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Colombia via videoconference (VTC). Special Representative and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu is expected to brief on recent developments and the... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (24 March), the Security Council president for this month (the US) is expected to announce the adoption of a presidential statement on Haiti. This will be the first presidential statement on Haiti since October 2017, when Council members recognised... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (21 January), the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Colombia via videoconference (VTC). Special Representative and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu is expected to brief on recent developments and the... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (14 October), the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Colombia via videoconference. Special Representative and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu is expected to brief on recent developments and the Secretary-General’s... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (25 September), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia until 25 September 2021. The Council is expected to vote on the draft resolution in person at... Tags: ,

  • 13 July 2020

    Colombia Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (14 July), the Security Council will hold its quarterly meeting on Colombia. Special Representative and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu is expected to brief on recent developments and the Secretary-General’s latest 90-day... Tags: ,

  • 20 May 2020

    Venezuela: Open VTC

    Today (20 May) Security Council members are scheduled to hold an open videoconference (VTC) meeting on Venezuela. Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo is expected to brief. The meeting was requested by Russia. It appears to have been... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (14 April), Security Council members will convene an informal open videoconference (VTC) meeting, followed by a closed VTC meeting, on the situation in Colombia. Special Representative and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (13 January) the Security Council will receive a briefing on Colombia from Special Representative of the Secretary-General Carlos Ruiz Massieu on the Secretary-General’s latest 90-day report on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia and the most recent developments.... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (October 15) the Security Council will hold its last debate on the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) before it transitions to the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH), a special political mission (SPM), on 16 October.... Tags: , , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (10 October), the Security Council will receive a briefing on Colombia from Special Representative of the Secretary-General Carlos Ruiz Massieu on the 90-day report on the UN Verification Mission in Colombia (covering developments from 27 June through 26... Tags: ,