What's In Blue: Americas

  • 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: ,

  • 18 July 2019

    Colombia Meeting

    Tomorrow (19 July), the Security Council will hold two meetings on the situation in Colombia. First, the Council will receive a briefing from Peru and the UK, which co-led an 11-14 July visiting mission to Colombia. (Click here for background on... Tags:

  • On Saturday (13 July), the Security Council delegation travelled to Cauca, Colombia’s department with the highest number of killings of former combatants and social leaders.  The municipality of Caldono in the Cauca Department hosts one of the 24 Territorial Areas for... Tags: , ,

  • 24 June 2019

    Haiti Resolution*

    Tomorrow (25 June), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution that details the transition of the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) to a special political mission once the MINUJUSTH mandate expires on 15... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (7 June), Security Council members will hold an Arria-formula meeting on “Transnational Organised Crime and Drug Trafficking in the Caribbean Region as a Threat to International Stability”. The Dominican Republic, France, Peru, the UK, the US, Barbados, the... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (12 April), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of MINUJUSTH, for a final period until 15 October. The draft resolution was circulated by the US, the penholder, on 4 April. Two meetings were... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (10 April), the Security Council will meet to discuss the humanitarian situation in Venezuela, at the request of the US. Secretary-General António Guterres will make introductory remarks and the Council will then be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian... Tags:

  • Tomorrow (28 February), the Security Council is expected to hold a meeting on the situation in Venezuela. Council members may vote on two competing draft resolutions, produced by the US and Russia, respectively. At press time, it seems that the... Tags: ,

  • 25 January 2019

    Venezuela Briefing*

    Tomorrow (26 January) at 9:00 am, the Security Council is expected to hold a meeting on the situation in Venezuela during which it will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo. The last time the Council... Tags: ,