• 20 November 2022

    DPRK: Open Briefing*

    Tomorrow morning (21 November), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo is expected to brief. Albania, France, Ireland, Norway, the UK, and... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (17 November) at 10 am EST, Russia will convene an Arria-formula meeting titled “Preventing Economic Collapse and Exploring Prospects for Recovery and Development in Afghanistan”. The meeting, which will take place in the Trusteeship Council chamber, is open to... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (4 November), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific Mohamed Khaled Khiari is expected to brief. Albania, France,... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (24 October), Security Council members will hold a closed Arria-formula meeting titled “Engaging Afghanistan”. The meeting has been organised by Norway, the penholder on the file, and will take place at the offices of Norway’s permanent mission to the... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (5 October), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Mohamed Khaled Khiari is expected to brief. Albania, France,... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (27 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on Afghanistan. Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Markus Potzel, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Fathi Waly, and a... 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: ,

  • 26 August 2022

    Afghanistan: Briefing

    On Monday afternoon (29 August), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on Afghanistan. Russia requested the meeting, citing the need to discuss the “humanitarian and economic situation and other consequences of the US and NATO military intervention”... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (23 June), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing, followed by closed consultations, on Afghanistan. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator... Tags: , ,

  • Yesterday (26 May), the Security Council voted on a draft resolution updating and strengthening the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) sanctions regime. The draft resolution was not adopted because China and Russia both cast a veto. The remaining... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (27 May), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are UN Special Envoy for Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer and Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn, who will brief in his capacity as... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (12 May), Security Council members will convene for closed consultations on Afghanistan. Special Representative and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Deborah Lyons is expected to brief. The meeting was requested by Norway to address... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (25 March), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sanctions Committee. Council members are also expected to hold... Tags: , ,

  • This morning (17 March), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for one year, until 17 March 2023. Norway, the penholder on Afghanistan, circulated the... Tags: ,

  • 27 January 2022

    Myanmar: Private Meeting

    Tomorrow (28 January), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are the UN Special Envoy for Myanmar Noeleen Heyzer and Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn, who will brief in his capacity... Tags: ,