• This morning (30 April), the Security Council will hold a private meeting on Myanmar via videoconference (VTC). The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener and Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (9 April) at 10am (EST), Council members will convene virtually for an Arria-formula meeting on Myanmar. Initiated by the UK, the meeting is being co-sponsored by Estonia, France, Ireland, Norway and the US. The expected briefers include Sai Sam... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (31 March), Security Council members will be briefed on developments in Myanmar by Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener in a closed videoconference (VTC). Council members last met on Myanmar on 5 March and adopted a presidential statement on 10... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (23 March), the Security Council will convene its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan via videoconference. Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), is expected to brief... Tags: , ,

  • This afternoon (10 March), the Security Council president this month (the US) will announce the adoption of a presidential statement on Myanmar, which addresses events since the military’s declaration of a state of emergency on 1 February and the detention... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (5 March), Council members will be briefed on developments in Myanmar by Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener in a closed videoconference (VTC). The Council last discussed Myanmar on 2 February shortly after the military (known as the Tatmadaw) detained... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (2 February) Security Council members will be briefed on Myanmar by Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener in a closed videoconference (VTC). A VTC briefing on developments in Myanmar had already been scheduled for 4 February. Members agreed to bring... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (18 December) the Security Council president (South Africa) is expected to announce the result of the voting on a draft resolution renewing the mandate of the Monitoring Team supporting the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee. The written voting procedure on... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (17 December), the Security Council will convene its quarterly meeting on Afghanistan via videoconference. Deborah Lyons, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), is expected to brief... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (20 November) a high-level Arria-formula meeting will be held via videoconference on: “What can the Security Council do to support the peace process in Afghanistan?”.  It is being co-organised by Security Council members Estonia, Germany and Indonesia, together with... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (15 September), the Security Council is set to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) for another year until 17 September 2021. Council members are expected to vote on the resolution... Tags: ,

  • 10 September 2020

    Myanmar: Closed VTC Briefing

    Tomorrow (11 September), Council members will hold a closed videoconference (VTC) meeting on the situation in Myanmar. Briefings are expected from Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener; High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi; and Kanni Wignaraja, UNDP Assistant Administrator... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (27 July) an Arria-formula meeting will be held via videoconference on “Women and the Afghan Peace Process: Ensuring Women’s Participation and Promoting their Rights”. It is being co-organised by Afghanistan, Germany, Indonesia and the United Kingdom. The First Lady... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (25 June), Security Council members will convene an open videoconferencing (VTC) meeting, followed by a closed VTC session, on the situation in Afghanistan. Deborah Lyons, Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA),... Tags: , ,

  • The UK and US have requested a discussion of yesterday’s decision by China’s National People’s Congress Party regarding national security legislation for Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China) under “other matters” (also known as “any other business), which will... Tags: