What's In Blue: Myanmar

  • Tomorrow (17 August), the Security Council will convene for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener and Dato Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam, the... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (29 July), Security Council members will hold a virtual Arria-formula meeting on “Myanmar: Crisis, Conflict and COVID – where are we now?”. The meeting is being organised by the UK. The expected briefers are Susanna Hla Hla Soe, Minister... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (18 June), the Security Council will convene in person for a private meeting on Myanmar. The expected briefers are Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener and Dato Erywan bin Pehin Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei... Tags: ,

  • 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: ,

  • 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: ,

  • 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: ,

  • 14 May 2020

    Myanmar: Closed VTC

    This afternoon (14 May), Security Council members will hold a closed VTC meeting on Myanmar. Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener is expected to brief on recent developments in the country, including the escalation of the conflict in northwest Rakhine State... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (4 February), the Security Council is expected to meet in consultations for a briefing on Myanmar from Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. It seems that there was interest in also having... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow (30 January), the Security Council will hold a briefing on cooperation between the UN and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This will be the first Council meeting focused on cooperation with ASEAN. Secretary-General António Guterres and ASEAN... Tags: , ,

  • Council members will hold two meetings in the coming days on the situation in Myanmar. Tomorrow (21 August), Council members will discuss the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar under “any other business”. The meeting was requested by Belgium, France,... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (2 July), Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener will brief Council members on Myanmar during “any other business”.  Council members last heard from Burgener on 28 February, following her visits to Bangladesh and Myanmar (S/PV.8477). At an informal meeting of the... Tags: ,