• On Sunday, 22 May, Council members in an unusual move, issued a press statement while in Sudan on the second leg of their mission to Africa. The statement condemned the southern forces’ attack on the UNMIS convoy on 19 May... Tags: , , ,

  • 26 April 2011

    Insights on Sudan

    Tomorrow (Wednesday, 27 April) the Council is likely to adopt a “technical rollover” resolution extending the UN Mission in Sudan. The current mandate of UNMIS expires on 30 April. The draft resolution would renew it until 9 July at current... Tags: , ,

  • 19 April 2011

    Insights on Sudan

    The Council is expected to receive two separate briefings tomorrow (Wednesday, 20 April) on Sudan – one on the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) and the other on the AU-UN Hybrid mission in Darfur (UNAMID). Council members will also have... Tags: , ,

  • This afternoon Council members will have informal consultations on the interim report of the 1591 Sanction Committee on Sudan. This flows from resolution 1945 renewing the mandate of the panel of experts on 14 October 2010 when the Council requested... Tags: , , ,

  • 21 March 2011

    Insights on Sudan

    The Council will have a closed meeting this afternoon on Sudan. A representative from the South Sudan government and the Sudanese permanent representative to the UN will be invited to participate. Atul Khare, the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, will... Tags: , , , ,

  • 17 January 2011

    Insights on Sudan

    Tomorrow the Council will be briefed by Benjamin Mkapa and Haile Menkerios on the referendum in Sudan followed by statements from Council members on the situation. Originally consultations were scheduled following the briefing but with some members wanting to present... Tags: , , ,