What's In Blue: Ukraine

  • 15 November 2022

    Ukraine: Briefing*

    Tomorrow afternoon (16 November), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. Albania and the US—the political co-penholders on Ukraine—requested the meeting with the aim of providing a comprehensive update on the political and... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (2 November), following the debate on Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Security Council is expected to vote on a Russian-proposed draft resolution invoking article VI of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC). The BWC prohibits the development, production, acquisition, transfer,... Tags: , , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (31 October), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on Ukraine under the “Threats to International Peace and Security” agenda item. Russia requested the meeting, citing allegations of a 29 October attack against its ships in... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (27 October), the Security Council will convene for two meetings on Ukraine under the agenda item “Threats to international peace and security”, both of which were requested by Russia. In requesting the first meeting, which will be held... Tags: ,

  • 20 October 2022

    Ukraine: Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (21 October), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. France and Mexico—the humanitarian co-penholders on Ukraine—requested the meeting, which will focus on the protection of civilians and critical infrastructure in Ukraine.... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (30 September), the Security Council is expected to vote on a draft resolution titled “Illegal So-Called Referenda in Ukraine”. The draft text in blue condemns Russia’s referendums held in its occupied territories in Ukraine from 23 to 27... Tags: ,

  • 26 September 2022

    Ukraine: Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (27 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. Albania and the US requested the meeting following a letter sent by Ukraine to the president of the Security Council. Ukraine’s letter... Tags: ,

  • 21 September 2022

    Ukraine: High-Level Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (22 September), the Security Council will convene for a ministerial-level briefing on Ukraine. The meeting, titled “The fight against impunity in Ukraine”, is a signature event of France’s Council presidency. French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine... Tags: ,

  • 7 September 2022

    Ukraine: Briefing

    This afternoon (7 September), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. The expected briefers are Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and head of the UN... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (6 September), the Security Council will hold an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine under the agenda item “threats to international peace and security”. The meeting, which was requested by Russia, is expected to focus on the... Tags: ,

  • 23 August 2022

    Ukraine Briefing*

    Tomorrow morning (24 August), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. The meeting, which was requested by Albania, France, Ireland, Norway, the UK, and the US, will mark six months since the outbreak of... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (11 August), the Security Council will hold an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine under the agenda item “threats to international peace and security”. The meeting, which was requested by Russia, is expected to focus on recent... Tags: ,

  • 28 July 2022

    Ukraine Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (29 July), the Security Council will convene for an open briefing on the situation in Ukraine. Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo is expected to brief. Ukraine will participate under rule 37 of the Council’s provisional... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (15 July) at 3 pm EST, there will be a Security Council Arria-formula meeting on “The destruction of cultural heritage as a consequence of the Russian aggression against Ukraine”. The meeting—which was initiated by Albania and Poland, in cooperation... Tags: , ,

  • On Monday (11 July) at 3 pm EST, Russia will convene an Arria-formula meeting titled “Neo-Nazism and radical nationalism: exploring root causes of the crisis in Ukraine”. At the time of writing, the briefers had yet to be announced. The... Tags: ,