What's In Blue: Ukraine

  • Yesterday evening (21 February), the Security Council convened for an open meeting to discuss the recent escalation of tensions in and around Ukraine, under the agenda item “Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Ukraine to... Tags: ,

  • 16 February 2022

    Ukraine Briefing*

    Tomorrow (17 February), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the situation in Ukraine. Russia is organising the meeting to mark the seventh anniversary of the “Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements”, also known as... Tags: ,

  • This morning (31 January), the Security Council may convene for an open meeting on Ukraine, under the agenda item “Threats to International Peace and Security”. The US requested the open meeting, citing the threat posed to international peace and security... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow morning (2 June), Russia will convene an Arria-formula meeting via videoconference (VTC) on the situation in Ukraine titled “The circumstances of Maidan and its after-effects in Donbas”. The expected briefers are Mykola Azarov, former Prime Minister of Ukraine; Oleg... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (5 May), Russia will host an Arria-formula meeting via videoconference on the situation in Ukraine entitled “Odessa seven years after: Neo-nazism and violent nationalism as drivers of conflict in Ukraine”. The expected briefers are Dmitry Fuchedzhi, former deputy... Tags: , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (17 March), Russia will host an Arria-formula meeting via videoconference on the situation in Crimea. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia (Russia) is expected to provide introductory and closing remarks at the meeting. Briefings are expected from: Chingiz Yaqubov, the Chancellor... Tags: , , ,

  • Tomorrow (12 March), there will be a high-level videoconference (VTC) Arria-formula meeting on Crimea from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST). The meeting—which will be live-streamed via YouTube, Facebook and the homepage of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and... Tags: , , ,

  • 10 February 2021

    Ukraine Briefing

    Tomorrow morning (11 February), the Security Council will hold a briefing via videoconference (VTC) on the situation in Ukraine. Russia requested the meeting to mark the anniversary of the “Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements”, also... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow afternoon (21 May), Russia will be hosting an Arria-formula meeting via VTC on the situation in Crimea. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia (Russia) is expected to provide introductory and closing remarks at the meeting. Briefings are expected from Asadullah Bairov, Deputy... Tags: , , ,

  • Tomorrow morning (6 March), there will be an open Arria-formula meeting on Crimea, hosted by Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, the UK, and the US in partnership with Ukraine. The focus of the meeting, which will take place at the Trusteeship... Tags: , ,

  • 17 February 2020

    Ukraine Meeting

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 February), the Security Council will hold a briefing on the situation in Ukraine. Russia requested the meeting to mark the fifth anniversary of the “Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements”, also known as... Tags: , ,

  • 15 July 2019

    Briefing on Ukraine

    Tomorrow morning (16 July), the Security Council is expected to hold a briefing on Ukraine, at the request of Russia.  The anticipated briefers are Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo and OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Lamberto... Tags: ,

  • This afternoon (20 May), the Security Council may hold a meeting on Ukraine. Russia requested the meeting last Friday (17 May), to raise concerns with the recently enacted Ukrainian language law that it claims runs counter to the spirit of... Tags: ,

  • Tomorrow (15 March), an open Arria-formula meeting will be held in the ECOSOC chamber from 10 am to 1 pm on Crimea. The meeting has been organised by Council members Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, the UK, and the US, in... Tags: ,

  • 11 February 2019

    Ukraine Briefing

    Tomorrow afternoon (12 February), the Security Council will hold a meeting on the situation in Ukraine. On 8 February (Friday), Russia requested the meeting to mark the anniversary of the “Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements”,... Tags: ,