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Mandating peace: Enhancing the mediation sensitivity and effectiveness of the UN Security Council - Security Council Arria formula
9 Oct 2020 -  The aim of this meeting is to contribute to enhancing the mediation sensitivity and effectiveness of the UN Security Council. The key premise is that enhancing the Council’s mediation sensitivity and effectiveness will complement other major developments – such as the establishment of the UN Mediation Support Unit, the publication of the UN Guidance for Effective Mediation, and the formation of the GoF of Mediation – that seek to promote mediation and raise the prospects of success.
Agenda:
Introductory remarks – Minister of State of Germany Niels Annen
Presentation of the report’s key findings – Professor Laurie Nathan
Comments from Senior Mediators - Nicholas Haysom, Mohammed Ibn Chambas
Comments from the SG’s Office
Statements from Belgium, Switzerland, Vietnam and the GoF of Mediation
Further statements from member states followed by Q&A