Why Hillary Clinton is at the UN Today

Hillary Clinton makes a special trip to the United Nations Security Council today for the tenth anniversary of a landmark Security Council resolution on incorporating women and gender perspectives to the UN's peace and security efforts.

Sudan in the Security Council Today

A live stream of an important Security Council meeting on Sudan begins at 10 am. The full Council will be briefed by the heads of the UN mission in Southern Sudan and the joint AU/UN Mission in Darfur. UPDATES

Obama Receiving Daily Briefs on Sudan

Samantha Power says Obama is receiving daily briefs about the situation in the run-up to the South Sudanese independence vote. Further, the newly appointed deputy National Security Advisor is hosting at least three Sudan - focused meetings a week.