Congress of National Dialogue

The Congress of National Dialogue will take place 29-30 January in Sochi, Russia. Russia, Iran, and Turkey are the guarantors of the conference, which will include multiple Syrian political parties. The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), will not be invited to the Congress, but other Kurdish groups will reportedly attend. Most mainstream opposition groups oppose the negotiations.

UNSC Report on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria Due

Secretary General report on the humanitarian situation in Syria S/RES/2139.

Provisional Programme Work of the Security Council – January 2018

Postponed: Third round of Kurdish federal elections

The third round of Kurdish federal elections were set to be held on 19 January 2018 to determine legislative councils, but the elections were postponed with no new date yet set.