The United Nations’ chief, Antonio Guterres, announced on 23 September, the creation of a committee on Syria, in the framework of UNSCR 2254 and the Geneva process, that will include government and opposition representatives to draft a post-war constitution.

The European Union’s foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini, expressed the Union’s full support of the UN Special Envoy in his efforts:

“The EU has consistently affirmed that any sustainable solution to the conflict requires a genuine political transition in line with UNSCR 2254 and the 2012 Geneva Communique, negotiated by the Syrian parties within the UN led Geneva process”.

“We look forward to the inaugural meeting of the Constitutional Committee at the earliest possible opportunity and expect that this should represent the start of a process ultimately leading to peace that Syrians so clearly need and deserve”, Mogherini stated.