August 2006 Monthly Forecast

Posted 28 July 2006
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Notable Dates

See also  Important Dates over the Horizon

August 2006

Reports due in August

Relevant Document

late July / early August

The SG report on recommendations regarding the mandate of a UN operation in Darfur pursuant to resolution 1679 will be incorporated into the SG’s monthly report on Darfur.

S/RES/1590
S/RES/1679

1 August

SG report on MINUSTAH (UN Stablisation Mission in Haiti)

S/RES/1658

7 August

SG report on the role of the UN in Timor-Leste following the expiration of UNOTIL’s mandate (UN Office in Timor-Leste) 

S/RES/1690

30 August

final report of the Panel of Experts of the 1591 Committee concerning the Sudan 

S/RES/1665

August 2006

Mandates Expire

 

11 August

UNAMI (UN Assistance Mission in Iraq) 

S/RES/1619

15 August MINUSTAH

S/RES/1658

20 August UNOTIL

S/RES/1690

27 August

Group of Experts of the 1572 Committee concerning Côte d’Ivoire 

S/RES/1643
S/2006/135

August 2006

Other Important Dates

9 August

Security Council ministerial-level open debate on the consolidation of peace in West Africa

22 August

Iran announced it would formally respond to the P5+Germany package of incentives

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • An open debate on Cooperation between the Council and Regional Organisations is possible in September.
  • The mandate of UNMIS expires on 24 September (S/RES/1663) and the mandate of AMIS expires on 30 September (S/2006/156).
  • The ICC is expected to confirm charges against Thomas Lubanga, a former militia leader from Ituri in the DRC on 28 September. (deferred from 27 June)
  • The second session of the Human Rights Council is presently scheduled for 18 September to 6 October.
  • The selection process for the next Secretary-General is expected late September and or early October.
  • Elections for the 2007-2008 members of the Security Council are expected in October.
  • Elections are due in Côte d’Ivoire by 31 October but a decision will be taken by the Council in September.
  • The Annual Report of the Security Council to the General Assembly is expected in October for debate in the General Assembly in November.
  • The first annual report of the Peacebuilding Commission is due in December; it will be subject to a Council debate. (S/RES/1645 and 1646)
  • An open debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict is expected in December.

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