September 2006 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 August 2006
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Notable Dates

See also  Important Dates over the Horizon

September 2006

Reports due for Consideration in September

Relevant Document

30 August

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


31 August SG report on UNIOSIL (UN Integrated Office in Sierra Leone) (every four months)


31 August Report of the IAEA Director General on Iranian compliance


early September SG report on ONUB (UN Operation in Burundi) (quarterly)


early September SG periodic report on UNMIK (UN Interim Administration in Kosovo)


1 September

Chairman’s report on UNMOVIC (UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission) (quarterly)


8 September SG report on UNAMI (UN Assistance Mission for Iraq) (quarterly)


10 September SG report on UNMIS (UN Mission in the Sudan) (quarterly)


11 September

SG proposals for the implementation of resolutions 1559 and 1680 and for delineation of Lebanon’s international borders


14 September

Counter-terrorism Committee report on states’ implementation of resolution 1624 (prohibition of incitement to commit a terrorist act)


15 September SG report outlining obstacles to the implementation of the road map in Côte d’Ivoire


15 September SG report on Somalia (every four months)


15 September SG report on MONUC (UN Mission in the DRC) (semi-annual)


15 September SG report on UNMIL (UN Mission in Liberia) (quarterly)


15 September SG report on UNMEE  (UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea) (every four months)


23 September SG report on UNAMA (UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan) (semi-annual)


26 September

Commissioner’s report on UNIIIC (UN International Independent Investigation Commission) (quarterly)


29 September

SG report on Darfur (monthly)


September 2006

Mandates Expire


15 September

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


24 September UNMIS


29 September Panel of Experts of the 1591 Committee concerning Sudan


30 September AU Mission in the Sudan (AMIS)

S/2006/156 transmitted
the AU’s PSC/MIN/Comm.(XLVI)

30 September MONUC


30 September MONUC’s temporary reinforcements


30 September EU Force in the DRC (EUFOR RDCongo)


30 September

SRSG for the Great Lakes


30 September UNMIL


30 September



September 2006

Other Important Dates

12 September The 61st General Assembly convenes, the General Debate commences on 19 September.
18 September The second regular session of the Human Rights Council is scheduled for 18 September to 6 October.
20 September A Security Council open debate on cooperation between the UN and regional organisations will be chaired by the Foreign Minister of Greece.
20 September The 1521 Committee will review the previous suspension of timber sanctions in Liberia as per resolution 1689.
Also expected in September
  • The Council will be briefed by US Ambassador John Bolton on the operations of the Multinational Force in Iraq.
  • The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Future Status Process for Kosovo, Martti Ahtisaari, is expected to brief the Council with some ministerial-level participation.
  • The 1267 Committee  concerning Al-Qaida and the Taliban, the Counter-terrorism Committee, and the 1540 Committee will brief the Council.
  • Under Secretary-General Jan Egeland may brief the Council on the humanitarian situation in Africa.
  • A high-level meeting on the recently postponed elections in Côte d’Ivoire is planned for late September in New York on the margins of the 61st General Assembly.
  • Media reports indicate a possible ministerial-level meeting of the Council on the Israeli/Palestinian peace process, at the request of the Arab League, in late September.

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • The process for the appointment of next Secretary-General is expected to intensify in September and October.
  • Elections for the 2007-2008 members of the Security Council are scheduled for 19 October.
  • The first country-specific meeting of the Peacebuilding Commission on Sierra Leone is expected in early October. (delayed from 7-8 September)
  • An open debate on women, peace and security following up on resolution 1325 is expected in October.
  • Run-off elections in the DRC are scheduled for 29 October.
  • The annual report of the Security Council to the General Assembly is expected in October for debate in the General Assembly in November.
  • A NATO summit will be held on 28-29 November in Latvia.
  • 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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