February 2007 Monthly Forecast

Notable Dates

Reports due for Consideration in February  Relevant Document
1 February         SG report on UNMIT (UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste) S/RES/1704
early February SG report on MONUC (UN Mission in the DRC) S/RES/1711
15 February SG report on the impact on economic sanctions on the DRC

S/RES/1698

mid February SG recommendations on a UN presence in the CAR and  Chad along  the border with Sudan S/PRST/2007/2
21 February IAEA report on Iranian compliance with resolution 1737 S/RES/1737
late February SG report on Somalia (every two months) S/RES/1725
28 February SG report on Darfur (monthly) S/RES/1590
February 2007 Mandates Expire Relevant Document
15 February MONUC (UN Mission in the DRC)

S/RES/1711

15 February MINUSTAH (UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti)

S/RES/1702

25 February UNMIT (UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste) S/RES/1704
February 2007 Other Important Dates
1 February A meeting of the core group on Haiti will take place in Washington DC.
1 February An ECOWAS meeting on Côte d’Ivoire is scheduled.
2 February A meeting of the Middle East Quartet will take place in Washington DC.
6 February Six-party talks on North Korea are tentatively scheduled to resume.
8 February The Open-ended Working Group on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council will hold a meeting.

Also expected in February:

  • A thematic debate in the Council (on 21 February) and an Arria formula meeting (on 20 February) on Security Sector Reform are expected.
  • An open debate on implementation of resolution 1540 is possible.
  • The ICC Chief Prosecutor’s filing of first charges in connection with crimes committed in Darfur is possible February.
  • A session of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations is being planned for late February or early March.
  • An Arria formula meeting on the Democratic Republic of the Congo is possible for mid February.

Important Dates over the Horizon

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