July 2008 Monthly Forecast

Posted 27 June 2008
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Notable Dates

Reports Due for Consideration in July

Document Requesting Report

30 June

SG report on UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

S/RES/1244

30 June

SG report (every four months) on the implementation of resolution 1701 (Lebanon)

S/RES/1773

late June

SG quarterly report on UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC)

S/RES/1794

late June or early July

SG report on UN Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT)

S/RES/1778

early July

SG report on International Conference in Support of Afghanistan

S/RES/1806

9 July

SG report on UN Office in West Africa (UNOWA)

S/2007/754

10 July

SG report on UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI)

S/RES/1795

15 July

SG report on Somalia

S/RES/1814, S/PRST/2001/30

mid-July

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

S/RES/1770

mid-July

SG quarterly report on UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)

S/RES/1808

18 July

SG report on UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN)

S/RES/1796

mid to late July

SG quarterly report on UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)

S/RES/1812

31 July

SG report on Iraq (oil for food programme)

S/2008/341

by 31 July

1540 Committee report on the implementation of the resolution

S/RES/1810

July

SG quarterly report on the UN-AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

S/RES/1769

July 2008

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

23 July

UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN)

S/RES/1796

30 July

UN Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI)

S/RES/1795

31 July

UN-AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

S/RES/1769

31 July

UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE)

S/RES/1798

July 2008

Other Important Dates

1 July

Demetris Christofias and Mehmet Ali Talat, the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities respectively, are expected to meet.

5 July

Local council elections are scheduled in Sierra Leone.

mid-July

The Chairman of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict is expected to report to the Council on activities of the Working Group over the last year.

July

Recommendations from the Somalia Sanctions Committee to the Council are due pursuant to resolution 1814.

July

The Chairman of the Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Ambassador Marcello Spatafora of Italy, will brief the Council in July.

Also expected in July:

  • A humanitarian workshop on Darfur with rebel groups and aid agencies is tentatively scheduled for 10-11 July in Geneva.
  • A donor’s conference for Kosovo has been planned for 11 July in Brussels, hosted by European Commission and Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn.
  • A meeting of states to consider the implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in all its Aspects is planned for 14-18 July 2008 in New York.
  • The AU mandate of the Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) expires on 18 July.
  • The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court may unveil new cases in connection with Darfur in July.

 

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • The Secretary-General is expected to report on follow-up arrangements regarding EUFOR Chad-Central African Republic by September 2008.
  • The next IAEA Board of Governors meeting is scheduled for 22-26 September 2008 in Vienna.
  • In Iraq, provincial elections are currently planned for 1 October 2008.
  • Legislative elections have been scheduled for 16 November 2008 in Guinea-Bissau.
  • Presidential elections in Côte d’Ivoire are now scheduled for 30 November 2008.

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