September 2008 Monthly Forecast

Posted 27 August 2008
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Notable Dates

Reports Due for Consideration in September

Document Requesting Report

15 August

SG report (S/2008/553) on UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)


by 31 August

SG semi-annual report on UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)



Report of the Lebanese Independent Border Assessment Team (LIBAT)



Quarterly report of the 1737 Sanctions Committee on Iran


15 September

Final report of the Sudan Panel of Experts


by 15 September

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


20 September Mid-term report of the Somalia Sanctions Committee Monitoring Group S/RES/1811
by 22 September

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

by 30 September

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

by 30 September

SG quarterly report on UN Peacebuilding Support Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNOGBIS)

by 30 September

SG report on UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)

by 30 September

SG report (every 60 days) on UN-AU Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)


September 2008

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

25 September



30 September



30 September

UN Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL)


September 2008

Other Important Dates

3 September

Demetris Christofias and Mehmet Ali Talat, the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities respectively, are scheduled to initiate comprehensive negotiations.

22-26 September

The next IAEA Board of Governors meeting is scheduled in Vienna.

Also expected in September:

  • A Secretariat briefing on the results of the Djibouti-Eritrea fact-finding mission is possible.
  • Sima Samar, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Sudan, is expected to present her report to the Human Rights Council.
  • An EU report to the Security Council on EUFOR Chad-Central African Republic is due.
  • The Middle East Quartet will meet in New York on the margins of the General Assembly.

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • 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.
  • Council missions to Afghanistan and Haiti are currently being discussed for later this year.

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