January 2009 Monthly Forecast

Posted 24 December 2008
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Notable Dates

Reports Due for Consideration in January

Document Requesting Report

9 January

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

S/RES/1826

9 January

SG report on UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN)

S/RES/1796

23 January

SG report on UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)

S/RES/1812

31 January

1540 Committee report on implementation of resolution 1540

S/RES/1810

31 January

SG report on AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID)

S/RES/1828

31 January

SG report on UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL)

S/RES/1829

January 2008

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

23 January

UNMIN (Nepal)

S/RES/1825

31 January

UNOCI (Côte d’Ivoire)

S/RES/1826

January 2008

Other Important Dates

15 January

Interim report of the Panel of Experts to the Sudan Sanctions Committee (S/RES/1841)

by the end of January

The Counter Terrorism Committee is expected to submit its updated programme of work for the next six months.

by the end of January

The Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is expected to submit its annual report. (S/RES/1718)

by the end of January

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, as members of the International Advisory Board for the Development Fund for Iraq, expected to brief the Council. (S/RES/1859)

31 January

1540 Committee to submit its annual programme of work (S/RES/1810).

Also expected in January:

  • Iraqi provincial elections are scheduled.
  • Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Nepal Ian Martin is expected to brief the Council.
  • The UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres is expected to brief the Council.
  • The Council will hold an open debate on Protection of Civilians. 

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • An international meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is expected to be held in Moscow in early 2009.
  • Legislative elections in Lebanon are scheduled for May 2009.
  • Presidential and legislative elections in Sudan to be held before July 2009.
  • Legislative elections in Chad are currently slated for 2009.
  • Presidential elections are expected in Afghanistan in September 2009.

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