February 2009 Monthly Forecast

Posted 29 January 2009
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Notable Dates

Reports Due for Consideration in February

Document Requesting Report

23 January

SG report on UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS)


31 January

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


31 January

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


early February

SG report on African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)


by 6 February

SG report on UN Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG)


15 February

SG report on UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)


by 16 February

SG report on UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)


25 February

SG report on Djibouti/Eritrea


by mid February

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


by 27 February

SG report on UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK)


by 27 February

SG report on implementation of resolution 1701 (Lebanon)


by 28 February

1267 Monitoring Team report on progress of States’ implementation of sanctions measures.


by late February

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


February 2009

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

15 February

UNOMIG (Georgia)


26 February

UNMIT (Timor-Leste)


28 February

UNIIIC (Lebanon)


Also expected in February:

  • Parliamentary elections in Israel are scheduled for 10 February. 

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • An international meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is expected to be held in Moscow in early 2009.
  • The Special Tribunal on Lebanon, based in the Hague, is expected to commence functioning on 1 March.
  • A Security Council visit to Haiti is currently being discussed and could possibly occur in March. An international donors’ conference on Haiti is also being considered and could take place at the end of March in Washington, DC.
  • Senate elections in Haiti are scheduled in April 2009.
  • Legislative elections in Lebanon are scheduled for May 2009.
  • Presidential elections in Iran are scheduled for 12 June 2009.
  • Presidential and legislative elections in Sudan are 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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