March 2009 Monthly Forecast

Posted 26 February 2009
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Notable Dates

Reports Due for Consideration in March

Document Requesting Report

by 25 February

SG report on Djibouiti/Eritrea border dispute

S/RES/1862

by 27 February

SG report on Lebanon (resolution 1701)

S/RES/1832

27 February

SG report on Kosovo

S/RES/1244

by 28 February

SG recommendations on the establishment of an integrated UN office in Central African Republic

S/2008/809

1 March

SG report on UN support to AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)

S/RES/1863

2 March

SG report on Somali piracy

S/RES/1846

6 March

SG report on Afghanistan (UNAMA)

S/RES/1806

9 March

SG report on Haiti (MINUSTAH)

S/RES/1840

mid March

SG quarterly report on Somalia

S/PRST/2001/30

mid March

Report of the 1737 Sanctions Committee on Iran

S/RES/1737

19 March

SG report on International Tribunals (ICTY/ICTR)

S/PRST/2008/47

23 March

SG report on mediation and support activities

S/PRST/2008/36

March 2009

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

15 March

Council authorization for EUFOR (Chad/CAR)

S/RES/1778

23 March

UNAMA (Afghanistan)

S/RES/1806

March 2009

Other Important Dates

1 March

Special Tribunal for Lebanon is expected to commence functioning.

2 March

International pledging conference to rebuild Gaza in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

4 March

ICC judges are expected to issue a decision on the prosecution application for a warrant of arrest against President al Bashir.

11-14 March

Security Council visit to Haiti

17 March

Briefing by Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia

18 March

Council debate on report of AU/UN peacekeeping panel (S/2008/813)

20-21 March

Security Council Retreat with the Secretary-General

by 31 March

Council review of SG’s recommendations on Liberia (S/RES/1836)

Also expected in March:

  • A briefing on the activities of the Development Fund for Iraq and the International Advisory and Monitoring Board in accordance with resolution 1859.
  • The Chairman of the Sudan Sanctions Committee to brief the Council in accordance with elections on 19 April.
  • Senate elections for a third of the seats in the senate of Haiti are scheduled to be held on 19 April.
  • A high level donor conference on Haiti is scheduled for April in Washington.
  • An international meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is expected to be held in Moscow in late
    spring or early summer.
  • Legislative elections in Lebanon are scheduled for 7 June.
  • Presidential elections in Iran are scheduled for 12 June.
  • Presidential and legislative elections in Sudan to be held before July 2009.
  • Presidential elections are expected in Afghanistan on 20 August 2009.
  • Legislative elections in Chad are currently slated for 2009.

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