April 2009 Monthly Forecast

Posted 30 March 2009
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Notable Dates

Reports Due for Consideration in April

Document Requesting Report

30 March

SG report on mediation and settlement of disputes


31 March

SG report on the DRC (MONUC)


3 April

SG report on Haiti (MINUSTAH)


8 April 

SG report on high-level coordinator for Kuwaiti repatriation/property

S/2008/206 and S/2008/238

8 April

SG quarterly report on Guinea-Bissau (UNOGBIS)


15 April

SG report on Somalia peacekeeping (AMISOM)


by mid April

SG report on Western Sahara (MINURSO)


by 27 April

SG report on Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI)


by 29 April

SG report on Children and Armed Conflict


30 April

SG report on Sudan (UNMIS)


by 30 April

SG report on Chad/CAR (MINURCAT)


by 30 April

SG report on ICTY/ICTR


April 2009

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

30 April

UNMIS (Sudan)


30 April

MINURSO (Western Sahara)


April 2009

Other Important Dates

3-4 April

NATO Summit will be held

7 April

15th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide

13-14 April

High level donor conference in Washington on Haiti

14 April

Open debate on mediation and settlement of disputes

19 April

Elections for a third of seats in the Haitian Senate.

19 April

Parliamentary elections in “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”

29 April

Debate on children and armed conflict

Also expected in April:

  • SG to present results of investigation on damages of UN premises and loss of UN staff during Gaza conflict.
  • A briefing on the activities of the Development Fund for Iraq and the International Advisory and Monitoring Board in accordance with  resolution 1859.


Important Dates over the Horizon

  • Presidential elections in Guinea-Bissau are expected to be organised by early May.
  • An international meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is expected to be held
    in Moscow in spring 2009.
  • 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
  • Legislative elections in Chad are currently slated for 2009.
  • Presidential elections are expected in Afghanistan on 20 August 2009.
  • Palestinian presidential and legislative elections to be held in January 2010.

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