August 2009 Monthly Forecast

Posted 30 July 2009
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Notable Dates

Reports for consideration in August

Document Requesting Report

15 July

SG report on implementation of resolution 1820 on sexual violence in situations of armed conflict

S/RES/1820

27 July

SG report on Iraq resolutions

S/RES/1859

early August

SG report on Iraq (UNAMI)

S/RES/1830

early to mid August

SG report on Iraq (DFI/IAMB)

S/RES/1859

15 August

SG report on Liberia (UNMIL)

S/RES/1836

August 2009

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

7 August

Iraq (UNAMI)

S/RES/1830

31 August

Lebanon (UNIFIL)

S/RES/1832

August 2009

Other Important Dates

5 August

The Council is expected to hold an open debate on peacekeeping.

6 August

The Council is expected to hold an open debate on implementation of resolution 1820.

20 August

Presidential elections are expected in Afghanistan.

Also expected in August:

  • The Council is expected to receive the ICTY and ICTR annual reports in August.
  • The Council is expected to receive a briefing from the chair of the 1718 Sanctions Committee (DPRK).

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • The G20 Summit will take place in Pittsburg, PA from 24-25 September.
  • An international conference on the Middle East peace process is to convene in 2009.
  • Presidential elections are expected in Côte d’Ivoire on 29 November 2009.
  • Legislative elections in Chad are tentatively slated for 2009.
  • Elections for governor in the DRC are currently slated for 2009.
  • Parliamentary elections for Iraq are provisionally scheduled for January 2010.
  • The Council is expected to review the extension of the terms of permanent judges in the ICTR/ICTY who were members of the Appeals Chamber by 31 December 2009.
  • Palestinian presidential and legislative elections are to be held in January 2010.
  • Elections (presidency and parliament, south Sudanese presidency, state governors, southern parliament and state assemblies) in Sudan are expected in April 2010.