July 2010 Monthly Forecast

Posted 1 July 2010
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Notable Dates

Reports for Consideration in July

Document Requesting Report

23 June

SG report on Eritrea (S/2010/295)


24 June

SG report on Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) (S/2010/335)


30 June

SG report on the UN Office in West Africa (UNOWA)


30 June

SG report on resolution 1701 (Lebanon)


early July

SG report on Iraq (DFI/IAMB arrangements)


mid July

SG report on Darfur (UNAMID)


late July

SG report on Sudan (UNMIS)


July 2010

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

31 July

Darfur (UNAMID)


July 2010

Other Important Dates

18 July

Run-off presidential elections in Guinea are scheduled.

23 and 28 July

Burundi legislative and local elections are scheduled.

late July

The Secretary-General is expected to report to the General Assembly on Israeli and Palestinian follow-up to the Goldstone Report.

Also expected in July:

  • The biannual open debate on protection of civilians
  • Fourth annual consultations with the AU Peace and Security Council
  • A report by UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia

The Council is expected to be briefed by the:

  • Head of UNIOGBIS Joseph Mutaboba
  • Chair of the Somalia/Eritrea Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Claude Heller
  • Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes on protection of civilians
  • Head of UNOWA Said Djinnit
  • UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams
  • UN Controller on the Development Fund for Iraq

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • The General Assembly’s annual general debate will start on 14 September.
  • Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan are expected on 18 September.
  • The IAEA Summit will be held from 20 to 24 September in Vienna, Austria.
  • General Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina are expected in October.
  • Legislative elections in Chad are expected for November.
  • The ICJ advisory opinion on the legality of Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence is expected later in 2010.
  • General elections in Myanmar are expected later in 2010.
  • Referenda for southern Sudan and Abyei are to be held under the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) by 9 January 2011.
  • Legislative elections in the DRC are expected in July 2011 and presidential elections are expected in October 2011.
  • Legislative and presidential elections in Liberia are expected in October 2011.

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