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)

S/RES/1907

24 June

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

S/RES/1876

30 June

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

S/2007/754

30 June

SG report on resolution 1701 (Lebanon)

S/RES/1884

early July

SG report on Iraq (DFI/IAMB arrangements)

S/RES/1905

mid July

SG report on Darfur (UNAMID)

S/RES/1881

late July

SG report on Sudan (UNMIS)

S/RES/1919

July 2010

Mandates Expire

Relevant Document

31 July

Darfur (UNAMID)

S/RES/1881

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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