September 2010 Monthly Forecast

Posted 25 August 2010
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Notable Dates

Reports for Consideration in September 2010

Document Requesting Report

11 August

SG report on Liberia (UNMIL)

S/RES/1885

31 August

SG report on Haiti (MINUSTAH)

S/RES/1892

by 1 September

SG report on Nepal (UNMIN)

S/RES/1921

1 September

SG report on Somalia

S/RES/1910

mid September

SG report on Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL)

S/RES/1886

mid September

Panel of Experts report on Sudan Sanctions

S/RES/1891

late September

SG report on Afghanistan (UNAMA)

S/RES/1917

Mandates Expiry in September 2010

Relevant Document

15 September

Nepal (UNMIN)

S/RES/1921

30 September

Liberia (UNMIL)

S/RES/1885

30 September

Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL)

S/RES/1886

September 2010

Other Important Dates

2 September

Direct Israeli-Palestinian talks are expected to resume in Washington DC.

9 September

The Security Council and the General Assembly will hold elections for the vacant ICJ seat created by the resignation of Judge Thomas Buergenthal.

14 September

The General Assembly’s 65th session begins.

15 September

The Panel of Inquiry into the 31 May Gaza flotilla incident is expected to submit its interim report to the Secretary-General.

18 September

Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan are expected.

19 September

Presidential run-off elections have been scheduled for Guinea.

20 to 24 September

The IAEA Summit will be held in Vienna, Austria.

23 September

A high-level Security Council meeting on International Peace and Security is expected.

23 September

The General Assembly’s annual General Debate will start.

Also expected in September:

  • A Security Council debate on counter-terrorism
  • An informal meeting on Sudan chaired by the Secretary-General

The Council is expected to be briefed by the:

  • Head of UNAMA, Staffan de Mistura on Afghanistan
  • Head of UNIPSIL, Michael von der Schulenburg on Sierra Leone
  • Head of UNMIL, Ellen Løj on Liberia
  • Head of UNMIN, Karin Landgren on Nepal
  • Chair of the 1737 Sanctions Committee on Iran
  • UN Special Coordinator Robert Serry on the Middle East

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • General elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina are expected in October.
  • Presidential elections are scheduled in Côte d’Ivoire on 31 October.
  • Legislative elections in Chad are expected for November.
  • Presidential and legislative elections in Haiti are expected in November.
  • General elections in Myanmar are expected in November.
  • Referenda for southern Sudan and Abyei are to be held pursuant to 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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