November 2010 Monthly Forecast

Notable Dates

Reports for Consideration in November 2010

Document Requesting Report

31 October

SG report on Somalia Piracy


31 October

SG report on Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS)


31 October

SG report on Kosovo (UNMIK)


31 October

SG report on Lebanon (resolution 1701)


1 November

Iraq DFI/IAMB report


early November

Bosnia and Herzegovina High Representative report


12 November

DPRK Sanctions Committee’s Panel of Experts midterm report


mid November

SG report on Protection of Civilians


mid November

UN Humanitarian Coordinator report on Somalia


Mandate Expiry in November 2010

Relevant Document

18 November

Bosnia and Herzegovina (EUFOR) authorisation


30 November

DRC sanctions regime and Group of Experts


30 November

Antipiracy provisions relating to Somalia


November 2010

Other Important Dates

7 November

Parliamentary elections are expected in Myanmar.

10 November

A meeting of the International Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia is scheduled in New York.

14 November

Registration process for referendum in southern Sudan are scheduled to begin.

16 November

A ministerial-level meeting on preparations for the referenda in Sudan is expected.

18-19 November

Annual retreat for new incoming members is expected.

28 November

Presidential and legislative elections are expected in Haiti.

28 November

Second-round of presidential elections are expected in Côte d’Ivoire.

Also expected in November:

  • The Council is planning a visit to Timor-Leste.
  • The Council is likely to renew UNIOGBIS ahead of its December expiry.
  • A briefing on the report of the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia is expected in the Somalia/Eritrea Sanctions Committee.

The Council is expected to be briefed by:

  • High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina Valentin Inzko
  • Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe on Somalia piracy
  • Head of UNMIK Lamberto Zannier
  • Chairs of the three counterterrorism committees—the 1267 Committee, the CTC and the 1540 Committee
  • Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Alexander Downer
  • Personal envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara Christopher Ross
  • Department of Peacekeeping Operations on Côte d’Ivoire
  • Head of the UN office in Guinea-Bissau Joseph Mutaboba
  • Secretary-General on Sudan with Head of the AU High-Level Implementation Monitoring Panel Thabo Mbeki, Head of UNMIS Haile Menkerios and Head of UNAMID Ibrahim Gambari
  • UN Controller for the Development Fund for Iraq
  • UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams
  • Chair of the DPRK Sanctions Committee
  • Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay and Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross Yves Daccord on protection of civilians
  • The DPKO and DFS on peacekeeping issues
  • Special Representative for the Secretary-General Choi Young-jin on Côte d’Ivoire
  • Chair of the Somalia/Eritrea Sanctions Committee, Mexican Ambassador Claude Heller


Important Dates over the Horizon

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