January 2011 Monthly Forecast

Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in January

Requesting Document

1 January

SG report on Somalia (AMISOM)


4 January

SG report Nepal (UNMIN)


5 January

SG report on Sudan (UNMIS)


14 January

Sudan Panel of Experts report


18 January

SG report on Sudan (UNAMID)


Mandate Expiry in January 2011

Relevant Document

15 January

Nepal (UNMIN)


January 2011

Other Important Dates

9 January

Referendum for southern Sudan commences pursuant to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement.

16 January

The second round of presidential and legislative elections is tentatively scheduled for Haiti.

23 January

Parliamentary and first round presidential elections are scheduled in the Central African Republic.

Also likely in January:

  • The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on legal issues related to piracy off the coast of Somalia, Jack Lang, is due to present his recommendations to the Secretary-General.
  • The Secretariat will brief Council members in a “horizon scanning” discussion.
  • The Council will elect chairs and vice-chairs of its subsidiary bodies.
  • The Council will hold a meeting on Haiti.
  • The Council is expected to hold an open debate on the Middle East.


Briefings are expected by:

  • Special Representative of the Secretary General for Central Asia and head of UNRCCA Miroslav JenĨa
  • Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia Augustine Mahiga
  • Head of Peacekeeping Alain Le Roy on Sudan
  • Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Nepal Karin Landgren


Important Dates over the Horizon

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