February 2011 Monthly Forecast

Posted 28 January 2011
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Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in February

Requesting Document

21 January

DRC (MONUSCO)

S/RES/1925

26 January

Timor-Leste (UNMIT)

S/RES/1912

31 January

Kosovo (UNMIK)

S/RES/1244

15 February

Liberia (UNMIL)

S/RES/1938

by end of February

Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS)

S/RES/1949

Mandate Expiry in February 2011

Relevant Document

26 February

Timor-Leste (UNMIT)

S/RES/1912

February 2011

Other Important Dates

5 February

A meeting of the Quartet on the Middle East is expected to be held in Munich.

by 14 February

Official results of the Southern Sudan referendum are expected

20 February

Legislative elections are expected in Chad.

Also likely in February:

  • Regular monthly consultations on the Middle East.
  • The Côte d’Ivoire sanctions regime review.
  • Timor-Leste’s Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão will address the Council.
  • Quarterly consultations on peacekeeping, with briefings from DPKO and DFS.

Briefings are expected by:

  • Chair of the DPRK Sanctions Committee
  • Special Representative of the Secretary-General Roger Meece on the DRC
  • Head of UNMIK Lamberto Zannier on Kosovo
  • Representative of the Secretary-General in Guinea-Bissau Joseph Mutaboba
  • UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry
  • Special Representative of the Secretary-General Ameerah Haq on Timor-Leste
  • OSCE chairperson-in-office, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius A┼żubalis
  • Chair of the DPRK Sanctions Committee

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • Local elections are expected on 27 March in Chad.
  • First-round presidential elections are expected on 8 May in Chad.
  • Parliamentary elections are scheduled for May in Cyprus.
  • The transitional period in Somalia expires in August.
  • Legislative and presidential elections in Liberia are expected in October.
  • Parliamentary elections and first round of presidential elections are scheduled for 27 November in the DRC.

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