April 2011 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 March 2011
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Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in April

Requesting Document

Late February

SG report on the Darfur-based Political Process

S/PRST/2011/3

30 March

SG report on Iraq (UNAMI)

S/RES/1936

30 March

SG report on small arms and light weapons

S/PRST/2007/24

31 March

SG report on Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI)

S/RES/1962

31 March

SG report on Haiti (MINUSTAH)

S/RES/1944

6 April

SG report on Western Sahara (MINURSO)

S/RES/1920

11 April

SG report on Sudan (UNMIS)

S/RES/1919

13 April

SG reports on Darfur (UNAMID)

S/RES/1935

13 April

1540 Committee report

S/RES/1970

15 April

Côte d’Ivoire group of experts report

S/RES/1946

26 April

ICC report on Libya

S/RES/1970

Mandate Expiry in April 2011

Relevant Document

25 April

1540 Committee

S/RES/1970

30 April

Sudan (UNMIS)

S/RES/1919

30 April

Western Sahara (MINURSO)

S/RES/1920

30 April

Côte d’Ivoire sanctions and Group of Experts

S/RES/1946

April 2011

Other Important Dates

mid April

A ministerial-level meeting of the Quartet (EU, Russia, the UN and the US) is possible (postponed from 15 March).

16 April

Results of the presidential run-off elections in Haiti are expected.

Also likely in April:

  • The adoption of a resolution on piracy off the coast of Somalia
  • A briefing on the issue of small arms and light weapons
  • A monthly briefing of the Secretary-General on Libya
  • Open debates on the Middle East, Haiti and 1540 Committee

Briefings are expected by the:

  • Department of Political Affairs
  • Head of UN Women Michelle Bachelet
  • Head of Peacekeeping Alain Le Roy on Sudan
  • Special Representative Ad Melkert on Iraq
  • Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Margot Wallström