June 2011 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 May 2011
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Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in June

Requesting Document

13 May

SG report on the DRC (MONUSCO)


18 May

DRC Group of Experts


31 May

SG report on the Central African Republic (BINUCA)


31 May

ICTY/ICTR completion strategy reports due


1 June

SG report on UNFICYP (Cyprus)


10 June

SG report on UNDOF (Golan Heights)


11 June

SG report on Somalia Piracy


15 June

SG report on temporary UNMIL deployment to UNOCI (Côte d’Ivoire)


16 June

Iraq/Kuwait High-Level Coordinator report


22 June

SG report on UNIOGBIS (Guinea-Bissau)


Mandate Expiry in June 2011

Relevant Document

9 June    

Iran Panel of Experts (1737 Sanctions Committee)


12 June

DPRK Panel of Experts (1718 Sanctions Committee)


15 June

UNFICYP (Cyprus)


17 June

Monitoring Team for the 1267 Sanctions Committee (Taliban and Al-Qaida)


30 June

Ombudsperson for the 1267 Sanctions Committee (Taliban and Al-Qaida)


30 June

UNDOF (Golan Heights)


30 June



30 June

Temporary redeployment and additional deployment to UNOCI (Côte d’Ivoire)


June 2011

Other Important Dates

3 June

Council members will brief on visiting mission to Africa.

5-7 June

Next meeting of parties to Western Sahara dispute.

7 June

President of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba will chair a Council debate on the impact of HIV and AIDS on global security.

23 June

The Council will have its regular monthly briefing on the Middle East followed by consultations.

24 June

The Council is expected to hold an open debate on drug trafficking and small arms and drug trafficking.

30 June

The Iraq DFI and IAMB arrangements terminate as per resolution 1956.

Briefings expected in June:

  • Special Representative Roger Meece on the DRC
  • Presidents and Prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals (ICTY and ICTR)
  • Under-Secretary-Generals Alain Le Roy (Peacekeeping) and Susana Malcorra (Field Support) on support for AU Peacekeeping
  • Office of Legal Affairs on Somalia Piracy
  • Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Alain Le Roy on Sudan
  • Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe on Libya
  • Under-Secretary-General Pascoe, on DPA issues
  • High-Level Coordinator Gennady P. Tarasov on the Iraq and the Kuwait missing persons/property issue
  • Special Representative and head UNFICYP Lisa Buttenheim on Cyprus
  • ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo on Sudan
  • Head of the UN office Joseph Mutaboba on Guinea-Bissau
  • Special Representative and head of BINUCA Margaret Vogt on CAR
  • Special Representative on sexual violence in conflict Margot Wallström, to the DRC Sanctions Committee
  • Chair of the 1737 Sanctions Committee on Iran and the 1591 Sanctions Committee on Sudan, Ambassador Nestor Osorio of Colombia 

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • A referendum on the administrative status of Darfur may be held on 1 July.
  • The Secretary-General will host a meeting of the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities, in Geneva on 7 July.
  • South Sudan independence will occur on 9 July.
  • The “transitional” period in Somalia expires in August.
  • The Liberian constitutional referendum is scheduled for August.
  • Legislative and presidential elections in Liberia are expected in October.
  • A summit-level meeting of the Arab League is expected in March 2012 (it was postponed twice on 15 May and 29 March)

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