August 2011 Monthly Forecast

Posted 29 July 2011
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Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in August

Requesting Document

31 July

SG report on Kosovo (UNMIK)

S/RES/1244

10 August

Panel of Experts report on the Libyan sanctions regime

S/RES/1973

30 August

SG report on Somalia (AMISOM)

S/RES/1964

Mandate Expiry in August 2011

Relevant Document

31 August

Lebanon (UNIFIL)

S/RES/1937

August 2011

Other Important Dates

23 August

The Liberian constitutional referendum is scheduled.

Also expected in August:

  • The Council is expected to receive the annual reports of the two international criminal tribunals, for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR).
  • The Council is likely to meet with UNIFIL troop-contributing countries.
  • The Council is likely to continue following Sudan and South Sudan closely, with meetings possible.

Briefings are expected by:

  • Special Representative Augustine Mahiga, on Somalia
  • Special Representative Abou Moussa, on Central Africa
  • Under-Secretary-General B. Lynn Pascoe, on the Middle East and Libya
  • Under-Secretary-General Alain Le Roy, on UN Peacekeeping Operations
  • Sanctions Committee Chairman Ambassador José Filipe Moraes Cabral, on DPRK  


Important Dates over the Horizon

  • The next meeting of the Libya Contact Group is expected in September.
  • There will be an open meeting organised by the Counterterrorism Committee to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1373 and the establishment of the Committee in September.
  • Legislative and presidential elections in Liberia are expected in October.
  • Palestinian local elections are expected in the West Bank in October.
  • Legislative elections in Côte d’Ivoire are possible in November.
  • Legislative and presidential elections are tentatively scheduled in the DRC for 28 November.

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