September 2011 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 August 2011
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Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in September

Requesting Document

1 September

SG report on Somalia

S/RES/1964

1 September

SG report on Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL)

S/RES/1941

1 September

SG report on Haiti (MINUSTAH)

S/RES/1944

15 September

SG report on Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI)

S/RES/1992

22 September

SG report on Afghanistan (UNAMA)

S/RES/1974

mid September

SG report on Preventive Diplomacy

S/PRST/2010/14

27 September

SG report on UNISFA

S/RES/1990

Mandate Expiry in September 2011

Relevant Document

15 September

Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL)

S/RES/1941

30 September

Liberia (UNMIL)

S/RES/1938

September 2011

Other Important Dates

1 September

The Libya Contact Group will meet.

4-6 September

The consultative meeting envisaged by the Kampala Accord on the way forward in Somalia is scheduled to take place in Mogadishu.

9 September

The AU PSC will meet to review AMISOM.

23 September

A high-level mini-summit on Somalia is expected to take place on the margins of the General Assembly annual debate.

27 September

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

Also expected in September:

  • The next meeting of the Libya Contact Group is expected.
  • There will be an event organised by the CTC to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1373 and the establishment of the Committee.
  • The Council is expected to adopt a resolution appointing the prosecutor of the ICTR.
  • The Panel of Inquiry into the 31 May Gaza Flotilla incident is expected to transmit its report to the Secretary-General.
  • The Palestinian bid for UN membership is likely.
  • The Council is expected to be briefed on Liberia, followed by consultations.

Briefings are expected by:

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Preventive Diplomacy
  • Special Representative Augustine Mahiga, on Somalia
  • Head of UNAMA Staffan de Mistura, on Afghanistan
  • Head of UNIPSIL Michael von der Schulenburg, on Sierra Leone
  • Chair of the 1737 Sanctions Committee on Iran and Sudan Sanctions Committee Ambassador Néstor Osorio of Colombia
  • Chair of the Sierra Leone Configuration of the PBC
  • Chair of the Libya Sanctions Committee Ambassador José Cabral of Portugal

Important Dates over the Horizon

  • Legislative and presidential elections in Liberia are expected 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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