November 2011 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 October 2011
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Notable Dates

Report Due

Reports for Consideration in November

Requesting Document

21 October

SG report on MONUSCO (DRC)


23 October

SG report on UNIOGBIS (Guinea-Bissau)


31 October

SG report on UNMIK (Kosovo)


3 November

Bosnia and Herzegovina High Representative report


4 November

SG report on UNOCA (Central Africa)


8 November

SG report on UNMISS (South Sudan)


9 November

Report of the Humanitarian Aid Coordinator for Somalia


10 November

SG report on EUFOR (Bosnia and Herzegovina)


mid November

SG report on 1701 (Lebanon)


27 November

SG report on UNISFA (Abyei)


Mandate Expiry in November 2011

Relevant Document

18 November

EUFOR (Bosnia and Herzegovina)


23 November

Somalia Anti-Piracy measures expire


30 November

DRC sanctions and Groups of Experts mandate expires


Other Important Dates in November 2011

1 November

In preparation for the November open debate on Protection of Civilians, Portugal and OCHA will co-host a workshop in NY on accountability and fact-finding mechanisms for violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law.

9 November

The Council will hold an open debate on the Protection of Civilians.

10 November

The Council and the General Assembly will elect five judges to the ICJ.

11 November

The Committee on Admission of New Members is expected to send a report of Committee members’ views on Palestine’s application for admission as a UN member to the Security Council.

15-16 November

The US Institute of Peace, at the request of the US State Department, is scheduled to host a high-level workshop on implementation of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD).

17 November

Meeting in NY of the International Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia under the chairmanship of The Netherlands.

28 November

Legislative and Presidential elections are expected in the DRC.

30 November

The Council will hold an open debate on Working Methods.

Briefings are expected by:

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay and ICRC Director Philip Spoerri on Protection of Civilians.
  • Head of DPA B. Lynn Pascoe on the Middle East and for the monthly DPA briefing.
  • Special Advisor Jamal Benomar, on Yemen.
  • Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous and a high-level official from DFS on Peacekeeping,
  • ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo and Special Representative Ian Martin, on Libya.
  • Special Representative Joseph Mutaboba, on Guinea-Bissau.
  • Special Representatives Roger Meece and Margot Wallström, on the DRC.
  • Special Representative Abou Moussa and Assistant Secretary-General Taye-Brook Zerihoun, on UNOCA and the LRA.
  • Under-Secretary-General Hervé Ladsous or Special Representative Hilde Johnson, or possibly both, on South Sudan. Special Representative Ameerah Haq, on Timor-Leste.
  • Special Representative Farid Zarif, on Kosovo.
  • High Representative Valentin Inzko, on Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Chair of Guinea-Bissau’s PBC Configuration, Ambassador Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti.
  • Chairs of the 1267/1989, CTC and 1540 Committees.
  • Chair of the Somalia/Eritrea Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri.
  • UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov, UN High Commissioner on Refugees Antonio Guterres, WHO Director General Margaret Chan and Foreign Minister of Portugal Paulo Portas, on Emerging Challenges.

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