December 2013 Monthly Forecast

Overview

France will preside over the Security Council in December.

A high-level meeting is planned on drug trafficking in Sahel and West Africa, with briefings by Yury Fedotov, head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and Said Djinnit, head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA).

Debates are scheduled on:

Briefings are expected on:

Briefings, followed by consultations, are likely on:

Briefings in consultations are likely on:

Formal sessions will be needed to adopt resolutions to renew the mandates of:

Also likely is the adoption of a resolution authorising and supporting the AU International Support Mission to the Central African Republic.

On 6 December, the General Assembly will hold an election to fill the Security Council seat vacated by Saudi Arabia.