April 2014 Monthly Forecast

Posted 31 March 2014
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Notable Dates for April

Report Due Reports for Consideration in March
13 August 2013 SG report on Strengthening SSR support (S/2013/480) S/PRST/2011/19
12 March SG report on conflict-related sexual violence (S/2014/181) S/RES/2106
25 March Group of Experts final report to the 1572 Côte d’Ivoire Sanctions Committee S/RES/2101
27 March OPCW report on the implementation of resolution 2118 (Syrian chemical weapons) S/RES/2118
1 April SG report on MINUSMA (Mali) S/RES/2100
10 April SG report on MINURSO (Western Sahara) S/RES/2099
16 April SG report on UNAMID (Darfur) S/RES/2113
23 April SG report on the implementation of resolution 2139 (humanitarian access in Syria) S/RES/2139
Mandates Expire  
30 April MINURSO (Western Sahara) S/RES/2099
30 April 1572 Côte d’Ivoire Sanctions and the Sanctions Committee’s Group of Experts S/RES/2101
Other Important Dates  
5 April Afghanistan has presidential elections scheduled.
7 to 9 April The next round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 is to be held in Geneva.
8 April The Council will hold its quarterly open debate on Israel/Palestine.
13 April Guinea-Bissau has presidential elections scheduled.
mid April An Arria-formula meeting is anticipated with the Commission of Inquiry on the DPRK.
16 April On the 20th commemoration of the genocide in Rwanda, the Council will be briefed on the prevention and fight against genocide.
25 April The Council will hold an open debate on sexual violence in conflict.
28 April The Council will hold an open debate on security sector reform.
late April Council members are expected to hold an informal interactive dialogue on Somalia, postponed from March.
30 April Iraq will hold parliamentary elections.