June 2014 Monthly Forecast

Posted 30 May 2014
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Russia will hold the presidency of the Council in June. An open debate on new trends in peacekeeping is planned, with a briefing by the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous.

Debates are to be held on:

  • the ad hoc international criminal tribunals, with briefings by the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR); and
  • the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) with a briefing by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMA Ján Kubiš.

Briefings are expected on:

Briefings, followed by consultations, are expected on:

Briefings in consultations are likely on:

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

Formal sessions will also be held to modify the mandates of:

Also in June, Council members plan to hold their annual consultative meeting with the members of the Peace and Security Council of the AU.

Throughout the month members will be following closely events in Ukraine, and additional meetings may be scheduled.