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Future International and National Events 2018-

 

Updated on 17 September 2018

Entries added or changed during the current month are shown in bold face.

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

 

2018

2018 Fiji: Election of 60-seat House of Representatives.

2018 Palestine: Parliamentary and presidential elections by year's end (22 November 2017).

 

September 2018

International

1 Sep. United Nations (UN): United States of America assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding United Kingdom.

3 Sep. Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): Leaders' meeting on Nauru (16 March 2018).

3-6 Sep. Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): 49th Forum on Nauru.

6 Sep. India-United States of America: First 2+2 dialog in New Delhi (20 July 2018).

6-7 Sep. European People's Party (EPP): Political Assembly meeting in Brussels.

10-21 Sep. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): Human Rights Conference on Human Dimension Implementation in Warsaw.

18 Sep. United Nations (UN): New  President of the General Assembly assumes office (5 June 2018).

18 Sep. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS):  Heads of State Council meeting will be held in Dushanbe (6 April 2018).

19-20 Sep. European Union (EU): Heads of state or government informal meeting in Salzburg, Austria (3 August 2018).

28-30 Sep. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Military Committee Conference in Warsaw (10 August 2018).

National

Sep. Cameroon: Election of 180-seat National Assembly.

Sep. Iraq: Presidential election  by Council of Representatives.

Sep. Libya: Parliamentary and presidential elections before end of month (Tentative 30 November 2017).

Sep. Swaziland: Election of 65-seat House of Assembly.

1 Sep. Mauritania: Election of 95-seat National Assembly.

2-3 Sep. Rwanda: Election of 80-seat Chamber of Deputies.

3 Sep. Pakistan: Presidential election by National Assembly.

7 Sep. Syria: Trilateral summit meeting of Iran, Russia and Turkey in Tabriz, Iran (part of Astana process; 27 August 2018).

8-11 Sep. Burma: 3rd Peace Process Summit in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

9 Sep Sweden: Election of 349-seat Parliament.

11-12 Syria: UN-hosted meeting of Iran, Russia and Turkey on new Syrian constitution in Geneva (24 August 2018). 

15 Sep. Bhutan: 1st round of election of 47-seat National Assembly.  

15 Sep. Mauritania: 2nd round of election of 95-seat National Assembly.

20 Sep. Japan: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) election of party leader and prime minister (21 August 2018).

21 Sep. eSwatini: Election of 65-seat House of Assembly

23 Sep. Maldives: Presidential election (8 June 2018).

23-26 Sep. United Kingdom: Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.

26 Sep. Colombia: Mandate for the UN Verification Mission in Colombia ends UNSC Resolution 2366 of 10 July 2017).

30 Sep. Iraq: Election of 111-seat of Kurdistan National Assembly of the Kurdistan Region. 

30 Sep. Macedonia: Referendum on new name of Republic of North Macedonia (30 July 2018).

 

October 2018

International

1 Oct. United Nations (UN): Bolivia assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding United States of America.

3-4 Oct. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Member defense ministers hold North Atklantic Council (NAC) meeting in Brussels (10 September 20128).

11-12 Oct. La Francophonie: 17th Conference of Heads of State and Government in Armenia.

12-14 Oct. International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank: Annual meeting in Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

18-19 Oct. European Union (EU): European Council meeting of heads of state or government in Brussels.

25-26 Oct. Baltic Assembly (BA): 37th Session in Vilnius (10 November 2017).

National

 

Oct. Dominica: Election of President by the House of Assembly.

1 Oct. San Marino: Election of two Captains General by the Grand and General Council for a 6-month term.

5-6 Oct. Czech Republic: Election of 27 of 81 members of the Senate (23 May 2018).

6 Oct. Gabon: 1st round of  election of 120-seat National Assembly.

7 Oct. Bosnia and Herzegovina: Election of 42-seat House of Representatives.

7 Oct. Bosnia and Herzegovina: Election of tripartite presidency.

7 Oct. Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Election of 98-seat House of Representatives of the Federation.

7 Oct. São Tomé & Principe: Election of 55-seat National Assembly.

7 Oct. Serb Republic: Election of 83-seat National Assembly.

7 Oct. Brazil: Election of 513-seat Chamber of Deputies.

7 Oct. Brazil: Election of 54 of 81 members of the Senate.

7 Oct. Brazil: 1st round of presidential election.

7 Oct. Cameroon: Presidential election (9 July 2018).

7 Oct. Latvia: Election of 100-seat Parliament.

10 Oct. Somalia-Somaliland: Election of 82-seat House of Representatives (Postponed in January 2017 from 25 January 2017 because of severe draught.)

14 Oct. Germany: Election of 180-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Bavaria.

14 Oct. Luxembourg: Election of 60-seat Chamber of Deputies.

18 Oct. Bhutan: 2nd round of election of 47-seat National Assembly.  

19 Oct. Turkey: 7th extension of state of emergency expires (18 April 2018).

20 Oct. Afghanistan: Election of 249-seat House of People (1 April 2018).

26 Oct. Ireland: Presidential election.

26 Oct. Ireland: Referendum on blasphemy laws (12 June 2018).

27 Oct. Gabon: 2nd round of  election of 120-seat National Assembly.

28 Oct. Brazil: 2nd round of presidential election.

28 Oct. Georgia: Presidential election.

28 Oct. Germany: Election of 110-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Hesse.

31 Oct. Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SDAR): Mandate of UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) expires (UNSC Resolution 2410 of 27 April 2018).

November 2018

International

Nov.  Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Port Moresby (24 January 2018).

1 Nov. United Nations (UN): China assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Bolivia.

8 Nov. European People's Party (EPP): EPP Congress in Helsinki (9 September 2018).

11-15 Nov. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): 33rd Summit meeting in Singapore. 

16-19 Nov. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Parliamentary Assembly 64th annual session in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

30 Nov.-1 Dec. Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Buenos Aires.

National

Nov. Chad: Election of 155-seat National Assembly (1 May 2018).

Nov. India-Mizoram: Election of 40-seat Legislative Assembly (18 January 2018).

4 Nov France-New Caledonia: Referendum on independence (19 March 2018).

6 Nov. United States of America: Election of 435-seat House of Representatives.

6 Nov. United States of America: Election of 34 of 100 members of the Senate.

7 Nov. Madagascar: Presidential election (29 June 2018).

11 Nov. Ukraine-Donetsk People's Republic: Election of 100-seat Peopole's Soviet.

11 Nov. Ukraine-Donetsk People's Republic: Presidential election.

18 Nov. Guinea-Bissau: Election of 100-seat National People's Assembly.

24 Nov. Madagascar: Election of 151-seat National Assembly.

25 Nov. Bahrain: Election of 40-seat Council of Representatives.

25 Nov. Mali: 1st round of election of 147-seat National Assembly (Rescheduled from 28 October 2018 on 14 September 2018).

 

December 2018

International

Dec. Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC): Conference of Parties (COP24) in Katowice, Poland.

Dec. Wassenaar Arrangement (WA): Regular plenary meeting in Vienna.

1 Dec. United Nations (UN): Ivory Coast assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding China.

1 Dec. Group of Twenty (G20): Presidency of Argentina ends.

21 Dec. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS): 54th Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government in Abuja (1 August 2018).

 

National

Dec. Bangladesh: National Assembly election of President.

Dec. Switzerland: Federal Assembly election of Federal President and Vice President.

Dec. India-Chhattisgarh: Election of 90-seat Legislative Assembly (18 January 2018).

Dec. India-Madhya Pradesh: Election of 230-seat Legislative Assembly (18 January 2018).

Dec. India-Rajasthan: Election of 200-seat Legislative Assembly (18 January 2018).

10 Dec. Libya: Election of 200-seat Council of Deputies (Tentative, 29 May 2018).

10 Dec. Libya: Presidential election (Tentative, 29 May 2018).

13 Dec. Philippines: Martial law on Mindanao ends after second extension on 13 December 2017.

19 Dec. Madagascar: 2nd round of presidential election (29 June 2018).

20 Dec. Togo: Election of 91-seat National Assembly.

23 Dec. Congo (DR): Election of 500-seat National Assembly.

23 Dec. Congo (DR): Presidential election (delayed from 2016 on 17 October 2016).

29 Dec. Algeria: Electoral college election of  96 of 144 members of the Council of the Nation (upper house).

 

2019

2019 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Chile.

2019 Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques Department, France (10 June 2018).

2019 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Japan.

2019 Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: 2nd Forum in China (15 May 2017).

2019 Polynesian Leaders Group meeting in American Samoa (25 June 2018).

2019 Bolivia: Presidential election.

2019 Botswana: Presidential election.

2019 France-New Caledonia: Referendum on independence (Promised by the Prime Minister on 26 July 2013).

2019 Germany: Election of 88-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Brandenburg.

2019 Germany: Election of 132-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Saxony/Sachsen.

2019 Germany: Election of 88-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Thuringia/Thüringen.

2019 Netherlands: Flooding of Hedwige Polder (22 December 2012).

2019 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): 19th SCO Summit in Kyrgyzstan (10 June 2018).

2019 South Africa: Election of 400-seat National Assembly.

Fall 2019 Switzerland: Election of 200-seat National Council and 46-seat Council of States.

2019 Thailand: Election of 500-seat House of Representatives (Election laws signed on 14 September 2018 mandate holding of elections between 24 February and 5 May 2019).

 

January 2019

Jan. Guinea: Election of 114-seat National Assembly.

1 Jan. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS): Turkmenistan assumes rotating annual chairmanship from Tajikistan.

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Romania assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Austria (26 July 2016).

 

February 2019

Thailand: Election of 220-seat National Legislative Assembly (10 October 2017;Prime Minister mentioned February 2019 election date to press on 27 February 2018).

16 Feb. Nigeria: Election of 360-seat House of Representatives (10 March 2017).

16 Feb. Nigeria: Presidential election (10 March 2017).

24 Feb. Senegal: Presidential election.

 

March 2019

March 2019 Central Asian Regional Summit to be held in Tashkent (15 March 2018).

2 Mar. Nigeria: Gubernatorial elections (10 March 2017).

29 Mar. European Union (EU): Completion of withdrawal of the United Kingdom.

29 Mar. United Kingdom: Completion of withdrawal from the European Union (EU).

30 Mar. European Union (EU): Special summit of heads of state and government in Sibiu, Romania (Proposed on 13 September 2017).

April 2019

April 2019 Algeria: Presidential election.

April 2019 Indonesia: Presidential election.

April 2019 Somaliland: Election of 82-seat House of Representatives.

12-14 Apr. International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank Spring meeting in Washington DC.

20 Apr. Afghanistan: 4th Presidential election (1 August 2018).

30 Apr. Japan: Abdication of Emperor (1 December 2017).

May 2019

1 May Japan: Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the throne (30 March 2018).

23-26 May European Union: Election of 750-seat European Parliament.

26 May Germany: Election of 83-seat state legislature (Bürgerschaft) of Bremen.

 

 

June 2019

June European Union (EU): Opening of accession talks with Albania and Macedonia (26 June 2018).

15 June Papua New Guinea: Bougainville to hold referendum on self-determination (23 May 2016).

 

July 2019

1 July European Union (EU): Finland assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Romania (26 July 2016).

October 2019

Oct. 2019 Cameroon: Election of 180-seat National Assembly (Postponed on 2 July 2018 to October 2019 from 29 October 2018).

15 Oct. Mozambique: Election of 250-seat Assembly of the Republic (11 April 2018).

15 Oct. Mozambique: Presidential election (11 April 2018).

22 Oct. Japan: Enthronement of Emperor Naruhito (30 March 2018).

2020

2020 United Nations (UN): Review Conference of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

2020 United Nations (UN): Kyoto climate change successor to take effect (25 November 2013).

2020 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Malaysia.

2020 Asia: Removal of all trade barriers in Asia by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group.

2020 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Saudi Arabia.

2020 European Union (EU): Ukraine planning to apply for membership (25 September 2014).

2020 or later Korea (ROK): Government to assume wartime operational control from the South Korea-US Combined Forces (2 November 2015).

2020 Kyrgyzstan: Election of 120-seat Supreme Council.

2020 Tajikistan: Presidential election.

July China-Russia: Expiration of friendship treaty if either party requests termination by July 2020, otherwise treaty will automatically continue until July 2026.

 

January 2020

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Croatia assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Finland (26 July 2016).

April 2020

1 Apr.  United States of America: Start of decennial census. 

June 2020

14 June Kosovo: Mandate of EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) expires (Council action of 8 June 2018).

 

December 2020

31 Dec. European Union (EU): Brexit transition period ends (Tentative).

2021

2021 International Monetary Fund (IMF): Annual meeting of IMF and World Bank in Morocco (25 April 2018).

2021 Cuba: 8th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC).

2021 Kazakhstan: Election of 107-seat Assembly (16 March 2017).

2021 Syria: Presidential election.

2021 Uganda: Presidential election.

2021 Zambia: Presidential elections.

January 2021

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Free trade deal with the United Kingdom takes effect (Tentative).

21 Jan. Portugal: Presidential election (Tentative).

September 2021

30 Sep. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Second term of Secretary General ends (12 December 2017).

November 2021

8-14 Nov. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand (15 August 2017).

December 2021

31 Dec. United Nations (UN): First term of Secretary General ends.

31 Dec. United Nations (UN): Authorization for the UN Counterterrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) expires (UNSC Resolution 2395 of 21 December 2017).

 

2022

2022 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Thailand.

2022 Germany: Planned decommission of nuclear power plants (31 May 2011).

2022 Turkmenistan: General population and housing census (20 October2017).

 

2023

2023 Switzerland: Candidacy for non-permanent membership of UN Security Council (UNSC) for 2023-2024 (Declared on 12 January 2011).

 

2024

 2024 International: Afghanistan-USA security assistance treaty to expire.

 

2033

August 2033

Aug. 2033 Palau-USA: Expiration of defense treaty.

 

2034

2034 Switzerland: Planned decommission of nuclear power plants (25 May 2011).

 

2040

2040 Bermuda-USA: Expiration of 1941 lease of naval and air bases.

 

2041

2041 Antarctica: Review of Antarctica Treaty which expires on 23 June 2041.

 

2042

2042 Brazil: Population to reach 228 million (29 August 2013).

 

2044

2044 Russia: Expiration of 1995 lease of military base in Gyumri, Armenia (Extended from 25 to 49 years on 20 August 2010).

 

2050

2050 United Nations (UN): World population over 60 years of age will rise to two billion (Estimated in April 2002).

 

2063

2063 Tajikistan: Agreement of use of military base at Kulob, Khatlon Province, by Russia expires in 2063 unless renewed. Extended for 49 years after expiration in 2014.

 

 

(Date) Date of announcement or reporting.

UNSC United Nations Security Council

Entries added or changed during the current month are shown in bold face.

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

 

Sources: United Nations (UN), European Union (EU), International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES) (www.electionguide.org), Inter-Parliamentary Union PARLINE (www.ipu.org), international organizations, national governments and election commissions, Electoral Calendar (www.mherrera.org), IO database.