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Future International and National Events 2019-

 

Updated on 6 December 2019

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

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

 2019

 

December 2019

International

Dec. Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU): Meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in  St. Petersburg, Russia.

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

1 Dec. European Union (EU): Next European Commission (EC) takes office  (Delayed from 1 November 2019 on 16 October 2019).

2-7 Dec. United Nations (UN): 18th session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

2-13 Dec. United Nations (UN): UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 25th Session of the Conference of Parties to the Convention (COP25) in Madrid (Change of venue from Santiago, Chile).

3-6 Dec. United Nations (UN): Annual session of the Meeting of States parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological and Toxin Weapons.

3-4 Dec. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Heads of State and Government meeting in London  (18 October 2019).

4 Dec. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): NATO Leaders Meeting at Grove Hotel, Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (18 October 2019).

4-6 Dec. International Democratic Union (IDU): IDU Forum 2019 at Hilton Washington, National Mall, Washington DC  (8 October 2019).

5 Dec. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): Ministerial Council meeting in Bratislava.

5 Dec. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): 177th Meeting of OPEC Conference in Vienna.

6 Dec. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): 7th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial meeting in Vienna.

7 Dec. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Senior  Officials' Meeting in Singapore (change of venue from Santiago, Chile).

9 Dec. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Meeting of NASTO Secretary General with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in Brussels (6 December 2019).

10-11 Dec. Organization for Security and Cooperation  in Europe (OSCE): 50th Round of Geneva International Discussions (GID) in Geneva, Switzerland (9 October 2019).

National

Dec. United Kingdom-Pitcairn Islands: Election of 8 of 10 members of Island Council.

2 Dec. Mauritius: Presidential election by the National Assembly.

5 Dec. Canada: Delivery of Speech from the Throne (20  November 2019).

6 Dec. Dominica: Election of 22 of 31 members of House of Assembly.

6 Dec. Iran: Joint Commission to meet with Iran in Vienna to discuss upholding JPOA.

7 Dec. India: Phase 2 of 5 election of 81-seat Jharkhand Legislative Assembly (1 November 2019).

7 Dec. Sri Lanka: Presidential election.

8 Dec. San Marino: Election of 60-seat Grand and General Council.

9 Dec. Ukraine: Normandy Four Summit meeting of leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine in Paris to seek settlement of conflict in Donbas region (15 November 2019).

11 Dec. Israel: Presidential deadline for forming next government or holding of new election.

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

12 Dec. Algeria: Presidential election.

12 Dec. India: Phase 3 of 5 election of 81-seat Jharkhand Legislative Assembly (1 November 2019).

12 Dec. United Kingdom: Election of 650-seat House of Commons (28 October 2019).

15 Dec. Uganda: National Resistance Movement (NRM) National Delegates Conference and confirmation of presidential candidate.

16 Dec. India: Phase 4 of 5 election of 81-seat Jharkhand Legislative Assembly (1 November 2019).

17 Dec. United Kingdom (UK): Opening of newly elected Parliament (25 November 2019).

19 Dec. Russia: Annual press conference of President Putin at noon in the Kremlin, Moscow (24 November 2019).

19 Dec. United Kingdom (UK): Queen's Speeech from the Throne if the current Prime Minister returns (24 November 2019).

20 Dec. Congo (DR): UN mandate for UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) to end (UNSC Resolution 2463 of 29 March 2019).

20 Dec. India: Phase 5 of 5 election of 81-seat Jharkhand Legislative Assembly (1 November 2019).

22 Dec. Croatia: Presidential election.

22 Dec. Uzbekistan: Election of 150-seat Legislative Chamber (20 September 2019).

28 Dec. Guinea: Election of 114-seat National Assembly.

29 Dec. Guinea-Bissau: 2nd round of presidential election.

31 Dec. Syria: UN mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) expires (UNSC Resolution 2477 of 26 June 2019).

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 United Nations (UN): Conference of Parties (COP26) of Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) (10 August 2019).

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 Asia: 2nd Caspian Economic Forum in Astrakhan, Russia (Aug. 2019).

2020 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): Vanuatu to host 51st Forum (20 August 2019).

2020 Burkina Faso: Presidential election.

2020 Burundi: Presidential election.

2020 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government in Saudi Arabia (29 June 2019).

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

2020 Germany: Election of 121-seat legislature (Bürgerschaft) of Hamburg.

2020 Ghana: Presidential election (23 August 2018).

2020 Guinea: Presidential election.

2020 Ivory Coast: Presidential election.

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  Sri Lanka: Election of 225-seat Parliament.

2020 Sudan: Presidential election.

2020 Taiwan: Election of 113-seat of Legislative Yüan.

2020 Taiwan: Presidential election.

2020 Tajikistan: Presidential election.

 

January 2020

Jan. Taiwan (ROC): Presidential election.

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

1 Jan. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): Albania assumes rotating chairmanship from Slovakia.

10 Jan. Syria: Authorization for UN humanitarian organizations to use routes across conflict lines and border crossings expires (UNSC Resolution 2449 of 13 December 2018).

14 Jan. Guatemala: Newly elected president takes office (11 August 2019).

20 Jan. Yemen: UN mandate of the UN Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) expires (UNSC Resolution 2481 of 15 July 2019).

26 Jan. Peru: Election of 130-seat Congress of the Republic (Tentative)

26 Jan. Peru: Presidential election (Tentative).

31 Jan. European Union (EU): Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union (Changed on 28 October 2019 from 31 October 2019).

31 Jan. Central African Republic (CAR): UN Arms embargo, assets freeze and travel ban expire (UNSC Resolution 2488 of 12 September 2019).

31 Jan. Cyprus: UN mandate for UN Peacekeeping Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) ends unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2483 of 25 July 2019).

February 2020

Feb. Syria: Quadrilateral meeting on constitution in Istanbul, Turkey (5 December 2019).

9 Feb. Azerbaijan: Election of 125-seat National Assembly (5 December 2019).

15 Feb. Libya: UN authorization extended for inspection of vessels with crude oil leaving Libya, asset freeze and travel ban, and mandate of Panel of Experts (UNSC Resolution 2441 of 5 November 2018).

19 Feb. Central African Republic (CAR):  UN mandate for Panel of Experts expires (UNSC Resolution 2454 of 31 January 2019).

26 Feb. Yemen: UN mandate for freezing financial funds and preventing the entry into or transit through member territories of designated individuals (UNSC Resolution 2456 of 26 February 2019).

28 Feb. Guinea-Bissau: UN mandate for UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) to end (UNSC Resolution 2458 of 28 February 2019).

29 Feb. Slovakia: Election of 150-seat National Council (Tentative).

March 2020

Mar. Bolivia: Election of 130-seat Chamber of Deputies (1 December 2019).

12 Mar. Sudan: UN mandate for Panel of Experts expires (UNSC Resolution 2455 of 7 February 2019).

15 Mar. South Sudan: UN mandate for UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) expires (UNSC Resolution 2459 of 15 March 2019).

26 Mar. United Kingdom-Falkland Islands: Referendum on replacing two electoral constituencies with a single Islands-wide electoral system (16 August 2019).

31 Mar. Somalia: Mandate for UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) expires (UNSC Resolution 2461 of 27 Mar 2019).

31 Mar. European Union (EU): EU mandate for EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia in Southern Central Mediterranean ends (26 September 2019).

 

April 2020

April Chile: Referendum on revising the Constitution of 11 September 1980 (15 November 2019).

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

24 Apr. Korea (PDRK): UN mandate of the Panel of Experts on restrictive measures ends (UNSC Resolution  2464 of 10 April 2019).

May 2020

May European Union (EU): EU-Western Balkans Summit in Zagreb (18 October 2019).

May Dominican Republic: Presidential election.

31 May Iraq: UN mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) expires (UNSDC Resolution 2470 of 21 May 2019).

31 May South Sudan: UN mandates for arms embargo and travel and financial restrictive measures expire (UNSC Resolution 2471 of 30 May 2019).

31 May Somalia: UN mandate for the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) expires (UNSC Resolution 2472 of 31 May 2019).

31 May Ukraine: EU mandate for European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) expires (EU Council 13 May 2019).

June 2020

June Group of Seven (G7):  Annual Summit meeting of member Heads of State in the United States of America.

8-9 June European Union (EU): Meeting of defense ministers of mem ber states in Split, Croatia.

8-9 June European Union (EU): EU-NATO Meeting of defense ministers in Split, Croatia (2 December 2019).

10 June Libya: UN authorization for arms embargo and restrictive measures expires (UNSC Resolution 2473 of 10 June 2019).

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

22 June Commonwealth of Nations: Opening of 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at the Kigali Convention Center, Kigali (24 September 2019).

25 June Haiti: Initial UN mandate of the UN  Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) expires (UNSC Resolution 2476 of 25 June 2019).

30 June South Sudan: UN mandate of the Panel of Experts on restrictive measures ends (UNSC Resolution 2471 of 30 May 2019).

30 June Mali: UN mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) expires (UNSC Resolution 2480 of 28 June 2019).

 

July 2020

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

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

1 July Congo (DR): UN authorization for restrictive measures expires (UNSC Resolution 2478 of 26 June 2019).

 

August 2020

1 Aug. Congo (DR): UN mandate of the Panel of Experts on restrictive measures ends (UNSC Resolution 2478 of 26 June 2019).

31 Aug. Lebanon: UN mandate of UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) expires (UNSC Resolution 2485 of 29 August 2019).

 

September 2020

15 Sep. Libya: UN mandate of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expires (UNSC Resolution 2486 of 12 September 2019).

17 Sep. Afghanistan: UN mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expires (UNSC Resolution 2489 of 17 September 2019).

19-23 Sep. United Kingdom (UK): Labour Party annual conference in Liverpool, North West England.

21 Sep. Iraq: UN mandate for Special Adviser and Investigative Team ends (UNSC Resoluition 2490 of 20 September 2019).

25 Sep. Colombia: UN mandate of the Verification Mission ends (UNSC Resolution 2487 of 12 September 2019).

29 Sep. United States of America (USA): Presidential debate at the University of Notre Dame at Notre Dame, IN  (12 October 2019).

30 Sep. Mali: UN mandate of the Panel of Experts on restrictive measures ends (UNSC Resolution 2484 of 29 August 2019).

30 Sep. Niger: European Union (EU) mandate for EUCAP Sahel Niger expires (19 September 2018).

 

October 2020

Oct. United Nations (UN):  Conference of the Parties (COP15), Convention on Biological Diversity in Kunming, China.

3 Oct. Libya: UN mandate for enforcing of anti-smuggling and human trafficking off the coast of Libya ends (UNSC Resolution 2491 of 3 October 2019).

7 Oct. United States of America (USA): Vice Presidential debate at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City UT  (12 October 2019).

15 Oct. United States of America (USA): Presidential debate at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor MI  (12 October 2019).

22 Oct. United States of America (USA): Presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville TN  (12 October 2019).

 

November 2020

3 Nov. United States of America (USA): Presidential election.

 

December 2020

21 Dec. Iraq: UN mandate of UN Special Adviser and Team ends (UNSC Resolution 2490 of 20 September 2019).

27 Dec. Niger: Election of 171-seat National Assembly (Tentative 17 August 2019).

27 Dec. Niger: First round of presidential election (Tentative 17 August 2019).

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 European Union (EU)-Africa summit meeting during the first half of 2021 (4 July 2019).

2021 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): Fiji to host 52nd Forum (20 August 2019).

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

2021 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government in Italy (29 June 2019).

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).

14 Jan. Mali: European Union (EU) mandate of EUCAP Sahel Mali ends  (Adopted 21 February 2019).

21 Jan. Portugal: Presidential election (Tentative).

February2021

20 Feb. Niger: Second round of presidential election (Tentative 17 August 2019).

August 2021

12 Aug. South Sudan: Term of Transitional State Legislative Assembly expires (12 July 2018).

12 Aug. South Sudan: Presidential term of office expires (12 July 2018).

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 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): Kiribati to host 53rd Forum (20 August 2019).

2022 Egypt: Presidential election.

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

2022 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government in India (29 June 2019).

2022 Turkmenistan: General population and housing census (20 October 2017).

31 May Ecuador: Presidential term ends.

 

2023

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

2023 Zimbabwe: Presidential election.

 

2024

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

2024 Russia: Presidential election.

 

2033

August 2033

Aug. 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.

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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.