FORECAST

2024

Updated on 26 May 2024. 

 

May

International

1 May United Nations (UN): Mozambique assumes monthly presidency of Security Council.

4-5 May Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC): Summit meeting in Banjul, The Gambia.  

6-8 May: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI): 2024 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development on the complex security situation and possible pathways towards a more peaceful future, at Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm.

8 May Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU): Supreme Eurasian Economicf Council meeting.

13 May-28 June United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament Part II, in Geneva, Switzerland.

16 May North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Military Chiefs of Defense meeting of the Military Committee on strategic issues in Brussels (29 April 2024).

16 May League of Arab States: 33rd Summit, presided by Bahrain’s king, is held in Manama, urges ceasefire in Sudan and recognition of the Palestinian State.

20-30 May 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM 46), hosted by India, at the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), in Kochi, Kerala.

24-27 May North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): 2024 Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Sofia.

26-27 May International: Trilateral Summit meeting of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) to be held in Seoul (4 May 2024).

 27-30 May International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS): 4th International Conference in St John's, Antigua and Barbuda.

30-31 May North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member state foreign ministers informal meeting in Prague.

 

 

Countries

2 May Solomon Islands: National Parliament to elect prime minister.

5 May Panama: Election of 71-seat National Assembly.

5 May Panama: Presiderntial election.

6 May Chad: 1st round of presidential election.

7 May India: 3rd phase of election of 543-seat House of the People (Lok Sabha).

8 May North Macedonia: Election of 120-seat Assembly of the Republic.

10 May Iran: 2nd round of election of 290-seat Islamic Consultative Assembly.

13 May India: 4th phase of election of 543-seat House of the People (Lok Sabha).

13 May India-Andhra Pradesh: Election of 175-seat Legislative Assembly.

13 May India-Odisha: 1st phase of election of 147-seat Legislative Assembly.

18 May Mali: Mandate of European Union (EU) Training Mission Mali (EUTM Mali) ends (Extended from 23 March 2020).

19 May India-Arunachal Pradesh: Election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly.

19 May India-Sikkim: Election of 32-seat Legislative Assembly.

20 India: 5th phase of election of 543-seat House of the People (Lok Sabha).

20 May India-Odisha: 2nd phase of election of 147-seat Legislative Assembly.

20-25 May Colombia: Government and insurgent National Liberation Army (ELN) peace talks in Caracas.

24 May Malawi: Election of 93-seat National Assembly.

25 May India-Odisha: 3rd phase of election of 147-seat Legislative Assembly.

29 May Madagascar: Election of 151-seat National Assembly.

29 May Madagascar: Election of 151-seat National Assembly.

29 May South Africa: Election of 400-seat National Assembly.

31 May Iraq: UN mandate for UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) ends (UNSC Resolution 2682 of 30 May 2023).

31 May South Sudan: UN authorizations for arms embargo and travel and financial measures end (UNSC Resolution 2683 of 30 May 2023).

 

June

International

1 June United Nations (UN): Korea (ROK) assumed the monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Mozambique.

6-9 June European Union (EU): Election of 705-seat European Parliament in 27 member states.

13 June North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Ministers of Defense hold meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council in Brussels.

13-14 June North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Member state Ministers of Defense hold meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) in Brussels.

13-15 June Group of Seven (G7): 30th Head of States and Government Summit in Borgo Egnalia, Apulia Region, Italy.

15-16 June International: Peace Conference onn the Russo-Ukrainian war, hosted by the President of Switzerland, in Bürgenstock, Lake Lucerne, Nidwalden Canton, Switzerland.

25-26 June Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): Geneva International Discussions (GID) 61st round in Geneva, Switzerland.

27-28 June European Union (EU): European Council meeting.

 

Countries

22 June Chad: 2nd round of presidential election (28 February 2024).

22 June Mauritania: Presidential election.

27 June United States of America (USA): Debate of presidential candidates of the  Democratic and Republican Parties in Atlanta, Georgia.

28 June Iran: Presidential election.

30 June Syria: UN mandate of UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) ends (UNSC Resolution 2718 of 21 December 2023).

 

July

International

1 July United Nations (UN): Russian Federation assumed the monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Korea (ROK).

9-10 July North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Summit meeting in Washington DC.

10-11 July North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Public Forum in Washington DC.

18 July European Political Community (EPC): Meeting at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England UK.

29 July-13 Sep. United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament Part III, in Geneva, Switzerland

 

Countries

July Burkina Faso: Presidential election.

4 July United Kingdom (UK): Election of 650-seat House of Commons.

15-16 July Rwanda: Election of 80-seat Chamber of Deputies (12 December 2023).

15 July Rwanda: Presidential election (12 December 2023).

28 July Venezuela: Presidential election.

 

August

International

1 Aug. United Nations (UN): Sierra Leone assumed the monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding the Russian Federation.

 

Countries

Aug. Nigeria: People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to elect new chairman (19 April 2024).

 

September

International

1 Sep. United Nations (UN): Slovenia assumed the monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Sierra Leone.

 

Countries

Sep.-Oct. Tunisia: Presidential election pending

7 Sep. Algeria: Presidential election (5 April 2024).

10 Sep. United States of America (USA): Debate of presidential candidates of the Democratic and Republican Parties on ABC News at a location to be announced  (15 May 2024).

15 Sep. Romania: Presidential election (3 October 2023).

16 Sep. United States of America (USA): Commission on Presidential Debates holds 1st of 3 general-election debates (15 May 2024).

17 Sep.-16 Oct. Sri Lanka: Presidential election.

 

October

International

1 Oct. United Nations (UN): Switzerland assumed the monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Slovenia.

21-25 Oct. The 27th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Apia, Samoa, the first time it is hosted by a Pacific member country.

21 Oct.-1 Nov. United Nations (UN): 16th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 16) in Colombia (28 February 2024).

 

Countries

Oct. Botswana: Election of 63-seat National Assembly.

Oct. Cameroon: Presidential election.

1 Oct. United States of America (USA): Commission on cPresidential Debates holds 2nd of 3 general-election debates (15 May 2024).

9 Oct. Mozambique: Election of 250-seat Assembly of the Republic.

9 Oct. Mozambique: Presidential election.

9 Oct. United States of America (USA): Commission on Presidential Debates holds 3rd of 3 general-election debates (15 May 2024).

 

November

International

1 Nov. United Nations (UN): United Kingdom assumed the monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Switzerland.

11-22 Nov. United Nations (UN): UN Global Climate Conference of Parties (COP29) to meet in Azerbaijan (13 December 2023).

18-19 Nov. Group of the Twenty (G20): Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government on Building a Just World and a Sustainable Planet, in Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

Countries

Nov. Honduras: Election of 128-seat National Assembly.

Nov. Honduras: Presidential election.

Nov. Namibia: Presidential election.

5 Nov. United States of America (USA): Election of the 435-seat House of Representatives.

5 Nov. United States of America (USA): Election of 34 Members of the 100-seat Senate.

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

14 Nov. Somaliland: Presidential election.

24 Nov. Tunisia: Presidential election.

27 Nov. Namibia: Election of 104-seat National Assembly.

27 Nov. Namibia: Presidential election.

30 Nov. Mauritius: Election of 70-seat National Assembly.

30 Nov. Somalia: Election of 275-seat House of the People.

 

December

International

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

3-5 Dec. International Democracy Union (IDU): IDU Forum in Washington DC (19 December 2023).

31 Dec. 2024 Somalia: African Union (AU) mandate of the AU Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) ends.  

 

Countries

Croatia: 1st round of presidential election. 

Guinea: Election of 114-seat National Assembly.

Guinea: Presidential election.

Guinea-Bissau: Presidential election.

South Sudan: Election of 332-seat National Assembly.

South Sudan: Presidential election.

7 Dec. Ghana: Election of 275-seat Parliament.

7 Dec. Ghana: Presidential election.

8 Dec. Romania: Election of 330-seat Chamber of Deputies.

15 Dec. Senegal: Election of 165-seat National Assembly.

 

2025

 

2025 Group of the Twenty (G20): Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government in South Africa.

Mid-2025 European Union (EU): Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Authority (AMLA) in Frankfurt/M in Germany to begin operating (22 February 2024).

Countries

2025 Belarus: Presidential election.

2025 Cameroon: Presidential election.

 

January

Countries

Jan. Comoros: Election of 33-seat Federal Assembly.

Jan. Greece: Presidential election by the Hellenic Parliament. 

 

February

Countries

Feb. Azerbaijan: Election of 125-seat National Assembly.

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

Feb. Ecuador: Election of 137-seat National Assembly.

Feb. Ecuador: Presidential election.

Feb. Ireland: Election of 160-seat House of Representatives.

Feb. Kosovo: Election of 120-seat Kosovo Assembly.

Feb. Liechtenstein: Election of 25-seat Diet (Landtag).

Feb. Togo: Presidential election.

12 Jan.-9 Feb. Uganda: Election of 557-seat Parliament.

12 Jan.-9 Feb. Uganda: Presidential Election.

 

March

Countries

Mar. Guyana: Election of 65-seat National Assembly.

Mar. Micronesia Federal States: Election of 14-seat Congress.

Mar. Tajikistan: Election of 63-seat House of Representatives.

17 Mar. Afghanistan: United Nations (UN) mandate of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ends.

 

April

Countries

Apr. Albania: Election of 140-seat Parliament.

 

May

Countries

May Australia: Election of 150-seat House of Representatives.

May Burundi: Election of 124-seat National Assembly.

May Malawi: Election of 93-seat National Assembly.

May Malawi Presidential election.

May Philippines: Election of 297-seat House of Representatives.

May Philippines: Election of 8 of 24 members of the Senate.

May Philippines: Presidential election.

May Suriname: Election of 51-seat National Assembly.

 

 

June

Countries

June Iran: Presidential election.

June Poland: Presidential election.

 

July

Countries

July Moldova: Election of 101-seat Parliament.

July Singapore: Election of 104-seat Parliament.

July Sri Lanka: 225-seat Parliament.

July Suriname: Presidential election by the National Assembly.

July Trinidad and Tobago (T&T): Election of 41-seat House of Representatives. 

 

August

Countries

Aug. Belarus: Presidential election.

Aug. Gabon:  Election of 143-seat National Assembly planned according to the military junta president (13 November 2023). 

 

September

Countries

Sep. Canada: Election of 338-seat House of Commons.

Sep. Germany: 709-seat Federal Assembly (Bundestag).

Sep. Iceland: Election of 63-seat Parliament.

Sep. Jamaica: Election of 60-seat House of Representatives.

Sep. Nauru: Election of 19-seat Parliament.

Sep. Norway: Election of 169-seat Parliament.

 

October

Countries

Oct. Argentina: Election of one-half of the 257-seat Chamber of Deputies.

Oct. Barbados: Presidential election by the House of Assembly.

Oct. Bolivia: Election of 130-seat Chamber of Deputies.

Oct. Bolivia: Presidential election.

Oct. Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast: Presidential election.

Oct. Czech Republic/Czechia: Election of 200-seat Chamber of Deputies.

Oct. Egypt: Election of 596-seat House of Representatives.

Oct. Iraq: Election of 329-seat Council of Representatives.

Oct. Ireland: Presidential election.

Oct. Japan: Election of 465-seat House of Representatives.

Oct. Qatar: Election of 35-seat Consultative Council.

Oct. Seychelles: Election of 33-seat National Assembly.

Oct. Seychelles: Presidential election.

Oct. Tanzania: Election of 357-seat National Assembly.

Oct. Tanzania: Presidential election.

 

November

Countries

 

Nov. Belize: Election of 31-seat House of Representatives.

Nov. Chile: Election of 155-seat Chamber of Deputies.

Nov. Chile: Presidential election.

Nov. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Election of 15 of 21 members of the House of Assembly.

Nov. Tonga: Election of 26-seat Legislative Assembly.

 

December

Countries

Dec. Central African Republic (CAR): Election of 131-seat National Assembly.

Dec. Central African Republic (CAR): Presidential election.

Dec. Venezuela: Election of 277-seat National Assembly.

 

 

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February

International

5 Feb. New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) expires unless renewed.

 

March

Countries

31 Mar. Bosnia and Herzegovina: European Union (EU) Framework for restrictive measures ends.

 

2027

Countries

2027  Bougainville Island: Independence target date (7 July 2021).

 

 

Note: The exact date of an election listed by year or month may change, especially if it is advanced.

(Date) Date of announcement or reporting

UNSC United Nations Security Council

 

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.mhereeera.org), IO database.