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Future International and National Events 2021-

 

Updated on 20 July 2021

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

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

2021

 

 

July 2021

 

International

1 July United Nations (UN): France assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding  Estonia.

1 July European Union-Council of the EU: Slovenia assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Portugal.

1 July Forum of Russian and Belarusian Regions: Plenary session of 8th Forum.

5 July European Union (EU): EU-Western Balkan online Summit Meeting in Berlin.

8-9 July June Seas Initiative (3SI): Summit meeting in Sofia (22 June 2021, 24 December 2020).

15-16 July Central & South Asia: International conference of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and the United States of America in Tashkent to form a diplomatic platform to support peace and stability in Afghanistan.

16 July Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Informal virtual Leaders' Retreat, hosted by the New Zealand Prime Minister.

26 July-10 Sep. United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament, 3rd part, in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

National

July United Kingdom-St Helena: Election of 12 of 15 members of Legislative Council.

July United Kingdom-St Helena-Ascension Island: Election of 7-seat Island Council.

 

July Vietnam: Presidential election.

1 July South Sudan: UN mandate of UN Panel of Experts ends (UNSC Resolution 2521 of 29 May 2020).

3-4 France: National Rally (RN) Congress in Perpignan, Pyrénéees-Orientales.

7 July Haiti: State of Siege declared after assassination of president.

7-8 July Ukraine: 4th Ukraine Conference held in Vilnius.

7 July Ukraine: Discussion with Switzerland hosting next Ukraine Reform Conference.

8 July France-New Caledonia: 5th round of presidential election (4 July 2021).

11 July Bulgaria: Election of 240-seat National Assembly (6 May 2021).

11 July Moldova: Election of 101-seat Parliament (28 April 2021).

17-18 July Afghanistan: Continuing Afghan Government-Taliban Militia peace talks in Doha.

18 July São Tomé & Príncipe: 1st Round, Presidential election.

24 July Egypt: State of emergency ending, unless renewed (25 April 2021).

25 July Pakistan-Azad Jammu & Kashmir: Election of 41 of 49 members of Legislative Assembly.

28 July Peru: Inauguration of president (22 November 2020).

31 July Cyprus: UN mandate of UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) ends (UNSC Resolution 2561 of 29 January 2021).

 

August 2021

 

International

1 Aug. United Nations (UN): India assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Estonia.

2 Aug. United Nations (UN): Opening of 10th Session of Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in New York, NY USA.

National

Aug. Fiji: Presidential election.

Aug. South Sudan: Election of 332-seat National Assembly.

Aug. South Sudan: Presidential election.

2 Aug. Samoa: Opening of Parliament session (4 July 2021).

3 Aug. United States of America-Ohio: Special election of Representative of US House of Representative of 11th Congressional District.

8 Aug. São Tomé & Príncipe: 2nd Round, Presidential election.

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).

12 Aug. Zambia; Election of 164-seat National Assembly.

12 Aug. Zambia: Presidential elections.

28 Aug. Taiwan: Referendum on draft Constitution.

30 Aug. Estonia: Parliamentary Presidential election.

31 Aug. Afghanistan: Conclusion of US mission (8 July 2021).

31 Aug. Lebanon: UN mandate of UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) ends (UNSC Resolution 2539 of 28 August 2020).

31 Aug. Mali: UN authority for control measures ends (UNSC Resolution 2541 of 31 August 2020).

31 Aug. Palestine: Election of 800-seat Palestinian National Council of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) (1 February 2021).

31 Aug. Somalia: UN mandate of UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) ends (UNSC Resolution 2540 of 28 August 2020).

 

September 2021

 

International

1 Sep. United Nations (UN): Ireland assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding India.

6-10 Sep. United Nations (UN): Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, 10th session in Vienna.

13 Sep.-1 Oct. United Nations (UN): Human Rights Council,(HRC) 48th Session in Geneva, Switzerland.

14 Sep.- Dec. United Nations (UN): 76th Session of the General Assembly in New York, NY USA.

20-24 Sep. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA): 65th Annual Conference in Vienna.

21-27 Sep. United Nations (UN): General Assembly General Debate in New York, NY USA.

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

 

National

Sep. Russia: Election of 450-seat State Duma.

Sep San Marino: Election of two Captains General

Sep. Spain: Government to resume talks with Catalan regional leaders (29 June 2021).

Sep. United Kingdom (UK)-Isle of Man: Election of 24-seat Legislative Council.

5 Sep. China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR): Election of 70-seat Legislative Council (LegCo) (Postponed from 6 September 2020 on 31 July 2020).

8 Sep. Morocco: Election of 395-seat House of Representatives.

11 Sep. Afghanistan: US deadline for complete withdrawal of its forces (13 April 2021).

13 Sep. Norway: Election of 169-seat Parliament.

15 Sep. Libya: UN mandate of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) ends (UNSC Resolution 2542 of 15 September 2020).

17 Sep. Afghanistan: UN mandate of UN Assistance Mission Afghanistan (UNAMA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2543 of 15 September 2020).

18 Sep.  Iraq: Term of Special Adviser heading the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) ends (UNSC Resolution 2544 of 25 September 2020).

19 Sep. China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR): Election of 1,500-seat Election Committee (14 April 2021).

19 Sep. Haiti: 1st Round of election of 112-seat Chamber of Deputies.

19 Sep. Haiti: 1st Round of presidential election.

19 Sep. Russia: Election of 450-seat State Duma.

19 Sep. Russia: Election of regional heads.

23 Sep. United Kingdom-Isle of Man: Election of 24-seat Legislative Council.

25 Sep. Colombia: UN mandate of the Verification Mission ends (UNSC Resolution 2545 of 5 September 2020).

25 Sep. Iceland: Election of 63-seat Parliament.

26 Sep. Germany: Election of 709-seat Federal Assembly (Bundestag) (Confirmed on 25 November 2020).

26 Sep. Germany:  Election of 160-seat city legislature (Abgeordnetenhaus) of Berlin.

26 Sep. Germany:  Election of 71-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

26 Sep. Germany: Election of 91-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Thüringen (Thuringia) (Tentative, 15 January 2021 postponed from 25 April 2021 and from 2020).

26 Sep. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

30 Sep. Mali: UN mandate for Panel of Experts ends (UNSC Resolution 2541 of 31 August 2020).

 

October 2021

 

International

1 Oct. United Nations (UN): Kenya assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Ireland.

15-17 Oct. World Bank Group/International Monetary Fund (IMF): Boards of Governors Fall meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco.

 

National

Oct. Cape Verde: Presidential election.

Oct. Côte d'Ivoire: Election of 255-seat National Assembly.

Oct. Iceland: Election of 63-seat Parliament.

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

Oct. Morocco: Election of 395-seat House of Representatives.

1 Oct. Libya: UN authorizations for combating human trafficking off the coast of Libya ending (UNSC Resolution 2546 of 2 October 2020).

8-9 Oct. Czech Republic: Election of 200-seat Chamber of Deputies (29 December 2020).

10 Oct. Iraq: Election of 329-seat Council of Representatives (Postponed from 6 June 2021 on 19 January 2021; 1 August 2020).

10 Oct. Somalia: Presidential election (29 June 2021).

15 Oct. Haiti: UN mandate of UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) ends (UNSC Resolution 2547 of 15 October 2020).

24 Oct. Argentina: Election of 127 of 257 members of the Chamber of Deputies.

24 Oct. Chad: Election of 155-seat National Assembly (Rescheduled from 23 December 2020 in July 2020).

24 Oct. Uzbekistan: Election of 150-seat Legislative Chamber.

24 Oct. Uzbekistan: Presidential election.

31 Oct. Western Sahara/SDAR: UN Mandate for the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara ends (UNSC Resolution 2548 of 30 October 2020).

 

November 2021

 

International

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

1-12 Nov. United Nations (UN): Conference of Parties (COP26) of Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK (28 May 2020; postponed from November 2020 on 1 April 2020; 28 May 2020).

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

22-25 Nov. United Nations (UN): Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, annual session in Geneva, Switzerland.

29 Nov.-3 Dec. United Nations (UN): Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, 26th session in The Hague.

29 Nov.-3 Dec. United Nations (UN): Conference on the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, annual session in New York, NY USA.

 

National

Nov. Bulgaria: Presidential election.

Nov. Chile: 1st round of presidential election.

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

Nov. Honduras: Presidential election.

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

5 Nov. Bosnia & Herzegovina: Authorization for Member States acting through the European Union (EU) to maintain multinational stabilization force (EUFOR ALTHEA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2549 of 5 November 2020).

7 Nov. Nicaragua: Election of 92-seat National Assembly.

7 Nov. Nicaragua: Presidential election.

15 Nov. Central African Republic (CAR): UN mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) ends (UNSC Resolution 2552 of 12 November 2020).

15 Nov. Sudan: Mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) ends ( UNSC Resolution 2575 of 11 May 2011).

18-23 Nov. Nepal:  Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Convention in Kathmandu (Tentative, 22 December 2020).

21 Nov. Haiti: 2nd Round of election of 112-seat Chamber of Deputies.

21 Nov. Haiti: 2nd  Round of presidential election.

28 Nov. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

 

December 2021

 

International

1 Dec. United Nations (UN): Niger assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Mexico.

6-11 Dec. United Nations (UN): 20th Session of the Assembly of Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.

13-17 Dec. United Nations (UN): Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, 9th Session in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

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).

 

National

Dec. Uzbekistan: Presidential election.

4 Dec. Gambia: Presidential election.

4 Dec. Somalia: Authorizations granted to states and regional organizations cooperating with Somali authorities in the fight against piracy and armed robbery end (UNSC Resolution 2554 of 4 December 2020).

12 Dec. France-New Caledonia: 3rd and last Referendum on Independence (4 June 2021).

15 Dec. Somalia: Mandate for the Panel on Somalia ends (UNSC Resolution 2551 of 12 November 2020).

16 Dec. Afghanistan: UN support for the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team in Afghanistan ends (UNSC Resolution 2557 of 18 December 2020).

19 Dec. Chile: 2nd round of presidential election.

19 Dec. China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR): Election of 90-seat Legislative Committee (14 April 2021).

20 Dec. Congo (DR): UN mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) ends (UNSC Resolution 2556 of 18 December 2020).

24 Dec. Libya: Election of 200-seat House of Representatives (GNA-Tobruk Agreement of 21 August 2020, 14 November 2020).

24 Dec. Libya: Presidential elections (Tentative, 14 November 2020).

31 Dec. Sudan/South Sudan: UN mandate of African-UN Mission Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) ends (UNSC Resolutions 2525 of 3 June 2020 and 2559 of 22 December 2020).

31 Dec. Somalia: UN mandate for deployment of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) ends (UNSC Resolution 2568 of 12 March 2021).

 

2022

2022 World Ocean Week: Our Ocean Conference, co-hosted by Palau and the United States in Koror in early 2022 (11 June 2021).

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 Brazil: Presidential election.

2022 Egypt: Presidential election.

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

2022 Germany: Election of 137-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Lower Saxony.

2022 Germany: Election of 51-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Saarland.

2022 Germany: Election of 69-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Schleswig Holstein.

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

2022 Hungary: Election of 199-seat National Assembly.

2022 Kenya: Election of 349-seat National Assembly.

2022 Kenya: Presidential election.

2022 Micronesia, Federated States: Referendum on independence of islands of Chuuk State (Postponed from 2020, 28 February 2020).

2022 Papua New Guinea: Self-government in place for Autonomous Bougainville Region (9 June 2021).

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

 

January

1 Jan. European Union-Council of the EU: France assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Slovenia.

 

February

27 Feb. Mali: Election of 147-seat National Assembly (16 April 2021).

27 Feb. Mali: Presidential election (16 April 2021).

 

March

13 Mar. Mali: 2nd round of presidential election, if needed (16 April 2021).

15 Mar. South Sudan: UN mandate for UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) ends (UNSC Resolution 2567 of 12 March 2021).

20 Mar. Mali: 2nd round of election of 147-seat National Assembly, if needed (16 April 2021).

27 Mar. China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR): Election of Chief Executive (14 April 2021).

 

April

10 Apr. France: 1st round of presidential election (13 July 2021).

24 Apr. France: 2d round of presidential election (13 July 2021).

30 Apr. Iraq: EU mandate of the EU Advisory Mission in Support of Security Sector Reform in Iraq (EUAM Iraq) ends (7 April 2020).

 

May

27 May Iraq: UN mandate for UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) ends (UNSC Resolution 2576 of 27 May 2021).

31 May Ecuador: Presidential term ends.

31 May South Sudan: UN mandate for arms embargo and for travel and financial restrictive measures  ends (UNSC Resolution 2577 of 28 May 2021).

 

June

3 June Sudan: UN mandate for UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) ends (UNSC Resolution 2579 of 3 June 2021).

3 June Libya: UN extension of authorization for implementation of the arms embargo on the high seas off the coast of Libya ends (UNSC Resolution 2578 of 3 June 2021).

12 June France: 1st round of election of 577-seat National Assembly (13 July 2021).

19 June France: 2nd round of election of 577-seat National Assembly (13 July 2021).

 

July

July Ukraine: 5th Ukraine Reform Conference in Switzerland (7 July 2021).

1 July European Union-Council of the EU: Czech Republic assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding France.

December

31 Dec. Somalia: EU mandate for military maritime Operation Atalanta off Somalia, EUTM Somalia military training mission, and EUCAP Somalia civilian capacity-building mission ends (23 December 2020).

 

2023

2023 Congo (DR): Presidential election.

2023 Federated States of Micronesia (FSM): Election of 14-seat Congress.

2023 Nigeria: Presidential election.

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

2023 Turkey: Election of 600-seat Grand National Assembly of Turkey (18 January 2021).

2023 Turkey: Presidential election (18 January 2021).

2023 Zimbabwe: Presidential election.

 

January

1 Jan. European Union-Council of the EU: Sweden assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Czech Republic.

 

July

1 July European Union-Council of the EU: Spain assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Sweden.

 

2024

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

2024 Indonesia: Presidential election.

2024 Russia: Presidential election.

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

 

2025

2025 Tanzania: Presidential election.

 

2026

5 Feb. Russia-United States of America: Five-year extension of nuclear arms control treaty New START expires, unless renewed (26 January 2021).

 

2027

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

 

2033

February

18 Feb. Nigeria: Presidential election (15 October 2020).

 

August

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.

 

 

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

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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.