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Future International and National Events 2022-

 

Updated on 22 January 2022

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

ˇ  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

2022

International

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

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

2022 International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF): 18th Summit Conference of Heads of State and Government (Postponed on 13 October 2021).

2022 International: International Democratic Union (IDU) Forum 2021 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany (Postponed on 17 November 2021 from 1-2 December 2021).

2022 Europe: European People's Party (EPP) Congress in Rotterdam, Netherlands (Postponed 17-18 Nov. 2021 on 10 November 2021; 20 September 2021).

2022 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): Kiribati to host 53rd Forum (20 August 2019).

2022 US-Africa: 2nd Leaders Summit (19 November 2021).

National 

2022 Germany: Planned decommission of nuclear power plants by the end of the year (31 May 2011).

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 Samoa: Presidential election.

2022 Sudan: Election of 450-seat National Assembly.

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

2022 United Kingdom-Pitcairn Island: Election of 8 of 10 member-Island Council.

 2022 Vanuatu: Presidential election.

January

International

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

1 Jan. United Nations (UN): Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana, and the United Arab Emirates begin their two-year terms as non-permanent members of the Security Council.

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

4-28 Jan. United Nations (UN): 10th Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in  New York NY USA

7 Jan. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting of North Atlantic Council (NAC) by video conferencing (4 January 2022).

10 Jan. Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO): Collective Security Council extraordinary session on Kazakhstan by video conference.

10 Jan. Russia-United States of America: Security talks about Ukraine in Geneva, Switzerland (28 December 2021).

12 Jan. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): NATO-Russia Council meeting in Brussels (4 January 2022).

12-13 Jan. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense Session (MCCS) videolink meeting in Brussels (17 December 2021).

17 Jan. European Union (EU): Opening of European Parliament (EP) plenary sessions in Strasbourg, France.

24 Jan.-14 Apr. United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament, 1st part, in Geneva, Switzerland.

25 Jan. International: Political from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany to hold Normandy format Peace talks in Paris (22 January 2022).

National

Jan. Libya: Election of 200-seat House of Representatives (Postponed from 24 December 2021 on 5 October 2021; GNA-Tobruk Agreement of 21 August 2020, 14 November 2020).

Jan. Libya: Presidential election (Postponed from 23 December 2021).

Jan. Somalia: Presidential election by Federal Parliament. 

12 Jan. India-China: Resumption of 14th round of Corps Commander talks on de-escalating situation in eastern Ladakh.

23 Jan. Cyprus-Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Election of 50-seat House of Representatives.

24 Jan.  Italy: Launch of presidential election by Electoral College (4 January 2022).

30 Jan. Portugal: Election of 230-seat Assembly of the Republic (4 November 2021).

31 Jan. Cyprus: UN mandate for UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) ends (UNSC Resolution 2587 of 29 July 2021).

31 Jan. Libya: UN mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) ends (UNSC Resolution 2566 of 30 September 2021).

 

February

International

1 Feb. United Nations (UN): Russian Federation assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Norway.

16-17 Feb. World Ocean Week: Our Ocean Conference, co-hosted by Palau and the United States in Koror (11 June 2021).

 

National

Feb. Nepal: Election by Electoral College of one-third of  59-member National Assembly.

6 Feb. Costa Rica: Election of 57-seat Legislative Assembly.

6 Feb. Costa Rica: Presidential election.

10 Feb. India-Uttar Pradesh: 1st phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

13 Feb. Germany: Presidential election by the Federal Assembly.

13 Feb.  Switzerland: Popular referenda on animal experimentation, tobacco ads, Federal Stamp Duty Act and media support.

14 Feb. India-Uttar Pradesh: 2nd phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

14 Feb. India-Goa: Election of 40-seat Legislative Assembly (8 January 2022).

14 Feb. India-Punjab: Election of 117-seat Legislative Assembly (8  January 2022).

14 Feb. India-Uttarkhand: Election of 70-seat Legislative Assembly (8 January 2022).

20 Feb. India-Uttar Pradesh: 3rd phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

25 Feb. Somalia: Completion of election of the House of the People (Announced on 9 January 2022).

27 Feb. India-Manipur: 1st phase of election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly (8 January 2022).

23 Feb. India-Uttar Pradesh: 4th phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

27 Feb. India-Uttar Pradesh: 5th phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

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

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

 

March

International

1 Mar. United Nations (UN): United Arab Emirates (UAE) assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding the Russian Federation.

24-25 Mar. European Union (EU): European Council meeting, in Brussels.

 

National

Mar. France-St Barthelemy: Election of 19-seat Territorial Council.

Mar. France-St Martin: Election of 23-seat Territorial Council.

Mar. France-St Pierre and Miquelon: Election of 19-seat Territorial Council.

Mar. Georgia-Abkhazia: Election of 35-seat Parliament.

Mar. Hungary: Presidential election by the National Assembly.

Mar. San Marino: Election of two Captains Regent by the Grand and General Council.

Mar. Timor Leste: Presidential election.

Mar. United Kingdom-Saint Helena-Tristan da Cunha: Election of 11-seat Island Council.

1 Mar. United States of America (USA): President to deliver annual State of the Union (7 January 2022).

3 Mar. India-Manipur: 2nd phase of election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly (8 January 2022).

3 Mar. India-Uttar Pradesh: 6th phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

4 Mar. China: Chinese People's Political  Consultative Conference (CPPCC) opening of 5th Session of 13th National Committee in Beijing (24 December 2021).

5 Mar. China: Opening of 5th annual Session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing (24 December 2021).

7 Mar. India-Uttar Pradesh: 7th phase of 7 of election of 404-seat Uttar Pradesh Legislature (8 January 2022).

9 Mar. Korea (ROK): Presidential election.

13 Mar. Colombia: Election of 106-seat House of Representatives.

13 Mar Colombia: Election of 102-seat Senate.

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).

17 Mar. Afghanistan: UN mandate for UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2596 of 17 September 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).

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

31 Mar. Somalia: UN authority for deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) ends (UNSC Resolution 2614 of 21 December 2021).

 

 

April

International

Apr. United Nations (UN): World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF), spring meetings.

1 Apr. United Nations (UN): United Kingdom (UK) assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding the United Arab Emirates.

4-22 Apr. United Nations (UN): Disarmament Commission, annual session, in New York NY.

National

Apr. Albania: Presidential election by the Albania Parliament.

Apr. Austria: Presidential election.

Apr. Georgia-South Ossetia: Presidential election.

1 Apr. San Marino: Newly elected Captains Regent assume office for 6-month term.

3 Apr. Hungary: Election of 199-seat National Assembly (12 January 2022).

3 Apr. Serbia: Election of 250-seat Serbian Assembly.

3 Apr. Serbia: Presidential election.

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

22 Apr. Gambia: Election of 58-seat National Assembly.

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

24 Apr. Slovenia: Election of 90-seat National Assembly.

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

International

1 May United Nations (UN): The United States of America (USA) assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding the United Kingdom.

16 May-1 July United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament, 2nd part, in Geneva, Switzerland.

23-25 May Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI): 9th Annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development on environmental degradation and climate change, in Stockholm in hybrid format (18 January 2022).

National

May Australia: Election of 151-seat House of Representatives.

May Australia: Election of 40 of 76 members of the Senate.

May Lebanon: Election of 128-seat National Assembly.

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

9 May Philippines: Election of 297-seat House of Representatives (5 August 2021).

9 May Philippines: Election of 12 of 24 members of the Senate.

9 May Philippines: Presidential election (5 August 2021).

15 May Germany: Election of 199-seat state legislature (Landtag) of North Rhine-Westphalia.

15 May Sudan: UN mandate for UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2609 of 15 December 2021).

15 May Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

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

29 May Colombia: Presidential election.

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).

31 May Somalia: UN mandate for UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) ends (UNSC Resolution 2592 of 30 August 2021).

 

June

International

June International: 9th Summit of the Americas on Building a Sustainable, Resilienht, and Equitable Future, in Los Angeles CA (18 January 2022)

1 June United Nations (UN): Albania assumes monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding the United States.

9-10 June International: Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2022 by Alliance of Democracies (18 November 2021).

13 June-8 July United Nations (UN): Human Rights Council (HRC) 50th session, in Geneva, Switzerland.

26-28 June Group of Seven (G7): Summit meeting at Schloss Elmau, Bavaria, Germany (14 December 2021).

23-24 June European Union (EU): European Council meeting in Brussels

27 June-29 July United Nations (UN): Human Rights Committee 135th session in Geneva, Switzerland.

29-30 June North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Summit meeting in Madrid (8 October 2021).

National

June Lesotho: Election of 120-seat National Assembly.

June Malta: Election of 67-seat House of Representatives.

June Slovenia: Election of 90-seat National Assembly.

June New Zealand-Cook Islands: Election of 24-seat Parliament.

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).

11-12 June Papua New Guinea: Election of 111-seat National Parliament.

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

19 June Colombia: 2nd round of presidential election.

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

30 June Mali: UN mandate for UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2582 of 29 June 2021).

30 June Syria: UN mandate for UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) ends (UNSC Resolution 2613 of 21 December 2021).

 

July

International

July-August United Nations (UN): International Seabed Authority, 27th session, in Kingston, Jamaica.

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

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

National

July Congo (B): Election of 151-seat National Assembly.

July India: Election of President by an Electoral College of members of the Union Parliament and of State Legislative Assemblies.

July Samoa: Election of King by the Samoa Parliament.

July Senegal: Election of 165-seat National Assembly.

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

July Vanuatu: Election of President by an Electoral College.

15  July Yemen: UN mandate for UN Mission to Support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2586 of 14 July 2021).

15 July Haiti: UN mandate for UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) ends (UNSC Resolution 2600 of 15 October 2021).

25 July Tunisia: Referendum on the new Constitution (13 December 2021).

31 July Central African Republic: UN direction to member states to prevent supply, sale or transfer of arms and related material to the CAR ends (UNSC Resolution 2588 of 29 July 2021.)

August

International

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

2 Aug.-16 Sep. United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament, 3rd part, in Geneva, Switzerland.

National

Aug. Angola: Election of the 220-seat National Assembly.

Aug. Angola: Presidential election.

Aug. Nauru: Election of the 19-seat Parliament.

Aug. Nauru: Presidential election by Parliament.

9 Aug.  Kenya: Election of 349-seat National Assembly.

9 Aug. Kenya: Presidential election.

31 Aug. Lebanon: End of mandate of the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) (UNSC Resolution 2591 of 30 August 2021).

31 Aug. Mali: End of UN travel and asset freeze (UNSC Resolution 2590 of 30 August 2021).

September

International

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

12 Sep.-7 Oct. United Nations (UN): Human Rights Council (HRC), 51st session, in Geneva, Switzerland.

13 Sep.-Dec. United Nations (UN): 77th session, in New York NY.

19 Sep-23 Sep. United Nations (UN): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 66th session of the General Conference, in Vienna, Austria.

20-28 Sep. United Nations (UN): General Assembly General Debate in New York NY.

National

Sep. Lesotho: Election of 120 National Assembly.

Sep. Russia: Election of regional heads.

Sep. United Kingdom-Saint Helena-Ascension Island: Election of 5-seat Island Council.

11 Sep. Sweden: Election of 349-seat Parliament.

17 Sep. Iraq: UN mandate for Special Adviser and Team ends (UNSC Resolution 2597 of 17 September 2021).

25 Sep. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

October

International

Oct. United Nations (UN): World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF), Fall meetings.

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

10 Oct.-4 Nov. United Nations (UN): Human Rights Committee 136th session, in Geneva, Switzerland.

National

Oct. Czech Republic: Election of 27 of 81 members of the Senate.

Oct. San Marino: Election of two Captains Regent by the Grand and General Council.

Oct. Sâo Tomé and Príncipe: Election of 55-seat National Assembly.

Oct. Slovenia: Presidential election.

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

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

2 Oct. Bosnia and Herzegovina: Presidential election.

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

2 Oct. Brazil: Election of one-third of 81 members of the Senate.

2 Oct. Brazil: Presidential election.

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

31 Oct. Western Sahara: UN mandate for the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) ends (UNSC Resolution 2602 of 29 October 201).

31 Oct. Colombia: UN mandate for the Verification Mission ends (UNSC Resolution 2603 of 29 October 2021).

 

November

International

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

28 Nov.-2 Dec. United Nations (UN): Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, 27th session, in The Hague.

National

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

Nov. Equatorial Guinea: Election of 100-seat Chamber of Deputies.

Nov. Equatorial Guinea: Election of 70-seat Senate.

Nov. Fiji: Election of 51-seat House of Representatives.

Nov. India-Himachal Pradesh: Election of 68-seat Legislative Assembly.

Nov. Iraq: Presidential election by the National Assembly.

Nov. Nepal: Election of 275-seat House of Representatives.

Nov. Somalia-Somaliland: Presidential election.

Nov. United Kingdom-Guernsey-Alderney: Election of 5 of 10 members of the States of Alderney.

1 Nov. San Marino: Newly elected Captains Regent assume office for 6-month term.

3 Nov. Bosnia-Herzegovina: UN authorization for EUFOR ALTHEA ends (UNSC Resolution 2604 of 3 November 2021).

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

8 Nov. United States of America (USA): Election of 34 of 100 members of the US Senate.

15 Nov. Central African Republic (CAR): UN mandate for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2605 of 12 November 2021).

27 Nov. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

December

International

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

12-15 Dec. European Union (EU): European Parliament (EP) final session in Strasbourg, France.

National

Dec. India-Gujarat: Election of the 182-seat Legislative Assembly.

Dec. Switzerland: Election of Federal President and Vice President by the Federal Assembly.

Dec. United Kingdom-Guernsey-Sark: Election of one-half of the 28 seats of the Chief Pleas.

Dec. United Kingdom-Pitcairn Islands: Mayoral election.

17 Dec. Tunisia: Election of 217-seat Assembly of People's Representatives (13 December 2021).

20 Dec. Congo (DR): UN mandate for UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) ends (UNSC Resolution 2612 of 20 December 2021).

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 United Nations (UN): Conference of the States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), hosted by the US (17 December 2021)

2023 Burma/Myanmar: Elections promised by military leader (1 August 2021).

2023 Congo (DR): Presidential election.

2023 Equatorial Guinea: Presidential election.

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

2023 Nigeria: Presidential election.

2023 Sudan: Military to exit politics following elections according to Commander in Chief of Armed Forces Abdel Fattah al-Burhan (4 December 2021).

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

July Sudan: Election of 450-seat National Assembly (Postponed from April and July 2022).

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

August

Aug. Burma: State of emergency and military rule to end (1 August 2021). 

2024

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

2024 Egypt: Presidential election.

2024 El Salvador: Presidential election.

2024 Indonesia: Presidential election.

2024 Russia: Presidential election.

May

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

August

Aug. Burma/Myanmar: State of emergency to end.

 

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

Feb. Cyprus: Presidential election.

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.