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Future International and National Events 2022-

 

Updated on 20 May 2022

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

ˇ  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

 

 

May

International

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

5 May Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): 28th OPEC and non-OPEC session held by video.

8 May Group of Seven (G7): Summit virtual meeting on Russia's war against Ukraine (6 May 2022).

12 May International: 2nd Global COVID-19 Summit held virtually.

14-15 May North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Member state Ministers of Foreign Affairs informal meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) in Berlin (25 April 2022).

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

16 May Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO): 20th anniversary summit meeting of the Collective Security Council in Moscow.

19 May North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO):  Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense Session (MCCS) in Brussels (6 May 2022).

22-26 May International: Word Economic Forum (WEF) 52nd annual meeting on "History at a Turning Point: Government Policies and Business Strategies" in Davos-Klosters, Grison, Switzerland.

23 May European Union (EU): EU and Western Balkans Leaders' Meeting in Brussels.

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

23-25 May Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI): 9th Annual Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development "From a Human Security Crisis Towards an Environment of Peace, t Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm and online (22 April 2022).

 Council special meeting on COVID-19 in Brussels (27 April 2022).

31 May-1 June Europe: European People's Party (EPP) 27th Congress in Rotterdam, Netherlands (Postponed 17-18 Nov. 2021 on 10 November 2021; 20 September 2021).

 

National

May  Albania: Presidential election by the Albania Parliament.

5 May United Kingdom-Northern Ireland: Election of 90-seat Northern Ireland Assembly.

8 May China-Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR): Election of Chief Executive (Postponed from 27 March 2022 on 18 February due to pandemic).

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).

10 May United Kingdom: Opening of Parliament by Prince Charles.

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

15 May Lebanon: Election of 128-seat National Assembly.

15 May  Somalia: House of the People rescheduled to elect next President (5 May 2022).   

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.

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

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

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

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

2 June Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): 29th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial meeting via videoconference.

6-10 June International: 9th Summit of the Americas: Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future, in Los Angeles CA (26 April 2022)

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.

26-29 June International Democratic Union (IDU): Forum 2022 in Berlin, Germany.

28-30 June North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Summit meeting in Madrid (29 April 2022, 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).

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).

24 June Sierra Leone: Presidential election (14 March 2022).

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 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.

4-10 July Congo (B): Election of 151-seat National Assembly (6 May 2022).

9-22 July Papua New Guinea: Election of 118-seat National Parliament (Changed from 18 June on 27 April 2022; 13 April 2022).

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.)

31 July: Cyprus: UN mandate for UN Peacekeeping Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) ends (UNSC Resolution 2618 of 27 January 2022).

31 July Libya: UN mandate for UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) ends (UNSC Resolution 2629 of 29 April 2022).

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.

1 Sep. Austria: Presidential election (unconfirmed).

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

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

10-16 Oct. United Nations (UN): World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF), Fall meetings in Washington DC (2 May 2022).

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.

15-16 Nov. Group of Twenty (G20) Summit Meeting of Heads of State and Government in Bali, Indonesia.

18-19 Nov. Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok.

18-19 Nov. International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF): 18th Summit Conference of Heads of State and Government  in Djerba, Tunesia (Postponed from 1-2 December 2021).

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.

30 Nov. United Nations (UN): Mandate of 1540 Committee on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) ends (UNSC Resolution 2622 of 25 February 2022).

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 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 Zimbabwe: Presidential election.

 

January

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

 

February

23 Feb. Nigeria: Presidential election (27 February 2022).

23 Feb. Yemen: UN mandate for financial freeze and travel ban and enforcement of special measures on Houthis ends (UNSC Resolution 2624 of 28 February 2022.)

March

12 Mar. Sudan: UN mandate for Panel of Experts ends (UNSC Resolution 2620 of 15 February 2022.)

15 Mar. South Sudan: UN mandate for UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) ends (UNSC Resolution 2625 of 15 March 2022).

17 Mar. Afghanistan: UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2626 of 17 March 2022).

30 Mar. Somalia: UN authorization of the reconfigured African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) ends (UNSC Resolution 2628 of 31 March 2022).

 

April

30 Apr. Korea (DPRK): UN mandate for Panel of Experts on Non-Proliferation of Weapons ends (UNSC Resolution 2667 of 25 March 2022).

 

June

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

June Turkey: Presidential election (18 January 2021).

 

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 Romania: 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.

31 Dec. United Nations (UN): UN mandate for the Counterterrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) to operate as a special political mission ends (UNSC Resolution 2617 of 30 December 2021).

 

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.

 

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.