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Future International and National Events 2021-

 

Updated on 30  November 2021

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

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

2021

November 2021

 

International

 

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

3 Nov. Nordic Council: 73rd Nordic Council meeting in Copenhagen.

5 Nov. United Nations (UN): Security Council to vote on filling vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) (29 June 2021).

8-11 Nov. International: 6th annual Stockholm Security Conference 2021 on Conflict and Warfare in the 21st Century by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in Stockholm (4 October 2021).

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

12 Nov. Libya: International conference on elections, hosted by France (21 September 2021).

12-14 Nov. Eurpean Union (EU): 2nd European Citizens' Panel meeting online.

18 Nov. North American Leaders' Summit (NALS) in Washington DC (10 November 2021).

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.

25 Nov. Shanghai Coperation Organization (SCO): 20th Council of Heads of Government meeting, chaired by Kazakhstan, in Beijing, held by video link.

29 Nov. Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA): 7th round to start in Vienna (3 November 2021).

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.

30 Nov.-1 Dec. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Foreign ministers to hold meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Riga (3 November 2021).

 

National

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.

8-11 Nov. China: Communist Party of China (CPC) 19th Central Committee session in Beijing.

14 Nov. Bulgaria: Election of 240-seat National Assembly.

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

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

21 Nov. Bulgaria: 2nd round of presidential election.

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

21 Nov. Chile: Election of 43-seat Senate.

21 Nov. Chile: 1st round of presidential election.

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

28 Nov. Honduras: Presidential election.

28 Nov. Kyrgyzstan: Election of 90-seat Supreme Council.

28 Nov. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

30 Nov. Barbados: Country becomes Republic of Barbados.

 

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.

9-10 Dec. Summit of Democracy conducted virtually by the President of the United States of America (11 August 2021).

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. Somalia: Presidential election by Federal Parliament.

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

Dec. Egypt: Launch of move of government offices to new administrative capital for a 6-month trial period (3 November 2021).

1 Dec. France: Les Républicains Congress to elect candidate for national president.

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).

8 Dec. Switzerland: Federal Assembly annual election of Federal President and Vice President.

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

12 Dec. Moldovia-Transdniestria: Presidential election.

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).

18 Dec. Taiwan (ROC): Election of 113-seat Legislative Yüan.

18 Dec. Taiwan (ROC): Voting on 3 popular referenda.

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).

20-24 Dec. China: National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee 32nd Session in Beijing (29 November 2021).

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

29 Dec. Algeria: Election of 144-seat Council of Nation by Electoral College.

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).

31 Dec. Syria: UN mandate of UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) to end (UNSC Resolution 2581 of 29 June 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 9th Summit of the Americas in early Summer hosted by the United States (12 August 2021).

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

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

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

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

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 Dec. Germany: Alternative for Germany (AfD) Federal Party Conference (Postponed from 11-12 December 2021 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, on 26 November 2021).

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

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).

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

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).

 

February

13 Feb.  Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

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

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

 

March

Mar. 2022 Korea (ROK): Presidential election.

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. Lebanon: Election of 128-seat National Assembly (19 October 2021; advanced from May 2022).

 

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

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

May Philippines: Presidential election (5 August 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).

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

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).

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

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

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

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

31 Aug. Lebanon: End of mandate of the UN Interim Fore 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

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

25 Sep. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

November

27 Nov. Switzerland: Popular referenda day.

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

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.

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 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.

·    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.