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FUTURE INTERNATIONAL AND POLITICAL EVENTS

 Updated on 13 July 2017

 

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

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

 

 

2017

2017 China: 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing during second half of 2017 (27 October 2016).

2017 Cyprus-Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC): Election of 50-seat House of Representatives.

2017 Georgia-South Ossetia: Referendum on joining the Russian Federation (2 June 2017).

2017 Russia-Ukraine: Agreement on use of Sevastopol naval base by Russia's Black Sea Fleet expires unless extended.

 

July 2017

International

July Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP): Ministerial meeting in Japan (22 May 2017).

1 July United Nations (UN): China to assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Bolivia.

1 July European Union (EU): Estonia assumes 6-month presidency of the Council of the EU in place of the United Kingdom (26 July 2016).

3-4 July African Union (AU): 29th Summit meeting of Heads of States in Addis Ababa.

7 July BRICS States: Informal meeting of heads of state and government in Hamburg, Germany.

7-8 July Group of 20 (G20): Summit conference in Hamburg, Germany (18 July 2016).

5-6 July Caribbean Community (CARICOM): 38th Conference of Heads of Government, St. George's, Grenada.

11 July Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE): Informal ministerial meeting in Mauerbach, Lower Austria, Austria (22 June 2017).

12 July European Union (EU): EU-Western Balkan states summit meeting on economic and political integration in Trieste, Italy.

12 July Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS: Coalition meeting in Washington DC (5 July 2017).

25 July European Union (EU): Ministerial level political dialogue with Turkey in Brussels (Tentative 30 June 2017).

31 July -15 Sep. United Nations (UN): Conference on Disarmament, 3rd part, in Geneva.

National

July-Azerbaijan-Nagorno-Karabakh: Presidential election.

1 July Poland: Law and Justice (PiS) Convention in Warsaw.

2 July Senegal: Election of 150-seat National Assembly.

4 July Samoa: Parliamentary election of President.

4-5 Syria: 5th round of talks between government and opposition in Astana (26 June 2017).

5 July Ukraine: Trilateral Contact Group meeting in Minsk (22 June 2017).

9 July Syria: Start of ceasefire in southwestern Syria (10 July 2017).

10 July Mongolia: Newly elected president takes office.

10-14 July Syria: Resumption of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland (10 July 2017).

10 July Egypt: State of emergency to end unless extended (10 April 2017).

13-16 July United States of America: Annual national meeting of the Green Party US in Newark NJ USA (19 June 2017).

15 July Congo (B): Election of 137-seat National Assembly.

15 July France: State of emergency ends unless extended (15 December 2016).

15 July Mauritania: Popular referendum on abolition of Senate.

16 July Venezuela: Informal referendum on government-proposed Constitution (Tentative, 12 July 2017).

17 July India: Parliament to elect India's President (8 June 2017).

19 July Turkey: State of emergency ends unless extended (3 October 2016). Extended from 19 April 2017.

22 July Timor Leste: Election of 65-seat National Parliament.

24 July Albania: President assumes office (30 June 2017).

25 July India: Presidential term ends.

26 July United Kingdom-Saint Helena: Election of 12 of 17 members of Legislative Council.

29 July Cambodia: Election of 123-Seat National Assembly (1 December 2016).

29 July Gabon: Election of 120-seat National Assembly.

August 2017

International

1 Aug. United Nations (UN): Egypt to assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding China.

National

4 Aug. Rwanda: Presidential election.

5 Aug. India: Election of Vice President by Electoral College of Members of Parliament (29 June 2017).

8 Aug. Kenya: Election of 349-seat National Assembly (9 January 2017).

8 Aug. Kenya: Presidential election.

8 Aug. South Africa: National Assembly to vote on motion of no-confidence in the president (2 July 2017).

10 Aug. India: Vice Presidential term ends.

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

31 Aug. Somalia: Mandate of deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) expires unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2355 of 26 May 2017).

 

September 2017 

International

1 Sep. United Nations (UN): Ethiopia to assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Egypt.

3-5 Sep. BRICS: Summit in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China (23 February 2017).

11-29 Sep. United Nations (UN): 36th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, Switzerland.

11-15 Sep. United Nations (UN): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting in Vienna.

12 Sep. United Nations (UN): Opening of 72nd General Assembly session in New York, NY.

18-22 Sep. United Nations (UN): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)  General Conference 61st session in Vienna.

19-28 Sep. United Nations (UN): 72nd General Assembly General Debate in New York, NY.

25 Sep. United Nations (UN): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting in Vienna.

29 Sep. European Union (EU): Digital Summit meeting in Talinn (30 June 2017).

National

Sep. Angola: Parliamentary election of President.

Sep. Singapore: Presidential election (6 February 2017).

10 Sep. Russia: Head of Republic and Gubernatorial elections.

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

15 Sep. Russia: European Union sanctions over actions against Ukraine's territorial integrity to end, unless extended (13 March 2017).

17 Sep. China-Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR): Election of 22 of 33 members of Legislative Council.

23 Sep. New Zealand: Election of 120-seat House of Representatives (1 February 2017).

24 Sep. Germany: Election of 630-seat Bundestag (18 January 2017).

24 Sep. France: Election of 348-seat Senate (4 May 2016).

25 Sep. Iraq: Referendum on independence of Kurdistan Autonomous Region from Iraq (8 June 2017).

 

October 2017

International

1 Oct. United Nations (UN): France to assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Ethiopia.

13-15 Oct. United Nations (UN): World Bank Group/ International Monetary Fund (IMF) Boards of Governors annual meetings in Washington, DC.

19-20 Oct. European Union (EU): European Council meeting in Brussels (30 June 2017).

National

Oct. China: 19th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing (Tentative).

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

1 Oct. Spain - Catalunya Region: Referendum on independence of Catalonia from Spain (9 June 2017).

10 Oct. Somalia-Somaliland: Presidential election (Postponed from March 2017 on 17 January 2017).

10 Oct. Liberia: Election of 73-seat House of Representatives.

10 Oct. Liberia: Presidential election.

15 Oct. Austria: Election of 183-seat National Council (16 May 2017).

15 Oct. Haiti: Mandate of UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) to end unless renewed. (UNSC Resolution 2350 of 13 April 2017). Extended from 15 April 2017.

15 Oct. Kyrgyzstan: Election of 120-seat Supreme Council (15 June 2017).

16 Oct. Lebanon: Closing of the extraordinary legislative session of the National Assembly (19 June 2017).

20-21 Czech Republic: Election of 200-seat Chamber of Deputies (9 April 2017).

21 Oct. Australia-Christmas Island: Election of 9-seat Shire Council.

21 Australia-Cocos (Keeling) islands: Election of 7-seat Shire Council.

29 Oct. Argentina: Election of 128 of 257 members of Chamber of Deputies.

29 Oct. Argentina: Election of 36 of 72 members of Senate.

29 Oct. Canada: Deadline for election of leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP).

  

November 2017 

International

Nov. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP):   Meeting on partnership to take effect. Possibly in Da Nang, Vietnam, during APEC meeting (22 May 2017).

1 Nov. United Nations (UN): Italy to assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding France.

6-17 Nov. United Nations (UN): 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) organized by Fiji in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (19 November 2016).

10-11 Nov. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): 25h Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam (24 June 2015).

23-24 Nov. United Nations (UN): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting in Vienna.

24 Nov. European Union (EU): Eastern Partnership Summit meeting in Brussels (30 June 2017).

27 Nov.-1 Dec. United Nations (UN): Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons 22nd session in The Hague.

30 Nov.  United Nations (UN): Terms of office of permanent judges and prosecutor  of the International Tribunal of former Yugoslavia (ICTY) extended  until 30 November 2017 or until completion of cases (UNSC Resolution 2329 of 19 December 2016).

National

13 Nov. Somalia-Somaliland: Presidential election  (Postponed in January 2017 from 25 January 2017 because of severe draught.)

15 Nov. Sudan/South Sudan: Mandate of UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) expires unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2352 of 15 May 2017).

19 Nov. Chile: Election of 130-seat Chamber of Deputies.

19 Nov. Chile: Election of 38-seat Senate.

19 Nov. Chile: Presidential election.

19 Nov. Kyrgyzstan: Presidential election (15 February 2017, proposed by president on 1 December 2016).

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

26 Nov. Honduras: Presidential election.

 

December 2017

International

1 Dec. United Nations (UN): Japan to assume monthly presidency of the Security Council, succeeding Italy.

4-8 Dec. United Nations (UN): Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological and Toxin Weapons and their Destruction annual session in Geneva, Switzerland.

4-14 Dec. United Nations (UN): Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) 16th session in Rome.

14-15 Dec. European Union (EU): European Council meeting (Tentative, 30 June 2017).

31 Dec.  United Nations (UN): Terms of office of the President of the International Tribunal of former Yugoslavia (ICTY) extended  until 31 December 2017 or until one month after completion of cases (UNSC Resolution 2329 of 19 December 2016).

National

Dec. Switzerland: Election of Federal President and Vice President for one-year term by the Federal Assembly.

 

2018

 

2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Vanuatu (Proposed, 17 November 2013).

2018 Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Charlevoix, Québec, Canada (27 May 2017).

2018 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Argentina.

2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Papua New Guinea.

2018 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Summit meeting in Papua New Guinea (9 October 2013). 

2018 La Francophonie: 17th Conference of Heads of State and Government in Armenia (27 November 2016).

2018 Cambodia: Election of 123-seat National Assembly.

2018 Czech Republic: Presidential election.

2018 Cuba: Presidential term ends.

2018 Fiji: Election of 60-seat House of Representatives.

2018 France-New Caledonia: Referendum on independence.

2018 Germany: Election of 180-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Bavaria.

2018 Germany: Election of 110-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Hesse.

2018 Germany: Election of 137-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Lower Saxony/Niedersachsen.

2018 India-Gujarat: Election of 182-seat Legislative Assembly.

2018 India-Himachal Pradesh: Election of 68-seat Legislative Assembly.

2018 India-Karnataka: Election of 224-seat Legislative Assembly.

2018 India-Meghalaya: Election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly.

2018 India-Nagaland: Election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly.

2018 India-Tripura: Election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly.

2018 Italy: Start of new generation nuclear powerplant (9 July 2009).

2018 Maldives: Presidential election.

2018 United Kingdom: Labour Party Conference in Liverpool (6 March 2013).

2018 Zimbabwe: Presidential election.

 

January 2018

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Bulgaria assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Estonia (26 July 2016).

14 Jan. Cambodia: Election of 53 of 61 members of the Senate (16 June 2017).

27 Jan. Honduras: Presidential term ends.

28 Jan. Finland: Presidential election (19 March 2017).

31 Jan. Russia: European Union (EU) economic sanctions against Russia for lack of implementing the Minsk Agreement end unless extended (22 June 2017).

February 2018

Feb. Libya: Deadline on general and presidential elections demanded by Eastern Parliament in Benghazi (8 March 2017).

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

4 Feb. Costa Rica:  Presidential election.

26 Feb. Yemen: Mandate for UN sanctions to end, unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2342 of 23 February 2017).

28 Feb. Guinea-Bissau: Mandate for UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) to end, unless renewed UNSC Resolution 2342 of 23 February 2017).

March 2018

March 2018 China: End of term of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) (28 April 2017).

March 2018 Czech Republic: Presidential term expires.

7 Mar. Sierra Leone: Election of 124-Seat Parliament (17 March 2017).

7 Mar. Sierra Leone: Presidential election (17 March 2017).

11 Mar. Colombia: Election of 166-seat House of Representatives.

17 Mar. Afghanistan: Mandate of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ends unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2344 of 17 March 2017). Extended from 17 March 2017.

28 Mar. Yemen: Mandate for UN sanction Panel of Experts to end, unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2342 of 23 February 2017).

31 Mar. Congo (DR): Mandate for UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) to end unless extended (UNSC Resolution 2348 of 31 March 2017). Extended from 31 March 2017.

31 Mar. Ukraine: Mandate of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine ends unless renewed (OSCE Permanent Council, 16 March 2017).

April 2018

Apr. Bangladesh: National Assembly election of President.

April Congo (DR): Presidential election (delayed from 2016 on 17 October 2016).

15 Apr. Haiti: Mandate of new UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) to end unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2350 of 13 April 2017).

16-21 Apr. Commonwealth of Nations: Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in London (13 March 2017).

24 Apr. Korea (PDRK): Mandate of the Panel of Experts on restrictive measures ends unless extended (UNSC Resolution  2345 of 23 March 2017). Extended from 24 April 2017.

25 Apr. Denmark-Faroe Islands: Referendum on self-determination (11 February 2017).

30 Apr. Western Sahara: Mandate of UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara ends unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2351 of 28 April 2017). Extended from 30 April 2017.

May 2018

27 May Colombia: Presidential election.

31 May South Sudan: Asset freeze and travel ban sanctions expire unless renewed (UNSC Resolution 2353 of 24 May 2017).

 

June 2018

4 June Mexico: Election of 128-seat Chamber of Senate.

4 June Mexico: Presidential election.

30 June Palestine: Mandate for the European Union Police Mission (EUPOL COPPS) expires (4 July 2017).

 

July 2018

1 July European Union (EU): Austria assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Bulgaria (26 July 2016).

9 July South Sudan: Election of 332-seat National Assembly (Tentative).

9 July South Sudan: Presidential election (Tentative).

October 2018

Oct. Somalia-Somaliland: Election of 82-seat House of Representatives (Postponed in January 2017 from 25 January 2017 because of severe draught.)

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

7 Oct. Brazil: Election of 54 of 81 members of the Senate.

7 Oct. Brazil: Presidential election.

December 2018

14 Dec. Georgia: Mandate of EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) expires unless renewed (12 Dec. 2016).

2019

2019 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Chile.

2019 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Japan.

2019 Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: 2nd Forum in China (15 May 2017).

2019 Bolivia: Presidential election.

2019 Botswana: Presidential election.

2019 France-New Caledonia: Referendum on independence (Promised by the Prime Minister on 26 July 2013).

2019 Germany: Election of 88-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Brandenburg.

2019 Germany: Election of 132-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Saxony/Sachsen.

2019 Germany: Election of 88-seat state legislature (Landtag) of Thuringia/Thüringen.

2019 Netherlands: Flooding of Hedwige Polder (22 December 2012).

2019 South Africa: Election of 400-seat National Assembly.

Fall 2019 Switzerland: Election of 200-seat National Council and 46-seat Council of States.

 

January 2019

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Romania assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Austria (26 July 2016).

February 2019

16 Feb. Nigeria: Election of 360-seat House of Representatives (10 March 2017).

16 Feb. Nigeria: Presidential election (10 March 2017).

March 2019

2 Mar. Nigeria: Gubernatorial elections (10 March 2017).

June 2019

15 Papua New Guinea: Bougainville to hold referendum on self-determination (23 May 2016).

 

July 2019

1 July European Union (EU): Finland assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Romania (26 July 2016).

 

2020

2020 United Nations (UN): Kyoto climate change successor to take effect (25 November 2013).

2020 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in Malaysia.

2020 Asia: Removal of all trade barriers in Asia by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group.

2020 Group of Twenty (G20) Summit in Saudi Arabia.

2020 European Union (EU): Ukraine planning to apply for membership (25 September 2014).

2020 or later Korea (ROK): Government to assume wartime operational control from the South Korea-US Combined Forces (2 November 2015).

2020 Tajikistan: Presidential election.

July China-Russia: Expiration of friendship treaty if either party requests termination by July 2020, otherwise treaty will automatically continue until July 2026.

 

January 2020

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Croatia assumes presidency for a 6-month term, succeeding Finland (26 July 2016).

 

2021

2021 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): Annual Economic Leaders' Meeting in New Zealand.

2021 Cuba: 8th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC).

2021 Kazakhstan: Election of 107-seat Assembly (16 March 2017).

2021 Syria: Presidential election.

2021 Zambia: Presidential elections.

January 2021

21 Jan. Portugal: Presidential election (Tentative).

December 2021

31 Dec. United Nations (UN): First term of Secretary General ends.

 

2022

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

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

 

2023

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

 

2024

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

 

2033

August 2033

Aug. 2033 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.

 

 

(Date) Date of announcement or reporting.

UNSC United Nations Security Council

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.