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Future International and National Events

2023-

 

Updated on 30 January 2023

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

·  Canceled, delayed, postponed, or suspended.

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 International: 8th Our Ocean Conference, hosted by Panama.

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

2023 Libya: National elections (2 January 2023).

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).

 

 

January

International

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

1 Jan. European Union (EU): Croatia adopts the euro currency replacing the kuna and joins the passport-free Schengen zone.

9-10 Jan. International: North American Leaders' Summit (NALS) in Mexico City (20 December 2022, 10 June 2022).

16-20 Jan. International: 52nd World Economic Forum (WEF) on Cooperation in a Fragmented World,  in Davos-Klosters, Grisons, Switzerland.

18-19 Jan. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense Session (MCCS) to be held in Brussels (2 January 2023).

24 Jan. Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC): 7th Summit Heads of State and Government in Buenos Aires

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               National

8 Jan. Benin: Election of 83-seat National Assembly.

9 Jan. Nepal: Opening of 1st Session of new Federal Parliament (27 December 2022).  

10 Jan. Syria: UN authorization for UN humanitarian organizations to use routes across border crossing of Bab al-Hawa expires (UNSC Resolution 2642 of 12 July 2022).

13-14 Jan. Czech Republic: Presidential election.

14 Jan. Kazakhstan: Election of 37 of 47 members of Senate.

18 Jan. Antigua and Barbuda: Election of 17-seat House of Representatives.

20 Jan. Trinidad and Tobago: Presidential election by Parliament.

20 Jan. Tunesia: 2nd Round of Election of 217-seat Assembly of People's Representatives.

21 Jan. Slovakia: Popular referendum on advanced election.

23-25 Jan. Canada: Cabinet Retreat on efforts to make life more affordable, meeting in Hamilton, Ontario (18 January 2023).

26 Jan. New Zealand-Tokelau: Election of 20-seat General Fono. 

 

February

International

14-15 Feb. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): Member state Ministers of Defense hold North Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting in Brussels (26 January 2023).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               National

5 Feb. Cyprus: 1st round of presidential election.

5 Feb. Ecuador: Popular referendum on constitutional changes.

5 Feb. Monaco: Election of 24-seat National Council.

7 Feb. United States of America (USA): President to deliver State of the Union to Congress.

12 Feb. Cyprus: 2nd round of presidential election.

12 Feb. Germany:  Repeated election of 19th 147-seat House of Deputies (Abgeordnetenhaus) of Berlin State and City (16 November 2022).

20-25 Feb. Australia: Referendum on proposal to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people a Voice in Parliament (29 January 2023).

16 Feb. India: Election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly of Tripura State (26 January 2023).

25 Feb. Djibouti: Election of 65-seat National Assembly.

25 Feb. Nigeria: Election of 360-seat House of Representatives.

25 Feb. Nigeria: Election of 109-seat Senate. 

25 Feb. Nigeria: Presidential and vice 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.)

27 Feb. India: Election of 60-seat Legislative Assembly of Megahalaya State (24 January 2023).

 

March

International

29-30 Mar. International: 2nd Summit for Democracy (announced 29 November 2022).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                National

5 Mar. Estonia: Election of 101-seat Parliament.

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

4 Mar. China: Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Opening of 14th Session of CPPCC National Committee in Beijing (17 January 2023).

7 Mar. Federated States of Micronesia (FSM): Election of 10 of 14 members of Congress.

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).

19 Mar. Kazakhstan: Election of 107-seat Mazhilis (Asssembly) (advanced on 19 January 2023).

26 Mar. Cuba: Election of  614-seat National Assembly of the People's Power.

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

April

International

26-28 Apr. Americas: 1st Cities Summit of the Americas in Denver, Colorado, USA (17 August 2022).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              National

Apr. 2023 Peru: Election of 130-seat Congress of the Republic (Proposed by new President on 12 December 2022).

2 Apr. Finland: Election of 200-seat Parliament.

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

30 Apr. Paraguay: Election of 80-seat Chamber of Deputies.

30 Apr. Paraguay: Presidential election.

May

International

19-21 May Group of Seven (G7): Summit meeting hosted by Japan in Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture (28 June 2022).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               National

7 May Thailand: Election of 250-seat National Assembly.

13 May Mauritania: 1st round of election of  147-seat National Assembly.

14 May Germany: Election of  20th 84-seat Citizenry of Bremen (Bremische Bürgerschaft)  Parliament.

14 May Turkey: Election of 600-seat Grand National Assembly of Turkey (18 January 2021; advanced from 18 June 2023 on 18 January 2023).

14 May Turkey: Presidential election (18 January 2021; advanced from 18 June 2023 on 18 January 2023). 

20 May Sierra Leone: Election of 46-seat Parliament.

27 May Mauritania: 2nd round of election of  147-seat National Assembly.

30 May Netherlands: Election of the 75-seat First Chamber (Senate) by 24 Provincial Councils.

31 May South Sudan : UN authorization of sanctions on arms embargo ends (UNSC Resolution 2633 of 26 May 2022).

June

International

National

3 June Libya: UN extension of enforcement of arms embargo ends (UNSC Resolution 2635 of 3 June 2022).

3 June Sudan: UN mandate for UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission (UNITAMS) ends (UNSC Resolution 2636 of 3 June 2022).

4 June Guinea Bissau: Election of 102-seat National People's Assembly.

21-22 June Ukraine: Ukraine Recovery Conference to be held in London (18 January 2023).

24 June Sierra Leone: Presidential election.

25 June Guatemala: Election of 158-seat Congess of the Republic.

25 June Guatemala: 1st round of presidential election.

30 June Mali: UN mandate for the UN Multimdimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali ends (UNSC 2640 Resolution of 29 June 2022).

30 June Syria: UN mandate for the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) to end (UNSC Resolution 2671 of 22 December 2022).

July

International

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

11-12 July North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): NATO Heads of State and Government meeting in Vilnius (9 November 2022).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              National

1 July Congo (DR): UN renewed measures on arms in the Democratic Republic of Congo end (UNSC Resolution 2641 of 30 June 2022).

14 July Yemen: UN mandate for UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2643 of 13 July 2022).

15 July Haiti: UN mandate for the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) ends (UNSC Resolution 2645 of 15 July 2022). 

23 July Cambodia: Election of 125-seat National Assembly.

August

International

Aug. Asia-Pacific Economic (APEC): 3rd APEC Senior Officials' and Ministerial Meetings in Seattle, Washington (27 October 2022).

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               National

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

20 Aug. Guatemala: 2nd round of presidential election.

September

International

Sep. 2023 UN Climate Ambition Summit (19 December 2022).

 

National

10 Sep. Russia: Gubernatorial republic head elections in 22 entities, legislative elections in 16 entities, and mayoral election in one federal city

17 Sep. Iraq: UN mandate for the Special Adviser to the Government of Iraq ends (UNSC Resolution 2651 of 15 September 2022).

29 Sep. UN authorizations for Member States to fight against migrant smuggling and human trafficking, to inspect vessels on the high seas off the cost of Libya, and to seize vessels end (UNSC Resolution 2652 of 29 September 2022).

October

International

National

  • Oct. United Kingdom-Scotland: Scotland's government planning a 2nd referendum on Scottish independence (UK Supreme Court ruled against referendum on  23 November 2022; 28 June 2022).

8 Oct. Luxembourg: Election of 60-seat Chamber of Deputies.

 

10 Oct. Liberia: Presidential election.

 

15 Oct. Libya: UN mandate of the Panel of Experts ends (UNSC Resolution 2644 of 13 July 2022).

 

21 Oct. Haiti: UN authorization of Member States to enforce travel ban, asset freeze, and arms embargo on Haiti and term of a Sanctions Committee end (UNSC Resolution 2653 of 21 October 2022).  

22 Oct. Switzerland: Election of 200-seat National Council.

22 Oct. Switzerland: 1st round of election of 46-seat Council of States. 

29 Oct. Argentina: Election of 257-seat Chamber of Deputies.

29 Oct. Argentina: Election of 72-seat Senate.

29 Oct. Argentina: Presidential election.

30 Oct. Libya: UN authorization for preventing illicit exports of petroleum ends (UNSC Resolution 2644 of 13 July 2022).

 31 Oct. Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR): UN mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)  ends (UNSC Resolution 2654 of 27 October 2022).

 

31 Oct. Colombia: UN mandate of the Verification Mission in Colombia ends (UNSC Resolution 2655 of 27 October 2022).

 

31 Oct. Libya: UN mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) ends (UNSC Resolution 2656 of 28 October 2022).

 

31 Oct. Somalia: UN mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia ends (UNSC Resolution 2657 of 31 October 2022).

 

November

International

30 Nov.-12 Dec. United Nations (UN): Conference of Parties (COP28) on UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) (12 January 2023).

National

2 Nov. Bosnia and Herzegovina: UN authorization of Member States to establish a multinational stabilization force (EUFOR ALTHEA) as a legal successor to NATO Stabilization Force [Bosnia and Herzegovina] (SFOR) ends (UNSC Resolution 2658 of 2 November 2022).

15 Nov. Central African Republic (CAR): UN mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) ends (UNSC Resolution 2659 of 14 November 2022).

17 Nov. Somalia: UN mandate of the Panel on Somalia ends (UNSC Resolution 2661 of 15 November 2022).

19 Nov. Switzerland: 1st Round, 1st Phase of election of 46-seat Council of States.

26 Nov. Switzerland: 1st Round, 2nd Phase of election of 46-seat Council of States.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            December

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             National

Dec. 2023 Switzerland: Election of Federal President by Federal Assembly.

20 Dec. Congo (DRC): Election of 500-seat National Assembly.

20 Dec. Congo (DRC): Presidential election.

20 Dec. Congo (DRC): UN mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ends (UNSC Resolution 2666 of 20 December 2022).

31 Dec. Somalia: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) to exit (UNSC Resolution2670 of 21 December 2021).

2024

2024 International: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held in Samoa, first hosting by a Pacific member (26 June 2022).

2024 International: 9th Our Ocean Conference, hosted by Greece.

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.

2024 South Africa: 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.

November

Nov. 2024 Somalia-Somaliland: Presidential election (postponed until 2024 on 1 October 2022).

5 Nov. United States of America (USA): Presidential election. 

2025

2025 International : 10th Our Ocean Conference to be hosted by Korea (ROK) (1 August 2022).

2025 Central African Republic (CAR): Presidential election (27 May 2022).

2025 Côte d'Ivoire: Presidential election (Dec. 2022)

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

2026 Australia and Pacific nations ready to host the Conference of Parties (COP) of Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC)  (5 November 2022).

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

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.

 

 

(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.