Security Council Report
Security Council Report, Forecast April for 2012:
Azerbaijan will hold the presidency of the Security Council in May.
Early in the month, a high-level event on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts is planned, with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev expected to preside.
Other Council members may be represented by ministerial-level officials. The Secretary-General will brief the Council.
Late in the month, Council members are scheduled to travel to West Africa. A Council retreat in Istanbul is also planned for May with a focus likely to be on the new
political realities of the Middle East and North Africa.
Two debates are planned on:
- Kosovo, with a briefing by Farid Zarif, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK); and
- Bosnia and Herzegovina, preceded by a briefing, most likely by Valentin Inzko, the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina.