Tomorrow’s Outlook: 01 September 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on August 31, 2014

  • Global: Prince Zeid al Hussein will take over from Navi Pillay as U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Global: Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, Samoa (to 04SEP)
  • China: China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi (06SEP)
  • France: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) committee meeting (to 02SEP)
  • Germany and Iraq: Germany’s parliament is to hold a special sitting on Monday to vote on sending military equipment to northern Iraq
  • Iran: EU Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton will meet Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif in Brussels
  • Latvia: Latvia will hold military exercises codenamed “Steadfast Javelin II” (to 10SEP)
  • Mali: Peace talks between the Malian government and six rebel groups will resume
  • Mozambique: Mozambique general campaign begins
  • Philippines: Start of hearings for nine Chinese fishermen arrested in disputed waters for poaching in a case that has frayed relations between the Philippines and China
  • Russia: Anniversary of Beslan hostage crisis; a three-day hostage-taking of over 1,100 people which ended in the deaths of over 380 (to 03SEP) – 2004
  • Ukraine and Russia: Experts from Russia, Ukraine and the EU are expected to meet in Brussels to discuss a possible adjustment of the EU-Ukraine association deal

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