Two Weeks Ahead – 29 September 2013

by admin on September 29, 2013

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: 68th Session of UN General Assembly – 17SEP-04OCT
  • GLOBAL: 11th Annual International Counter Terrorism Officers Association Conference and Training Session – 08-11OCT
  • KOREAN PENINSULA: Reunions of relatives separated by Korean War will be held at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang resort –  25-30SEP.
  • UNITED STATES: Pentagon must cut $53 billion from budget for 2014 fiscal year – 01OCT.
  • GLOBAL: 2013 annual meetings of World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund begin in DC – 11-13OCT
  • GLOBAL: World Sight Day – 12OCT

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Navatari – 05OCT to 14OCT.
  • ISLAM: Haji, the pilgrimage to Mecca – 13OCT to 18OCT

Monday, September 30, 2013

  • Cameroon: Legislative elections.
  • Central African Republic: UNICEF measles vaccination campaign set to begin.
  • Ecuador: Anniversary of state of emergency declared after President Correa accused opposition and security forces of a coup attempt – 2010.
  • United States: End of fiscal year.
  • Uzbekistan: US to provide non lethal aid.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

  • Global: 9th International Energy Fair in Serbia.
  • Albania: New parliament will start session.
  • Azerbaijan: Will take over as president of the UNSC.
  • Bali: Anniversary of 3 bomb attacks at restaurants in two tourists areas killing at least 26 people – 2005.
  • Belarus: CIS conference.
  • China: National Day of the People’s Republic of China – 1949.
  • Nigeria: Independence Day – 1960.
  • South Korea: US Army will deploy air cavalry squadron comprised of approx. 380 soldiers and 30 OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters.
  • United States: Pentagon must cut $53 billion from budget for 2014 fiscal year.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

  • Guinea: Independence Day – 1958.
  • Iraq: Anniversary of US admitting no WMDs found in Iraq – 2003.
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of gunmen killing 26 people in student housing area in Mubi – 2012.
  • Syria: Anniversary of creation of Syrian National Council -2011.

Thursday, October 03, 2013

  • Germany: German Unity Day – 1990.
  • Iraq: Independence Day – 1932.
  • Japan and United States: Japan and the United States will hold a meeting of their foreign and defense chiefs in Tokyo
  • Moldova: Next round of negotiations on the settlement of the Transdiniestrian conflict in the 5+2 format will beheld in Brussels

Friday, October 04, 2013

  • Russia: Anniversary of Sputnik satellite launched in space – 1957.
  • Somalia: US forces killed in Somali gun battle – 1993.

Saturday, October 05, 2013

  • Indonesia: APEC CEO Summit will begin in Indonesia (to 07OCT)
  • Portugal: Portuguese Republican Day – 1910.
  • Hindu: Navatari (to 14OCT)

Sunday, October 06, 2013

  • Afghanistan: Nomination process will end.
  • Egypt: Egyptian Armed Forces Day – 1973.
  • Egypt: Anniversary of President Sadat assassinated – 1981.

Monday, October 07, 2013

  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of start of 2001 Afghan War
  • Egypt: Anniversary of 2004 Sinai resort bombings
  • Luxembourg: Parliament dissolved ahead of upcoming elections
  • USA: Department of Homeland Security announced – 2001

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

  • Luxembourg: Parliament ends session in preparation for upcoming elections

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

  • Region: 23rd ASEAN Summit held in Brunei
  • Azerbaijan: General election.
  • Bolivia: Anniversary of Che Guevara shooting – 1967
  • Korea, North: Anniversary of nuclear test – 2006
  • Nigeria: Court decision on seven Russian semen.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

  • Region: East Asia Summit begins in Bandar Seri-Begawan
  • Korea, North: Anniversary of founding of the Worker’s Party of Korea – 1945
  • Malaysia: 50th anniversary of Parliament
  • Taiwan: National Day

Friday, October 11, 2013

  • Malaysia: President Obama to address 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Saturday, October 12, 2013

  • Equatorial Guinea: Anniversary of independence – 1968
  • Indonesia: Anniversary of Bali resort bombing – 2002
  • Laos: Day of Liberation
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of military coup – 1999
  • Yemen: Anniversary of USS Cole bombing – 2000

Sunday, October 13, 2013

  • Libya: Resumption of trial of two politicians facing death penalty for using ‘offensive’ election posters
  • Yemen: Anniversary of bombing of British embassy in Sanaa – 2000

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