Two Weeks Ahead – 03 December 2013

by TRG Alerts Admin on December 2, 2013

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: International Human Rights Day (10DEC)
  • UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL: US Secretary Kerry meets with PM Netanyahu (05DEC to 06DEC)
  • CHINA: Second round of presidential elections (15DEC)
  • GLOBAL: WHO World AIDS Day (01DEC)
  • FRANCE: France will take over as president of the UN Security Council (01DEC)
  • ASIA: ASIS 7th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition in Macau (03DEC to 05DEC)
  • GLOBAL: OPEC Meeting (04DEC)
  • AFRICA: African Security Summit in Paris, France (06DEC)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • JUDAISM: Chanukah begins at sundown (27NOV to 05DEC)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Immaculate Conception (08DEC)

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

  • Global: WTO Ministerial Conference to begin in Bali (to 06DEC)
  • Global: World BORDERPOL Congress 2013 in London, England
  • Asia: ASIS 7th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition in Macau (to 05DEC)
  • China: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will make a working visit to China (to 06DEC)
  • Guinea: Anniversary of LT Diakite assassinating Camara
  • Belgium: US Secretary Kerry meets with NATO FMs in Brussels.
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of President Chavez’s re-election – 2006

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

  • Global: OPEC Meeting
  • Moldova: US Secretary Kerry meets with senior officials on EU integration.
  • Egypt: Anniversary of 100,000 protesters marching on presidential palace, demanding Pres. Morsi cancel referendum – 2012

Thursday, December 05, 2013

  • China: French PM Ayrault will pay an official visit to China (to 09DEC
  • Israel: US Secretary Kerry meets with PM Netanyahu (to 06DEC)
  • Philippines: Anniversary of Maguindanao placed under martial rule – 2009
  • Russia: Anniversary of Russian nightclub fire killing 102 – 2009
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of President Chavez announcing Venezuela’s transformation to socialist state – 2006

Friday, December 06, 2013

  • Africa: African Security Summit in Paris, France
  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of attack on Shiite holy day of Ashura – 2011
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Pakistan severing ties with India following New Delhi’s recognition of Bangladesh – 1971

Saturday, December 07, 2013

  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of President Karzai sworn in as first popularly elected president – 2004
  • Central African Republic: Paris will host a mini-summit on the crisis in the CAR, with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and neighboring African countries set to attend
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of civil war breaking out in wake of Yahya Khan’s suspension of government – 1970
  • United States: Anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor – 1941

Sunday, December 08, 2013

  • Europe: Anniversary of President Reagan and USSR Chairman Gorbachev nuclear agreement – 1987
  • Russia: Anniversary of USSR declared dead – 1991
  • Somalia: Anniversary of Operation Restore Hope – 1992
  • United States: Anniversary of President Clinton signing NAFTA into law – 1993
  • Venezuela: Municipal elections
  • Christianity: Immaculate Conception

Monday, December 09, 2013

  • Global: International Anti-Corruption Day
  • Greece: Greece hopes to strike a deal that would allow release of a new loan installment of 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion)
  • Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood chief and senior officials of the movement to face trial on new incitement charges
  • Europe: Eurogroup meeting of eurozone finance ministers
  • Kosovo: Anniversary of EU’s police and justice mission Eulex implemented – 2008
  • Mexico: Anniversary of leader of La Familia cartel killed – 2010
  • South America: Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador celebrate “Gran Colombia” – 1819

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

  • Global: Human Rights Day
  • Cambodia: The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to stage protest to call inquiry to July’s election

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

  • Algeria: Anniversary of twin bomb attacks on UNHCR offices and Algeria’s Constitutional Council – 2007
  • Egypt: Trials of Muslim Brotherhood to resume
  • Japan: Anniversary of Kyoto Protocol – 1997

Thursday, December 12, 2013

  • Australia: Debt limit to be hit by this date
  • Kenya: Anniversary of Independence from UK – 1963
  • Kuwait: Anniversary of Kuwait Embassy bombings -1983
  • LibyaGaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam to stand trail
  • Mexico: Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Day
  • North Korea: Anniversary of North Korea acceding to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty – 1985

Friday, December 13, 2013

  • Asia: Japan-ASEAN Summit in Tokyo (to 15DEC)
  • China: Anniversary of Nanjing Massacre – 1937
  • Iraq: Anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s capture – 2003
  • Malta: Republic Day – 1974

Saturday, December 14, 2013

  • Bosnia: Anniversary of Dayton Peace Agreement – 1995
  • Israel: Anniversary of Israel annexing Golan Heights – 1981
  • Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of Hamas’ establishment – 1987
  • United States: Anniversary of Sandy Hook Elementary massacre – 2012

Sunday, December 15, 2013

  • China: Presidential elections, second round
  • Ireland: End of bailout programme, becoming first eurozone country to exit a financial bailout programme 
  • North Korea: Anniversary of Agreed Framework and construction of two LWRs in North Korea – 1999
  • Syria: Will begin sequenced destruction of chemical weapons facilities by this date
  • Turkmenistan: Parliamentary elections
  • UK and Ireland: Anniversary of Anglo-Irish peace pact – 1993

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