Two Weeks Ahead – 04 November 2013

by TRG Alerts Admin on November 3, 2013

Two Weeks Ahead (04NOV-17NOV)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: UNESCO General Conference (04NOV)
  • GLOBAL: Conference of parties to the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change will begin in Warsaw, Poland (11NOV to 22NOV)
  • GLOBAL: International Day of Tolerance (16NOV)
  • MOROCCO: US Sec of State Kerry to visit (07NOV)
  • MALDIVES: Presidential Elections (09NOV)
  • KENYA: ICC to take President Kenyatta to trial (12NOV)
  • SRI LANKA: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will being (15NOV to 17NOV)
  • UNITED STATES: Veteran’s Day (11NOV)
  • CHILE: Presidential elections (17NOV)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • ISLAM: al-Hijira, the Islamic New Year (04NOV)
  • ISLAM: Ashura (13NOV)

Monday, November 04, 2013

  • Global: UNESCO General Conference to be held in Paris, France
  • Cambodia: Scot Marciel, Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of State, will begin a two-day official visit aimed at boosting bilateral ties (to 05NOV)
  • Chile: Anniversary of first democratically elected president Allende – 1970
  • China and India: Joint military exercise (to 14NOV)
  • Egypt: Islamists call for protests against Morsi trial
  • Hungary: Anniversary of Russian troop invasion – 1956
  • Iran: Anniversary of US Embassy attack in Tehran – 1979
  • Israel: Anniversary of assassination of PM Rabin
  • Italy and Russia: Counter-piracy exercises off the coast of Italy (to 09NOV)
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram attack of government offices in Damaturu, killing four – 2011
  • Russia: Day of People’s Unity
  • Siberia: Anniversary of 9.0 earthquake that killed over 2,000 people – 1952
  • Yemen: Anniversary of Saudi offensive – 2009
  • Islam: Al-Hijira/Islamic New Year

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

  • El Salvador: Anniversary of Independence Movement – 1811
  • Syria: Anniversary of suicide bombing in Hama, killing 50 soldiers – 2012

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

  • Colombia: Anniversary of Colombian rebel group storming Palace of Justice – 1985
  • Iraq: Anniversary of suicide bomber attack on military base near Baghdad, killing 33 – 2012
  • Tajikistan: Presidential elections

Thursday, November 07, 2013

  • Bahrain: Anniversary of authorities revoking the citizenship of 31 Shiite activists for “undermining state authority” – 2012
  • Morocco: US Secretary of State Kerry to visit Morocco
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram attack against Chinese construction company in Maiduguri, killing two – 2012

Friday, November 08, 2013

  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of Al Qaida bombing Riyadha Housing Complex – 2003

Saturday, November 09, 2013

  • Cambodia: Independence Day – 1953
  • Germany: Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall – 1989
  • Jordan: Anniversary of Amman Hotel Bombings – 2005
  • Maldives: Presidential elections
  • Syria: National Coalition to meet to decide whether to participate in the Geneva peace talks

Sunday, November 10, 2013

  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram attack killing 5 Christians in Yobe State – 2012

Monday, November 11, 2013

  • Global: Conference of parties to the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change will begin in Warsaw, Poland (to 22NOV)
  • Angola: Independence Day – 1975
  • Colombia: Independence of Cartagena – 1811
  • Libya: Anniversary of Niger granting asylum to Saadi Gadaffi, Muammar’s son – 2011
  • Myanmar: National Day – 1991
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of gunmen killing 5 Christians in Yobe state – 2012
  • Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of Yasser Arafa’s death – 2004
  • Poland: Independence Day – 1989
  • Syria: Anniversary of opposition signing unity deal in Doha to form national coalition – 2012
  • United States: Veteran’s Day

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

  • Kenya: ICC trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to begin
  • North Korea: Anniversary of N. Korea revealing uranium enrichment facility to visiting foreign experts – 2010

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of Kabul’s liberation from Taliban – 2001
  • Bangladesh: Anniversary of tsunami that killed between 300,000-500,000 people – 1970
  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of car bomb in Riyagh outside building where US military advisers train Saudi national guard, killing 7 – 1995
  • Islam: Ashura

Thursday, November 14, 2013

  • Colombia: Day of the Colombian Woman
  • Eritrea: Anniversary of Ethiopian government annexing Eritrea – 1962
  • Israel: Anniversary of Israel’s military offensive against Gaza Strip by killing Hamas military chief Ahmed Jaabari – 2012
  • Mexico: Anniversary of Mexican marines freeing 107 victims of trafficking at farm – 2010
  • North Korea: Anniversary of suspension of heavy-fuel oil deliveries – 2002

Friday, November 15, 2013

  • China: Anniversary of new seven-man leadership council – 2012
  • Egypt: Anniversary of United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime – 2001
  • Sri Lanka: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will being (to 17NOV)

Saturday, November 16, 2013

  • Global: International Day of Tolerance

Sunday, November 17, 2013

  • Chile: Presidential elections
  • Czech Republic: Anniversary of “Velvet Revolution” in Prague – 1989
  • Kuwait: Anniversary of security crackdown after crowd stormed parliament – 2011
  • Soviet Union: Anniversary of US recognition of Soviet Union – 1933

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