Two Weeks Ahead – 10 November 2013

by TRG Alerts Admin on November 10, 2013


  • 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)
  • ISRAEL AND RUSSIA: Russian President Putin to meet with PM Netanyahu (20NOV)
  • SYRIA: Geneva II Conference to be held (23NOV to 24NOV)
  • PAKISTAN: D8 Summit (22NOV)
  • 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)


  • ISLAM: Ashura (13NOV)

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
  • Cambodia and Thailand: ICJ to issue verdict on border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand
  • Colombia: Independence of Cartagena – 1811
  • Libya: Anniversary of Niger granting asylum to Saadi Gadaffi, Muammar’s son – 2011
  • India: Asia-Europe Meeting in New Delhi (to 12NOV)
  • Iran: IAEA Head Amano holds talks with Iran
  • 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

  • Asia: US and Chinese armies will begin a joint humanitarian and disaster relief exercise (to 14NOV).
  • 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
  • Vietnam: Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Vietnam at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang to boost bilateral ties.

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
  • Egypt: Russian and Egyptian foreign and defense ministers meet in Cairo
  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of car bomb in Riyagh outside building where US military advisers train Saudi national guard, killing 7 – 1995
  • Ukraine: Parliament meets for extraordinary session on former PM Tymoshenko and the EU Association Agreement
  • 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
  • Ukraine: Report due to European Parliament produced by former European Parliament President Pat Cox and former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski on EU Association Agreement with Ukraine

Friday, November 15, 2013

  • China: Anniversary of new seven-man leadership council – 2012
  • Cuba: Commercial flights between Cuba and Key West will resume after 51 years
  • 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
  • Estonia: Estonian Parliament declares the tiny Baltic republic “sovereign” with right to veto Soviet laws.

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
  • Thailand: Pakistani PM Sharif visits Bangkok to attend the Connect Asia Pacific Summit (to 19NOV)

Monday, November 18, 2013

  • Belgium: EU foreign and defense ministers meeting in Brussels (to 19NOV)
  • Britain: Two men stand to be charged with death of soldier
  • Colombia: Anniversary of beginning of FARC-Colombia peace talks – 2012
  • Germany: Government to discuss US surveillance claims 
  • Latvia: Independence Day – 1918
  • Ukraine: Deadline set by EU for decision on Tymoshenko

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of Karzai sworn in as president
  • Belarus: Foreign minister to visit Russia
  • Libya: Anniversary of Seif Gaddhafi’s capture – 2011
  • Nepal: Legislative elections
  • Switzerland: Anniversary of first Geneva summit – 1855

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  • Global: Anniversary of Nuremberg trials – 1945
  • Israel: Russian President Putin to meet with PM Netanyahu
  • Mexico: Anniversary of Mexican Revolution – 1910
  • Mozambique: Municipal elections
  • Turkey: Anniversary of Istanbul car bombs killing 63 people

Thursday, November 21, 2013

  • Egypt: Anniversary of President Morsi’s constitutional amendments to extend powers – 2012
  • Latvia: Russian and Latvian foreign ministers to discuss relations
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of mob attack against US embassy in Islamabad – 1979

Friday, November 22, 2013

  • Egypt: Anniversary of President Morsi’s constitutional amendments to extend powers – 2012
  • Pakistan: D8 Summit
  • Syria: Friends of Syria group to meet in London, UK

Saturday, November 23, 2013

  • Colombia and Peru: Anniversary of anti-drug co-op called “Colper Amazonia” – 2010
  • Iraq: Anniversary of Sadr City bombings which killed at least 215 people – 2006
  • Mauritania: Parliamentary and local elections
  • North Korea: Anniversary of Yeongpyeong incident with NKorean soldiers killing 2 South Korean soldiers – 2010
  • Syria: Geneva II peace conference to be held (to 24NOV)

Sunday, November 24, 2013

  • Guinea Bissau: General elections
  • Honduras: Presidential elections
  • Mali: Legistlative elections


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