Two Weeks Ahead – 13 October 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on October 12, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (13OCT-26OCT)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • RUSSIA AND CHINA: Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (14OCT)
  • MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique presidential, parliamentary and regional assembly general elections (15OCT)
  • GLOBAL: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17OCT)
  • INDONESIA Presidential inauguration of Joko Widodo (20OCT)
  • BRAZIL: Brazil presidential run-off elections (26OCT)
  • URUGUAY: Uruguay general elections (26OCT)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • ISLAM: Eid-E-Ghadir (Shia) – (13OCT)
  • HINDUISM: Diwali, the Festival of Lights (23OCT)
  • ISLAM: Al-Hijira, Islamic New Year (25OCT)

Monday, October 13, 2014

  • United States: Columbus Day
  • Islam: Eid-E-Ghadir (Shia)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

  • China and Russia: Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
  • Liberia: Senate elections
  • Tanzania: Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Day – 1999
  • Russia: Open Innovations Forum (to 16OCT)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

  • Mozambique: Mozambique presidential, parliamentary and regional assembly general elections
  • South Sudan: Ban on foreign workers to begin

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Global: World Food Day
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of assassination of Pakistan’s first prime minister, Liaquat Ali Khan, which triggered political instability – 1951
  • Russia and Serbia: Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the Republic of Serbia

Friday, October 17, 2014

  • Global: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • Lesotho: Parliament to reconvene after shutdown
  • Tajikistan and Russia: Tajik parliament leaders are expected to visit Moscow

Saturday, October 18, 2014

  • Pakistan: Pakistan Peoples Party public meeting

Sunday, October 19, 2014

  • United States: U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will visit Japan and South Korea (to 23OCT)

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Azerbaijan: National Independence Day
  • China: The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee fourth plenary session to discuss rule of law (to 23OCT)
  • Indonesia: Presidential inauguration of Joko Widodo
  • Kenya: Mashujaa Day
  • Libya: Anniversary of death of Libyan president Gaddafi – 2011
  • United States: Trial hearing of Abu Khatallah, accused ringleader of 2012 Benghazi attack

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • Syria: New Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura to meet with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Europe Region: European Union vote on cabinet members
  • Philippines: Business conference in Manila hosted by Philippines Chamber of Commerce and Industry (to 24OCT)
  • United States: Anniversary of US President Kennedy’s announcement that Russia was deploying missiles to Cuba – 1962

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Hungary: Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution – 1956
  • Lebanon: Anniversary of Beirut bombing that killed US and French troops – 1983
  • Hinduism: Diwali, the Festival of Lights

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of the start of the United Nations – 1945
  • Botswana: Botswana general elections
  • Sri Lanka: President to reveal national budget

Saturday, October 25, 2014

  • Grenada: Anniversary of US troops invading Grenada – 1983
  • Somalia: Arms embargo to end
  • Zambia: Anniversary of Zambia gaining independence – 1964
  • Islam: Al-Hijira, Islamic New Year

Sunday, October 26, 2014

  • Austria: National Day
  • Brazil: Brazil presidential run-off elections
  • Haiti: Haiti legislative elections
  • Tunisia: Tunisia legislative elections
  • Ukraine: Supreme Council elections
  • Uruguay: Uruguay general elections

 

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