Two Weeks Ahead – 15 September 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on September 14, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (15SEP-28SEP)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: MISCA to transfer authority to Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (15SEP)
  • GLOBAL: 69th session of UN General Assembly (16SEP to 29SEP)
  • SCOTLAND:  Independence vote (18SEP)
  • ASIA REGION: Asian Games  to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon (19SEP to 04OCT)
  • HONG KONG: Students plan a week-long strike in response to Beijing’s refusal to grant the city full universal suffrage (22SEP to 29SEP)
  • GLOBAL:  UN Climate Change Summit (23SEP)
  • EGYPT: Egyptian court will deliver its verdict in the murder trial of Hosni Mubarak (27SEP)
  • GLOBAL: World Economic Forum on Europe, MENA, and Eurasia (28SEP to 30SEP)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas (23SEP)
  • JUDAISM: Rosh Hashanah (25SEP)

Monday, September 15, 2014

  • Global: International Day of Democracy
  • Central Africa Republic: MISCA to transfer authority to Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)
  • El Salvador: Independence Day – 1821
  • Guatemala:Independence Day – 1821
  • Honduras: Independence Day – 1821
  • Iran: Anniversary of Iran 7.7 earthquake that killed over 11,000 people. – 1978
  • Japan: Head of Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, to travel to the US to attend the biennial International Seapower Symposium (to 21SEP)
  • Vietnam: 12th ASEAN Health Ministers Meeting (AHMM) and related meetings to be held in the country (to 19SEP)
  • Nicaragua: Independence Day – 1821
  • France: Host to international conference on Iraq

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

  • Global: 69th session of UN General Assembly (to 29SEP)
  • France: France’s prime minister to hold a parliamentary vote of confidence
  • Malaysia: Malaysia Day -1963
  • Mexico: Independence Day – 1810
  • Ukraine: Ukraine’s parliament (the Verkhovnaya Rada) will consider ratification of the Ukrainian association agreement with the EU

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

  • Fiji: General elections
  • Zimbabwe: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team is expected in Zimbabwe to conduct the third and final review of the Staff Monitored Program

Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Iran: Britain, France, Germany and Iran meet to discuss Iran’s nuclear program in NY
  • Scotland: Scotland independence vote
  • Ukraine and United States: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to visit United States

Friday, September 19, 2014

  • Asia Region: Asian Games  to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon (to 04OCT)
  • Taiwan and Japan: Former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui, branded by China as a “splittist”, will visit Japan

Saturday, September 20, 2014

  • New Zealand: General election

Sunday, September 21, 2014

  • Global: International Day of Peace
  • Armenia: Independence Day – 1991
  • Belize:Independence Day –  1981
  • Malta: Independence Day – 1964
  • Philippines: SME Ministerial Meeting for APEC members (to 25SEP)
  • Russia: The Russian opposition to hold a Peace March in Moscow

Monday, September 22, 2014

  • Bulgaria: Bulgaria Independence Day – 1908
  • Cambodia: Cambodia celebrates annual Pchum Ben Festival, the festival for the dead
  • China and Japan: Delegation of Japanese business leaders will make a six-day visit to China (to 28SEP)
  • Hong Kong: Students plan a week-long strike in response to Beijing’s refusal to grant the city full universal suffrage
  • Iran and Iraq: Anniversary of Iran-Iraq War – 1980
  • Mali: Independence Day – 1960
  • Moldova and Belarus: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko will visit Moldova

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

  • Global: UN Climate Change Summit
  • Saudi Arabia: National Day – 1932
  • Hinduism: Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

  • Cambodia: Cambodia’s Constitution Day
  • Guinea Bissau: National Day – 1973
  • Poland: The multi-nation military exercise “Anaconda” will begin
  • South Africa: Heritage Day – 1995
  • Trinidad and Tobago: Republic Day – 1962

Thursday, September 25, 2014

  • North Korea and Japan: Ho Jong Man, head of General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, to take part in a session of North Korea’s parliament
  • Judaism: Rosh Hashanah

Friday, September 26, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of foundation of Google – 1998
  • Egypt: Egyptian court will deliver its verdict in the murder trial of Hosni Mubarak

Sunday, September 28, 2014

  • Global: World Economic Forum on Europe, MENA, and Eurasia (to 30SEP)
  • Switzerland: Referendum

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