Two Weeks Ahead – 20 October 2013

by TRG Alerts Admin on October 20, 2013

 

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: United Nations Day (24OCT)
  • GLOBAL: World Energy Forum in Dubai (28OCT)
  • GLOBAL: 9th World Islamic Economic Forum held in London, England (29OCT to 31OCT)
  • UNITED STATES: Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis (22OCT to 23OCT)
  • EUROPE: European Union summit to begin in Brussels (24OCT to 25OCT)
  • SYRIA: OCPW to file initial report on chemical weapons (27OCT)
  • UAE: IAEA Conference on Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources (27OCT to 31OCT)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Diwali (03NOV)

Monday, October 21, 2013

  • European Union: Meeting of EU foreign ministers will be held and will discuss signing the Association Agreement with Ukraine.
  • Austria: IAEA International Conference on Topical Issues of Nuclear Installation Safety (to 24OCT)
  • Haiti: Anniversary of first cholera case – 2010
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of six soldiers killed in bomb attack in Potiskum – 2012
  • North Korea: Anniversary of “Agreed Framework” between N.Korea and United States – 1994
  • Philippines: Indian External Affairs Salman Khurshid i to attend the 2nd Meeting of the Philippines-India Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation (to 22OCT).
  • Ukraine: EU Foreign Affairs Council to consider issue of Ukraine’s fulfillment of conditions necessary to sign Association Agreement.
  • Zambia: Corruption trial of ex-president Rupiah Banda will resume

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

  • Cuba: Anniversary of JFK’s claim that the USSR was deploying missiles in Cuba – 1962
  • United States: Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis (to 23OCT) 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

  • Global: Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, held in Hobart, Australia (to 01NOV)
  • Cambodia: Opposition calls for 3-day protest for UN intervention in disputed parliamentary elections (to 26OCT)
  • Hungary: Anniversary of Hungarian Rebellion – 1956
  • Lebanon: Anniversary of Beirut bombing that killed US and French troops -1983
  • Libya: Anniversary of the former rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) declaring Libya’s “total liberation” – 2011
  • Northern Ireland: Anniversary of IRA decommissioning weapons – 2001
  • Pakistan: PM Sharif Nawaz will raise issue of drone attacks with US President Barack Obama
  • Tunisia: Anniversary of Islamist party Ennahda winning first free elections – 2011

Thursday, October 24, 2013

  • Global: Anniversary of the start of United Nations – 1945
  • Global: United Nations Day
  • China and Mali: Anniversary of establishment of Mali-China bilateral ties – 1960
  • Europe: European Union summit to begin in Brussels (to 25OCT)
  • North Korea: Anniversary of US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright meeting with Kim Jon-Il – 2000

Friday, October 25, 2013

  • Belarus: Minsk will host summit of presidents of CIS member-states 
  • Czech Republic: Elections 
  • Grenada: Anniversary of US invasion – 1963
  • Iraq: Anniversary of twin suicide bombs killing 155 and wounding more than 720 in Baghdad – 2009
  • Japan and United States: Joint military exercise in Kochi prefecture
  • Madagascar: First round of presidential elections 
  • Zambia: Anniversary of independence from Britain – 1964

Saturday, October 26, 2013

  • El Salvador: Anniversary of Human Rights Commission’s Herbert Anaya’s assassination – 1987
  • Israel and Jordan: Anniversary of peace treaty between Israel and Jordan – 1994
  • Malaysia: Anniversary of suspension bridge collapse, killing 3 schoolchildren – 2009

Sunday, October 27, 2013

  • Argentina: Legislative elections
  • Georgia: Presidential elections
  • India: Anniversary of Indian troops arriving in Kashmir – 1947
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of army chief Mohammad Ayub Khan seizing power – 1958
  • Syria: OCPW to file initial report on chemical weapons 
  • Tunisia: Tentative date for elections
  • Turkmenistan: Anniversary of independence – 1991
  • UAE: IAEA Conference on Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources (to 31OCT)

Monday, October 28, 2013

  • Global: World Energy Forum in Dubai
  • Cuba: Anniversary of the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis – 1962
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of 10 killed in suicide attack against church in Kaduna – 2012
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Christians killed in church massacre – 2001
  • Russia: Subcommittee on Russia-Ukraine cooperation will hold ministerial meeting

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

  • Global: 9th World Islamic Economic Forum held in London, England (to 31OCT)
  • Cambodia: Coronation Day
  • Egypt: Trial of Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and two deputies 
  • India: Anniversary of two bomb blasts killing 66 in New Delhi markets – 2005
  • Israel: Review of Human Rights Council likely to begin
  • Spain: Anniversary of end of General Franco’s dictatorship – 1975
  • Turkey: Independence Day – 1923

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  • India: Anniversary of serial blasts killing 70 in Guwahati, Assam – 2008
  • Spain: Anniversary of opening of Middle East peace negotiations between Arabs and Israelis – 1991

Thursday, October 31, 2013

  • Global: All TPP countries except Japan due to place tariff lines up for negotiation 
  • Asia: Anniversary of joint anti-drug statement signed by China, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand – 2011
  • Cambodia: Former King Sihanouk’s birthday 
  • Chile: Reformation Day – 2008
  • India: Anniversary of assassination of PM Gandhi – 1984 
  • Israel and Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of Palestinian entry to UNESCO – 2011
  • Libya: Anniversary of ending of NATO operations – 2011
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of Telesur television network beginning operations – 2005
  • Zimbabwe: Elections to be held by this date

Friday, November 01, 2013

  • Global: All Saint’s Day
  • Algeria: Algerian Revolution Day 
  • China: China will take over as president of UN Security Council
  • Europe: Eastern Partnership Summit to begin
  • Israel and Palestinian Territories: Madrid outlines peace process framework – 1991
  • Malaysia: Anniversary of court striking out appeal over RPK – 2010
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Christian-Muslim violence outbreak – 2008
  • Nigeria: Annual trade fair in Lagos
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Nawaz Sharif’s election as Prime Minister – 1999

Saturday, November 02, 2013

  • Colombia: FARC designated as “Specially Designated Global Terrorist” by US President Bush – 2001
  • El Salvador: All Soul’s Day
  • Mexico: Dia de los Muertos
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram gunmen killing Mamma Shuwa – 2012

Sunday, November 03, 2013

  • France: International Criminal Police Organization General Assembly (to 04NOV)
  • Kosovo: Local elections
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Musarraf calling state of emergency, prompting protests – 2007
  • Panama: Independence Day – 1903
  • United States: End of Daylight Savings Time
  • Hinduism: Diwali – Festival of Lights 

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