Two Weeks Ahead – 20 October 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on October 19, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (20OCT-02NOV)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • INDONESIA Presidential inauguration of Joko Widodo (20OCT)
  • BRAZIL: Brazil presidential run-off elections (26OCT)
  • URUGUAY: Uruguay general elections (26OCT)
  • GLOBAL: International Conference on Challenges Faced By Technical and Scientific Support Organizations (TSOs) in Enhancing Nuclear Safety and Security in Beijing (27OCT to 31OCT)
  • CHILE AND SPAIN: Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to visit Spain and meet with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (29OCT)
  • INDIA: Anniversary of assassination of Indian PM Gandhi – 1984 (31OCT)
  • ROMANIA: Presidential elections (02NOV)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Diwali, the Festival of Lights (23OCT)
  • ISLAM: Al-Hijira, Islamic New Year (25OCT)
  • CHRISTIANITY: All Saint’s Day/All Soul’s Day (01NOV to 02NOV)

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 member
  • Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo, who has been accused of genocide for her role in deadly post-election violence, will go on trial
  • 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

Monday, October 27, 2014

  • Global: International Conference on Challenges Faced By Technical and Scientific Support Organizations (TSOs) in Enhancing Nuclear Safety and Security in Beijing (to 31 Oct)
  • Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan Independence Day – 1991

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

  • Cuba: Anniversary of the end of the Cuban missile crisis – 1962
  • Malaysia: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim final appeal to be freed on charges of sodomy (to 29OCT)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  • Chile and Spain: Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to visit Spain and meet with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy
  • Fiji: Fiji’s human rights record is scheduled to be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
  • Spain: Anniversary of end of General Franco’s dictatorship – 1975
  • Turkey: Republic Day – 1923

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • India: India’s Supreme Court summons the police chiefs of two states to justify their record on tracking down missing children

Friday, October 31, 2014

  • Global: Halloween
  • India: Anniversary of assassination of Indian PM Gandhi – 1984

Saturday, November 01, 2014

  • Algeria: Algerian Revolution Day
  • Italy: European Union to supplement sea patrols to monitor migration
  • Christianity: All Saint’s Day

Sunday, November 02, 2014

  • Mexico: Dia de los Muertos
  • Romania: Romania presidential elections
  • Christianity: All Soul’s Day

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