Two Weeks Ahead – 22 September 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on September 21, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (22SEP-05OCT)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: 69th session of UN General Assembly (16SEP to 29SEP)
  • 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)
  • INDIA AND UNITED STATES: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the White House (29SEP to 30SEP)
  • BRAZIL: Brazil general elections (05OCT)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas (23SEP)
  • JUDAISM: Rosh Hashanah (25SEP)
  • ISLAM: Arafat Day (03OCT)

Monday, September 22, 2014

  • Albania: Pope Francis to visit
  • 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

  • Global: President Barack Obama will lead a UN Security Council session on the threat of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria
  • 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

Monday, September 29, 2014

  • India and United States: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit (to 30SEP)
  • Philippines and United States: Philippine-U.S. Amphibious Landing Exercise (to 10OCT)
  • United States: ASIS 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (to 02 OCT)

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

  • Japan and South America: Prince Akishino, the younger son of Emperor Akihito, and his wife Princess Kiko will pay an official visit to Mexico and Guatemala (to 10OCT)
  • Haiti: Anniversary of Aristide being ousted – 1991

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

  • Europe Region: NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to step down
  • Botswana: Botswana Day
  • China: National Day – 1949
  • Kazakhstan: Senate elections
  • Nigeria: Nigeria Independence Day – 1960

Thursday, October 02, 2014

  • Guinea: Independence Day – 1968

Friday, October 03, 2014

  • Germany: German Unity Day – 1990
  • Iraq: National Iraqi Day – 1932
  • Islam: Arafat Day

Saturday, October 04, 2014

  • Global: A global march demanding action to stop rhino and elephant poaching will be held
  • Latvia: Parliamentary elections
  • Israel: Yom Kippur

Sunday, October 05, 2014

  • Brazil: Brazil general elections
  • Bulgaria: Bulgaria general elections
  • Portugal: Portuguese Republican Day – 1910

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