Two Weeks Ahead – 25 November 2013

by TRG Alerts Admin on November 24, 2013

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25NOV)
  • EUROPE: European Partnership Summit to begin in Vilnius (27 NOV to 29NOV)
  • EUROPE: European Partnership Summit to begin in Vilnius (27NOV to 29NOV)
  • UNITED STATES: Thanksgiving (28NOV)
  • SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN: UN Interim Security Force for Abyei mandate will end (30NOV)
  • GLOBAL: WHO World AIDS Day (01DEC)
  • FRANCE: France will take over as president of the UN Security Council (01DEC)
  • ASIA: ASIS 7th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition in Macau (03DEC to 05DEC)
  • GLOBAL: OPEC Meeting (04DEC)
  • AFRICA: African Security Summit in Paris, France (06DEC)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • JUDAISM: Chanukah begins at sundown (27NOV to 05DEC)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Immaculate Conception (08DC)

Monday, November 25, 2013

  • Global: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • Bangladesh: Anniversary of cyclone with 70-mph winds killing 5, displacing 300,000 – 1995
  • Cyprus: President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will discuss Cypriot peace process
  • Japan: IAEA experts to visit the Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Malaysia: Anniversary of Hindraf mass gathering – 2011
  • Russia: Catholic Pope to receive President Putin
  • Russia and United States: Bilateral talks to prepare Geneva II talks

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

  • Brunei: 6th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Forum on Migrant Labor (to NOV27)
  • India: Anniversary of the coordinated 2008 Mumbai attacks, killing 164 and wounding at least 308 – 2008
  • Iran: 31st Anniversary of Day Basij – 1979
  • Iran: President Ahmadinejad must appear before criminal court following complaint lodged by parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani
  • Iran: Turkey’s FM Ahmet Davutoglu will visit Iran (to NOV27)
  • Italy and Russia: Intergovernmental talks in the 2+2 format to take place in Trieste, Italy
  • Nigeria: Oil & Gas Fundamentals 2013 in Lagos (to 28NOV)
  • Scotland: Scottish government’s white paper setting out its platform on independence set to be published

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

  • Europe: European Partnership Summit to begin in Vilnius (to 29NOV)
  • Iraq: Anniversary of Iraqi parliament ratifying US troop presence until 2011 – 2008
  • Israel and Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of Abbas and Israeli premier Ehud Olmert formally restarting negotiations in Maryland – 2007
  • Italy: Members of the Senate due to vote on Berlusconi’s ejection
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of US air strikes killing 24 Pakistani soldiers, prompting Pakistan to suspend overland NATO supply routes into Afghanistan for 7 months – 2011
  • Judaism: Chanukah begins at sundown (to 05DEC)

Thursday, November 28, 2013

  • Global: Cyber Security Summit in London, England (to 30NOV)
  • Egypt: Anniversary of first parliamentary elections since Mubarak’s ouster – 2011
  • Madagascar: Two presidential candidates to begin campaigning (to 18DEC)
  • United States: Thanksgiving

Friday, November 29, 2013

  • Kosovo: Anniversary of former PM Haradinaj’s acquittal by Hague-based UN war crimes tribunal over charges of war crimes during the 1990s conflict – 2012
  • Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of UN General Assembly vote to upgrade diplomatic status of Palestine – 2012

Saturday, November 30, 2013

  • Korea, North: Anniversary of North Korean currency reevaluation
  • Sudan and South Sudan: UN Interim Security Force for Abyei mandate will end
  • Ukraine: Official determination on US intellectual property trade probe on Ukraine will be given
  • Yemen: Anniversary of Yemeni Independence from UK – 1967

Sunday, December 01, 2013

  • Global: WHO World AIDS Day
  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of US President Obama orderings surge of 30,000 troops into Afghanistan – 2009
  • France: France will take over as president of the UN Security Council
  • Portugal: Restoration of Independence – 1640
  • Romania: National Day – 1918

Monday, December 02, 2013

  • Malaysia: Anniversary of Hatyai Peace Accord – 1989
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Benazir Bhutto as first woman prime minister – 1988
  • UAE: National Day – 1971

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

  • Global: WTO Ministerial Conference to begin in Bali (to 06DEC)
  • Global: World BORDERPOL Congress 2013 in London, England
  • Asia: ASIS 7th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition in Macau (to 05DEC)
  • Guinea: Anniversary of LT Diakite assassinating Camara
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of President Chavez’s re-election – 2006

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

  • Global: OPEC Meeting
  • Egypt: Anniversary of 100,000 protesters marching on presidential palace, demanding Pres. Morsi cancel referendum – 2012

Thursday, December 05, 2013

  • Philippines: Anniversary of Maguindanao placed under martial rule – 2009
  • Russia: Anniversary of Russian nightclub fire killing 102 – 2009
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of President Chavez announcing Venezuela’s transformation to socialist state – 2006

Friday, December 06, 2013

  • Africa: African Security Summit in Paris, France
  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of attack on Shiite holy day of Ashura – 2011
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Pakistan severing ties with India following New Delhi’s recognition of Bangladesh – 1971

Saturday, December 07, 2013

  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of President Karzai sworn in as first popularly elected president – 2004
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of civil war breaking out in wake of Yahya Khan’s suspension of government – 1970
  • United States: Anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor – 1941

Sunday, December 08, 2013

  • Europe: Anniversary of President Reagan and USSR Chairman Gorbachev nuclear agreement – 1987
  • Russia: Anniversary of USSR declared dead – 1991
  • Somalia: Anniversary of Operation Restore Hope – 1992
  • United States: Anniversary of President Clinton signing NAFTA into law – 1993
  • Venezuela: Municipal elections
  • Christianity: Immaculate Conception

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