Two Weeks Ahead – 27 October 2013

by TRG Alerts Admin on October 27, 2013

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: UNESCO General Conference (04NOV)
  • GLOBAL: World Energy Forum in Dubai (28OCT)
  • GLOBAL: 9th World Islamic Economic Forum held in London, England (29OCT to 31OCT)
  • ISRAEL: Review of Human Rights Council (29OCT)
  • ZIMBABWE: Presidential Elections (31OCT)
  • CHINA: To take over as UNSC president (01NOV)
  • NIGERIA: Annual trade fair in Lagos (01NOV)
  • UNITED STATES: End of Daylight Savings Time (03NOV)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • CHRISTIANITY: All Saint’s Day (01NOV)
  • HINDUISM: Diwali (03NOV)
  • ISLAM: al-Hijira, the Islamic New Year (04NOV)

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
  • Rwanda: Transform Africa 2013; a Pan-African conference on information and communication tech (to 31OCT)

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

  • Global: 9th World Islamic Economic Forum held in London, England (to 31OCT)
  • Global: International Trade Summit to be held in Chicago, Illinois
  • 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
  • Iran: Experts from Iran and six world powers will meet in Vienna to prepare the next round of high-level talks on the contested Iranian nuclear program (to 31OCT)
  • 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
  • Japan: Russia and Japan will hold a round of “two-plus-two” security talks in Tokyo.
  • 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

Monday, November 04, 2013

  • Global: UNESCO General Conference to be held in Paris, France
  • Chile: Anniversary of first democratically elected president Allende – 1970
  • China and India: Joint military exercise (to 14NOV)
  • Egypt: Islamists call for protests against Morsi trial
  • Hungary: Anniversary of Russian troop invasion – 1956
  • Iran: Anniversary of US Embassy attack in Tehran – 1979
  • Israel: Anniversary of assassination of PM Rabin
  • Italy and Russia: Counter-piracy exercises off the coast of Italy (to 09NOV)
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram attack of government offices in Damaturu, killing four – 2011
  • Russia: Day of People’s Unity
  • Siberia: Anniversary of 9.0 earthquake that killed over 2,000 people – 1952
  • Yemen: Anniversary of Saudi offensive – 2009
  • Islam: Al-Hijira/Islamic New Year

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

  • El Salvador: Anniversary of Independence Movement – 1811
  • Syria: Anniversary of suicide bombing in Hama, killing 50 soldiers – 2012

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

  • Colombia: Anniversary of Colombian rebel group storming Palace of Justice – 1985
  • Iraq: Anniversary of suicide bomber attack on military base near Baghdad, killing 33 – 2012
  • Tajikistan: Presidential elections

Thursday, November 07, 2013

  • Bahrain: Anniversary of authorities revoking the citizenship of 31 Shiite activists for “undermining state authority” – 2012
  • Morocco: US Secretary of State Kerry to visit Morocco
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram attack against Chinese construction company in Maiduguri, killing two – 2012

Friday, November 08, 2013

  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of Al Qaida bombing Riyadha Housing Complex – 2003

Saturday, November 09, 2013

  • Cambodia: Independence Day – 1953
  • Germany: Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall – 1989
  • Jordan: Anniversary of Amman Hotel Bombings – 2005
  • Maldives: Presidential elections
  • Syria: National Coalition to meet to decide whether to participate in the Geneva peace talks

Sunday, November 10, 2013

  • Nigeria: Anniversary of Boko Haram attack killing 5 Christians in Yobe State – 2012

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