Upcoming Events to Watch Out

By Dina Arakji

Meetings, Conferences, and Elections to take place from Sept. 27-Oct.9

Tuesday 27:

  • WTO Public Forum in Geneva (27-29)
  • EU Defense Ministers Convene for Informal Meeting in Bratislava
  • European Parliament President Martin Schulz Meets HDP’s Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş, Brussels
  • French President François Hollande Meets Libyan Prime Minister Fayez El-Sarraj in Paris

Wednesday 28:

  • European Council President Donald Tusk Meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev
  • Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko Visits China
  • European Commission President Juncker, French President Hollande, and German Chancellor Merkel Meet the Leadership of the European Round Table of Industrialist (ERT) in Berlin

Thursday 29:

  • European Parliament President Martin Schulz Meets French President François Hollande in Paris
  • European Council President Donald Tusk Meets Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in Kiev

Friday 30:

  • European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Meets French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
  • OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Skopje, Macedonia (Until Oct. 2)

Saturday, Oct. 1:

  • Michael Barnier Assumes Role as European Commission’s Chief Negotiator for Brexit

Sunday 2:

  • Re-run of Austria’s Presidential Election
  • Hungary Holds Referendum on EU Migrant Quotas
  • Rosh Hashana (2-4)

Monday 3:

  • German Unity Day
  • IAEA Board of Governors Meeting in Vienna

Tuesday 4:

  • Arctic Council Senior Officials Meet in Portland, Maine
  • Brussels Conference on Afghanistan (4-5)

Wednesday 5:

  • OSCE Mediterranean Conference in Vienna (5-6)
  • UN Security Council Holds Second Straw Poll on Next UN Secretary General
  • Ukraine Trilateral Contact Group Meeting Held in Minsk

Thursday 6:

  • NATO Exercise Joint Warrior Held in Scotland

Friday 7:

  • 15 Year Anniversary of the Start of the Bombing of Afghanistan

Saturday 8:

  • Georgia’s Parliamentary Elections
  • 15 Year Anniversary of Start of the “War on Terror”
  • NATO Exercise Noble Arrow Held in Scotland (8-12)

Sunday 9:

  • Lithuania’s Parliamentary Elections
  • XXIII World Energy Congress in Istanbul (9-13)

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