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The Weeks Ahead

The Weeks Ahead

September 8: UN - International Literacy Day.
The Weeks Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming weeks affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
3rd Round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue, Islamabad, Sept 7
North Macedonia - Independence Day, Sept 8
Bosnia to host its first Gay Pride march, Sept 8
Tajikistan - Independence Day, Sept 9
IAEA - Board of Governors, Vienna, Sept 9-13
IASP/WHO - World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept 10
Pakistani FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi addresses UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, Sept 10
Kazakhstan - President Toqaev will visit Beijing, Sept 11-12
European Court of Human Rights to hold hearing on alleged Russian abuses in Crimea, Strasbourg, Sept 11
Annual meeting of Yalta European Strategy, Sept 12-14
Russia - The Moscow financial forum, Sept 12-13
Meeting of the OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial monitoring committee, Abu Dhabi, Sept 12
US - Trump hosts Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Washington, Sept 12
Reporters Without Borders presents Press Freedom Awards (Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine), Berlin, Sept 12
Turkey to host Syria summit with Russia, Iran on Sept 16
European Parliament plenary session, Strasbourg, Sept 16-19
EU - General Affairs Council, Brussels, Sept 16
Uzbekistan - Russia's State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin visits Tashkent, Sept 16
Belarus - Parliamentary elections, Nov 17
Edward Snowden's "Permanent Record" will be released simultaneously in more than 20 countries, including the US and UK, Sept 17
Chatham House - Understanding the Threat of ISIS in Central Asia, London, Sept 17
UN - Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74), New York, Sept 17-30
UN Secretary-General to give his first report on Crimea at General Assembly, Sept 17
HRW - Tajikistan: Criminalize Domestic Violence, Provide Services, Sept 19
HRW - Iran: Barriers to Education for Children with Disabilities, Sept 20
Armenia Independence Day, Sept 21
Kazakhstan - Fourth Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian countries, Nur-Sultan, Sept 23-24
UN Secretary-General will convene a Climate Summit, New York, Sept 23
UN - General Debate, New York, Sept 24-27
UNGA will convene a meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, New York, Sept 24-25
UN - World Tourism Day, Sept 27
Turkmenistan - Independence Day, Sept 27
Czech Republic - Statehood Day, Sept 28
Afghanistan presidential election 2019, Sept 28
UN - World Heart Day, Sept 29
2019 Václav Havel Prize is due to be announced at the opening of PACE’s autumn plenary session (Tajikistan), Strasbourg, Sept 30