GEOPOLITICAL FORECAST FOR OCTOBER 3RD - OCTOBER 9TH
Monday, October 3rd
Moscow. October 3rd-4th. Visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cambodia Praça Sokhona is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as well as negotiating of the co-chairs of the Russian-Cambodian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade-Economic and Scientific-Technical Cooperation.
Russia. October 3rd-10th. Command and staff exercises on the ground with the units of the 76th Air Assault (Pskov), and the 98th Airborne (Ivanovo) divisions with landing and combat drills.
Bratislava. Slovakia. October 3rd-4th. The informal meeting of EU health ministers.
Bratislava. Slovakia. October 3rd-4th. Plenary session of the European Nuclear Energy Forum.
Strasbourg. France. October 3rd-6th. Plenary session of the European Parliament.
Tallinn. Estonia. 13:00. An extraordinary meeting of the Riigikogu (the unicameral parliament) convened to elect the president of the republic.
Serbia. October 3rd-14th. The visit of the UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Karima Bennouna. She also will visit Kosovo.
Geneva. Switzerland. October 3rd-14th. The 11th session of the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances.
Geneva. Switzerland. October 3rd-4th. The meeting of the General Council of the World Trade Organization.
Geneva. Switzerland. October 3rd-5th. Social Council of the UN Forum on Human Rights.
Vienna. Austria. Meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
New Delhi. India. October 3rd-4th. Civic Forum BRICS.
Alaska. USA. October 3rd-21st. The joint military air exercises with South Korea on the "Eyelson" base. It is expected that six F-15 fighter jets will be involved and two C-130 transport aircraft, which will simulate fulfill air strikes on the DPRK's nuclear facilities.
New York. USA. October 3rd-7th. The 15th round of negotiations on an agreement between the EU and the USA on transatlantic trade and investment partnership. As a result of planned press conference.
Bolivia. Intergovernmental agreement on visa-free travel will become effective. Citizens of both countries will be able to enter, exit, transit and stay on the territory of another country without a visa up to 90 days per period of 180 days from the date of first entry.
Tunisia. October 3rd-4th. The Regional Forum of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, dedicated to management and competitiveness issues. Ministers are expected to attend the international cooperation, trade and investment in the Middle East.
Tuesday, October 4th
Astana. Kazakhstan. XIII Forum of Interregional Cooperation of Russia and Kazakhstan. Planned participation of heads of states, Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Balykchy. Kyrgyzstan. October 4th-7th. Planned tactical exercises of the Organization of the Collective Security Treaty "Frontier-2016". Soldiers from Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, as well as units of the Ministry of Emergency, the State Committee of National Security and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan will participate.
Minsk. Belarus. October 4th-6th. Expert Group Meeting to agree on a draft concept of cooperation of states - participants of the CIS in the sphere of counteraction of legalization(laundering) of the proceeds from crime, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Brussels. Belgium. October 4th-5th. International Conference on Afghanistan. Expected is the participation of 70 countries and 30 international organizations and agencies.
Switzerland. October 4th-5th. The next round of the Geneva discussions on security and stability in Transcaucasia.
Frankfurt am Main. Germany. The meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.
Farmville. USA. 21:00. Pre-election TV debates between the candidates for the post of Vice-President Timothy Kaine and Michael Pence.
October 4th-10th. World Space Week (World Space Week).
Wednesday, October 5th
Agreement on free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Vietnam comes into force.
Moscow. 12.00. The first meeting of the State Duma of the seventh convocation. Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak with reference to the deputies .
Minsk. Belarus. Scheduled meeting of the Contact Group for settlement of the situation in Ukraine.
Astana. Kazakhstan. October 5th-6th. Meeting of the Council for Cultural Cooperation states - participants of the CIS.
Istanbul. Turkey. Meeting of the working group of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation on culture.
Crete. Greece. German-Dutch exercises on sharing anti-aircraft missile complexes Patriot. Participants include 300 soldiers from Germany and about 100 - in the Netherlands.
Rome. Italy. Meeting of the Russian-Italian Council on Economic, Industrial and Monetary and Financial Cooperation.
New York. USA. The UN Security Council plans to vote on the election procedure for Secretary General of the organization.
Thursday, October 6th
New Delhi. India. October 6th-7th. India Economic Summit 2016.
Belgium. A new structure of EU - European Border Service and the Coast Guard - will start work. Its main function will be to assist the community in protection of borders to prevent illegal immigration and cross-border crime. The staff will have about 1500 employees.
Bratislava. Slovakia. October 6th-7th. Informal meeting of Speakers of EU Parliaments.
Washington. USA. Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Banks' Big Twenty "(G20).
Havana, Camagüey. Cuba. October 6th-9th. Visit of US delegation with wife of Vice President Jill Biden, Ambassador for Women's Affairs, Catherine Russell, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan. The program includes meetings with officials and representatives of the public on issues of culture, education and health.
Friday, October 7th
Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan. 10:00. Parliamentary hearings, which will discuss the bill on a referendum on amending the country's constitution.
Oslo. Norway. 11:00. Announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Czech Republic. October 7th-8th. Elections to the upper house of parliament.
Washington. USA. October 7th-9th. The annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.
Morocco. Parliamentary elections.
Saturday, Oсtober 8th
Istanbul. Turkey. 8-9 October. The visit of the Minister of Economic Development of Russia, Alexei Ulyukayev. Meetings with the Minister of Economy of Turkey Nihat Zeybekchi.
Jaipur. India. The meeting of Ministers of Telecommunications and Information Technologies of the BRICS countries.
Georgia. Parliamentary elections.
Sunday, October 9th
Lithuania. Elections to the Seimas (parliament).
St. Louis. USA. The second round of pre-election TV debates between candidates for president, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump.
Haiti. Presidential elections.
Santiago. Dominican Republic. October 9th-10th. The visit of the US delegation, which includes the wife of Vice President Jill Biden, Ambassador for Women's Affairs, Catherine Russell.