Geopolitical Forecast for September 19th - 26th


September 19, Monday


Russia. The announcement of results of elections to the State Duma in Russia.


Hague. Netherlands. 19 - 23 September. The hearings at the International Court of Justice on the issue of the delimitation of the maritime border between Kenya and Somalia.

Riga. Latvia. 11:00. Riga District Court will consider the case of the citizens of Russia, Andrew Popko and Alexandr Kurkin, who are accused of trespassing onto the grounds of a military base in Adazi.

Warsaw. Poland. 19-30 of September. The annual meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, dedicated to the review of implementation of commitments in the human sphere. Organizer - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.

Bratislava, Slovakia. The meeting of senior EU officials, dedicated to the Prague process - a dialogue on migration issues, which the EU intends to establish with the Eastern Partnership countries, the Western Balkans, Central Asia, Russia and Turkey.

Paris. France. 11:00. Publication of the annual report of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, International Migration Outlook 2016, devoted to the migration processes in the world.

Paris. France. The 5th meeting of the national associations of local and regional authorities of states - members of the Council of Europe.

North America

New York. USA. Plenary meeting of the High-level Panel on refugee and migrant issues in the framework of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

New York. USA. 19 - 21 September. Annual Forum of the Global Initiative Clinton Foundation.


Israel, Palestine, Finland, France. 19 - 28 of September. Visits by the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zhang Dejiang.

Naypyidaw. Myanmar. 19 - 23 September. The 34th meeting of energy ministers of the Association of South-East Asia and the ASEAN Energy Business Forum.

Goa. India. September 19-22. BRICS Academic Forum.

September 20, Tuesday


Brussels. Belgium. EU Council meeting on General Affairs.

Vilnius. Lithuania. 10:00. Plenary session of the Parliament. On the agenda the question of amending the Law on Nuclear Safety.

Strasbourg. France. September 20 - 22. The meeting of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers.

Assisi, Italy. The visit of the Roman Pope Francis to participate in inter-religious Day of Prayer for Peace.

Jordan. Parliamentary elections.

North America

New York. USA. Summit leaders on global refugee crisis. Will be held in the UN headquarters, chaired by US President Barack Obama. Countries will be asked to take on additional responsibilities for the reception of refugees and an increase in funding provided by international humanitarian organizations.

New York. USA. September 20 - 26. General debate of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. The Russian delegation is headed by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. On the first day, in particular, are expected to address the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the Vice President of Brazil Michel Temer, President Barack Obama, the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, the President of France Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister Theresa May.


Tangerang. Indonesia. September 20-23. Global Innovation Forum. Held with the support of UNESCO and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education.

September 21, Wednesday


Moscow. Russia. 21-22 September. The visit of the Vice-Chancellor of Germany, Minister of Economy and Energy Sigmar Gabriel. He is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Armenia. Ceremonies and a military parade dedicated to the 25th anniversary of independence.


Frankfurt am Main. Germany. Meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Central Bank.

North America

New York. USA. The ceremony of ratification of the Paris agreements on climate change. Invited are the heads of all countries - members of the UN.

New York. USA. Planned address by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the framework of the general debate of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

New York. USA. The meeting of the UN Security Council on Syria, chaired by the Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key. Expected presentation by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, attended by heads of government and foreign ministers - members of the Security Council.

International Day of Peace (International Day of Peace).

September 22, Thursday


Eastern Military District. Russia. 22 September - 2 October. Planned Russian-Indian exercises "Indra-2016". Each of the parties are to involve 250 troops.

North America

New York. USA. "In the fields of" the general debate of the UN General Assembly scheduled meeting of foreign ministers of Iran and the "six" (Russia, UK, China, USA, France and Germany).

New York. USA. The meeting "Quartet" of international mediators on the Middle East (Russia, US, EU and UN) on the level of foreign ministers "in the fields" 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

September 23, Friday


Bratislava. Slovakia. Informal meeting of EU trade ministers. It is planned to discuss the issue of future negotiations on the EU free trade zone - the United States - Transatlantic Partnership Agreement in the field of trade and investment.

Bratislava. Slovakia. The meeting of the executive committee of the European Olympic Committee.


New Delhi. India. The meeting of the Council of centers of expertise BRICS (BRICS Think Tank Council).

North America

New York. USA. Scheduled remarks by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in the framework of the general debate of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly.

September 24, Saturday


Vein. Austria. Scheduled for a summit on migration crisis in the EU. Invited leaders of the countries that have experienced an influx of refugees. The participation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of Slovenia Miro Tserar and others.

Estonia. 12.00. Presidential elections. The head of state will be elected by the Electoral College, which will consist of 101 members of parliament and 234 representatives of local authorities. Voting is conducted in two rounds.


Karuizawa. Japan. 24 - 25 September. The meeting of transport ministers of the "Big Seven" (G7).


Somalia. 24 September - 10 October. Parliamentary elections.

Latin America

Cuba. 24 - 26 September. Planned visit by Prime Minister Li Keqiang.

North America

Canada. 24 September - 1 October. The visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate with their children in the province of British Columbia and the northern territory of Yukon. They are scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

September 25, Sunday


Moscow. 10:00. The second conference "Dialogue of Nations. The right of peoples to self-determination and the construction of a multipolar world." Organizer of the anti-globalization movement, Russia.  Among the honored guests were the representatives of the American states of Texas, California, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico, Northern Ireland, Catalonia, Scotland, Western Sahara, Kurdistan, Nagorno-Karabakh and others.


Liverpool. United Kingdom. September 25 - 28. The annual national conference of the Labour Party.

Spain. Elections in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country and Galicia Parliaments.

Bosnia and Herzegovina. In Serb areas scheduled a referendum on the date of celebration of the founding of the Republika Srpska - the administrative-territorial entity within the country. In November 2015 the Bosnian Constitutional Court found the Republic Day celebration of the Serbian act not in accordance with the basic law. The holiday is celebrated on January 9 at the memory of the first session of the Serbian Assembly (Parliament) in 1992.

Switzerland. A referendum on the new edition of the Federal Law on the Intelligence Service, which involves wiretapping and interception of e-mail in the event of a serious security threat. In addition, voters will vote for or against the proposal to increase pensions by 10% and determine the prospects of development of the so-called "green economy" in the country.