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What's happening this week 14/9/2015


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What's happening this week 14/9/2015

MONDAY

EU – MIGRANT CRISIS

Brussels • European Union interior ministers hold an extraordinary meeting to discuss the European Commission’s new proposals to tackle the migrant crisis.

SWITZERLANDFIFA

Zurich • Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch hold a news conference on their investigations into soccer corruption, which has rocked world football’s governing body FIFA.

TUESDAY

HUNGARYMIGRANTS

Budapest • Hungary’s government is expected to hold a meeting to discuss proposals by the interior ministry to declare a “state of crisis due to mass migration” as of September 15.

EU – UNHCR

Brussels • European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hosts UN High Commissioner for refugees António Guterres for talks on the migrant crisis.

UN – GENERAL ASSEMBLY

New York • Opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly

UK – LABOUR

Bristol • Newly-elected Labour party leader to address the annual meeting of the Trades Union Congress, three days after the vote is released

WEDNESDAY

USADEBATE

Simi Valley, California • Republican presidential candidates hold the second televised debate of the 2016 campaign season at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

THURSDAY

HUNGARY – EU

Budapest • European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos visits Hungary.

GERMANYAUTO

Frankfurt • Opening of this year’s motor show, one of the biggest fairs on the industry calendar (to 27)

SATURDAY

EUROPEOPEN DAYS

Various • European Heritage Days (and Sunday)

CUBAPOPE

Havana • Pope Francis begins a four day visit to Cuba

SUNDAY

GREECEVOTE

Various • Greece holds a snap general election

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