The Look Ahead > June 21-27

At a Glance

The Look Ahead > June 21-27

20 Jun 2014

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Mauritania:  Presidential elections take place. There are  reports that a major concern is over turnout amongst the 1.3 million people eligible to vote.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Libya:  National elections take place. These are the second parliamentary elections since the ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. The European Council on Foreign Relations guides us through factors to watch in an election where only 1.5 million out of a population 6 million have registered to vote

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Europe: A European Council meeting takes place in Brussels (26-27 June). As well as commemorating the outbreak of the First World War with a ceremony in the city of Ypres, EU leaders are expected to designate a new EU Commission President and will discuss freedom, security and justice issues.

Syria: The United Nations Security Council debates Syria.

Torture: The United Nations marks International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.