Two Weeks Ahead – 09 August 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on August 9, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (09AUG-23AUG)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL:  International Youth Day (12AUG)
  • CUBA AND UNITED STATES:  US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Cuba (14AUG)
  • PAKISTAN: Independence Day – 1947 (14AUG)
  • INDIA: Independence Day – 1947 (15AUG)
  • SRI LANKA: Parliament elections scheduled (17AUG)
  • GLOBAL: World Humanitarian Day (19AUG)
  • IRAQ: Anniversary of the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom – 2010 (19AUG)
  • PAKISTAN AND INDIA: Security talks between security officials scheduled to be held in New Delhi (23AUG to 24AUG)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Christianity: Assumption of the Blessed Mary (15AUG)

Sunday, August 09, 2015

  • Global: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
  • Haiti: Senate and Chamber of Deputies elections
  • Japan and United States: Anniversary of an atomic bomb being dropped over Nagasaki (70th Anniversary) – 1945
  • Singapore: National Day (50th Anniversary) – 1965

Monday, August 10, 2015

  • Iran: Detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to appear in court
  • Italy and India: Germany-based International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea will open hearings next month on a deadly 2012 maritime incident that sparked a diplomatic dispute between Italy and India.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • Bosnia: Anniversary of about 28,000 people, mostly Muslims, forced from their homes in Sarajevo in one of the biggest single acts of “ethnic cleansing.” – 1992
  • Chad: Independence Day – 1960
  • Russia: Russia celebrates the anniversary of its Air Force – 1912
  • United States: Anniversary of Los Angeles race riot, lasting six days. Thirty-four people are killed and more than 1,000 injured – 1965

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

  • Global: International Youth Day
  • Britain: HM The Queen’s Birthday
  • North America Region: Anniversary of United States, Canada and Mexico reaching a free-trade agreement – 1992
  • Russia: Anniversary of detonation of Soviet Union’s first hydrogen bomb – 1953
  • Suriname: Former military dictator Desi Bouterse to be sworn in as president

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • Central African Republic: Independence Day – 1960
  • Cuba: Fidel Castro’s Birthday – 1926
  • Uruguay: Cabinet meetings in light of teacher’s protests for better pay

Friday, August 14, 2015

  • Israel: Anniversary of end of 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War – 2006
  • Pakistan: Independence Day – 1947
  • United States and Cuba: US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Cuba

Saturday, August 15, 2015

  • Bahrain: Bahrain Independence From the UK – 1971
  • Equatorial Guinea: Constitution Day – 1968
  • India: Independence Day – 1947
  • Japan: Anniversary of Japan surrendering in WWII -1945
  • North Korea: Liberation Day – 1945
  • Peru: Anniversary of 8.0 quake off the coast of Peru killing 519 people and injuring over a 1000 – 2007
  • Christianity: Assumption of the Blessed Mary

Sunday, August 16, 2015

  • Brazil: Anti-government protests scheduled to be held across the country
  • Nepal: Major political parties have agreed to bring out a new constitution on this date

Monday, August 17, 2015

  • Gabon: Gabon Independence Day – 1960
  • Indonesia: Independence Day – 1945
  • Sri Lanka: Parliament elections scheduled
  • South Sudan: South Sudan’s warring leaders have been given an August 17 deadline to agree another peace deal to end 19-months of civil war

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Former Pakistani President Musharraf resigns – 2008

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • Global: World Humanitarian Day
  • Afghanistan: Afghan Independence Day – 1919
  • Argentina: General Jose de San Martin Holiday – 1850
  • Iraq: Anniversary of car bomb attack on UN headquarters in Iraq – 2003
  • Iraq: Anniversary of the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom – 2010

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Greece: The Greek government  wants to finalise the agreement with its international creditors for a third bailout by this date
  • Hungary: Hungary National Day
  • Iran and Iraq: Anniversary of the of end of the Iran-Iraq War – 1988
  • Morocco: Revolution Day – 1953
  • Uruguay: Cabinet meetings in light of teacher’s protests for better pay

Friday, August 21, 2015

  • Haiti: Anniversary of beginning the Haitian Revolution – 1791
  • Thailand and China: Draft agreement on Thai-China railroad project due

Saturday, August 22, 2015

  • Turkmenistan: Anniversary of Turkmenistan Declaration of State Sovereignty – 1990

Sunday, August 23, 2015

  • Armenia: Anniversary of Soviet Republic of Armenia declaring independence – 1990
  • Pakistan and India: Security talks between security officials scheduled to be held in New Delhi (to 24AUG)

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