Two Weeks Ahead – 02 March 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on March 1, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (02MAR-15MAR)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL: Israeli President Netanyahu set to speak before Congress (03MAR)
  • UNITED STATES AND INDIA: Frank Rose, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit for first bilateral space security dialogue (05MAR to 10MAR)
  • GLOBAL: International Woman’s Day (08MAR)
  • GLOBAL: 12 nations will gather in Hawaii from to seek the early conclusion of a Pacific free trade initiative (09MAR to 12MAR)
  • PAKISTAN: ‘Pak-US Business Opportunity’ conference being held in Islamabad (10MAR to 11MAR)
  • JAPAN: Anniversary of the Japan 8.9 earthquake and tsunami – 2011 (11MAR)
  • GLOBAL: World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan (14MAR to 18MAR)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Hinduism: Holi (06MAR)

Monday, March 02, 2015

  • Ethiopia: Adwa Victory Day – 1896
  • United States and Malaysia: Frank Rose, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit Malaysia
  • United States and South Korea: Key Resolve, joint military drill with South Korea (to 12MAR)

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

  • Africa Region: Africa Environment Day
  • Cuba and Europe Region: Cuba and the European Union have agreed to meet in early March for a third round of negotiations aimed at normalising ties
  • United States and Israel: Israeli President Netanyahu to speak before Congress
  • United States and Indonesia: Frank Rose, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

  • Bahrain: Hearing for Nabeel Rajab, one of the Arab world’s most prominent democracy campaigners, on his appeal against a conviction for publicly insulting two state institutions
  • Zimbabwe: Anniversary of President Mugabe coming to power – 1980
  • United States and Singapore: Frank Rose, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit

Thursday, March 05, 2015

  • Iraq: Rebellion Anniversary – 1991
  • Togo: Presidential elections – tentative
  • United States and India: Frank Rose, assistant secretary for arms control, verification and compliance, will visit for first bilateral space security dialogue (to 10MAR)
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of former President Hugo Chavez’s death – 2013

Friday, March 06, 2015

  • Ghana: Independence Day – 1957
  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of Saudi officials banning public protests – 2011
  • Hinduism: Holi

Saturday, March 07, 2015

  • Malaysia: Report of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 to be released
  • South America Region: Anniversary of Rio Group summit resolving the Andean diplomatic crisis – 2008

Sunday, March 08, 2015

  • Global: International Woman’s Day
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Coptic Christians and Muslim clashes – 2011

Monday, March 09, 2015

  • Global: 12 nations will gather in Hawaii from to seek the early conclusion of a Pacific free trade initiative (to 12MAR)
  • Australia: Canberra Day – 1913
  • Poland and United States: Donald Tusk, the council president and former Polish prime minister, will visit with Obama at the White House

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

  • Pakistan and United States: ‘Pak-US Business Opportunity’ conference being held in Islamabad (to 11MAR)

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

  • Iraq: Anniversary of the establishment of Kurdish Autonomous Region – 1970
  • Spain: Anniversary of the Madrid train bombings – 2004
  • Japan: Anniversary of the Japan 8.9 earthquake and tsunami – 2011

Thursday, March 12, 2015

  • India: Anniversary of deadly Bombay bombing – 1993

Friday, March 13, 2015

  • Nothing to report.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

  • Global: World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan (to 18MAR)

Sunday, March 15, 2015

  • Hungary: Hungarian National Day – 1848
  • Syria: Anniversary of Syrian protests erupting – 2011

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