Two Weeks Ahead – 01 December 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on November 30, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (01DEC-14DEC)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: 20th session of the U.N. Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (01DEC to 12DEC)
  • GLOBAL: World BORDERPOL Congress 2014 in London, England (02DEC to 04DEC)
  • ITALY: 8-hour general strike to be held in public and private sectors (05DEC)
  • UNITED STATES: Anniversary of the raid on Pearl Harbor – 1941 (07DEC)
  • MEXICO: The Ibero-American summit in Veracruz, Mexico (08DEC)
  • MIDDLE EAST REGION: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) General Summit in Qatar (09DEC to 10DEC)
  • JAPAN: House of Representatives elections (12DEC)
  • UNITED STATES: Anniversary of Newtown Connecticut shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School – 2012 (14DEC)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Kanaka Jayanti (01DEC)
  • BUDDHISM: Bodhi Day (08DEC)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Feast of the Immaculate Conception (08DEC)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (12DEC)

Monday, December 01, 2014

  • Global:  20th session of the U.N. Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (to 12DEC)
  • Myanmar and Norway: Norwegian King Harald and Queen Sonja are to visit Myanmar for a state visit (to 03DEC)
  • Panama: National holiday, Independence from Spain
  • Romania: National Day – 1918
  • Russia: New strategic military command covering Arctic region to become operational
  • Hinduism: Kanaka Jayanti

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

  • Global: Transport Security Expo 2014 in London, England (to 03 Dec)
  • Global: World BORDERPOL Congress 2014 in London, England (to 04 Dec)
  • Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev will pay official visits to three Gulf countries (to 08DEC)
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Benazir Bhutto’s becoming Pakistan’s first woman prime minister – 1988
  • United Arab Emirates: UAE National Day – 1971

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Thursday, December 04, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Friday, December 05, 2014

  • Thailand: The King’s birthday
  • United States and Jordan: US President Barack Obama will host Jordan’s King Abdullah II at the White House

Saturday, December 06, 2014

  • Spain: Constitution Day – 1978

Sunday, December 07, 2014

  • Afghanistan: Anniversary of Afghan President Karzai sworn in – 2004
  • United States: Anniversary of the raid on Pearl Harbor – 1941

Monday, December 08, 2014

  • Global: Conference on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons in Vienna, Austria
  • Europe Region: Anniversary of the USSR declared dead – 1991
  • Mexico: The Ibero-American summit in Veracruz, Mexico
  • Buddhism: Bodhi Day
  • Christianity: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

  • Middle East Region: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) General Summit in Qatar
  • Russia: Geneva-based consultations on security in Transcaucasia
  • Tanzania: Republic Day – 1961
  • United States: The European Union’s new trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom to meet with US trade representative Michael Forman
  • Singapore: Ukrainian President Poroshenko visits to promote reform and cooperation (- 10)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  • Global: International Human Rights Day
  • Mauritius: National assembly elections
  • Thailand: Constitution Day – 2007

Thursday, December 11, 2014

  • Australia: Ukrainian President Poroshenko visits to promote reform and cooperation (- 12)
  • Global:  Anniversary of Kyoto Protocol to combat global warming- 1997
  • Burkina Faso: National Day – 1958

Friday, December 12, 2014

  • Cote d’Ivoire: Ivorian Popular Front to hold congress (to 14DEC)
  • Italy: 8-hour general strike to be held in public and private sectors
  • Kenya: Anniversary of Kenya’s independence from the UK – 1963
  • Japan: House of Representatives elections
  • Christianity: Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Mexico)

Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • China: Anniversary of Nanjing Massacre – 1937
  • Iraq: Anniversary of capture of Saddam Hussein – 2003
  • Malta: Republic Day – 1974

Sunday, December 14, 2014

  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: Anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement – 1995
  • United States: Anniversary of Newtown Connecticut shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School – 2012

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