Two Weeks Ahead – 01 June 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on May 31, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (01JUN-14JUN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • UKRAINE: A second round of meetings of all the four subgroups of the Contact Group for settling the armed civil conflict in eastern Ukraine will be held in Minsk (02JUN)
  • BURUNDI: Burundi is scheduled to hold communal and legislative elections  (05JUN)
  • GLOBAL: G7 Summit in Bavaria (07JUN to 8JUN)
  • GLOBAL: 5th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana, Kazakhstan (10JUN to 11JUN)
  • MEXICO:  Anniversary of student protests and massacre in Mexico City – 1971
  • EUROPE REGION: European Games in Baku, Azjerbaijan (12JUN to 28JUN)
  • AFRICA REGION:  25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa (14JUN to 15JUN)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Christianity: Corpus Christi (04JUN)

Monday, June 01, 2015

  • Italy: National Day – 1946
  • Kenya: Madaraka Day (National Day) – 1963
  • Mexico: Mexican Navy Day
  • Spain: Armed Forces Day
  • United States and Netherlands: U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed “The Terminator”, will face trial for war crimes
  • Ukraine:  A second round of meetings of all the four subgroups of the Contact Group for settling the armed civil conflict in eastern Ukraine will be held in Minsk

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Anniversary of U.N. troops opening fire on mobs, killing two people, as the capture of a city in eastern Congo sparks the largest and most violent protests since before the country’s devastating 1998-2002 war – 2004
  • Latvia: Latvian lawmakers are to elect a new head of state
  • Montenegro: Montenegro becomes independent – 2006

Thursday, June 04, 2015

  • China: Anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre- 1989
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Suez crisis – 1956
  • Tonga: Anniversary of independence – 1970
  • Christianity: Corpus Christi

Friday, June 05, 2015

  • Burundi: Burundi is scheduled to hold communal and legislative elections
  • Serbia: Anniversary of Serbia becoming independent from the State Union of Serbia & Montenegro – 2006

Saturday, June 06, 2015

  • Global: 2015 Women’s World Cup tournament will begin in Edmonton, Canada (to 5JUL15)

Sunday, June 07, 2015

  • Global: G7 Summit in Bavaria (to 8JUN)
  • Mexico: General elections
  • Turkey: Legislative elections

Monday, June 08, 2015

  • Global: World Oceans Day
  • Syria: A number of Syrian opposition factions will gather in Cairo, Egypt to form a new coalition as an alternative to an exiled West-backed alliance (to 09JUN)

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

  • China: Anniversary of deadly Xinjiang riots – 2009

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

  • Global: 5th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana, Kazakhstan (to 11JUN)
  • Kyrgyzstan: Anniversary of Kyrgyz ethnic violence – 2010
  • Portugal: Portugal Day

Thursday, June 11, 2015

  • Mexico: Anniversary of student protests and massacre in Mexico City – 1971

Friday, June 12, 2015

  • Europe Region: European Games in Baku, Azjerbaijan (to 28JUN)
  • Philippines: National Day – 1898
  • Russia: Russia Day, anniversary of Boris Yeltsin elected first Russian President – 1992

Saturday, June 13, 2015

  • China: The 7th Cross-Strait Forum, focusing on youth exchanges and trade

Sunday, June 14, 2015

  • Africa Region: 25th African Union Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa (to 15JUN)

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