Two Weeks Ahead – 02 February 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on February 1, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (02FEB-15FEB)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • COLOMBIA: New round of Colombia-FARC negotiations is scheduled in Cuba (02FEB)
  • GERMANY: Munich Security Conference (06FEB to 08FEB)
  • PAKISTAN: Kashmir Solidarity Day, demonstrations expected (05FEB)
  • UNITED STATES AND CUBA: Anniversary of US embargo against Cuba – 1962 (07FEB)
  • SWEDEN AND PALESTINE: Palestinian President Abbas to visit Stockholm
  • UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been invited to address a joint meeting of the US Congress (11FEB)
  • GLOBAL: European Union summit on anti-terror efforts (12FEB)
  • NIGERIA: Presidential and legislative elections (14FEB)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Nothing to report.

Monday, February 02, 2015

  • Europe Region: New Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis to visit UK, France, and Italy to push the government’s agenda for a renegotiated deal on its multi-billion Euro bailout.
  • China: Russian FM Lavrov will travel to Beijing for meetings with Chinese and Indian officials
  • Colombia: New round of Colombia-FARC negotiations is scheduled in Cuba
  • Hungary and Germany: German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Hungary

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

  • Argentina and China: Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will pay a state visit to China
  • Europe Region: UN’s highest International Court of Justice to hand down a ruling on a long-running genocide case relating to Croatia’s war of independence following the collapse of the former Yugoslavia.
  • Mozambique: Mozambique Heroes’ Day
  • Turkmenistan: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to visit

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

  • Global: World Cancer Day
  • Angola: Anniversary of Angola War of Independence – 1961
  • Mexico: Constitution Day holiday
  • Sri Lanka: Independence Day – 1948

Thursday, February 05, 2015

  • Indonesia and Malaysia: Indonesian President Joko Widodo on official visit to Malaysia (to 06FEB)
  • Pakistan: Kashmir Solidarity Day
  • Ukraine: US Secretary of State John Kerry to visit

Friday, February 06, 2015

  • Global: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • Germany: Munich Security Conference (to 08FEB)
  • Maldives: Anniversary of coup in Maldives that lead to the installation of the first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Waheed – 2012

Saturday, February 07, 2015

  • Colombia: Civil Resistance Day – 2003
  • Cuba: Anniversary of US embargo against Cuba – 1962
  • Haiti: Anniversary Haitian President Jean-Claude Duvalier overthrown – 1986
  • India:  Indian capital New Delhi holds elections for the state assembly
  • Slovakia: Referendum poll to take place
  • Taiwan: Parliamentary by-elections

Sunday, February 08, 2015

  • Germany and North America: German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Washington and Ottawa (to 09FEB)

Monday, February 09, 2015

  • Japan and Thailand: Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is scheduled to visit Japan (to 11FEB)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • Iran: Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution – 1971
  • Sweden and Palestine: Palestinian President Abbas to visit Stockholm

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Belgium: Verdict for country’s biggest anti-terrorist case to be decided
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Mubarak stepping down as president – 2011
  • Iran: Iran Revolution Day – 1979
  • Japan: Foundation Day – 1872
  • Liberia: Armed Forces Day – 1956
  • United States and Israel: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been invited to address a joint meeting of the US Congress

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Global: European Union summit on anti-terror efforts
  • Chile: Chilean Declaration of Independence – 1818
  • Myanmar: Myanmar Union Day, president wishes National Ceasefire Agreement to be signed

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • Global: World Radio Day
  • United States: The White House will host a Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University

Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • Global: Valentine’s Day
  • Bahrain: Anniversary of Bahrain protests beginning – 2011
  • Nigeria: Presidential and legislative elections

Sunday, February 15, 2015

  • Afghanistan: Liberation Day/Total Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan – 1989
  • Lebanon: Rafik Hariri Memorial Day – 2005
  • Serbia: National Day – 1804

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