Two Weeks Ahead – 07 April 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on April 6, 2014

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: 2014 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund will begin in Washington DC (11APR to 13APR)
  • CHINA: 115th China Import and Export Fair (15APR to 05MAY)
  • ISRAEL: Independence day (15APR)
  • MACEDONIA: Presidential elections (13APR)
  • ALGERIA: Presidential elections (17APR)
  • ZIMBABWE: Independence day (18APR)
  • GUINEA BISSAU: Presidential and national assembly elections (13APR)
  • MACEDONIA: Presidential elections (13APR)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • CHRISTIANITY: Palm Sunday (13APR)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Good Friday (18APR)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Easter (20APR)
  • JUDAISM: Passover (14APR to 22APR)
  • JAINISM: Mahavir Jayanti (13APR)

Monday, April 07, 2014

  • Global: World Health Day
  • India: People’s assembly elections
  • Iran and Oman: Naval forces of Iran and Oman will hold a joint rescue drill in Iran’s southern waters (to 09APR)
  • Japan and Australia: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will join a special meeting next Monday of Japan’s National Security Council
  • Kyrgyzstan: Anniversary of protests that overthrew government – 2010
  • Rwanda: Anniversary of the start of the Rwandan Genocide – 1994
  • United States and Japan: Japan and the United States will resume talks on Pacific free trade pact

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

  • Armenia: The coordinating committee for air defense issues under the auspices of the CIS Defense Ministers’ Committee will hold its 40th session in the Armenian capital, Yerevan
  • Australia and China: Australia Week in China (to 11APR)
  • Brazil: LAAD Security, the International Exhibition for Public and Corporate Security (to 10APR)
  • Mexico: ISC: Expo Seguridad Mexico (to 10 APRIL)
  • Pakistan and United States: Economic talks led by Pakistan Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar (to 11APR)

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

  • Georgia: Anniversary of Georgian independence from USSR – 1991
  • Indonesia: House of Representatives elections
  • Iraq: Iraq Liberation Day – 2003
  • Russia: Den Pobedi “Victory Day” – 1945
  • Tunisia: Anniversary of Tunisian ‘Martyrs Day’, commemorates a 1938 massacre of nationalists by French troops – 1938

Thursday, April 10, 2014

  • Transdniestria: New round of Transdniestria settlement talks due in Vienna (to 11APR)

Friday, April 11, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of the creation of the International Labor Organization – 1919
  • Global: 2014 Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund will begin in Washington DC (to 13APR)
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of attempted coup on Hugo Chavez – 2002

Saturday, April 12, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

  • Guinea Bissau: Presidential and national assembly elections
  • Lebanon: Anniversary of start of Lebanese Civil War – 1975
  • Macedonia: Presidential elections
  • Christianity: Palm Sunday
  • Jainism: Mahavir Jayanti

Monday, April 14, 2014

  • Malaysia: Malaysian Youth Day
  • Judaism: Passover begins in the evening (to 22APR)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

  • Belarus: Russian-Belarusian special operations drill to take place in Belarus
  • China: Anniversary of the beginning of protests in Tiananmen Square – 1989
  • China: 115th China Import and Export Fair (to 05MAY)
  • Iraq: Anniversary of US President Bush declaring end of Saddam Hussein’s regime – 2003
  • Israel: Independence Day
  • United States: Anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings – 2013
  • Judaism: First day of Passover

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  • United States: Anniversary of Virginia Tech Massacre – 2007

Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • Algeria: Presidential elections
  • Bangladesh: Anniversary of the formation of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh – 1971
  • Cuba: Anniversary of Bay of Pigs failed invasion – 1961
  • Syria: Syrian Arab Republic National Day / Independence from France – 1946

Friday, April 18, 2014

  • Iran: Iran’s National Army Day
  • Israel: Israel’s Memorial Day
  • Lebanon: Anniversary of US Embassy Bombing – 1983
  • Zimbabwe: Independence Day – 1980
  • Christianity: Good Friday

Saturday, April 19, 2014

  • Sierra Leone: Anniversary of the formation of the Republic of Sierra Leone – 1971
  • United States: Anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing – 1995
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of Venezuela’s independence from Spain – 1810
  • Christianity: Holy Saturday

Sunday, April 20, 2014

  • United States: Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion – 2010
  • United States: Anniversary of shooting at Columbine High School in Denver, Colorado – 1999
  • Christianity: Easter Sunday

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