Two Weeks Ahead – 08 March 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on March 8, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (09MAR-22MAR)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • 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)
  • ISRAEL: Israel Knesset – snap elections (17MAR)
  • UNITED STATES AND JAPAN: US First Lady Michelle Obama to visit to promote girls’ education (18MAR to 20MAR)
  • GLOBAL: Spring Equinox (21MAR)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Baha’i: Baha’i New Year (21MAR)

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
  • Iran: IAEA to hold technical meeting in Tehran
  • North Korea and Russia: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong will pay an official visit to Minsk (to 12MAR)
  • Poland and United States: Donald Tusk, the council president and former Polish prime minister, will visit with Obama at the White House
  • United States: 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Hawaii (to 15MAR)

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
  • Japan: Anniversary of the Japan 8.9 earthquake and tsunami – 2011
  • Spain: Anniversary of the Madrid train bombings – 2004
  • Ukraine: The government expects a positive decision from the IMF board on a new four-year $17.5-billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF)

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
  • Iran: Bilateral talks with US to resume in Montreux, Switzerland
  • Syria: Anniversary of Syrian protests erupting – 2011

Monday, March 16, 2015

  • Egypt: Anniversary of the Kingdom of Egypt Proclaimed – 1922

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

  • Global: Saint Patrick’s Day
  • Europe Region: The 31st round of talks on security and stability in South Caucasus in Geneva (to 18MAR)
  • Israel: Snap elections

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Global: Anniversary of the first spacewalk when Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov left his Voskhod 2 capsule and remained outside the spacecraft for 20 minutes, secured by a tether – 1965
  • Argentina: Anniversary of an explosion destroying the Israeli Embassy near downtown Buenos Aires, killing 29 people and wounding 252 – 1992
  • Europe Region: Anniversary of the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) – 1949
  • Mexico: Benito Suarez Day
  • South America Region: Organization of American States to elect new secretary general
  • United States and Japan: US First Lady Michelle Obama to visit to promote girls’ education (to 20MAR)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

  • Egypt: Anniversary of Egyptians casting their first free vote – 2011
  • United States and Britain: US President Barack Obama will host Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla for talks in the Oval Office

Friday, March 20, 2015

  • Iraq: Anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War – 2003
  • United States and Cambodia: US First Lady Michelle Obama to visit to promote girls’ education (to 22MAR)

Saturday, March 21, 2015

  • Global: Spring Equinox
  • Global: Anniversary of the first “tweet” on Twitter – 2006
  • Namibia: Independence Day -1990
  • Baha’i: Baha’i New Year

Sunday, March 22, 2015

  • Global: World Water Day
  • Sweden: Snap elections

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