Two Weeks Ahead – 09 June 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on June 8, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (09JUN-22JUN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: FIFA World Cup begins in Sao Paulo, Brazil (12JUN to 13JUL)
  • IRAN: The next round of talks between six powers and Iran on resolving a dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program will be held in Vienna (16JUN to 20JUN)
  • RUSSIA: BRIC Leaders Summit (17JUN to 18JUN)
  • MALI AND SENEGAL: Independence Day – 1960 (20JUN)
  • MAURITANIA: Presidential elections (21JUN)
  • ISRAEL: Israeli lawmakers will elect a successor to outgoing President Shimon Peres (10JUN)
  • COLOMBIA: Presidential runoff elections (15JUN)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • CHRISTIANITY: Corpus Christi (19JUN)

Monday, June 09, 2014

  • China: Anniversary of deadly Xinjiang riots – 2009
  • Indonesia: Televised presidential debate
  • Iran and Turkey: President Rohani to meet with Prime Minister Erdogan in Turkey
  • Pakistan and Nigeria: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain will undertake an official visit to Nigeria (to 12JUN)

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

  • Israel: Israeli lawmakers will elect a successor to outgoing President Shimon Peres
  • Portugal: Portugal Day

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • Japan and Australia: Japan and Australia will hold bilateral security talks involving their defense and foreign ministers in Tokyo
  • Pakistan and Russia: Russian Expo-2014 in Karachi
  • Republic of Congo and China: Denis Sassou Nguesso, president of the Republic of Congo, will make a nine-day state visit to China

Thursday, June 12, 2014

  •  Global: FIFA World Cup begins in Sao Paulo, Brazil (to 13JUL)
  • Antigua and Barbuda: House of Representatives elections

Friday, June 13, 2014

  • Russia: Russia Day (to 15JUN)

Saturday, June 14, 2014

  • Afghanistan: Presidential runoff polls
  • Argentina and UK: Anniversary of end of Falklands war – 1982
  • Bolivia: Group of 77 developing countries plus China (G77+China) in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (to 15JUN)

Sunday, June 15, 2014

  • Global: Father’s Day
  • Colombia: Presidential runoff elections
  • North and South Korea: Anniversary of the South-North Joint Declaration – 2000
  • Philippines: Independence Day
  • Turkey: AKP announced it would launch its first campaign rally in Ankara

 

Monday, June 16, 2014

  • Azerbaijan: The Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani People
  • Iran: The next round of talks between six powers and Iran on resolving a dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program will be held in Vienna (20JUN)

 

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  • Brazil: Anniversary of Brazil protests in various cities across the nation – 2013
  • Russia: BRIC Leaders Summit (to 18JUN)
  • Transdniestria: The regular round of talks within the 5+2 format (Moldova, Transdniestria, Russia, Ukraine, the OSCE and observers from the EU and the U.S.) may take place in Vienna

 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

 

  • Nothing to report.

 

Thursday, June 19, 2014

  • Kuwait: Independence Day – 1961
  • Myanmar: Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s 65th birthday
  • Spain: The Prince of Asturias and future King of Spain will be crowned
  • Christianity: Corpus Christi

 

Friday, June 20, 2014

  • Global: World Refugee Day
  • Iran: Anniversary of death of Neda Agha-Soltan, a young woman killed in Iranian election protests – 2009
  • Mali: Independence Day – 1960
  • Senegal: Independence Day – 1960

 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

  • Finland and Sweden: Midsummer
  • Greenland: National Day
  • Mauritania: Presidential elections

 

Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • Europe Region: Day of Remembrance and Mourning for victims of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, held in the countries of the CIS – 1941

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