Two Weeks Ahead – 10 February 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on February 9, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (10FEB-23FEB)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia (07FEB-23FEB)
  • GEORGIA: NATO Military Committee will visit Georgia on military cooperation (11FEB-12FEB)
  • NEPAL: National Democracy Day (19FEB)
  • ASIA REGION: Taiwanese Chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council is scheduled to fly to China to meet with China’s Taiwan Affairs Office chief in first official visit in six decades (11FEB)
  • UNITED STATES: President’s Day (17FEB)
  • IRAN: Nuclear talks with six powers in New York City (18FEB)
  • LIBYA: Constituent Assembly elections (20FEB)
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: ASIS 5th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition in Dubai (16FEB-18FEB)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  •  Nothing to report

Monday, February 10, 2014

  • Cuba: EU foreign ministers meeting discussing upgrading the bloc’s trade relations with Cuba
  • Syria: The Syrian government will take part in the next round of peace talks with the opposition in Geneva
  • Ukraine: The EU Foreign Affairs Council will discuss the issue of possible sanctions against Ukraine

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

  • Egypt: Anniversary of President Hosni Mubarak stepping down – 2011
  • Georgia: NATO Military Committee will visit Georgia on military cooperation (to 12FEB)
  • Iran: Iran Revolution Day – 1979
  • Japan: National Foundation Day -1966
  • Taiwan and China: Taiwanese Chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council is scheduled to fly to China to meet with China’s Taiwan Affairs Office chief in first official visit in six decades
  • United States and France: French President Hollande to meet with US President Obama at White House

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

  • Myanmar: Union Day – 1947

Thursday, February 13, 2014

  • Global: World Radio Day (UNESCO)

Friday, February 14, 2014

  • Global: Valentine’s Day
  • Bahrain: Anniversary of Shiite uprising against Sunni leaders – 2011
  • Iran: Anniversary of rally in Tehran in defiance of government ban- 2011
  • United States and Jordan: President Barack Obama with host King Abdullah II of Jordan for talks in California

Saturday, February 15, 2014

  • Afghanistan: Liberation Day, anniversary of withdrawal of Soviet forces – 1989
  • Canada: National Flag of Canada Day
  • Serbia: Serbian National Day – 1804

Sunday, February 16, 2014

  • Egypt: The trial of Egypt’s deposed Islamist president Mohammed Morsi and 35 others on charges of espionage in collaboration with Palestinian Hamas movement will start
  • United Arab Emirates: ASIS 5th Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition in Dubai (to 18FEB)

Monday, February 17, 2014

  • Global: Trans-Pacific Partnership chief negotiator meetings
  • Kosovo: Anniversary of declaration of independence from Serbia – 2008
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Ms Bhutto going into self-imposed exile – 1997
  • United States: President’s Day
  • Vietnam: Anniversary of China invading Vietnam – 1979

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

  • Estonia and Russia: Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will visit Moscow
  • Gambia: Independence Day – 1965
  • Iran: Nuclear talks with six powers in New York City
  • Niger: Anniversary of Niger Coup of President Tandja – 2010
  • United Kingdom: The European Information Security Summit 2014 (to 19FEB)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  • Nepal: National Democracy Day
  • Russia: Emancipation Manifesto – 1861
  • Turkmenistan: National Flag Day

Thursday, February 20, 2014

  • Global: World Day of Social Justice
  • Libya: Constituent Assembly elections

Friday, February 21, 2014

  • Global: International Mother Language Day
  • Bangladesh: Shaheed Dibash or Language Movement Day – 1952
  • China and United Sates: Anniversary of President Nixon’s visit to China – 1972

Saturday, February 22, 2014

  • Philippines: People Power Day – 1986
  • St. Lucia: Independence Day – 1979
  • Syria and Egypt: Anniversary of United Arab Republic – 1958

Sunday, February 23, 2014

  • Guyana: Republic Day – 1970
  • Tajikistan: National Army Day – 1993

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