Two Weeks Ahead – 10 March 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on March 9, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (10MAR-23MAR)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21MAR)
  • EUROPE: NATO to hold military exercise in northern Norway involving 16,000 soldiers from 16 countries (12MAR-19MAR)
  • IRAN: Iran and the P5+1 will hold meeting (17MAR)
  • BRAZIL:  ISC Brasil 9th Annual Conference on International Security (19MAR)
  • MALDIVES: Parliamentary elections (22MAR)
  • PAKISTAN: Pakistan Republic Day (23MAR)
  • SERBIA: Parliamentary elections (16MAR)
  • UKRAINE: Crimean referendum on whether to stay a part of Ukraine or join Russia (16MAR)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • BAHA’I: Nineteen Day Fast (02MAR-21MAR)
  • BAHA’I: New Year (21MAR)
  • JUDAISM: Purim (16MAR)

Monday, March 10, 2014

  • Australia: Labour Day
  • Japan: IPCC to hold general meeting in Yokohama
  • Tibet: Anniversary of failed Tibet uprising – 1959

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

  • Europe: US, Bulgarian and Romanian navies hold exercises in the Black Sea (to 14MAR)
  • Chile: Chile’s president-elect Michelle Bachelet to be sworn in
  • Iraq: Anniversary of the establishment of the Kurdish Autonomous Region – 1970
  • Japan: Anniversary of Japan 8.9 earthquake and tsunami – 2011
  • Lithuania: Day of Restitution of  Independence of Lithuania – 1990
  • Russia: Anniversary of Gorbachev becoming Soviet Premier – 1985
  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of Saudi security forces quelling pro-democracy “day of rage” in Riyadh
  • Spain: Anniversary of Madrid train bombings – 2004

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

  • Europe: NATO to hold military exercise in northern Norway involving 16,000 soldiers from 16 countries (to 19MAR)
  • Cambodia: Cambodia’s nine opposition- aligned trade unions warned Wednesday that they would lead a weeklong strike (to 19MAR)
  • India: Anniversary of deadly Bombay bombing – 1993
  • Nigeria: The National Executive Council of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria to begin a two-day nationwide warning strike
  • Serbia: Anniversary of assassination of Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic – 2003

Thursday, March 13, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of Pope Francis elected to succeed Pope Benedict XVI – 2013
  • Turkey: Anniversary of 6.5 earthquake in eastern Turkey killing 500 – 1992

Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Andorra: Constitution Day
  • Chad: Anniversary of attempted coup d’etat – 2006

Saturday, March 15, 2014

  • Bahrain: Anniversary of the monarch declaring martial law during protests and violence – 2011
  • Hungary: Hungarian National Day – 1848
  • Russia: Opposition anti-war rally held in Moscow
  • Syria: Anniversary of Syrian protests erupting – 2011

Sunday, March 16, 2014

  • Egypt: Anniversary of Kingdom of Egypt Proclaimed – 1922
  • Guinea Bissau: General elections
  • Serbia: Parliamentary elections
  • Ukraine: Crimean referendum on whether to stay a part of Ukraine or join Russia
  • Judaism: Purim

Monday, March 17, 2014

  • Global: St. Patrick’s Day
  • Iran: Iran and the P5+1 will hold meeting
  • Myanmar: United Nations human rights envoy report to be presented at Human Rights Council
  • Pakistan: Holi

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – 1949
  • Bosnia and Croatia: Bosnian government and Croatia sign a federation accord – 1994
  • Germany: Anniversary of East German voters signal that they want unification with West Germany – 1990
  • Greece: Greece’s King George I is assassinated in Salonika – 1913
  • India: Mahatma Gandhi is sentenced to six years in prison in India for civil disobedience – 1922
  • Kosovo: The Kosovo peace talks collapse after ethnic Albanian delegates unilaterally sign a peace accord that defiant Serbs reject – 1999
  • United States: 8th Annual Border Security Expo (to March 19)
  • United States: Anniversary of U.S. and Soviet Union international treaty to ban nuclear weapons from ocean floor – 1969

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

  • Algeria: Ceasefire with France leads and end of Algerian War – 1962
  • Brazil: ISC Brasil 9th Annual Conference on International Security
  • Congo: The president of the Republic of Congo, Marien Ngouabi, is assassinated at his official residence in Brazzaville – 1977
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Egyptians casting their first free vote – 2011
  • Libya: Operation Odyssey Dawn begins – 2011
  • Russia: Day of Russian Submarine Forces

Thursday, March 20, 2014

  • Europe Region: European Council meeting
  • Iraq: Anniversary of Iraq War beginning – 2003
  • Myanmar: Anniversary of Junta officially dissolved – 2011

Friday, March 21, 2014

  • Global: UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Mexico: Benito Juárez’s Birthday Memorial
  • Namibia: Namibian Independence Day
  • Palestinian Territories: Activists in Cairo have called for protests in Gaza
  • Baha‘i: Baha’i/Persian New Year

Saturday, March 22, 2014

  • Global: International Water Day
  • Jordan: Transjordanian Independence – 1946
  • Maldives: Parliamentary elections

Sunday, March 23, 2014

  • Global: Nuclear Security Summit – Netherlands (to 25MAR)
  • Global: World Meteorological Day
  • Afghanistan: End of UNSC Mission in Afghanistan – 2013
  • Algeria: Presidential campaigning begins
  • Pakistan: Pakistan Republic Day
  • United States: Anniversary of President Reagan unveiling the Strategic Defense Initiative – 1983

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