Two Weeks Ahead – 14 April 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on April 13, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (14APR-29APR)

Produced by the Rendon Group

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 14, 2014

  • China: Syrian Opposition Chief Ahmad Jarba visits to discuss prospects for a political solution
  • Japan: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen meets with Emperor Akihito and PM Shinzo Abe (to 17APR)
  • Moldova: Deputy PM for Reintegration Eugen Carpov meets with chief Transdniestrian negotiator, FM Nina Stanski
  • 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)
  • China: Russian FM Lavrov to visit.
  • 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

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Ukraine: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Kiev to demonstrate high-level American support for Ukraine.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • European Union and Cuba: First round of negotiations to reach political and cooperation accord in Havana (to 30APR)

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