Two Weeks Ahead – 14 July 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on July 13, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (14JUL-27JUL)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • EUROPE REGION: European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting (22JUL)
  • KENYA: National Police Service Commission to recruit 10,000 more police officers to help beef up security across the nation (14JUL)
  • FRANCE: Bastille Day (14JUL)
  • CHINA AND LATIN AMERICA: Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visit to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba (17JUL to 23JUL)
  • PHILIPPINES: Asian Defense and Security exhibit (16JUL)
  • IRAQ: Iraqi National Day (17JUL)
  • SOUTH AMERICA REGION: Simon Bolivar Birthday (23JUL)
  • EGYPT: Egyptian Revolution Day – 1952 (23JUL)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • ISLAM: Ramadan (29JUN to 28JUL)
  •  ISLAM: Lailat al Qadr, the Night of Power, marks the night in which the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by Allah. Muslims regard this as the most important event in history (24JUL)
  • MORMONISM: Pioneer Day, commemorates the arrival in 1847 of the first Latter Day Saints pioneers in Salt Lake Valley (24JUL)

Monday, July 14, 2014

  • France: Bastille Day
  • Iraq: Anniversary of the army of Iraq overthrowing the monarchy. Iraq’s King Feisal and Premier Nuri-Es-Said are assassinated in Baghdad coup, and King Hussein assumes power as head of Arab Federation – 1958
  • Kenya: National Police Service Commission to recruit 10,000 more police officers to help beef up security across the nation

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

  • Zambia: Three opposition activists to stand trial over presidential health rumors

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • Balkans: European Union will host a donors’ conference to raise money for the Balkans affected by floods
  • Europe Region: European Union to hold special meeting over Commission president
  • Mali: Gov’t to meet northern Tuareg rebels in Algiers
  • Iraq: Anniversary of Saddam Hussein taking over as president of Iraq – 1979
  • Philippines: Asian Defense and Security exhibit

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • China and Latin America: Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visit to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba (to 23JUL)
  • Iraq: Iraqi National Day / Ba’ath Revolution Day – 1968
  • East Timor: Anniversary of Indonesia annexing East Timor – 1976
  • Ukraine and United States: The U.S. and Ukrainian navies will start Sea Breeze exercises in the Black Sea (to 19JUL)

Friday, July 18, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • Colombia: Heroes of the Nation Day
  • Ireland: Anniversary of declared ceasefire by IRA – 1997
  • Nicaragua: Anniversary of Sandinista rebels’ overthrow of Nicaraguan government – 1979

Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon -1969
  • Colombia: Colombian Independence Day (from Spain) – 1810
  • United States: Anniversary of Aurora, CO movie theater where 12 people were killed and 59 injured during a showing of Batman – 2012

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Belgium: Belgian National Day
  • Northern Ireland: Anniversary of Bloody Friday bombing around Belfast – 1972

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • European Union: European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council meeting
  • Norway: Anniversary of Oslo bombing and shooting – 2011

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • Egypt: Egyptian Revolution Day – 1952
  • Lebanon: Parliament to vote for new president
  • Oman: Renaissance Day – 1970
  • Sri Lanka: Anniversary of beginning of Sri Lanka civil war – 1983

Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • South America Region: Simon Bolivar Birthday
  •  Mormonism: Pioneer Day, commemorates the arrival in 1847 of the first Latter Day Saints pioneers in Salt Lake Valley
  • Islam: Lailat al Qadr, the Night of Power, marks the night in which the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by Allah. Muslims regard this as the most important event in history

Friday, July 25, 2014

  • Colombia: IISS – Pacific Dialogue in Bogota (to 27 Jully)
  • Italy and Albania: Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini will pay an official visit to Albania

Saturday, July 26, 2014

  • Cuba: Anniversary of 26 of July Movement – 1953
  • Liberia: Liberian Independence Day – 1847

Sunday, July 27, 2014

  • Israel: Last day in office for President Shimon Peres

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