Two Weeks Ahead – 16 June 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on June 15, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (16JUN-29JUN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: FIFA World Cup begins in Sao Paulo, Brazil (12JUN to 13JUL)
  • AFRICA REGION: African Union summit in Equatorial Guinea (25JUN to 26JUN)
  • 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)
  • LIBYA: General National Congress elections (25JUN)
  • EUROPE REGION: EU leaders to discuss South Stream pipeline in summit in Brussels (26JUN to 27JUN)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • CHRISTIANITY: Corpus Christi (19JUN)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Feasts of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (29JUN)
  • ISLAM: Ramadan begins (29JUN to 28JUL)

Monday, June 16, 2014

  • Europe Region: A new round of gas talks within the Russia-Ukraine-EU format will be held
  • Europe Region: US Ambassador to North Korea Robert King to discuss with European officials the human rights situation in the DPRK (to 17JUN)
  • Azerbaijan: The Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani People
  • Britain and Greece: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits (to 21JUN)
  • Iran: German officials arrive in Tehran for talks on Iran’s nuclear drive
  • 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)
  • South Korea and Russia: South Korea’s top nuclear envoy will make a three-day visit to Russia

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

Monday, June 23, 2014

  • Global: Financial Action Task Force plenary and working group meeting in Paris, France (to 27JUN)
  • Luxembourg: National Day

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  • Global: NATO foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels (to 25JUN)
  • Global: 152st Anniversary of the Red Cross
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Mohamed Morsi’s election as President – 2012
  • Korea: Anniversary of Korean War – 1950
  • Malaysia: Festival of San Pedro

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

  • Africa Region: African Union summit in Equatorial Guinea (to 26JUN)
  • Abkhazia: Nomination of presidential candidates to take place (to 14JUL)
  • Croatia: Independence Day – 1991
  • Libya: General National Congress elections
  • Slovenia: Independence Day – 1991

Thursday, June 26, 2014

  • Central Asia: Regional anti-narcotics conference to be held in Astana (to 27JUN)
  • Europe Region: EU leaders to discuss South Stream pipeline in summit in Brussels (to 27JUN)
  • Somalia: Independence Day – 1960

Friday, June 27, 2014

  • Djibouti: Independence Day – 1977
  • Tajikistan: Tajik National Unity Day

Saturday, June 28, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

  • Lithuania: Referendum
  • Christianity: Feasts of Saint Peter and Saint Paul
  • Islam: Ramadan begins (to 28JUL)

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