Two Weeks Ahead – 18 August 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on August 17, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (18AUG-31AUG)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GHANA: Public-Private Partnership (PPP) conference (18AUG to AUG24)
  • IRAQ:  Anniversary of car bomb attack on UN headquarters in Iraq – 2003 (19AUG)
  • MACAU: Unofficial referendum on electoral reform (24AUG)
  • CHINA: Peace Mission-2014 Shanghai Cooperation Organization joint military drill (24AUG to 29AUG)
  • INDIA AND PAKISTAN: Indian and Pakistan foreign secretaries to meet in Islamabad (25AUG)
  • TURKEY: Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be sworn in (28AUG)
  • BALI: Sixth Global Forum of United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (29AUG to 30AUG)
  • UNITED STATES:  Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting Louisiana – 2005 (29AUG)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Ganesh Chaturthi (29AUG)

Monday, August 18, 2014

  • Ghana: Public-Private Partnership (PPP) conference (to AUG24)
  • India: Parsi New Year
  • Kazakhstan: The CSTO Collective Operative Reaction Forces hold Interaction-2014 exercises (to 22AUG)
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of Former Pakistani President Musharraf resigns – 2008
  • United States and South Korea: South Korea and US launch annual “Ulchi Freedom Guardian” joint military exercise (to 29AUG)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

  • Global: World Humanitarian Day
  • Afghanistan: Afghan Independence Day – 1919
  • Iraq: Anniversary of car bomb attack on UN headquarters in Iraq – 2003
  • Russia: Anniversary of Soviet coup – 1991

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

  • Hungary: Hungary National Day
  • Kenya: Hearing for Westgate Mall attackers
  • Morocco: Anniversary of the Revolution of the King and the People
  • Poland and United States: Agricultural meeting regarding Russian sanctions against Poland

Thursday, August 21, 2014

  • China and Mongolia: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s upcoming state visit to Mongolia (to 22AUG)

Friday, August 22, 2014

  • Iran: Iran’s National Day of the Defense Industry
  • Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan Declaration of State Sovereignty – 1990

Saturday, August 23, 2014

  • Armenia: Soviet Republic of Armenia declares independence – 1990

Sunday, August 24, 2014

  • Abkazhia: Elections
  • China: Peace Mission-2014 Shanghai Cooperation Organization joint military drill (to 29AUG)
  • Macau: Unofficial referendum on electoral reform
  • Russia: Russia Independence Day – 1991
  • Ukraine: Ukraine Independence Day – 1991

Monday, August 25, 2014

  • India and Pakistan: Indian and Pakistan foreign secretaries to meet in Islamabad

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • Russia: Anniversary of Second Chechen War – 1999

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  • Moldova: Moldova Independence Day – 1991

Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • Turkey: Turkish president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be sworn in
  • United States: Anniversary of the March on Washington – 1963

Friday, August 29, 2014

  • Bali: Sixth Global Forum of United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (to 30AUG)
  • Russia: Russian energy minister Alexander Novak and European Commissioner for energy Guenther Oettinger will meet in Moscow
  • United States: Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting Louisiana – 2005
  • Hinduism: Ganesh Chaturthi (birth of Ganesh)

Saturday, August 30, 2014

  • Azerbaijan: Anniversary of Soviet republic of Azerbaijan declaring independence and begins forming its own army – 1991
  • Iran: Anniversary Iran’s president and prime minister are killed when bomb explodes in government offices in Tehran – 1981

Sunday, August 31, 2014

  • India and Japan: India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi will head to Japan (to 03SEP)
  • Indonesia: Indonesia is scheduled to hold second mass run, called 2014 Independence Day Run
  • Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan Independence Day – 1991
  • Malaysia: Merdeka Day/Independence Day
  • Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago become independent nation within British Commonwealth – 1962
  • Uzbekistan: Anniversary of independence – 1991

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