Two Weeks Ahead – 19 April 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on April 19, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (20APR-03MAY)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES 

  • GLOBAL: Asia-Africa Conference in Jakarta and Bandung, West Java (19APR to 24APR)
  • UNITED STATES AND PHILIPPINES: Annual joint exercise Balikatan to be held (20APR to 30APR)
  • ARMENIA:  100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire will be held in Yerevan (22APR)
  • GLOBAL: Asian-African Conference, or the Bandung Conference in Indonesia (24APR)
  • TOGO: Presidential elections (25APR)
  • CUBA: Cuba runoff general elections (26APR)
  • EUROPE REGION: A summit between top European Union officials and Ukraine’s leaders will take place in Kiev (27APR)
  • GLOBAL: The Milan Expo will start (01MAY to 31OCT)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Nothing to report.

Monday, April 20, 2015

  • Europe Region: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasborg
  • Philippines and United States: Annual joint exercise Balikatan to be held (to 30APR)
  • United States: Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion – 2010
  • United States: Anniversary of shooting at Columbine High School in Denver, Colorado – 1999

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • Egypt: Egyptian court to pass judgment on ousted President Mohammad Morsi
  • Iran: Nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries to resume

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • Global: Earth Day
  • Armenia: 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire will be held in Yerevan

Thursday, April 23, 2015

  • Argentina and Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with his Argentine counterpart President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
  • Eritrea: Anniversary of the Eritrean vote for independence from Ethiopia – 1993

Friday, April 24, 2015

  • Asia and Africa Region: Asian-African Conference, or the Bandung Conference in Indonesia
  • Turkey: Turkey marking the 100th anniversary of the World War I Gallipoli campaign

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • Egypt: Sinai Liberation Day – 1956
  • Italy: Liberation Day – 1945
  • Portugal: Liberation Day – 1974

Sunday, April 26, 2015

  • Cuba: Cuban runoff general elections
  • Ukraine: Anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident – 1986

Monday, April 27, 2015

  • Europe Region:  A summit between top European Union officials and Ukraine’s leaders will take place in Kiev
  • Global: United Nations Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in New York City
  • Sierra Leone: Independence Day – 1961
  • South Africa: Freedom Day – 1994
  • Togo: Independence Day – 1960

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • Bangladesh: Bangladesh municipal elections
  • Iraq: Anniversary of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal – 2004
  • Japan and United States: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to hold a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

  • United States: Virtual Currency Today Summit in Boston
  • Ireland: Anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin collapsing as Irish nationalists surrender to British authorities – 1916

Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • Africa Region: US Troops to return from anti-Ebola efforts in West Africa
  • Latin America Region: Anniversary of the creation of the Organization of the American States – 1948

Friday, May 01, 2015

  • Global: May Day
  • Global: The Milan Expo will start (through 31OCT15)
  • Algeria: Labour Day
  • Iraq: Anniversary of US President George W. Bush announcing the end of major combat operations in Iraq – 2003
  • United States and Georgia: Georgia and US military to hold joint military drill (to 25MAY)

Saturday, May 02, 2015

  • Nothing to report.

Sunday, May 03, 2015

  • Global: World Press Freedom Day – 2011
  • Japan: Constitution Day – 1947
  • Poland: Constitution Day – 1791

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