Two Weeks Ahead – 19 May 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on May 18, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (19MAY-01JUN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • EUROPE REGION: European parliament elections (22MAY)
  • MALAWI: Presidential and national assembly elections (20MAY)
  • UKRAINE: Presidential elections (25MAY)
  • COLOMBIA: Presidential elections (25MAY)
  • PHILIPPINES: World Economic Forum on East Asia (12MAY to 23MAY)
  • EGYPT: Presidential elections (26MAY)
  • SINGAPORE: IISS 2014 Shangri-La Dialogue to (30MAY to 01 June)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • ISLAM: Isra and Mi’raj (26MAY to 27MAY)
  • CHRISTIANITY: Ascension Day (29MAY)

Monday, May 19, 2014

  • Singapore: The country will host ministerial talks on the TPP (to 20MAY)
  • United States and New Zealand: U.S.-NZ Partnership Forum in Washington (to 21MAY)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

  • China: Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia
  • Cuba: Anniversary of Cuba’s independence from the US – 1902
  • Malawi: Presidential and national assembly elections
  • United States: National Defense Industrial Association Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (to May 22)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

  • Chile: Navy Day (Battle of Iquiqie – 1879)
  • Montenegro: Independence Day
  • Yemen: Anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Yemen and North Yemen agreeing to unity – 1990

Thursday, May 22, 2014

  • Europe Region: European parliament elections
  • Chile: Anniversary of a 9.5-magnitude earthquake, the biggest ever recorded, kills 5,700 people in Chile while the tsunami it triggers leaves 130 dead in Japan and 61 in Hawaii -1960
  • Europe Region: Anniversary of creation of the Eurocorps, an intergovernmental standing army corps, which integrates the Franco-German brigade. – 1992
  • Iraq: Anniversary of end of Britain’s military presence in Iraq – 2011
  • Kazakhstan: International exhibition of armaments and military equipment KADEX-2014 (to 25MAY)
  • Russia: St. Petersburg International Economic Foru

Friday, May 23, 2014

  • Afghanistan: President Karzai to step down, successor to take office

Saturday, May 24, 2014

  • Eritrea: Eritrean Independence Day – 1993
  • Israel: Catholic Pope Francis to visit Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem (to 26MAY)

Sunday, May 25, 2014

  • Belgium: Chamber of representatives elections
  • Colombia: Presidential elections (1st round)
  • Denmark: Referendum
  • Jordan: Jordan Independence Day / Renaissance Day – 1946
  • Lebanon: Anniversary of Southern Lebanon’s “liberation” – 2000
  • Lithuania: Presidential elections
  • Saudi Arabia: Anniversary of the creation of the Gulf Cooperation Council – 1981
  • Sierra Leone: Anniversary of rebels toppling the government of Sierra Leone in a violent coup – 1997
  • Sudan: Anniversary of parliamentary government in Sudan overthrown in bloodless coup and Maj. Gen. Jafaar Numeiry heads new military regime – 1969
  • Ukraine: Presidential elections

Monday, May 26, 2014

  • Egypt: Anniversary of Israel formally returning sovereignty of Sinai capital of El Arish to Egypt after a dozen years of occupation – 1979
  • Egypt: Presidential elections
  • Georgia: Independence Day
  • Guyana: Anniversary Guyana becomes independent from the U.K. – 1966
  • United States: Memorial Day
  • Islam: Isra and Mi’raj (to 27MAY)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

  • Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan Republic Day
  • Colombia: Anniversary of FARC founded – 1964

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

  • Afghanistan: Run-off presidential elections
  • Africa Region: Anniversary of the creation of the Economic Community of West African States – 1975
  • Nepal: Nepal National Day, anniversary of Constituent Assembly declaring Nepal as a federal republic – 2008
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of “black day”, or nuclear tests conducted in Balochistan’s Chagai district – 1998
  • Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of the creation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization – 1964

Thursday, May 29, 2014

  • United States: International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference (to 01 June)
  • Christianity: Ascension Day

Friday, May 30, 2014

  • Singapore: IISS 2014 Shangri-La Dialogue to (to 01 June)

Saturday, May 31, 2014

  • South Africa: Anniversary of South Africa becoming a republic and breaking off from the U.K.- 1961

Sunday, June 01, 2014

  • Bolivia: Organization of American States Summit 2014
  • Kenya: Madaraka Day -1963
  • Mexico: Mexican Navy Day
  • Spain: Spain Armed Forces Day
  • United States: Anniversary that CNN began broadcasting – 1980

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