Two Weeks Ahead: 20 January 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on January 19, 2014

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27JAN)
  • GLOBAL: World Economic Forum in Davos (to 25JAN)
  • IRAN: Implementation of nuclear plan deal (20JAN)
  • ASIA REGION: Lunar New Year (31JAN)
  • YEMEN: Presidential Elections (01FEB)
  • UNITED STATES: Martin Luther King Jr Day (20JAN)
  • SYRIA: “Geneva II” peace conference for Syria will open in the Swiss town of Montreux (22JAN)
  • INDIA: Republic Day (26JAN)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  •  Nothing to report

Monday, January 20, 2014

  • Europe: EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels to discuss Ukraine and other issues.
  • Bangladesh: Prime Minister Zia to hold mass rally. 
  • Central African Republic: European countries to make final decision on joint military operation in the country.
  • Central African Republic: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Pillay to give account of human rights situation in the country.
  • India and Sri Lanka: Talks between Indian fishermen and their Sri Lankan counterparts in Chennai to resolve the dispute over fishing rights in each other’s territorial waters
  • Iran: Implementation of nuclear plan deal
  • Korea, South: DAS Burns to visit Seoul (to 23JAN)
  • Turkey: Georgian President Margvelashvili to visit
  • United States: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

  • Region: First inter-governmental conference on Serbia’s accession to EU held in Brussels.
  • France and Germany: Anniversary of Elysee Treaty which formalized post-war reconciliation – 1963
  • Iran: Anniversary of release of US hostages – 1981
  • Malaysia: Nationwide operation against illegal immigrants
  • Switzerland: United States’ Secretary of State John Kerry to attend conference on Syria

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

  • Bolivia: Anniversary of Evo Morales assuming presidency – 2006
  • El Salvador: Anniversary of peasant uprising – 1932
  • Nepal: Constituent Assembly
  • Switzerland: World Economic Forum (to 25JAN)
  • Syria: “Geneva II” peace conference for Syria will open in the Swiss town of Montreux

Thursday, January 23, 2014

  • Cambodia and Laos: Cambodia-Lao Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation
  • Taiwan: President Ma to visit Africa and Central America (to 28JAN)

Friday, January 24, 2014

  • Vatican City: French President Hollande to visit Pope Francis

Saturday, January 25, 2014

  • Austria: Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Egypt: National day commiserating the unseating of former President Mubarak – 2011

Sunday, January 26, 2014

  • Australia: Australia Day
  • Egypt: Anniversary of internet shut down – 2011
  • India: Republic Day

Monday, January 27, 2014

  • Global: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Honduras: Inauguration ceremony for Honduras President-elect Juan Orlando Hernandez
  • United States: Pakistan-US Srategic Dialogue ministerial meeting held in Washington.
  • Vietnam: Anniversary of end of Vietnam War – 1973
  • Yemen: Anniversary of Yemen protests – 2011

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

  • Brussels: Russia-EU summit to discuss strategic partnership
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Egyptian government shutting down internet access – 2011
  • Russia: Group of Eight (G8) meeting (to 29JAN)
  • Ukraine: EU delegation to visit Kiev (to 30JAN)
  • United States: Anniversary of Space Shuttle Challenger disaster – 2011
  • United States: President Obama to deliver Sate of the Union address

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

  • Bangladesh: Bangladesh Nationalist Party to stage nationwide protests
  • Iran: International Atomic Energy Agency will travel to Tehran  to visit Gachin mine

Thursday, January 30, 2014

  • India: Anniversary of the assassination of Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – 1948
  • Vietnam: Anniversary of launch of Tet Offensive by Viet Cong forces – 1968

Friday, January 31, 2014

  • Asia: Lunar New Year
  • Germany: Munich Security Conference (to 02FEB)

Saturday, February 01, 2014

  • Iran: Tehran would receive a first payment of 550 million dollars of the money, previously frozen under international embargoes
  • Nigeria: Nigeria Oil & Gas 2014 in Abuja
  • Russia: Anniversary of battle of Stalingrad (Volgograd) between Soviet forces and those of the Third Reich – 1943
  • Yemen: Presidential election

Sunday, February 02, 2014

  • Venezuela: Anniversary of President Chavez being sworn in to office – 1999
  • Yemen: Anniversary of former President Saleh announcing that he’ll step down in 2013 – 2011

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