Two Weeks Ahead – 21 April 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on April 20, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (21APR-04MAY)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • JAPAN AND UNITED STATES: Summit between Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (24APR)
  • CHINA: 115th China Import and Export Fair (15APR to 05MAY)
  • MACEDONIA: Presidential run-off election (27APR)
  • UKRAINE: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Kiev to demonstrate high-level American support for Ukraine (21APR)
  • PANAMA: Presidential elections (04MAY)
  • JORDAN: New Syrian refugee camp to open (29APR)
  • UNITED STATES: International Association of Professional Security Consultants Annual Conference 2014 (27APR to 30 APRIL)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • JUDAISM: Passover (14APR to 22APR)

Monday April 21, 2014

  • Asia: 20th China-ASEAN Senior Officials’ Consultation held in Thailand to discuss regional topics like conduct in the South China Sea
  • Colombia: Anniversary of Shared Responsibility drug campaign launched – 2006
  • Syria: Candidates for the presidential election can begin to register
  • Ukraine: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Kiev to demonstrate high-level American support for Ukraine.
  • United States: 2014 Boston Marathon

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Asia Region: U.S. President Barack Obama is due to visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  • Belarus and Cambodia: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will pay an official visit to Belarus (to 25APR)
  • Eritrea: Anniversary of the Eritrean vote for independence from Ethiopia – 1993
  • Somalia: Anniversary of Somalia military – 1960
  • Turkey: Anniversary of pro-Chechen 200 hostage situation in hotel in Istanbul – 2001
  • Christianity: St. George’s Day

Thursday, April 24, 2014

  • Japan and United States: Summit between Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
  • Turkey: Anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide – 1915

Friday, April 25, 2014

  • Africa Region: Africa Malaria Control Day
  • Australia and New Zealand: ANZAC Day
  • Bulgaria and Romania: Anniversary of Bulgaria and Romania signing accession treaties for EU entry – 2005
  • Egypt: Sinai Liberation Day – 1982
  • Italy: Italian Liberation Day
  • North Korea: Anniversary of the founding of the Korean People’s Army – 1932
  • Portugal: Freedom Day – 1974
  • United States: Arbor Day

Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • Lebanon: Anniversary of Syria ending 29-year military presence in Lebanon – 2005
  • Russia: Anniversary of The Chernobyl nuclear accident – 1986

Sunday, April 27, 2014

  • Austria: Anniversary of Austrian statehood as proclaimed under Allied occupation – 1945
  • Macedonia: Presidential run-off election
  • Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Independence – 1961
  • Togo: Anniversary of Togo Independence – 1960
  • United States: International Association of Professional Security Consultants Annual Conference 2014 (to 30 APRIL)
  • Yemen: Anniversary of Yemen’s civil war – 1994

Monday April 28, 2014

  • Afghanistan: Victory of the Muslim Nation, anniversary of fall of the Marxist government – 1989
  • Iraq: 10th anniversary of Abu Ghraib prison scandal – 2004
  • Japan: Anniversary of end of World War II with Japan – 1952
  • South Africa: Freedom Day

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • Europe and Japan: Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe to start visit to Europe (to 08MAY)
  • Europe and Cuba: The European Union and Cuba will hold the first round of negotiations to reach a political and cooperation accord (to 30APR)
  • Israel: Anniversary of Israeli independence – 1948
  • Jordan: New Syrian refugee camp to open

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • Iran and United States: Anniversary of President Clinton ending US trade with Iran – 1995
  • Iraq: Council of Representatives elections
  • Netherlands: Queen’s Day
  • South America: Anniversary of Organization of American States – 1948
  • Vietnam: Liberation Day

Thursday, May 01, 2014

  • Global: May Day/Labor Day (to 02MAY)
  • Cuba: Anniversary of Fidel Castro declaring Cuba a Communist state – 1961
  • Denmark: Denmark is to send six F16 fighter jets to the Baltic countries Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia to help patrol their airspace.
  • Iraq: Anniversary of President Bush calling end of war – 2003
  • Kazakhstan: People’s Unity Day

Friday, May 02, 2014

  • El Salvador: Anniversary of end of Revolutionary Government Junta – 1982

Saturday, May 03, 2014

  • Global: World Press Day
  • Japan: Constitution Memorial Day
  • Poland: Constitution Day
  • Russia: Spring Day and Labor Day

Sunday, May 04, 2014

  • China: Youth Day
  • Latvia: Independence Restoration Day
  • Netherlands: Remembrance Day
  • Panama: Presidential and National Assembly elections

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