Two Weeks Ahead – 25 August 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on August 24, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (25AUG-07SEP)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • CHINA: Peace Mission-2014 Shanghai Cooperation Organization joint military drill (24AUG to 29AUG)
  • LIBYA AND EGYPT: Egypt to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbors regarding the crisis in Libya (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)
  • MALI: Peace talks between the Malian government and six rebel groups will resume (01SEP)
  • KENYA: Peace and Security Summit in Nairobi (02SEP)
  • EUROPE REGION:  NATO’s next summit in southern Wales (04SEP)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • HINDUISM: Ganesh Chaturthi (29AUG)

Monday, August 25, 2014

  • Egypt and Libya: Egypt to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbors regarding the crisis in Libya
  • Iran: Tehran must respond to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on decade-old allegations of past nuclear weapons research

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 declaration of independence – 1991

Monday, September 01, 2014

  • Global: Prince Zeid al Hussein will take over from Navi Pillay as U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Global: Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, Samoa (to 04SEP)
  • China: China-Eurasia Expo in Urumqi (06SEP)
  • France: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) committee meeting (to 02SEP)
  • Mali: Peace talks between the Malian government and six rebel groups will resume
  • Mozambique: Mozambique general campaign begins
  • Philippines: Start of hearings for nine Chinese fishermen arrested in disputed waters for poaching in a case that has frayed relations between the Philippines and China
  • Russia: Anniversary of Beslan hostage crisis; a three-day hostage-taking of over 1,100 people which ended in the deaths of over 380 (to 03SEP) – 2004

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

  • Kenya: Peace and Security Summit in Nairobi
  • Lebanon: Parliament to hold 11th session to elect a new president
  • United States: Guantanamo hearing on CIA black sites begins
  • Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan Independence Day – 1991
  • Vietnam: National Day

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

  • Europe Region: Anniversary of Britain and France declaring war on Germany – 1939
  • Greece: Next scheduled troika audit in Paris, France
  • Qatar: Qatar National Day / Independence Day from UK – 1971

Thursday, September 04, 2014

  • Europe Region: NATO’s next summit in southern Wales

Friday, September 05, 2014

  • Chile: Anniversary of Seguro Obrero massacre – 1938

Saturday, September 06, 2014

  • China: Mid-Autumn Festival (to 08SEP)
  • United States: Anniversary of assassination of President William McKinley – 1901

Sunday, September 07, 2014

  • Brazil: Brazil’s Independence Day
  • Britain: Anniversary of the Blitz, during World War II, begins in earnest: German planes bomb London for the first of 57 consecutive nights – 1940

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