Two Weeks Ahead – 25 May 2015

by TRG Alerts Admin on May 24, 2015

Two Weeks Ahead (25MAY-07JUN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • UNITED STATES: Memorial Day (25MAY)
  • GLOBAL: Trans-Pacific Partnership countries to hold ministerial talks in Philippines (26MAY to 28MAY)
  • PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Anniversary of the creation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization – 1964 (28MAY)
  • JAPAN AND EUROPE: Japan and the European Union will hold an annual summit in Tokyo (29MAY)
  • ASIA REGION:  Asia Security Summit in Singapore (29MY to 31MAY)
  • BURUNDI: Burundi is scheduled to hold communal and legislative elections  (05JUN)
  • GLOBAL: G7 Summit in Bavaria (07JUN to 8JUN)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • Christianity: Trinity Sunday (31MAY), Corpus Christi (04JUN)

Monday, May 25, 2015

  • Africa Region: Africa Unity Day – 1963
  • Argentina: First Government Day – 1810
  • Jordan: Jordan Independence Day / Renaissance Day – 1946
  • Middle East Region: Anniversary of the creation of the Gulf Cooperation Council – 1981
  • United States: Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

  • Global: Trans-Pacific Partnership countries to hold ministerial talks in Philippines (to 28MAY)
  • Europe Region: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Brussels to address the European parliament
  • Iran: Nuclear talks on drafting a final accord take place in Vienna
  • Pakistan: Belarusian President Lukashenko visits Islamabad (to 27MAY)
  • United States: President Obama hosts NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Washington, DC (to 29MAY)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan Republic Day
  • Japan and United States: Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga will visit Washington and Hawaii to convey local opposition to the relocation of a U.S. military base (to 05JUN)

Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • 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
  • Palestinian Territories: Anniversary of the creation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization – 1964
  • Turkey: Anniversary of Gezi Park protests near Taksim Square – 2013
  • Yemen: A United Nations conference to re-launch political talks in Yemen will open in Geneva

Friday, May 29, 2015

  • Japan: Japan and the European Union will hold an annual summit in Tokyo
  • Nigeria: Nigeria handover to winner of elections mandated
  • Singapore:  Asia Security Summit in Singapore (until 31MAY)
  • Thailand: Thailand will host a regional summit on the flow of migrants through the Bay of Bengal

Saturday, June 01, 2015

  • Nothing to report

Sunday, May 31, 2015

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

Monday, June 01, 2015

  • Italy: National Day – 1946
  • Kenya: Madaraka Day (National Day) – 1963
  • Mexico: Mexican Navy Day
  • Spain: Armed Forces Day
  • United States and Netherlands: U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Former Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed “The Terminator”, will face trial for war crimes
  • Ukraine:  A second round of meetings of all the four subgroups of the Contact Group for settling the armed civil conflict in eastern Ukraine will be held in Minsk

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Anniversary of U.N. troops opening fire on mobs, killing two people, as the capture of a city in eastern Congo sparks the largest and most violent protests since before the country’s devastating 1998-2002 war – 2004
  • Latvia: Latvian lawmakers are to elect a new head of state
  • Montenegro: Montenegro becomes independent – 2006

Thursday, June 04, 2015

  • China: Anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre- 1989
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Suez crisis – 1956
  • Tonga: Anniversary of independence – 1970
  • Christianity: Corpus Christi

Friday, June 05, 2015

  • Burundi: Burundi is scheduled to hold communal and legislative elections
  • Serbia: Anniversary of Serbia becoming independent from the State Union of Serbia & Montenegro – 2006

Saturday, June 06, 2015

  • Global: 2015 Women’s World Cup tournament will begin in Edmonton, Canada (to 5JUL15)

Sunday, June 07, 2015

  • Global: G7 Summit in Bavaria (to 8JUN)
  • Mexico: General elections
  • Turkey: Legislative elections

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