Two Weeks Ahead: 26 May 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on May 25, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (25MAY-08JUN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: Group of Eight (G8) summit in Brussels (04JUN to 05JUN)
  • CHINA: Anniversary of Tienanmen Square massacre – 1989 (04JUN)
  • VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will be joined with Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli President Peres in a prayer for peace (06JUN)
  • KOSOVO: Parliamentary elections (08JUN)
  • SYRIA: Presidential elections (03JUN)
  • 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)
  • JUDAISM: Shavuot (04JUN)

Monday, May 26, 2014

  • Europe Region: EU-Russia-Ukraine ministerial meeting on Ukrainian gas supplies in Berlin
  • 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
  • India: Narendra Modi will be sworn in as Indian prime minister and form a government
  • Japan and North Korea: Japan and North Korea will hold talks in Stockholm, Sweden (to 28MAY)
  • 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

Monday, June 02, 2014

  • Egypt: Anniversary of Egyptian ex-President Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in jail – 2012
  • Indonesia and Malaysia: Indonesia and Malaysia agree to end five years of hostilities – 1966
  • Italy: Anniversary of birth of the Italian Republic – 1946

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

  • Albania: Anniversary of Albanian independence under Italian protection – 1917
  • Kosovo: Anniversary of President Slobodan Milosevic of Yugoslavia caves in to Western demands to accept allied troops in Kosovo, withdraw his forces and reverse mass expulsions of ethnic Albanians – 1999
  • Montenegro: Anniversary of Montenegro becoming independent – 2006
  • Russia and European Union: Russia-European Union summit will be held in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi
  • Singapore: Anniversary of Singapore introducing self-government – 1959
  • Syria: Presidential elections
  • United States: Security Industry Association Government Summit (to 04JUN)

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

  • Global: Group of Eight (G8) summit in Brussels (to 05JUN)
  • China: Anniversary of Tienanmen Square massacre- 1989
  • Iran: Anniversary Ali Khamenei elected the new Supreme Leader of Islamic republic of Iran -1989
  • South Korea: Local elections
  • Tonga: Anniversary of Tonga independence from the U.K. – 1970
  • Judaism: Shavuot

Thursday, June 05, 2014

  • Levant Region: Anniversary of Six-Day War – 1967
  • Serbia: Anniversary of Serbia becoming independent from the State Union of Serbia & Montenegro – 2006

Friday, June 06, 2014

  • Vatican City: Pope Francis will be joined with Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli President Peres in a prayer for peace.

Saturday, June 07, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Sunday, June 08, 2014

  • Kosovo: Parliamentary elections

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