Two Weeks Ahead – 27 January 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on January 26, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (27JAN-09FEB)

Produced by the Rendon Group


  • GLOBAL: International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27JAN)
  • GLOBAL: Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia (07FEB)
  • SRI LANKA: Independence Day – 1948 (04FEB)
  • ASIA REGION: Lunar New Year (31JAN)
  • YEMEN: Presidential Elections (01FEB)
  • UNITED STATES: Senate hearing “Privacy in the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combating Cybercrime” (04FEB)
  • IRAN: Meeting with IAEA on nuclear program (08FEB)
  • CONGO: Ex militia boss Germaine Katanga is to face an ICC judgement for war crimes (07FEB)


  •  Nothing to report

Monday, January 27, 2014

  • Global: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Americas: International Court of Justice issues ruling on Chilean-Peruvian maritime dispute
  • Honduras: Inauguration ceremony for Honduras President-elect Juan Orlando Hernandez
  • Myanmar: Second Development Cooperation Forum held in Nay Pyi Taw, bringing together development partners, NGOs and UN agencies
  • United States: Pakistan-US Strategic Dialogue ministerial meeting held in Washington.
  • Vietnam: Anniversary of end of Vietnam War – 1973
  • Yemen: Anniversary of Yemen protests – 2011

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

  • Americas: The second summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be held in Havana (to 29JAN)
  • Brussels: Russia-EU summit to discuss strategic partnership
  • Cuba: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto next week will make a state visit to Cuba
  • Egypt: Anniversary of Egyptian government shutting down internet access – 2011
  • Ethiopia: African Union summit in Addis Ababa
  • Russia: Group of Eight (G8) meeting (to 29JAN)
  • Ukraine: EU delegation to visit Kiev (to 30JAN)
  • Ukraine: Emergency sesion of Verkhovna Rada scheduled.
  • 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
  • Panama: The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and a multinational construction consortium in charge of canal expansion enter negotiation protocol for a long-term solution to their financial dispute
  • Yemen: Presidential election

Sunday, February 02, 2014

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

Monday, February 03, 2014

  •  Iran: Anniversary of 1972 Iran blizzard, the deadlist snowstorm in history – 1972
  • Paraguay: Anniversary of military coup overthrowing Alfredo Stroessner

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

  • Global: Anniversary of founding of social network site Facebook – 2004
  • Global: World Cancer Day
  • Angola: Anniversary of War of Independence – 1961
  • Sri Lanka: Independence Day – 1948
  • Venezuela: Anniversary of attempted coup by Hugo Chavez against President Perez
  • United States: Senate hearing “Privacy in the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combating Cybercrime”

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

  • Burundi: Unity Day
  • Mexico: Anniversary of Mexican Constitution – 1917
  • Pakistan: Kashmir Solidarity Day

Thursday, February 06, 2014

  • Global: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • Serbia and Kosovo: Anniversary of presidents of Serbia and Kosovo, Tomislav Nikolic and Jahjaga for the first time in talks mediated by the EU – 2013

Friday, February 07, 2014

  • Global: Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia
  • Colombia: Civil Resistance Day – 2003
  • Cuba: Anniversary of US embargo against Cuba – 1962
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ex militia boss Germaine Katanga is to face an ICC judgement for war crimes
  • Grenada: Independence Day – 1974
  • Japan: Japan and the United States will hold joint antidisaster drills in southwestern Japan
  • Maldives: Anniversary of Maldives coup – 2012

Saturday, February 08, 2014

  • Iran: Meeting with IAEA on nuclear program

Sunday, February 09, 2014

  •  Nothing to report


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