Two Weeks Ahead – 28 April 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on April 27, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (28APR-11MAY)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • GLOBAL: OECD ministerial council meeting in Paris, France (06MAY)
  • NIGERIA: World Economic Forum on Africa (07MAY to 09 May)
  • CHINA: 115th China Import and Export Fair (15APR to 05MAY)
  • SOUTH AFRICA: National assembly elections (07MAY)
  • 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

  • Nothing to report

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

Monday, May 05, 2014

  • Djibouti and United States: President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti will be at the White House
  • Europe Region: Anniversary of the establishment of the Council of Europe – 1949
  • Israel: Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day)
  • Mexico: Cinco de Mayo -1862
  • Paraguay: Anniversary of Gen. Alfredo Stroessner heading coup against civilian President Federico Chavez, beginning 34-year dictatorship in Paraguay – 1954
  • Thailand: Coronation Day – 1950

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

  • Global: OECD ministerial council meeting in Paris, France
  • Angola: Anniversary of U.N. Security Council condemns South Africa for invading Angola and demands withdrawal – 1978
  • Israel: Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day)
  • Russia: Anniversary of Josef Stalin becoming Soviet premier, succeeding V.M. Molotov – 1941
  • United States: Anniversary of Hindenburg explosion – 1937

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

  • Europe Region: Anniversary of a German torpedo sinking the British liner Lusitania off the Irish coast, killing nearly 1,200 people – 1915
  • Georgia: Anniversary of Soviet Union recognizing independence of Georgia – 1920
  • Malawi: General elections
  • Nigeria: World Economic Forum on Africa (to 09 May)
  • South Africa: Anniversary of legislators in Johannesburg taking oaths of office and blacks and whites sit down together for the first time to govern South Africa – 1994
  • South Africa: General elections

Thursday, May 08, 2014

  • Nothing to report

Friday, May 09, 2014

  • Europe Region: Victory Day, marks the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union, celebrated in many European countries – 1945
  • Kosovo: Anniversary of Kosovo’s joining the International Monetary Fund – 2009
  • Romania: Anniversary of Romania proclaiming its independence from the Turks – 1877

Saturday, May 10, 2014

  • Nothing to report

Sunday, May 11, 2014

  • Global: Mother’s Day
  • Lithuania: Presidential elections
  • Luxembourg: Anniversary of independence – 1867
  • Pakistan: Anniversary of first peaceful transfer of power in democratic elections – 2013
  • Ukraine: Referendum on whether or not the Donetsk region should get incorporated in the Russian Federation

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