Two Weeks Ahead – 29 December 2014

by TRG Alerts Admin on December 28, 2014

Two Weeks Ahead (29DEC-11JAN)

Produced by the Rendon Group

KEY UPCOMING EVENTS & ANNIVERSARIES

  • AFGHANISTAN: End of NATO combat mission (31DEC)
  • GLOBAL: New Year’s Day (01JAN)
  • EUROPE REGION: Eurasian Economic Union to become operational (01JAN)
  • KENYA: Kenya National Teachers Union (Knut) has called for a nationwide teachers strike (05JAN)
  • LIBYA: UN-sponsored talks between rival governments set (05JAN)
  • SRI LANKA: Presidential elections (08JAN)
  • CROATIA: Presidential runoff (11JAN)

KEY RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS

  • ISLAM: Eid Milad un Nabi – Birthday of the Prophet (04JAN)
  • SIKHISM: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti – 1666 (05JAN)

Monday, December 29, 2014

  • Botswana: Independence Day – 1965
  • Korea: Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki is scheduled to visit Seoul for a meeting with Cho Tae Yong, South Korea’s first vice foreign minister

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

  • China and Cambodia: Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will visit Cambodia
  • Iraq: Anniversary Saddam Hussein hanged – 2006

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

  • Global: International Criminal Tribunal should end its work and transfer its responsibilities to the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
  • Global: New Year’s Eve
  • Afghanistan: End of NATO combat mission
  • Nigeria: Anniversary of military coupe – 1983

Thursday, January 01, 2015

  • Global: New Year’s Day
  • Global: Serbia takes over the head of the OSCE
  • Afghanistan: US training mission to begin
  • Cuba: Anniversary of the revolutionary victory over Batista regime – 1959
  • Europe Region: Eurasian Economic Union to become operational
  • Europe Region: Anniversary of the splitting of Czechoslovakia – 1993
  • Haiti: Independence Day – 1804
  • Lithuania: Lithuania to adopt the euro currency
  • Sudan: Independence Day – 1956

Friday, January 02, 2015

  • Britain and Argentina: Anniversary of British occupation of Falkands/Malvinas Islands – 1833

Saturday, January 03, 2015

  • Nothing to report.

Sunday, January 04, 2015

  • Pakistan: The Peshawar Army Public School to reopen after Taliban massacre that killed over 160 people.
  • Islam: Eid Milad un Nabi – Birthday of the Prophet

Monday, January 05, 2014

  • Kenya: Kenya National Teachers Union (Knut) has called for a nationwide teachers strike
  • Libya: UN-sponsored talks between rival governments set
  • Sikhism: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti – 1666

Tuesday, January 06, 2014

  • Iraq: Army Day

Wednesday, January 07, 2014

  •  Nothing to report.

Thursday, January 08, 2014

  • North Korea: Birthday of Kim Jong Il’s youngest son Kim Jong Eun – 1983
  • Sri Lanka: Presidential elections
  • United States: Anniversary of Tucson shooting which killed 6 and injured 20, including US Rep Gabrielle Giffords – 2011

Friday, January 09, 2014

  • Nothing to report.

Saturday, January 10, 2014

  •  Nothing to report.

Sunday, January 11, 2014

  • Croatia: Presidential runoff

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