AGENDA-Political and general news for February 1

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AGENDA-Political and general news for February 1

February 1 (Reuters) –

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 1

** CANBERRA – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivers a speech to present the country’s vaccination plan. ** PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic at the Elysee Palace. The two leaders make a statement before their working lunch – 11:00 GMT ** GENEVA – Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), to give a press conference on the COVID-19 pandemic. Venice, Italy – Venice Carnival (NYSE 🙂 2021 (as of February 16). BRUSSELS – Portuguese Minister of Finance and President of ECOFIN Joao Leao participates in economic dialogue and exchange of views with European legislators – 4:45 p.m. GMT. BRUSSELS – European Commission Director General for Health and Food Safety Sandra Gallina discusses how the EU budget has been used and managed to support the EU’s COVID vaccine strategy 19 with European legislators.

NEW DELHI – Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveils the annual budget for the next fiscal year which begins April 1.

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 2 ** PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron talks to the new Europe Center of the Atlantic Council – 11:00 GMT.

BERLIN – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz delivers keynote address on Germany’s role in Europe in an election year at the three-day “Europe 2021” conference – 09:00 GMT.

MOSCOW – Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde travels to Moscow and meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow.

WORLD – World Wetlands Day. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY. 3

** PARIS – Moldovan President Maia Sandu will pay an official visit to Paris. (Until February 4)

BERLIN – German Minister of Economy Peter Altmaier and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire take part in a panel discussion during the three-day “Europe 2021” conference – 13:00 GMT. BRUSSELS – Nadia Calvino, Spanish Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation speaks at the “Masters of Digital” event on relaunching Europe – 15:45 GMT. BRUSSELS – The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, delivers a speech during the “Masters of Digital” event on relaunching Europe – 09:00 GMT.

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi.

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THURSDAY 4 FEBRUARY

** BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg delivers a speech on “the importance of strengthening the transatlantic link over the next decade”. – 1500 GMT

BERLIN – Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calvino talks about “The European Union at the dawn of a new era” during the three-day “Europe 2021” conference – 3:00 pm GMT. BRUSSELS – The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, delivers a speech at the “Masters of Digital” event. – 2:00 p.m. GMT. BRUSSELS – European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides discusses the European Union’s plan to beat cancer with European lawmakers.

NICOSIA – British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab’s visits have divided Cyprus ahead of new UN mediation.

MOSCOW – EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell to visit Moscow and hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (until 6 February)

GLOBAL – World Cancer Day.

BRUSSELS – European Commission Conference on Competition Policy and the EU Green Deal. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY MOSCOW – EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joseph Borrell gives a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after their meeting in Moscow – 9:15 a.m. GMT. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY. 6

WORLD – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. seven

ECUADOR – Election to the Ecuadorian National Congress ECUADOR – Presidential election in Ecuador.

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 8

SOMALIA – Presidential elections set to take place in Somalia

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 9

** MOSCOW – EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell presents Joint Communication on Renewed Partnership with Southern Neighborhood (NYSE :).

WORLD – Safer Internet Day 2021 – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY. 11

VIENNA – VIENNA Opera Ball 2021 CAPE TOWN – State of the nation speech by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to parliament. – 5:00 p.m. GMT

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY. 13

BEIRUT – 13th anniversary of the death of Hezbollah commander Imad Moughniyah.

GLOBAL – World Radio Day. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 14

GLOBAL – Valentine’s Day.

BEIRUT – 16th anniversary of the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 15 ASIA – Parinirvana Day, Buddhist celebration marking the anniversary of the death of Buddha BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 16

SINGAPORE – Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat to announce 2021 budget – 07:00 GMT

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY. 17

PRISTINA – 13th anniversary of Kosovo’s declaration of independence from Serbia. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 21

NIGER – Niger holds second round of presidential election

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY. 22

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. WELLINGTON – Deputy finance ministers of Asia-Pacific countries meet ahead of APEC summit in New Zealand. (until March 07) – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 23

COLOMBO – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expected to arrive in Sri Lanka

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY. 25

BRUSSELS – Euro area finance ministers meet to discuss macroeconomic developments and political outlook in the euro area – 14:00 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY. 26

ROME – Meetings of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, videoconference (until February 27). – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, FEB. 28

EL SALVADOR – Election to the Salvadoran Legislative Assembly.

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MONDAY TUE 1

BUENOS AIRES – Argentine President Alberto Fernández addresses Parliament at the opening of the annual sessions.

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TUESDAY, TUE. 02

LISBON – Informal Meeting of Defense Ministers (until March 3)

MICRONESIA, FEDERATED STATES OF – Election to Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, TUE. 4

LISBON – Informal Meeting of Foreign Ministers – Gymnich (until March 5). VIENNA – The 14th Ministerial Meeting of OPEC and Non-OPEC by videoconference. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, TUE. seven

BOLIVIA – Local elections in Bolivia

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THURSDAY, TUE. 11

BRUSSELS – EU Justice and Home Affairs Council (until 12 March) – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY TUE 15

BRUSSELS – Meeting of Euro Zone Finance Ministers – 2:00 p.m. GMT.

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup.

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TUESDAY, TUE. 16

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU.

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WEDNESDAY, TUE. 17

NETHERLANDS – Election to the Dutch second chamber. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, TUE. 18

BRUSSELS – EU Environment Council

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MONDAY TUE 22

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, TUE. 23

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU. ISRAEL – Election to the Israeli Knesset. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, TUE. 25

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the European Council (until March 26). – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, TUE. 26

** DHAKA – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Bangladesh.

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WEDNESDAY, TUE. 31

CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) – Election of the president.

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