AGENDA-Political and general news for January 26

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AGENDA-Political and general news for January 26

January 26 (Reuters) –

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TUESDAY JAN. 26

** ISTANBUL – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will attend the United Nations High Level Replenishment Conference for the Peacebuilding Fund by video conference. ** AMSTERDAM – The United States and China are participating in the International Climate Adaptation Online Summit, which aims to define practical solutions and plans for dealing with climate change until 2030 – 0800 GMT. ** BRUSSELS – Augusto Santos Silva, Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs presents Portugal’s foreign affairs priorities during his presidency to European lawmakers – 09.45 GMT. ** OSLO – Norwegian Minister of Health Bent Hoeie, Minister of Education Guri Melby and other officials will hold a joint press conference on the pandemic – 13:30 GMT. ** NEW YORK – United Nations Security Council Meeting on the Middle East – 13:30 GMT.

BRUSSELS – Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel to Brussels to participate in the Foreign Affairs Council. (Last day) TEHRAN – Armenian Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan will visit Iran to discuss prospects for strengthening bilateral trade and economic cooperation. (Last day) GENEVA – Meeting of the WHO Executive Board on Program, Budget and Administration (until January 26).

DAVOS – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum. – 0700 GMT DUBAI – Saudi Arabia’s Finance Minister and UAE Minister of Economy speak in Davos on financial and monetary measures after COVID-19. MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Moscow. Ministers will hold a press conference after the talks. – 9h00 GMT

MOSCOW – Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin speaks with his Belarusian counterpart Roman Golovchenko.

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet Hellenic Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias at NATO Headquarters. BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet Republic of Lithuania Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis at NATO Headquarters. DAVOS, Switzerland – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen addresses WEF Virtual Davos – 10:00 GMT

LONDON – The Costa Book of the Year will be announced. JOHANNESBURG – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will address a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum. – 7:00 GMT

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU (Cohesion).

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WEDNESDAY JAN. 27

** DAVOS – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley attend Davos Virtual World Economic Forum and “Food Systems” debate – 08:00 GMT. ** MADRID – Spanish Economy Minister Nadia Calviño Attends Online Meeting of EU Ministers on Digital Issues – J9 + Forum – 09:00 GMT. ** LONDON – The World Economic Forum hosts a roundtable on building a “net zero and positive economy for nature”. – 11:00 GMT. ** BERLIN – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier presents the government’s annual economic report, including Berlin’s updated GDP growth forecast for 2021 – 13:30 GMT. ** DAVOS – Special address by Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, with Borge Brende – President, World Economic Forum in Geneva – 14:00 GMT. ** DAVOS – Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the World Economic Forum event via video conference.

YREVAN – Visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Armenia. ROME – Special address by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum – 10:00 GMT

PARIS – Eleventh meeting of the OECD / G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, virtual conference (until January 28). DAVOS, Switzerland – South Korean President Moon addresses virtual Davos World Economic Forum – 06:00 GMT

MADRID – Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya participates in an event online from “Economia Forum” – 08:00 GMT – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY JAN. 28

** RIYADH – Argentine President Alberto Fernández and French Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire discuss G20 mandates – 13:00 GMT.

** Davos – Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez attends the Virtual World Economic Forum in Davos – 4:00 p.m. GMT.

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the Davos Virtual Summit. He is expected to discuss India’s role as the leading producer of COVID-19 vaccines. PARIS – The British, German, Canadian and Italian finance ministers speak at an OECD panel entitled “The fiscal challenges of digitization and the future of international taxation”. – 11:30 am GMT

DAVOS, Switzerland – Argentine President Alberto Fernandez addresses the World Economic Forum in Davos. – 5:30 p.m. GMT – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY JAN. 29

** SOFIA – Bulgarian Ministry of Finance releases 2020 budget execution data. ** TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks at World Economic Forum virtual meeting – 10:00 GMT. ** DAVOS – Spanish Minister of Energy Teresa Ribera and Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha Gonzalez Laya speak at the World Economic Forum, Davos 2021 – 13:00 GMT.

ACCRA – Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo will speak at a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum. – 13:00 GMT

SINGAPORE – Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speaks at the Davos Virtual Forum. – 7:30 a.m. GMT – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY JAN. 30

Venice, Italy – Venice Carnival (NYSE 🙂 2021 (as of February 16). – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY. 2 MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks with his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in Moscow.

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY. 3

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

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THURSDAY 4 FEBRUARY

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

GLOBAL – World Cancer Day.

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

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

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). – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, TUE. 31

CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) – Election of the president.

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