AGENDA – Political and general news for January 27

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AGENDA - Political and general news for January 27

January 27 (Reuters) –

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WEDNESDAY JAN. 27

** ANKARA – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends Turkey-Netherlands online meeting with his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok – 08:00 GMT. ** ANKARA – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with Irish Foreign and Defense Minister Simon Coveney and holds joint press conference – 12:00 GMT. ** PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron meets with interim Malian President Bah N’daw at the Elysee Palace in Paris – 12:00 GMT.

** KYIV – Hungarian Minister of Economy and Foreign Affairs Peter Szijjarto will pay a working visit to Ukraine at the invitation of Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba. ** TBILISI – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Georgia (until January 28).

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 is hosting 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 – 11:00 GMT.

YREVAN – Visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Armenia.

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

** BRUSSELS – Presidency event: informal videoconference of Justice and Home Affairs ministers (TO 29 January)

** DAVOS – Jordan’s King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein addresses the virtual Davos World Economic Forum – 10:00 GMT.

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

Davos – Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez participates in the Virtual World Economic Forum in Davos – 16:00 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

** DAVOS – Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the Green Deal Frans Timmermans addresses the Virtual World Economic Forum in Davos – 13:00 GMT.

TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks at a virtual meeting of the World Economic Forum – 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 to 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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