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————————————————– ————– This journal is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ——————————————– ——————- TUESDAY 6 OCTOBER ** BAKU – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu travels to Azerbaijan to meet President Ilham Aliyev and talk with the Azeri Foreign Minister on the Armenian-Azeri conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave. ** TOKYO – Japan’s highest economic council holds its first meeting under the leadership of new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga – 07:00 GMT. ** MADRID – Spain’s economy and budget ministers present updated GDP and deficit forecasts for euro area fourth economy -1200 GMT ** BERLIN – Foreign ministers of Germany, Israel and the United Arab Emirates visit the Holocaust Memorial ahead of their historic ministerial meeting – 12:00 GMT. ** BERLIN – Historic meeting between the Israeli and UAE foreign ministers in Berlin after the normalization of relations between the two countries – 13:00 GMT. ** BRUSSELS – European Council President Charles Michel and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Brussels – 14:00 GMT.

TOKYO – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Japan, South Korea and Mongolia. (as of October 8) BERLIN – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier invites EU Energy Ministers to informal talks in Berlin (last day). BERLIN – Informal meeting of the meeting of EU energy ministers (last day).

BRUSSELS – EU economics and finance ministers organize video call – 08:00 GMT. TOKYO – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Tokyo for quadripartite talks with his Japanese, Indian and Australian counterparts, is scheduled for a lunch meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motetgi. BERLIN – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier invites EU energy ministers for informal talks in Berlin – 06:40 GMT. ATHENS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to travel to Athens to meet Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis following visit to Turkey – 8.45 am GMT. BRUSSELS – European Council President Charles Michel is being questioned by European lawmakers on the escalating tensions between Turkey and its EU neighbors, on relations with China and the situation in Belarus.

BRUSSELS – EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders speaks during the EU’s first annual rule of law report at an online event – 14:30 GMT. BERLIN – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier and EU Commissioner Kadri Simson discuss reports at EU Energy Summit – 11:00 GMT.

TOKYO – Foreign ministers of Japan, the United States, India and Australia to hold a so-called Quad meeting in Tokyo to discuss the concept of a “free and open Indo-Pacific” in the middle concerns about China’s maritime assertion. TOKYO – Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar will travel to Tokyo for a Quad meeting. (as of October 07) LONDON – IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva speaks at LSE – 12:00 GMT.

BRUSSELS – EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell speaks out to lobby for EU enlargement package and economic and investment plan for the Balkans westerners.

BRUSSELS – Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna speaks during a video conference with Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President of the Commission European Union, Paschal Donohoe, President of the Eurogroup, And Klaus Regling, Director General of the ESM on Economic and Monetary Union – 13:00 GMT BRUSSELS – European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic addresses the press on better regulation in the EU. LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY 7 OCTOBER

** TOKYO – Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is due to meet Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi for a bilateral lunch. ** MADRID – Spanish Minister of Health Salvador Illa participates in inter-territorial health council with regional presidents – 14:00 GMT. ** LONDON – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife Olena will pay an official visit to Britain (until October 8)

BOGOTA – Colombian President Ivan Duque, former US President Bill Clinton and Colombian Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla will speak at a virtual conference on investment. TOKYO – Australian Foreign Minister Payne meets with Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi during his visit to Tokyo.

PARIS – French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will speak at the Paris Financial Conference – 12:30 GMT. ULAANBAATAR – US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will pay an official visit to Mongolia. MOSCOW – 14th anniversary of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya. BERLIN – German Health Minister Jens Spahn and European Commissioner Thierry Breton speak at a conference on how to increase drug production in Europe after COVID-19 pandemic highlights vulnerabilities of the supply chain of active ingredients used in medicines. – 11:30 am GMT

HANOI – Vietnam hosts ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting in Hanoi. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY 8 OCTOBER

** MADRID – Spain’s Economy Minister Calvino will participate in the Resolution Board’s annual videoconference – 07:00 GMT. ** ABUJA – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2021 budget to the National Assembly – 10:00 GMT. ** YREVAN – Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to visit Armenia (until October 9)

BERLIN – German Minister of Economy Peter Altmaier attends a town hall organized by Microsoft (NASDAQ đŸ™‚ – 16:00 GMT.

MOSCOW – Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod is traveling to Moscow, where he intends to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Transport Minister Evgeny Dietrich. (as of October 09)

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will meet President of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev at NATO Headquarters. LONDON – OPEC to release its OPEC World Oil Outlook 2020 via video conference in Vienna, Austria – 12:00 GMT. GLOBAL – World Sight Day.

Luxembourg – Meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU (until 09 October)

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

** BERLIN – Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin – 11:15 GMT.

GLOBAL – World Post Day. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY 10 OCTOBER

GLOBAL – World Mental Health Day.

GLOBAL – World Day Against the Death Penalty.

FIDJI – 50th anniversary of independence.

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SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER

TAJIKISTAN – Election of the President – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY 12 OCTOBER

** BRUSSELS – The Foreign Affairs Council will exchange views on Russia and the EU’s relations with the Latin America and Caribbean region, and will be informed of current events.

BALI – 18th anniversary of the Bali attacks.

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

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TUESDAY OCTOBER 13

** BRUSSELS – EU ministers discuss Brexit trade negotiations ahead of the critical time EU leaders’ summit.

WORLD – International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction.

SAN JOSE, Chile – 10th anniversary of the rescue of 33 Chilean miners trapped in a collapsed Andean mine. LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU.

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WEDNESDAY 14 OCTOBER

BRUSSELS – The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and of the European Council Charles Michel hold a summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the European social partners.

GENEVA – The General Council of the WTO meets.

BRUSSELS – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks at a press conference on how to remove barriers to investment to ensure a successful bloc recovery. BRUSSELS – The Vice-President of the European Commission and Chief Climate Officer, Frans Timmermans, presents the bloc’s report on the energy state of the Union, the wave of renovation and offshore renewable energies.

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THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER

WORLD – United Nations Global Handwashing Day.

GLOBAL – International Day of Rural Women. BRUSSELS – European Council arrives for two-day summit (until October 16)

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FRIDAY OCTOBER 16

GLOBAL – World Food Day.

MIAMI, United States – Analysis of the second debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden – 0100 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY OCTOBER 17

** WASHINGTON DC – Annual meeting between the IMF and the World Bank Group.

GLOBAL – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. NEW ZEALAND – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 18 OCTOBER

BOLIVIA – Bolivia holds a delayed 2020 presidential election.

JERUSALEM – 9th anniversary of the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit after more than five years of Hamas incommunicado detention in the Gaza Strip. GUINEA – Referendum election. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY 20 OCTOBER

BRUSSELS – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen addresses the European Parliament to present the Commission’s 2021 work program.

BRUSSELS – European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic addresses the press on better regulation in the EU.

TRIPOLI – 9th anniversary of the capture and murder of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY 22 OCTOBER

SEYCHELLES – Election of the president – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER

LIBYA – 9th anniversary of the declaration of liberation of Libya.

VAN, Turkey – 9th anniversary of the earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured more than 4,000 others. NASHVILLE, USA – Analysis of the final debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden – 0100 GMT.

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SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER

CANADA – The Canadian province of British Columbia holds its election. EGYPT – Election of the Egyptian People’s Assembly – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER CHILE – Referendum election. BERLIN – World Health Summit (until OCTOBER 27).

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 KUALA LUMPUR – Finance ministers of APEC countries meet to discuss regional macroeconomic and financial issues as well as national and regional financial policy priorities at APEC finance ministers meeting in Malaysia (until October 28) – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY 28 OCTOBER

TANZANIA – Tanzania is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections.

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THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER

BRUSSELS – European Commission Vice-President Margrethe Vestager speaks at an EPC online event on EU Digital Services – 10:00 GMT.

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

BRAZIL – Local elections in Brazil. (as of Nov. 15) – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31 COTE D’IVOIRE – Presidential election in CĂ´te d’Ivoire.

GEORGIA – Election of the Georgian Parliament. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER

MOLDOVA – Presidential election in Moldova.

EGYPT – Egypt holds parliamentary elections

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TUESDAY 03 NOVEMBER

GUAM – Non-voting delegate in the election of the United States House of Representatives. United States of America – Election to the United States House of Representatives.

Palau – Election of the Senate of Palau.

Puerto Rico – Election to the Puerto Rico House of Representatives.

United States of America – Election of the United States Senate.

Puerto Rico – Election of the Puerto Rican Senate.

Puerto Rico – Election of Puerto Rican Governor.

United States of America – Election of President.

Palau – Election of the House of Delegates of Palau.

Guam – Legislative Election of Guam. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Eurogroup.

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WEDNESDAY 04 NOVEMBER BRUSSELS – EU Meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Ministers

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SATURDAY 07 NOVEMBER

GHANA – Ghana holds presidential and parliamentary elections. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 08 NOVEMBER

MYANMAR – Election to the House of Burmese Nationalities.

MYANMAR – Election to the Myanmar House of Representatives.

KUALA LUMPUR – Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministers from APEC Economies Meet to Discuss Trade and International Affairs Policies at APEC Ministerial Meeting in Malaysia (through November 9)

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Trade). – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY 10 NOVEMBER

KUALA LUMPUR – Business pioneers in Asia-Pacific interact with business leaders, policymakers and academics on topical issues at the APEC-CEO Summit in Malaysia. (November 11) JORDAN – Election to the Jordanian Chamber of Deputies.

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WEDNESDAY 11 NOVEMBER

HANOI – Vietnam hosts the ASEAN Foreign Ministers (AMM) meeting in Hanoi (until November 15). – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY 12 NOVEMBER

KUALA LUMPUR – Government leaders from all APEC member economies come together to discuss issues relating to trade growth, jobs and people’s quality of life at the meeting of economic leaders of the ‘APEC in Malaysia. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU (cohesion). – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU (budget) – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15

BOSNIA – Bosnia holds local elections – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

FRIDAY 20 NOVEMBER

BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defense) – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia hosts 15th Annual G20 Leaders’ Summit in Riyadh (until November 22) – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 22 NOVEMBER

BURKINA FASO – Referendum election.

BURKINA FASO – Election to the Burkinabè National Assembly.

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MONDAY 23 NOVEMBER BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Development). – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY 30 NOVEMBER BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY 6 DECEMBER

Romania – Election of the Romanian Senate. Romania – Election to the Romanian Chamber of Deputies.

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