Political and General News Events from Oct. 5

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—————————————————————- This diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events —————————————————————- TUESDAY, OCT. 5 ** TASHKENT – President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan (final day) ** LJUBLJANA – EU-Balkans summit – 1600 GMT ** PARIS – French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian meets U.S secretary of state Antony Blinken – 0700 GMT ** MOSCOW – Russia’s finance minister Anton Siluanov and deputy governor of Central bank of Russia Aleksey Zabotkin speaks at upper house of parliament – 0800 GMT ** LUSAKA – Zambia finance minister Situmbeko Musokotwane will appear in parliament to speak on state of the economy – 1230 GMT ** MADRID – Spain’s economy minister Nadia Calviño attends Senate plenary session – 1400 GMT ** LONDON – Energy Intelligence Forum virtual conference on oil and finance (to Oct 7) ** STRASBOURG – European Parliament debate on strained EU-Belarus relations – 0830 GMT WARSAW – Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba will pay a working visit to the Republic of Poland (final day). GENEVA – 48th regular session of the Human Rights Council (to Oct. 8). COLOMBO – Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to visit Sri Lanka (final day) KRANJ, Slovenia – Informal meeting of EU health ministers (final day) LJUBLJANA – President of Slovenia Borut Pahor will receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Brdo pri Kranju. WASHINGTON, D.C. – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to visit the United States of America. TALLINN – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen visits Estonia, will attend a news conference with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas – 0630 GMT. KYIV – President of Israel Isaac Herzog meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and to take part in Babyn Yar massacre commemorative ceremony. BRUSSELS – Finance ministers from EU countries prepare for meetings of G20 ministers and central bank governors. ATHENS – President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski is to pay his first official visit to Greece (to Oct. 6). KYIV – Israeli President Isaac Herzog to pay first official visit to Ukraine (to Oct 7) BRUSSELS – European Parliament holds debate on future of EU-U.S. relations and long resolution calling for increased transatlantic cooperation on foreign and security policy and trade – 0700 GMT PARIS – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to chair an OECD ministerial meeting to draft a new vision statement for the policy forum under its new head Mathias Cormann. (to Oct 6). PARIS – Meeting of the OECD Council at Ministerial Level (MCM) “Shared Values: Building a Green and Inclusive Future” – Virtual meeting (to Oct. 6). GLOBAL – World Teachers’ Day.

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SAN FRANCISCO – 10th death anniversary of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. LUXEMBOURG – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6 ** MOSCOW – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will pay a visit to Russia. ** MADRID – Spain’s economy minister Nadia Calviño chairs digital transformation conference – 0830 GMT ** MADRID – Spain’s economy minister Nadia Calviño takes part in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – 1200 GMT ** MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds talks in Moscow with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian – 1400 GMT ** BRUSSELS – European Commissioners discuss the state of recovery plans of Hungary and Poland – 1300 GMT MADRID – Spain’s economy minister, Nadia Calviño, appears at the economic affairs commission in parliament – 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS – Environment ministers from EU countries meet to debate surging energy prices, COP26, new EU climate policies. KYIV – German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to visit Ukraine.

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LJUBLJANA – EU-Western Balkans summit – 0730 GMT. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, OCT. 7 ** BARCELONA – Spain’s economy minister Nadia Calviño participates in an event on “Future of Digitalization” at the Pompeu Fabra University – 0730 GMT ** FRANCE – French renewable energy lobby SER holds its annual conference ** BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg gives news conference – 1000 GMT DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – World Green Economy Summit in Dubai. VATICAN CITY, Italy – German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican

LUXEMBOURG – EU Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting (to Oct. 8).

MOSCOW – 15th anniversary of the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, OCT. 8 ** LUXEMBOURG – EU home affairs ministers meet in Luxembourg – 0700 GMT MONTPELLIER, France – French president Emmanuel Macron chairs Africa-France summit with many African heads of states. MADRID, Spain – Spain´s Foreign Affairs minister José Manuel Albares, participates in Forum Europa organized by Economia Forum – 0700 GMT CZECHIA – Czech Chamber of Deputies Election. – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY, OCT. 9 ** JERUSALEM – German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Israel (to Oct 11) GLOBAL – World Post Day. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, OCT. 10 IRAQ – Election for Iraqi Council of Representatives GLOBAL – World mental health day.

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GLOBAL – World day against death penalty.

FIJI – 51st anniversary of independence. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, OCT. 12 ** NUR-SULTAN – The 6th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia will be held in Nur-Sultan. ** ROME – Italy chairs an ad hoc G20 meeting for Afghanistan KYIV – EU-Ukraine summit. KRANJ, Slovenia – Informal meeting of EU health ministers (to Oct. 13)

BALI – 19th anniversary of Bali bombings. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13

GLOBAL – International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction.

SAN JOSE, Chile – 11th anniversary of rescue of 33 Chilean miners trapped in a collapsed Andean mine. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, OCT. 14

GLOBAL – World sight day. – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, OCT. 15

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MARRAKESH, Morocco – Annual meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and IMF, Fall meetings. (To Oct. 17) Washington, D.C – G20 Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting (to Oct. 16). GLOBAL – United Nation’s world hand-washing day.

GLOBAL – International day of rural women. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, OCT. 16

GLOBAL – World food day. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY, OCT. 17 CAPE VERDE – Cape Verde holds presidential election GLOBAL – International day for the eradication of poverty. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, OCT. 18

JERUSALEM – 10th anniversary of release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit after more than five years of being held incommunicado by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. LUXEMBOURG – EU Foreign Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, OCT. 19 BRUNEI – ASEAN+3 Finance and Central Deputies Meeting (AFCDM + 3) via Video Conference (to Oct. 21).

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LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 20

TRIPOLI – 10th anniversary of capture and killing of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, OCT. 21

BRUSSELS – European Council (to Oct. 22) – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, OCT. 22 WELLINGTON – APEC 2021 Finance Ministers Meeting – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY, OCT. 23

LIBYA – 10th anniversary of declaration of Libya’s Liberation.

VAN, Turkey – 10th anniversary of earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured more than 4,000 others.

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SUNDAY, OCT. 24

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS). (To Oct. 25) Uzbekistan – Uzbekistan presidential elections – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, OCT. 26 OSLO – EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and the foreign ministers of Russia and the Nordic countries are due to meet in the Arctic town of Tromsoe to discuss cooperation in the Barents Sea region. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, OCT. 28 Brussels – Informal conference of EU economy and finance ministers. – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY, OCT. 29

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s finance minister will present the 2022 budget which is expected to prioritize economic recovery and post-pandemic reforms. – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY, OCT. 30

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ROME – Italy hosts major G20 summit in Rome (to October 31).

– – – – – – – – – MONDAY, NOV. 1 SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa holds local government elections – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY, NOV. 2 NEW YORK – New Yorkers vote for mayor – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, NOV. 4 TEHRAN – 42nd anniversary of U.S. embassy takeover. In 1979, Iranian militants seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran and captured 90 hostages; 52 were held captive for 444 days. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, NOV. 6 GLOBAL – International day for preventing the exploitation of the environment in war and armed conflict. – – – – – – – – –

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SUNDAY, NOV. 7

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Presidential election.

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Nicaraguan National Assembly election. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, NOV. 8

BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. WELLINGTON – Ministers of Asia-Pacific countries meet at the APEC Summit in New Zealand. (To Nov. 14) – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, NOV. 9

BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, NOV. 11

BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) meeting. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, NOV. 12 TRIPOLI – French president Emmanuel Macron hosts international summit on Libya BRUSSELS – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget) meeting. – – – – – – – – – BRUSSELS – World Pneumonia Day. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY, NOV. 13 YANGON, Myanmar – 10th anniversary of release of Myanmar’s detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, from house arrest. – – – – – – – – –

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SUNDAY, NOV. 14

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentinian Senate election.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentinian Chamber of Deputies election. GLOBAL – World Diabetes Day. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, NOV. 15 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, NOV. 16 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) meeting. GLOBAL – International day for tolerance. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17 GLOBAL – World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day. GLOBAL – World Prematurity Day. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY, NOV. 18 VUKOVAR, Croatia – 30th anniversary of Vukovar massacre. On Nov. 18, 1991, Serb militia and Yugoslav army troops who refused to accept Croatia’s Independence captured the once prosperous, ethnically mixed town on the banks of the Danube, after reducing it to a rubble in a brutal three-month siege. – – – – – – – – –

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FRIDAY, NOV. 19 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Development) meeting – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY, NOV. 21 VENEZUELA – Venezuela holds regional and local elections SANTIAGO, Chile – Presidential election.

SANTIAGO, Chile – Chilean Chamber of Deputies election.

SANTIAGO, Chile – Chilean Senate election. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, NOV. 23 BRUSSELS – EU General Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, NOV. 25 GLOBAL – International day for the elimination of violence against women. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY, NOV. 26 MUMBAI, India – 13th anniversary of a series of devastating attacks on the Indian city by militants. The attacks, which began on Nov. 26, 2008 lasted nearly three days and left 174 people dead, including nine gunmen. – – – – – – – – –

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SUNDAY, NOV. 28 TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Presidential election. TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Honduran National Congress election. – – – – – – – – –

MONDAY, NOV. 29 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) meeting. TEHRAN, Iran – 10th anniversary of an attack on the British Embassy by dozens of Iranian students and protesters angry over Britain’s unilateral sanctions. – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY, NOV. 30 GENEVA, Switzerland – World Trade Organization holds ministerial meeting (to Dec 3)

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