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DIARY-Political and General News Events from May 2

reuters.com · 05/02/2022 07:12
DIARY-Political and General News Events from May 2

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MONDAY, MAY 2


** NEW YORK – Maldives Vice President Faisal Naseem on Sunday evening departed on an official visit to New York City, the United States of America. The Vice President is accompanied by his spouse Aishath Shamsadha and a high-level delegation. (To May 11)


** BANGKOK – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is scheduled to visit Thailand and attend a meeting at Government House on May 2 with Thai Prime Minister and Défense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. (Final Day).


** ULAANBAATAR – Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will pay an official visit to Mongolia (Final Day).


** ATHENS – King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium will pay an official visit to Greece (to May 4).


JAKARTA/ HANOI/ BANGKOK/ ROME/ LONDON - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kisida will visit several Asian and European countries. (To May 6)


BERLIN - German President Steinmeier meets Georgian President Salomé Zourabichvili - 1430 GMT


BRUSSELS - Energy ministers from European Union countries hold an emergency meeting to discuss the bloc's energy supply, a few days after Russia halted gas supply to Poland and Bulgaria for refusing to pay in roubles for Russian gas.


BERLIN/COPENHAGEN/PARIS - Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi will pay an official visit to Germany, Denmark and France. (To May 4)


ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan – The day marks the 11th year since al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. special forces raid, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks.


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TUESDAY, MAY 3


BERLIN - At the invitation of German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin will attend a meeting at the castle retreat of Schloss Meseberg near Berlin.


BRUSSELS – EU Informal video conference of economy and finance ministers.


COPENHAGEN - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Denmark, meets his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen for talks set to focus on the green strategic partnership that Denmark and India entered into in 2020 and on the green energy transition.


PANAMA CITY - EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell meets foreign ministers from Central America and the Caribbean in Panama, with the Ukraine crisis and migration expected to feature in talks.


JAKARTA - ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting via Videoconference.


BRUSSELS - Video conference of the Eurogroup meeting.


GLOBAL - World Asthma Day.


GLOBAL - World Press Freedom Day.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4


** WASHINGTON – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will meet with his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi on Wednesday in the United States.


COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Denmark and takes part in an India-Nordics meeting with the prime ministers of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.


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THURSDAY, MAY 5


** BUCHAREST / BRATISLAVA – First lady Jill Biden will visit Romania and Slovakia (to May 9)


BERLIN - German President Steinmeier meets Czech prime minister Petr Fiala - 1400 GMT


UNITED KINGDOM - 2022 United Kingdom local elections

VIENNA - 28th OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial meeting via videoconference.


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FRIDAY, MAY 6


SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Mexican President Lopez Obrador in official visit to El Salvador


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SATURDAY, MAY 7


TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Mexican President Lopez Obrador in official visit to Honduras


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SUNDAY, MAY 8


HAVANA - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives in Cuba (to May 9).


GLOBAL - World Red Cross Red Crescent Day.


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MONDAY, MAY 9


BERLIN - Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo meets German federal president Steinmeier in official visit in Berlin, followed by a speech at the Friedrich-Naumann foundation.


MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Senate election.


MANILA, Philippines - Philippine House of Representatives election.


MANILA, Philippines - Presidential election.


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TUESDAY, MAY 10


WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Joe Biden welcomes Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy to White House to discuss "ongoing coordination with Allies and partners on measures to support of the people of Ukraine and to impose economic costs on Russia for its unprovoked aggression."


BERLIN - Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo meets German chancellor Scholz in official visit in Berlin, followed by a roundtable on Belgo-German cooperation in relation to hydrogen.


WEDNESDAY, MAY 11


TURIN, Italy, - 2022 Eurovision Song Contest (To May 14).


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THURSDAY, MAY 12


WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Joe Biden will host leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at a summit in Washington (to May 13)


GLOBAL - International Nurse's Day.


WEISSENHAUS, Germany - G7 Foreign Minister meeting in Weissenhaus,Schleswig-Holstein (To May 14)


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FRIDAY, MAY 13


** DUSHANBE – Foreign Ministers of Armenian Ararat Mirzoyan, Azerbaijani Jeyhun Bayramov, Russian Sergey Lavrov will meet in Dushanbe.


WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Joe Biden hosts leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at a summit in Washington D.C.


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SATURDAY, MAY 14


BERLIN - Germany hosts an informal meeting for NATO foreign ministers in Berlin to discuss strengthening the alliance in the light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. (To May 15).


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SUNDAY, MAY 15


BERN, Switzerland - Referendum Election.


PARIS - EU Commission Vice-Presidents Valdis Dombrovskis and Margrethe Vestager meet their U.S. counterparts in the Paris suburb of Saclay to discuss transatlantic issues and how to counter China's dominance in key technologies (To May 16).


GLOBAL - U.N. International Day of Families.


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MONDAY, MAY 16


WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Joe Biden meets with the Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis at White House.


LISBON – 10th Anniversary of 78 billion euro bail-out of Portugal by eurozone leaders.


BRUSSELS - EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting.


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TUESDAY, MAY 17


STOCKHOLM - Finland's President Sauli Niinisto visits Sweden and will meet Sweden's King Carl Gustaf and members of government during the 2-day visit (to May 18).


GLOBAL - World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.


BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) meeting.


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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18


BRUSSELS - EU-Armenia Partnership Council.


WASHINGTON, D.C - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu revealed his plans to visit the United States to meet with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.


BONN, Germany - Germany hosts the finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 7 (G7) (to May 20)


GLOBAL - International Museum Day.


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FRIDAY, MAY 20


SEOUL/TOKYO - U.S. President Joe Biden will visit South Korea and Japan and hold talks with his Korean and Japanese counterparts. (To May 24)


BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Development) meeting


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SATURDAY, MAY 21


Australia - Australian House of Representatives Election.


Australia - Australian Senate Election.


BANGKOK – APEC holds Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) Meeting. (To May 22)


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SUNDAY, MAY 22


GLOBAL - International Day for Biological Diversity.


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MONDAY, MAY 23


BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.


BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers meet on fiscal rules reform, banking union – 1300 GMT


BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting.


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TUESDAY, MAY 24


JERUSALEM - Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Israel.


BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council meeting.


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THURSDAY, MAY 26


BISHKEK - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit Kyrgyzstan.


BISHKEK - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will make official visit to Kyrgyzstan.


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SUNDAY, MAY 29


BOGOTA, Colombia - Presidential election.


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MONDAY, MAY 30


BRUSSELS - EU special meeting of the European Council (to May 31)


GENEVA, Switzerland - Human Rights Council - Organizational meeting on the 50th session.


BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting.


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TUESDAY, MAY 31


GLOBAL - World No Tobacco Day.


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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1


KATHMANDU - 21st anniversary of the massacre of Nepal's royal family, in which King Birendra, Queen Aishwarya and eight other members of the royal family were assassinated


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FRIDAY, JUNE 3


BRUSSELS - EU trade ministers meet in Brussels.


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SATURDAY, JUNE 4


CHILE – 11th anniversary of Chile's Puyehue volcano eruption, causing air traffic cancellations across South America, New Zealand, Australia.


HONG KONG - Tens of thousands attend a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing.


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SUNDAY, JUNE 5


GLOBAL - World Environment Day.


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MONDAY, JUNE 6


SEOUL - South Korea marks the 67th anniversary of Memorial Day.


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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8


MADRID - Spain´s economy minister Nadia Calviño participates in a two-day forum organized by Expansion paper.


SYDNEY - Sydney Film Festival 2020 (to June 19)


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THURSDAY, JUNE 9


LUXEMBOURG – EU Justice and Home Affairs Council meeting. (To June 10)


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FRIDAY, JUNE 10


SHANGHAI - Shanghai International Film Festival 2020 (to June 19)


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SUNDAY, JUNE 12


GLOBAL - World Day against Child Labour (ILO)


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MONDAY, JUNE 13


GENEVA, Switzerland - 50th regular session of the Human Rights Council (to July 8)


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TUESDAY, JUNE 14


GLOBAL - World Blood Donor Day.


GAZA - 15th anniversary of Hamas takeover of the Gaza strip from Fatah.


GLOBAL - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).


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THURSDAY, JUNE 16


LUXEMBOURG - Euro zone finance ministers meet on ERM2, digital euro, fiscal rules reform, banking union – 1300 GMT


LUXEMBOURG - Eurogroup meeting.


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FRIDAY, JUNE 17


LUXEMBOURG - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council.


GLOBAL - United Nation's World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.


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MONDAY, JUNE 20


YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia to have G20 health ministers meeting (to June 21).


GLOBAL - World Refugee Day.


LUXEMBOURG - EU Foreign Affairs Council.


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TUESDAY, JUNE 21


PHNOM PENH - 16th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting. (To June 22)


LUXEMBOURG - EU General Affairs Council meeting.


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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22


BERLIN - International Air Show (to June 25).


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THURSDAY, JUNE 23


BRUSSELS - European Council (to June 24).


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FRIDAY, JUNE 24


BERLIN - 74th anniversary of beginning of The Berlin Blockade. Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to organise a massive airlift.


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SATURDAY, JUNE 25


VIENNA – IAEA International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues (to June 29).


LOS ANGELES - 13th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson.


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SUNDAY, JUNE 26


GLOBAL - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.


BERLIN - G7 summit, Schloss Elmau (to June 28)


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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29


MADRID - NATO Summit is be held in Madrid (to June 30)


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THURSDAY, JUNE 30


FRANCE - Election for National Assembly of France.


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