DIARY-Political and General News Events from March 26

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DIARY-Political and General News Events from March 26

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FRIDAY, MARCH 26 ** BAGHDAD - Egyptian and Jordanian foreign ministers visit Iraq, preparing for a later, trilateral presidential meeting where mutual interests in energy and trade will be discussed. ** VIENNA - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz speaks after the EU summit - 0930 GMT. ** ROME - Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi holds news conference - 1400 GMT.

** TASHKENT - Kyrgyzstan's Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov visits Uzbekistan (final day).

** ASMARA - The Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed visits Eritrea (final day).

NEW DELHI - South Korea's Defence Minister Suh Wook visit to India (to Mar. 27).

RIYADH/ANKARA/TEHRAN/ABU DHABI/MANAMA/MUSCAT - Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay official visits to Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain and working visit to Oman (to Mar. 30). BRUSSELS - European Council meeting (final day).

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez, hold a virtual meeting with his counterparts from Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Chile to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Mercosur economic group. GENEVA - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), to hold a news conference on the latest developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BRUSSELS - Euro Summit.

DHAKA – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Bangladesh (to Mar. 27).

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SUNDAY, MARCH 28

ATHENS - EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson will visit Greece (to Mar. 30).

TAIPEI - Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. visits Taiwan. (To Apr. 1)

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MONDAY, MARCH 29

TAIPEI CITY - Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr visits Taiwan.

GENEVA - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), holds a news conference on the latest developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BRUSSELS - The European Commission hosts the fifth Brussels Conference in virtual format on "Supporting the future of Syria and the region." (To MARCH 30) - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, MARCH 30

** TASHKENT - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will travel to Uzbekistan to meet President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

MILAN - Online conference on hydrogen with Italy's Energy Transition Minister Roberto Cingolani and the CEOs of Enel (MI: ENEI ), Eni, Snam, Italgas, and others - 0730 GMT. BRUNEI - 25th ASEAN Finance Ministers' Meeting via videoconference.

BRUNEI - 7th ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting via videoconference. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31

** CAIRO - Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Egypt. ** BRUSSELS - European Commissioner for employment Nicolas Schmit speaks on the EU action plan to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights at online event - 1600 GMT.

BRUSSELS - European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans gives a news conference on the EU's action plan for the development of organic production: on the way to 2030. CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) – President election.

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THURSDAY, APR. 1

** GENEVA - French Economy Minister Bruno Lemaire meets with WTO director-general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - 0900 GMT. BRUSSELS - Keynote speech of EU commission head Ursula von der Leyen at the German Symposium - 1100 GMT.

VIENNA - 15th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting via videoconference. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, APR. 2

GLOBAL - World Autism Awareness Day.

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina marks 39th anniversary of start of Falklands war. GENEVA - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), holds a news conference on the latest developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, APRIL 4

GLOBAL - International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. SOFIA - Bulgarians vote in a parliamentary election BULGARIA - Bulgarian National Assembly Election.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 6

TRIPOLI - Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has announced that he would visit Libya (to April 7).

GREENLAND - Greenland holds general election. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

GLOBAL - World Health Organisation observes World Health Day. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – 10th anniversary of signing a bilateral treaty between the Russia and United States on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, START-2 (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty).

GLOBAL - International Roma Nation Day. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, APRIL 9 WASHINGTON D.C. - Annual meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and IMF, Spring meetings (to April 11). WASHINGTON - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to meet U.S. President Joe Biden

SAMOA - Samoan Legislative Assembly election.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 10

SMOLENSK, Russia/CRACOW, Poland - 11th Anniversary of the Smolensk Tragedy to be held in Smolensk, Russia, as well as in Poland.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 11

FRANCE – 10th Anniversary of the French law banning the burqa and niqab.

ABIDJAN – 10th anniversary of the arrest of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo by supporters of president-elect Alassane Ouattara with the help of French forces, thereby ending the 2010-2011 Ivorian crisis and civil war.

CHILE - Local and constitutional convention elections in Chile.

ECUADOR - Ecuador holds second round of presidential elections for 2021-2025 term. PERU - Peru holds presidential elections. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, APRIL 12

GLOBAL - International Day of Human Space Flight. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

ANKARA - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to meet his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in Turkey. BRUSSELS - European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Commissioner for Budget Johannes Hahn give a press conference on Next Generation EU funding strategy.

BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Margaritis Schinas gives a press conference on the "EU Agenda to tackle organized crime (2021-2025)" and on a new "EU strategy towards the eradication of trafficking in human beings." - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, APRIL 15

BELFAST/NEW YORK – 108th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. BRUSSELS – EU General Affairs Council (Cohesion) meeting. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

VATICAN CITY – 94th birthday of Pope Benedict. BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting.

BRUSSELS – EU Informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers. (To Apr. 17)

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SUNDAY, APRIL 18

CAPE VERDE - Cape Verde holds legislative election. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, APRIL 19

BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, APRIL 20

UNITED STATES - 11th anniversary of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. BRUSSELS – EU General Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth to celebrate her 95th birthday.

PARIS – 60th anniversary of the first manned mission to space. BRUSSELS - European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis gives a press conference on a communication on a climate change mitigation and adaptation taxonomy. BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis gives a news conference on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive. BRUSSELS - European Commission digital chief Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference on artificial intelligence and on "A trusted and secure European e-ID." - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, APRIL 22

GLOBAL - Earth Day. PORTUGAL - Informal meeting of energy ministers - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, APRIL 23

GLOBAL – U.N. World Book and Copyright Day. BRUSSELS – EU Informal meeting of environment ministers. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

GLOBAL - World Malaria Day. ALBANIA - Parliament of Albania election. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, APRIL 26

GLOBAL - World Immunization Week 2021 (to May 2). NEW DELHI - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be visiting India. It will be his first visit abroad since the UK left the European Union. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic speaks to press regarding better regulation in the EU – 1000 GMT. BRUSSELS - European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Commissioner for Budget Johannes Hahn give a press conference on Next Generation EU funding strategy. BRUSSELS - European Commission vice-president Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference on "Updating the new industrial strategy for Europe." - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

PORT ARTHUR, Tasmania – 23rd anniversary of Port Arthur Massacre in Tasmania. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

LONDON – 10th wedding anniversary of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Djibouti - President election.

BENIN - Benin holds presidential elections.

CHAD - Chad holds presidential elections.

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TUESDAY, MAY 4 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) meeting. - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, MAY 6

SCOTLAND (PART OF THE UNITED KINGDOM)- Scottish Parliament election. WALES - National Assembly for Wales Election.

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MONDAY, MAY 10

BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, MAY 11

BRUSSELS - EU General Affairs Council meeting. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, MAY 17

BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers meet - 1300 GMT

WELLINGTON - Trade ministers of Asia-Pacific countries meet ahead of the APEC Summit in New Zealand (to May 30)

BRUSSELS - EU Informal General Affairs Council meeting.

BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. - - - - - - - - - TUESDAY, MAY 18

LUCERNE, Switzerland - World Economic Forum holds annual meeting (to May. 21).

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

THURSDAY, MAY 20

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

SUNDAY, MAY 23

CYPRUS - Cypriot House of Representatives election. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

CAYMAN ISLANDS - Cayman Legislative Assembly election.

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