Stratfor-Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 15, 2018

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Stratfor-Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 15, 2018

Post by MPMalloy » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:33 pm

Stay informed about the most significant meetings and events planned for the week ahead.

Europe
Jan. 15: Macedonia's parliament is expected to vote on the ratification of the country's friendship treaty with Bulgaria.
Jan. 16: Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl is scheduled to visit Italy.
Jan. 16: French President Emmanuel Macron visits Calais, where he is expected to present a new migration bill.
Jan. 16: The Czech Parliament is holding a confidence vote on Prime Minister Andrej Babis' minority government.
Jan. 17: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will conclude his five-day tour of eastern Europe.
Jan. 17: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz travels to Berlin to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Jan. 17: The new regional Catalan Parliament holds its first session.
Jan. 17: Greece and Macedonia resume talks in New York about Macedonia's name dispute.
Jan. 17-18: Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is scheduled to visit Bosnia.
Jan. 18: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is visiting Macedonia.
Jan. 18: French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May are set to hold a bilateral summit at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Jan. 18: Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl is visiting Bulgaria.
Jan. 20: Protests in Romania are scheduled against reforms in the judiciary.
Jan. 20: The International Olympic Committee will hold talks with North and South Korea in Lausanne, Switzerland, on North Korea's participation in the February Winter Games.
Jan. 21: Germany's Social Democratic Party will vote on whether to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Eurasia
Jan. 15-16: Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will visit Azerbaijan.
Jan. 16: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington.
Asia-Pacific
Jan. 15: South Korea and North Korea will likely sit down for working-level talks on arranging North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Jan. 15: Myanmar and Bangladesh will hold the first meeting of their joint working group on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Jan. 15-17: South Korea will host Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh.
Jan. 17-23: The Bank of Japan will hold a monetary policy meeting.
Jan. 18: The Bank of Korea will hold a monetary policy meeting.
Jan. 18: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will visit Japan, with North Korea and the completion of a visiting forces agreement topping the agenda.
Jan. 18: China's National Bureau of Statistics will release official 2017 GDP growth statistics.
Jan. 19: China is scheduled to launch a Long March 2 rocket carrying several commercial satellites.
South Asia
Jan. 15: Russia and India will begin negotiations for Delhi to acquire four stealth frigates to scale up the Indian navy's capabilities.
Jan. 17: The Indian coast guard holds its annual search-and-rescue exercise off Chennai with the participation of the Japanese coast guard.
Middle East/North Africa
Jan. 14-20: Iraq's parliament is set to discuss the budget and elections.
Jan. 18: Meeting of Organization of Islamic Cooperation parliament speakers in Tehran, Iran.
Jan. 19-22: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit to Egypt, Jordan and Israel.
Americas
Jan. 15: Canada and the United States will co-host a summit in Vancouver, British Columbia, on North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and most members of the U.N. Command are planning to attend.
Jan. 16: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto travels to Paraguay, where he will meet with President Horacio Cartes.
Jan. 17: Canada's Central Bank will meet.
Sub-Saharan Africa
Jan. 15.: France's minister of the armed forces, Florence Parly, will host a Group of Five Sahel meeting with her counterparts from Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.
Jan. 15: Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will pay a state visit to Namibia.
Jan. 16: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi concludes a five-day visit to Gabon, Rwanda, Angola, and Sao Tome and Principe.

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Re: Stratfor-Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 15, 2018

Post by Shotzee » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:24 pm

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Re: Stratfor-Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Jan. 15, 2018

Post by majorhavoc » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:54 pm

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