AFP International 7-day agenda - 12/04/2021

RIO DE JANEIRO, APRIL 13, 2021 (AFP) – The international agenda for Wednesday 14 April 2021 through Wednesday 21 April 2021

The time and date of the events are expressed in Brasilia time. For coverage and mainstream events, please refer to our list of scheduled articles, posted daily.

(+) The event was added in the last 24 hours

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Wednesday 14 April 2021


The World – Ramadan – (Until May 12)


Minneapolis (USA) – Prosecution of Police Officer Derek Chauvin regarding the death of George Floyd – (up to 16)

(+) WASHINGTON (USA) – Congressional committee votes on potential reparations for slavery –

Brasilia (Brazil) – The Supreme Court is considering revocation of Lula’s 14th conviction

New York (USA) – Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange –

Washington (USA) – Senate session on China law – 12:00

WASHINGTON (USA) – The Senate Intelligence Committee holds annual hearing on threats around the world – 12:00

(+) WASHINGTON (USA) – OPAS holds briefing on Covid-19 in the Americas – 1:00 PM.

(+) WASHINGTON (USA) – IMF and World Bank hold annual Spring Meetings – (up to 15)

(+) New York (USA) – Sale of NFT by Sotheby’s Buck Artist – (up to 14)


(+) Brussels (Belgium) – Blinken visits for talks on Afghanistan and Ukraine – (up to 15)

(+) Vienna (Austria) – Resumption of nuclear negotiations with Iran –

Istanbul (Turkey) – 2 US warships heading to the Black Sea via the Bosphorus – (up to 15)

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France – Coronavirus / Covid-19: Monitoring the health crisis in France – (until December 31, 2021)

France – France begins the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 – (until May 1, 2021)

The Netherlands – Coronavirus curfew across the country – (until April 20)

The Hague (Netherlands) – General meeting of shareholders of Airbus – 09:30

Cannes (France) – Digital MIPTV (International Television Market) – (up to 15)

Madrid (Spain) – 90th anniversary of the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic (1931-1939) –

Brussels (Belgium) – US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin visits NATO headquarters for talks on withdrawal from Afghanistan –

Middle East and North Africa

(+) Israel – Israel celebrates Hezikaron Day (Memorial Day) –

Israel – Israel celebrates Independence Day – 14:00 (to the 15th)

Asia and the Pacific

Thailand – Buddhist New Year in Songkran – (up to 15 years)


Osaka (Japan) – 10th stage of the Olympic torch relay –

Tokyo (Japan) – 100 days after the Tokyo Olympics –

Thursday 15 April 2021


Washington (USA) – The United States imposes an anti-dumping tax on 18 countries –

WASHINGTON (USA) – The House Intelligence Committee holds an annual hearing on threats around the world – 11 am

Washington (US) – Fauci, Biden’s medical advisor, and Walinsky, head of the CDC, testify in Congress – 12:00

(+) SUNRISE (Estados Unidos) – Latin American Music Awards – 21:00


Paris (France) – The second anniversary of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral.

ATHENS (Greece) – The World Health Organization in Europe holds weekly meetings with the media on COVID-19 – 06H00

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(+) TÜBINGEN (Germany) – German anti-virus vaccine manufacturer Curevac announces financial results – 12:00

(+) TALLINN (Estonia) – NATO President Stoltenberg speaks at the Cyber ​​Defense Commitment Conference –

Amsterdam (Netherlands) – World Press Photo –

London (UK) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) 30th Anniversary –

London (UK) – Deadline for the UK to respond to a legal complaint filed by the European Union regarding a post-Brexit trade agreement via Northern Ireland –

Asia and the Pacific

(+) Hong Kong (China) – Nine veteran activists in Hong Kong convicted of organizing a massive march for democracy – 23:00

Pyongyang (North Korea) – North Korea celebrates the 109th anniversary of the birth of founder Kim Il-sung in 1912 –

Taipei (Taiwan) – TSMC, the world’s largest contract chip maker, holds first quarter investor conference – 04H00

Friday, April 16, 2021


Washington (United States) – Biden meets Japanese Prime Minister Suga (date to be confirmed) –

Havana (Cuba) – Conference of the Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party – (until 19)


(+) Paris (France) – Macron receives the President of Ukraine, Zelensky, for a business lunch –


(+) Brazzaville (Congo) – President of the Congo, Sassou Nguesso, takes office for a fourth term –


(+) Hong Kong (China) – Kanye West Nike Air Yeezy I sneakers will be on display, valued at over 1 million dollars –

Saturday 17 April 2021


(+) Cuba – 60th anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba –


(+) Windsor (UK) – Prince Philip’s funeral – 12 pm

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(+) ZHEZQAZGHAN (Kazakhstan) – Two Russian astronauts and a NASA astronaut returning from the International Space Station – 02H57

Sunday 18 April 2021


(+) Berlin (Germany) – National concert for Covid-19 victims –

(+) Paris (France) – 70th anniversary of the treaty establishing the European Coal and Steel Community –

Monday 19 April 2021


(+) WASHINGTON (USA) – All Americans became eligible for the vaccine according to Biden’s schedule –

(+) Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) – Beaches reopening –


(+) Brussels (Belgium) – Delivery of the first batch of J&J vaccines –

(+) Beaconur (Kazakhstan) – 50th anniversary of the Soviet launch of the first space station, Salyut 1 –

(+) Kiev (Ukraine) – Delegates from Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany discuss the conflict in Ukraine –

(+) Warsaw (Poland) – 78 years since the outbreak of the Warsaw ghetto revolt against the Nazis –

(+) Lisbon (Portugal) – Restaurants, cultural venues, high schools and universities reopen –

Tuesday, 20 April 2021


(+) NEW YORK (USA) – Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of anti-virus vaccine, announces quarterly results – 08:45


The Hague (Netherlands) – End of curfew –

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