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

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

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 12, 2021 (AFP) – International Agenda for Tuesday 13 April 2021 through Tuesday 20 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.

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Tuesday, April 13, 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) – Honoring a policeman who was killed in an attack on the United States Capitol building –

WASHINGTON (USA) – IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath discusses how emerging markets should deal with the pandemic – 11 am


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)

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

Paris (France) – OPEC monthly report –

Middle East and North Africa

Tehran (Iran) – Russian Prime Minister visits Iran –

MECA (Saudi Arabia) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia allows people who are “immune” to Covid-19 to perform Umrah throughout the year –

Asia and the Pacific

TOKYO (Japan) – The government announces the decision to drain sewage from Fukushima –

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

Hong Kong (China) – Carrie Lam holds a press conference –


Osaka (Japan) – 10th stage of the Olympic torch relay – (up to 14)

Wednesday 14 April 2021


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


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

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

Middle East and North Africa

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

Asia and the Pacific

Hong Kong (China) – The Hong Kong government submits electoral reform bill to the Legislative Council – 00H00


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

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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

Amsterdam (Netherlands) – World Press Photo –

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

Portugal – End of the ban on flights to and from Brazil and the United Kingdom –

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

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)

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 Europe The Hague (Netherlands) – End of curfew –

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