Political and general current events from March 2

Content of the article

March 2 (Reuters) –

For other journals, please see:

Political and general news

Main economic events

Emerging Markets Economic Events

Public debt auctions

US Federal Reserve

Today in Washington

—————————————————————– This newspaper is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ————————————————————– WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 ** BRUSSELS – EU economy and finance ministers to meet by videoconference to discuss the economic situation and financial consequences of the situation in Ukraine, following the unprovoked and unjustified military invasion of Russia – 16:30 GMT. ** ANKARA – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu holds a press conference with his Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and makes a statement in parliament on the situation in Ukraine – 0845 GMT ** WARSAW – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will meet the head of the European Union Council Charles Michel in Rzeszow in south-eastern Poland. They will later visit a border crossing between Poland and Ukraine. – 09:30 GMT ** BUCHAREST – German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht visits troops at the Mihail Kogalniceanu air base in eastern Romania, where several Eurofighters and air force soldiers German Germans joined mission just before Russian invasion of Ukraine – 12:30 GMT ** BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Brussels, holds press conference. – 1500 GMT ** WASHINGTON DC – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets Bahrain Prime Minister Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa at the State Department – ​​2130 GMT HAVANA – Angolan Minister of State Adao de Almeida visits official in Cuba (last day). JERUSALEM/ AMMAN – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan (until March 3) RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio Carnival 2022. (until March 5). GENEVA – 49th ordinary session of the Human Rights Council (till 1 April). CHISINAU – EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell and European Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi visit Moldova. (Until March 3) BRUSSELS – EU agriculture ministers discuss impact of Russian invasion of Ukraine on agri-food markets in videoconference – 14:30 GMT ISLAMABAD – Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will travel to Pakistan (until March 3).

Advertising

Content of the article

GENEVA – German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock addresses the UN Human Rights Council – 1000 GMT. GENEVA – Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba addresses the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva via video – 1020 GMT. NICOSIA – Israeli President Isaac Herzog’s visit to Cyprus VIENNA – 26th OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial meeting by videoconference. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, MARCH 3

GLOBAL – International Ear and Hearing Day. ARLES, France – Informal meeting of the General Affairs Council of the EU (till March 4) BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the EU. (Until March 4) – – – – – – – – – FRIDAY MARCH 4 ** BRUSSELS – Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers to discuss the response to the Ukrainian crisis, with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Brief media post – 0800 GMT

Advertising

Content of the article

– – – – – – – – – SATURDAY, MARCH 5

MOSCOW – 69th anniversary of the death of Soviet leader Josef Stalin. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY MARCH 6

MONTPELLIER, France – EU Foreign Affairs Chief Josep Borrell and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian welcome EU development ministers for a two-day meeting in Montpellier. Custody thresholds, comments on Ukraine. (Until March 7) KINSHASA, Congo (DRC) – King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are on an official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (Until March 10). – – – – – – – – –

TUESDAY MARCH 8

GLOBAL – International Women’s Day. – – – – – – – – –

WEDNESDAY MARCH 9 ANKARA – Israeli President Isaac Herzog will visit Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (Until March 10) SOUTH KOREA – South Korea is holding a presidential election. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, MARCH 10

Advertising

Content of the article

VERSAILLES, France – EU leaders are meeting for a summit in Versailles (until March 11). TIBET – 63rd birthday of Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who fled into exile after a failed uprising. – – – – – – – – –

FRIDAY MARCH 11

SENDAI, Japan – 11th anniversary of the Sendai earthquake and tsunami. – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY MARCH 12 TURKMENISTAN – Election of the President. – – – – – – – – –

SUNDAY MARCH 13 COLOMBIA – Election to the Colombian Senate. COLOMBIA – Election to the Colombian House of Representatives. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY MARCH 14 BRUSSELS – Meeting of euro zone finance ministers on the budgetary orientation for 2023, banking union – 1400 GMT BRUSSELS – Eurogroup meeting. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY MARCH 15 GLOBAL – World Day of Action against the Seal Hunt.

DAMASCUS – Syria is celebrating the 11th anniversary of an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad. BRUSSELS – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY MARCH 16 HALABJA, Iraq – 34th anniversary of the death of 5,000 Kurdish civilians in an Iraqi chemical weapons attack.

Advertising

Content of the article

DUBLIN, Ireland – St. Patrick’s Day Festival (until March 20). AMSTERDAM – The Netherlands is holding municipal elections. – – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, MARCH 17

ITALY – Anniversary of the unification of Italy – – – – – – – – –

SATURDAY MARCH 19 EGYPT – 11th anniversary of the Egyptian referendum on constitutional reforms. DILI, Timor-Leste – Presidential election. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY 21 MARCH BRUSSELS – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs (Defence) Council. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY MARCH 22 WORLD – World Water Day. BRUSSELS – EU General Affairs Council meeting. – – – – – – – – – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

DUBLIN – The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are due to visit the Republic of Ireland (until March 25)

GLOBAL – World Weather Day. – – – – – – – – –

THURSDAY MARCH 24 WORLD – World Tuberculosis Day. BRUSSELS – Brussels hosts EU leaders’ summit (till March 25) BRUSSELS – European Council meeting (till March 25). – – – – – – – – – SATURDAY APRIL 2 VALLETTA – Pope Francis will visit Malta (until April 3) – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY APRIL 3 COSTA RICA – Election of the President. – – – – – – – – – MONDAY APRIL 4TH

Advertising

Content of the article

BRUSSELS – Eurozone finance ministers meet on G20 banking union – 1300 GMT LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup meeting. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY 5 APRIL LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the EU. – – – – – – – – – SUNDAY 10 APRIL PARIS, France – Presidential election (1st round) – – – – – – – – – MONDAY 11 APRIL LUXEMBOURG – Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council. – – – – – – – – – TUESDAY 12 APRIL LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council.

– – – – – – – – – THURSDAY, APRIL 21

BRUSSELS – EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager speaks on artificial intelligence at a Politico event – ​​0700 GMT.

– – – – – – – – – SUNDAY 24 APRIL LJUBLJANA, Slovenia – Election to the Slovenian National Assembly. PARIS, France – Presidential Election (Second Round) – – – – – – – – – MONDAY, APRIL 25 NEW YORK, United States – Economic and Social Council, Economic and Social Council Annual Forum on Financing for Development Tracking, including including the high-level meeting of the Board with the World Bank, IMF, WTO and UNCTAD. (until Apr 28) – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – NOTE: The inclusion of log items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.

For technical issues, please contact Thomson Reuters Customer Service (TRCS) at https://customers.reuters.com/kccontactus/telephone.aspx

Advertising

comments

Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively yet civil discussion forum and encourages all readers to share their views on our articles. Comments can take up to an hour to be moderated before appearing on the site. We ask that you keep your comments relevant and respectful. We have enabled email notifications. You will now receive an email if you receive a reply to your comment, if there is an update to a comment thread you follow, or if a user follows you comments. See our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings.

Jennifer C. Burleigh