|February 2, 2015 | 10:00 GMT
Editor’s Note: The following is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events planned for the next week. Stratfor analysts use this to stay informed of the activities and travel of world leaders and to guide their areas of focus for the week.
• Feb. 2: European Parliament committees will meet in Brussels.
• Feb. 2: The European Parliament will hold a mini-plenary in Brussels.
• Feb. 4: The European Central Bank Governing Council will meet in Frankfurt.
• Feb. 6: The Energy Union Conference of EU energy ministers will meet in Riga.
• Feb. 6-8: The 51st Munich Security Conference will be held in Munich.
FORMER SOVIET UNION
• Feb. 2: Russian, Indian and Chinese foreign ministers will meet in Beijing.
• Feb. 5: The U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia will host the Defense Policy Coordination Talks with the deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office of China’s Ministry of National Defense.
• Feb. 6-9: South Korean Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs Park Sung Choon will visit Japan.
• Feb. 7-8: Zhang Zhijun, head of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, will visit the Taiwan-held Kinmen Islands to meet Taiwanese Mainland Affairs Council chief Wang Yu-chi.
• Feb. 2-3: The chief minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, will visit New York with a high-level delegation to promote investment in the state.
• Feb. 2-4: A team from Singapore will visit Vijayawada to discuss the construction of the new capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
• Feb. 3: Deadline set by the Indian government for the submission of technical bids for the first round of coal block reallocation e-auctions.
• Feb. 3: The Reserve Bank of India will have its bimonthly monetary policy review.
• Feb. 6: The National Institution for Transforming India Aayog, which replaced the Planning Commission of India, will meet for the first time.
• Feb. 7: India will conduct Legislative Assembly elections for Delhi.
• Feb. 7-10: The heads of India’s diplomatic missions will gather for a conference in New Delhi.
MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA
• Feb. 6-8: Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani will visit Germany.
• Feb. 7: Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab will visit Russia to meet with his counterpart, Dmitri Medvedev.
• Feb. 8: The Egyptian Higher Committee for Parliamentary Elections will begin accepting parliamentary candidates’ applications.
• Feb. 8-9: The first meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bank deputy governors will be held in Istanbul.
• Unspecified date: Colombia’s ruling political coalition will meet with the Colombian military to discuss the post-conflict scenario following a potential peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC.
• Feb. 2-10: The Colombian government and the FARC will resume peace talks in Havana.
• Feb. 2: Four Paraguayan labor unions with members working on the Yacyreta Dam will go on a one-month strike.
• Feb. 3-5: Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will visit China.
• Feb. 2-7: Ahead of elections, ruling and opposition political parties will hold rallies in major Nigerian towns.
• Feb. 5-6: A continental business community summit will be held in Nairobi.
• Feb. 4: Angolan diamond-cutting operations will resume after a failed foreign partnership.