Calendário Geopolítico da Semana 31 Agosto 2015
Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Aug. 31, 2015
Editor’s Note: The following is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events planned for the next week. Stratfor analysts use this document to stay informed of the activities and travel of world leaders and to guide their areas of focus for the week.
- Aug. 31: Greece needs to pay 1.2 billion euros (roughly $1.3 billion) in public sector wages and 2.5 billion euros in pensions.
- Aug. 31: European Parliament committees will meet in Brussels.
- Sept. 1: U.N. Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide will resume negotiations with Cypriot leaders.
- Sept. 1: French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit India.
- Sept. 2-3: EU defense ministers will hold informal meetings in Luxembourg.
- Sept. 3: The European Central Bank Governing Council will meet in Frankfurt.
- Sept. 3: European Parliament committees will meet in Brussels.
- Sept. 4: Greece needs to pay 0.3 billion euros to the International Monetary Fund as loan repayment and 1.4 billion euros as treasury bill redemption.
- Sept. 4-5: EU foreign affairs ministers will hold informal meetings in Luxembourg.
FORMER SOVIET UNION
- Aug. 31: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit China.
- Sept. 1-3: Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon will visit China.
- Sept. 2-3: Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit China to attend events marking the end of World War Two.
- Sept. 4-6: Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev will visit Iran.
- Unspecified date: Australian Defense Minister Kevin Andrews will visit India.
- Aug. 31: Malaysia will hold its annual parade to commemorate its independence.
- Sept. 2-4: South Korean President Park Geun Hye will visit China to attend events marking the end of World War Two.
- Sept. 3: North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae will visit China to attend events marking the end of World War Two.
- Sept. 3: China will hold a series of events to commemorate the end of World War Two, including a military parade.
- Aug. 31: The Indian government will execute agreements with the successful bidders in the third tranche of coal block auctions.
- Sept. 1: Singapore will host the third annual international Bangladesh Investment Summit, Asia.
- Sept. 1-2: Sri Lanka’s new parliament will hold its first session and the new cabinet will be sworn in.
- Sept. 1-2: Sri Lanka’s fifth Defense Seminar will be held in Colombo.
- Sept. 2: Major Indian central trade unions from most manufacturing and service sectors will launch a nationwide strike.
- Sept. 2-3: United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nuhayyan will visit India with a 70-member delegation to co-chair a bilateral joint commission meeting in New Delhi.
- Sept. 3-4: Kabul will host the sixth international Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan.
MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA
- Sept. 1: Iran will unveil new missile systems and radars for air defense.
- Sept. 1: Egypt will ban rice exports again to satisfy domestic consumption.
- Sept. 2: Lebanon’s parliament will resume its presidential election.
- Sept. 4: Saudi King Salman will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington.
- Sept. 5: The Cairo Criminal Court will resume the re-trial of businessman Ahmed Ezz, as well as Amr Assal, the former head of the Egyptian Industrial Development Authority.
- Undefined date: Venezuelan and Colombian foreign ministers will meet to discuss border security issues.
- Aug. 31-Sept. 3: Colombia’s government will send a proposal to Congress to implement peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
- Aug. 31-Sept. 3: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will visit Vietnam to meet with Vietnamese President Truong Tang Sang.
- Aug. 31-Sept. 4: Peru will take steps to curb currency speculation.
- Sept. 1: Guayana will implement a one-month amnesty period for citizens to turn over illegal arms and ammunition without facing persecution.
- Sept. 2: Brazil’s central bank will meet.
- Sept. 6: Guatemala will hold a presidential election.
- Aug. 31-Sept. 2: The Africa-Japan Business Investment Forum will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- Sept. 1: South Sudan’s government will reach a U.N. deadline to implement the latest peace accord to resolve its ongoing conflict.
- Sept. 2-5: Sudanese President Omar al Bashir will travel to China.