Global Diplomacy in June: Key Visits and Events

June is packed with significant diplomatic events. Highlights include visits by various presidents and ministers across continents, meetings of international organizations like NATO and APEC, and crucial economic and financial conferences. The month also commemorates several historical and environmental awareness days.


Reuters | Updated: 04-06-2024 18:48 IST | Created: 04-06-2024 18:48 IST
Global Diplomacy in June: Key Visits and Events

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TUESDAY, JUNE 4 ** STOCKHOLM - The Nordic finance ministers meet in Stockholm.

** RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Croatian President Zoran Milanovic meets with Rio de Janeiro's governor, Claudio Castro. COLOMBO – Maldivian Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer will be undertaking an official visit to Sri Lanka. (To June 6) SEOUL - President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan on a working visit to South Korea. (To June 6) ULAANBAATAR - President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko will pay an official visit to Mongolia. (final day)

BEIJING – Turkey's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will pay an official visit to China (To June 5) MALAYSIA - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk holds a press conference during a visit to Malaysia - 0815 GMT

BEIJING - At the invitation of Chinese Vice President Han Zheng, Vice President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Geraldo Alckmin will pay an official visit to China. (To June 8) BEIJING - Venezuelan Foreign Minister Yvan Gil Pinto will visit China. (To June 7) ALOFI/SUVA - New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon will travel to Niue and Fiji. (To June 7) BEIJING - At the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Qiang, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will pay an official visit to China (To June 8) PHNOM PENH - U.S. Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin makes an official visit to Cambodia.

CHILE – 13th anniversary of Chile's Puyehue volcano eruption, causing air traffic cancellations across South America, New Zealand, Australia. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

** URUBAMBA, Peru - APEC Tourism Ministerial Meeting (TMM) and Related Meetings. (To June 9) HELSINKI - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, will travel to Finland and will have a meeting with the President of the Republic of Finland Alexander Stubb. (To June 6) COLOMBO - Maldivian Foreign minister Moosa Sameer and Sri Lankan counterpart Ali Sabri will make statements to the media after holding official talks - 1100 GMT PARIS - U.S President Joe Biden visits France. (To June 9)

BERLIN - International Air Show (To June 9). GLOBAL - World Environment Day. SYDNEY - Sydney Film Festival 2024 (to June 16) - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 6

** WASHINGTON DC - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gives keynote remarks at Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and Brookings Institution conference on "Artificial Intelligence and Financial Stability." - 1735 GMT HELSINKI - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Finnish President Alexander Stubb hold press conference during Stoltenberg's visit to Finland.

HANOI – New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters visits Vietnam and will meet Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, the foreign minister and the chairman of the Communist Party's external relations commission SEOUL - South Korea marks the 69th anniversary of Memorial Day.

KAMPALA - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni to give a state of the nation address in parliament. EUROPEAN UNION - European Parliament Election. - - - - - - - - -

FRIDAY, JUNE 7 KUALA LUMPUR – New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters visits Malaysia and meets Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and the foreign minister (to June 8)

PORT LOUIS - Mauritius' Finance Minister Renganaden Padayachy to present the 2024/25(July-June) budget to parliament. – 1100 GMT - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JUNE 8

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JUNE 9

** SAN MARINO - Sammarinese Grand and General Council election. MANILA - New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters visits Philippines. (To June 10) BELGIUM - Belgian Chamber of Representatives Election.

BULGARIA - Bulgarian National Assembly Election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JUNE 10

NEW YORK, U.S - His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to travel to the United States for a working visit to the states of Georgia and New York. (To June 13) CAIRO - Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic travels to Egypt. - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 ** MADRID - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Spain to hold talks with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (to June 13).

GLOBAL - World Day against Child Labour. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 13

NAIROBI - Kenya's Finance Minister Njuguna Ndung'u is due to present the 2024/25 budget to parliament. - 1200 GMT MANILA - Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto visits Manila. – 0330 GMT

DODOMA - Tanzania's Finance Minister Mwigulu Nchemba is due to present the 2024/25 budget to parliament. – 1300 GMT KAMPALA - Ugandan Finance Minister Matia Kasaija is due to present the 2024/25 budget at the parliament.

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - Italy hosts G7 summit of world leaders. (To June 15) - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JUNE 14

** BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will attend the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy by the invitation of the Rome government. BRUSSELS - NATO defence ministers meet in Brussels.

SHANGHAI - Shanghai International Film Festival 2024 (To June 23) GLOBAL - World Blood Donor Day. GAZA - 9th anniversary of Hamas takeover of the Gaza strip from Fatah. GLOBAL - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JUNE 17 GLOBAL - United Nation's World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JUNE 18 CZECH REPUBLIC - Argentina's President Javier Milei visits Prague. LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council (Cohesion). - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 20

GLOBAL - World Refugee Day. LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup meeting

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GLOBAL - International Yoga Day. LUXEMBOURG – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council.

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JUNE 22 Mauritania - Mauritanian Presidency election. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JUNE 24 BERLIN - 76th anniversary of beginning of The Berlin Blockade. Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the United States to organise a massive airlift.

LUXEMBOURG – EU Foreign Affairs Council. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JUNE 25 LOS ANGELES - 15th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson.

LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 26

GLOBAL - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 27

Brussels - European Council meeting (to June 28). - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JUNE 28 ** IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF - Iranian President election. Mongolia - Mongolian State Great Hural election.

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** MAURITANIA - Mauritanian Presidency Election. PYEONGTAEK - South Korea observes the 22nd anniversary of an inter-Korean sea clash. BEJING/TAIPEI - 14th Anniversary of signing of a landmark trade deal between China and Taiwan. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JULY 1 CHINA – 103rd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JULY 2 GLOBAL - World UFO Day on the anniversary of the Roswell incident. SIENA - July annual horse race, "Palio di Siena". - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JULY 4

** UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND - British House of Commons Election. UNITED STATES - Independence Day. - - - - - - - - - FRIDAY, JULY 5 SONKAJARVI - Wife-Carrying World Championship 2016 (to July 6) - - - - - - - - -

SATURDAY, JULY 6 GLOBAL - International Day of Cooperatives. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JULY 7 KATHMANDU - 77th birthday of Nepal's deposed King Gyanendra. LONDON - 19th anniversary of the attacks on London's transport network, in which more than 50 people where killed and 700 injured. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JULY 9 TEHRAN - 24th anniversary of attack on Tehran University dormitory in 1999. JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH - Palestine marks 19th anniversary of a World Court ruling that Israel's walls and fences in the West Bank were illegal. SOUTH SUDAN – 13th Anniversary of South Sudan becoming an Independent State. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JULY 11 GLOBAL - United Nations World Population Day. MUMBAI - 17th anniversary of the deadly bomb attacks on Mumbai's commuter rail network. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, JULY 14 PARIS - Bastille Day. - - - - - - - - - MONDAY, JULY 15

** SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC - Syrian People's Council Election. RWANDA - Rwanda will hold parliamentary elections. RWANDA - Rwanda will hold a presidential election. - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 GLOBAL - World Day for International Justice, which commemorates the adoption of the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court, the Rome Statute, on July 17, - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, JULY 18 GLOBAL - Nelson Mandela International Day. - - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JULY 20 CYPRUS - Cyprus marks the anniversary of the Turkish invasion in 1974. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, JULY 21 ** VIENTIANE - 57th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting. (To July 27) KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fl – 24th anniversary of conclusion of NASA's space shuttle program after successful completion of mission STS-135. - - - - - - - - -

MONDAY, JULY 22 HAMPSHIRE - Farnborough Air show 2024 (to Jul 26). OSLO – 13th Anniversary of Norway bombing and mass shooting at youth summer camp on the nearby Utoya Island, where 77 people were killed. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JULY 28

GLOBAL - World Hepatitis Day. GLOBAL – 110th anniversary of the beginning of World War 1. PERU - 203rd Anniversary of Independence. VENEZUELA - Venezuela will hold a presidential election. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTE: The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event. For Technical Issues Please Contact Thomson Reuters Customer Support (TRCS) at https://customers.reuters.com/kccontactus/telephone.aspx

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