Global Leaders Unite: Major Political Events and Summits

Various global leaders, including Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Foreign Ministers, are gathering across the world for major political events and summits. Highlights include the G7 summit in Italy, NATO-Ukraine Council meeting, and International Labour Conference in Geneva. Key discussions will involve defense, economic affairs, and international cooperation.


Reuters | Updated: 13-06-2024 19:04 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 19:04 IST
Global Leaders Unite: Major Political Events and Summits

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THURSDAY, JUNE 13 ** GENEVA, Switzerland - Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks at International Labour Conference in Geneva

** SKOPJE, North Macedonia - Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan will attend Southeast European Cooperation Process (SEECP) summit in Skopje ** BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - French President Emmanuel Macron participates in the events and sideline meetings during the G7 summit in Italy. - 0600 GMT

** BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - European Council President Charles Michel speaks to media on the sidelines of G7 summit. - 0730 GMT ** BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni welcomes leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations arriving at the annual summit followed by family photo. - 0830 GMT

** BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy hold a press conference after a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit. - 1730 GMT ** BRUSSELS - Minister of National Defence of Canada Bill Blair will participate in the 23rd meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group, hosted by the United States at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.( To June 14)

** APULIA, Italy - At the invitation of Prime Minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be travelling to Apulia, Italy to participate in the 50th G7 Summit. (To June 14) ** Helsinki - Latvian Foreign Minister Baiba Braze will pay a working visit to Finland ( To June 14)

BERN/BERLIN – President of Nepal Ram Chandra Paudel is on a visit to Switzerland and Germany. (To June 19) STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI - Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Igli Hasani, starts official visits to Sweden and Finland. (final day) GENEVA - ILO, International Labour Conference, 112th session. (to June 14) SYDNEY - Sydney Film Festival 2024 (to June 16) 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. (final day) ASTANA - At the invitation of Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk Yeol will pay state visit to Kazakhstan. (final day)

MADRID - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Spain to hold talks with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez (final day) TASHKENT - President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan at the invitation of the country's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (To June 15) BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy arrives at G7 meeting venue and will attend outreach countries meeting with G7 leaders. - 1200 GMT

BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - Italian President Sergio Mattarella hosts dinner for G7 leaders. - 1900 GMT WELLINGTON/CANBERRA/KUALA LUMPUR - Premier of the People's Republic of China, Li Qiang will visit New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia. (To June 20) HELSINKI - Finland's president Alexander Stubb will host annual two-day foreign policy talks to discuss with top official's topical matters such as aid to Ukraine and the implications of Finland's NATO membership. (To June 14) BRUSSELS - NATO-Ukraine Council meets at the level of defense ministers. LUXEMBOURG – EU Justice and Home Affairs Council. (To June 14) 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 ** ITALY - Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and G7 leaders hold press conferences after the annual summit. BORGO EGNAZIA, Italy - G7 leaders and Pope Francis arrive at meeting venue, and are to be welcomed by Italian Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, where they will hold sessions on AI, energy and Africa/Mediterranean - 1100 GMT

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 BERLIN - German President Frank Walter Steinmeier receives Nepalese President Ram Chandra Paudel - 1200 GMT 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). - - - - - - - - -

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 ** BODO, Norway - Finnish President Alexander Stubb and Norwegian and Swedish prime ministers Jonas Gahr Stoere and Ulf Kristersson meet in Bodo in northern Norway. (to June 20)

** BERLIN, Germany - German President Frank Walter Steinmeier receives Albanian President Bajram Begaj in Berlin - 0700 GMT PARIS - Argentine President Javier Milei will make his first official visit to France and meet with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. - - - - - - - - - THURSDAY, JUNE 20

GLOBAL - World Refugee Day. LUXEMBOURG – Eurogroup meeting

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MADRID - Argentina's President Javier Milei to receive Juan de Mariana Institute award for "an exemplary defence of the ideas of freedom". GLOBAL - International Yoga Day. LUXEMBOURG – EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council.

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JUNE 22 CHAD - Chad holds second round of presidential 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.

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LOS ANGELES - 15th death anniversary of pop star Michael Jackson. LUXEMBOURG – EU General Affairs Council - - - - - - - - -

THURSDAY, JUNE 26 LONDON - Emperor of Japan Naruhito visits United Kingdom (to June 28)

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.

- - - - - - - - - SATURDAY, JUNE 29 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. - - - - - - - - -

SUNDAY, JUNE 30 FRANCE - French National Assembly Election (First round) - - - - - - - - -

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". - - - - - - - - - WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

** KAZAKHSTAN - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Kazakhstan's capital Astana. (to July 4) ASTANA - Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in SCO summit in Astana (to July 4) - - - - - - - - - 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

** BAKU - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visits Azerbaijan GLOBAL - International Day of Cooperatives. - - - - - - - - - SUNDAY, JULY 7 FRANCE - French National Assembly Election (Second round) 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 ** Washington, DC. - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends the NATO summit 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 BRUSSELS – Eurogroup Meeting. SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC - Syrian People's Council Election. RWANDA - Rwanda will hold parliamentary elections. RWANDA - Rwanda will hold a presidential election. - - - - - - - - -

TUESDAY, JULY 16 BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council Meeting. - - - - - - - - - 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 - 25th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting (APT FMM). (To July 27) VIENTIANE - 14th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting (EAS FMM). (To July 27) 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 BRUSSELS – EU Foreign Affairs Council Meeting. 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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