Geopolitical Forecast for November 21-27


Monday, November 21st


Moscow. Russia. The signing of the cooperation program between Russia and the International Labour Organization on the 2017-2020.

Moscow. Russia. The video bridge Moscow - Beijing "The results of the APEC summit: new opportunities for cooperation."

Moscow. Russia. Meeting of the Advisory Committee over customs regulation of the Eurasian Economic Commission.

Minsk. Belarus.  November 21st-22nd. Visit of Russian  Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov.


Vein. Austria. November 21st-25th. Events dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the UNIDO - United Nations Industrial Development Organization.

Strasbourg. France. November 21st-24th. Plenary session of the European Parliament.

Frankfurt Am Main. Germany.  November 21st-23rd. German Investment Forum (Deutsches Eigenkapital forum).


Istanbul. Turkey. Meeting of the working group of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation over collaboration in tourism.

Istanbul. Turkey. November 21st-23rd. Visit of the delegation members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to review the situation in the country a few months after the coup attempt.

Karachi. Pakistan. November 22nd-25th. IX International Defence Exhibition and Seminar IDEAS-2016.

North America

New York. USA. The UN Security Council will hold a briefing and consultations over the Middle East. Also, It is planned to discuss the situation in Syria.

Washington. USA. November 21st-23rd. 27th meeting of the US-China Trade Commission.

South America

Buеnos Aires. Argentina. The visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.


Gaborone. Botswana. November21st-23rd. 14th World Symposium of Telecommunications. 

World Television Day (World Television Day).

Tuesday, November 22nd


St. Petersburg. Russia. Meeting information and analytical legal center of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.

Minsk. Belarus. The joint meeting of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belorus and Russia. It is planned to discuss issues of cooperation within the UN system, the relationships between the European Union and the Council of Europe, interface integration and others.


Vilnus. Lithuania. Plenary session of the Parliament.

North America

New York. USA. Open debate in the UN Security Council, "Maintenance of international peace and security: water, peace and security."

Washington. USA. The ceremony of awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Wednesday, November 23rd


Moscow. Russia. Meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer. It is planned to discuss issues of humanitarian assistance in Syria, as well as the situation in Ukraine.

Moscow. Russia. November 23rd-24th. The visit of the Minister of Foreign Affaires of Vietnam Phạm Bình Minh.

Minsk. Belarus. Scheduled meeting of the Contact Group for settlement of the situation in Ukraine.


Riga. Latvia. An extraordinary meeting of the Parliament.

Budapest. Hungary. November 23rd-24th. VIII Hungarian-Russian economic forum.

North America

New York. USA. The briefing and consultations of the UN Security Council over the Middle East.


Arusha. Tanzania. November 23rd-26th. 5th annual dialogue over democracy, human rights and governance in Africa.

Thursday, November 24th


Moscow. Russia. Meeting of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov with the elected General Secretary of the UN António Guterres.

Moscow. Russia. The negotiations of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Vietnam, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

St. Petersburg. Russia. The meeting of the Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of States - participants of the CIS.


Brussels. Belgium. Ukraine - EU Summit.

Lithuania. November 24th-27th. Evaluation exercise "Solid Shield" of the volunteer units within the NATO forces in tactical maneuvers "Iron Sword."

North America

New York. USA. Parade on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day.

Friday, November 25th


Moscow. Russia. Working meeting of the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and authorized representatives and ambassadors of the countries - members of the Organization of the Collective Security Treaty.

Moscow. Russia. Meeting of Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak with the deputy chairman of the European Commission Union Maroš Šefčovič.

St. Petersburg. Russia. Plenary Session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of States - participants of the CIS.


Vilnus. Lithuania. Annual Conference of Political Scientists "Year of the parliamentary elections: a test for the government or for the Democracy?".


The Republic of Singapore. Russian-Singapore business forum.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Saturday, November 26th


Yerevan. Armenia. The congress of the ruling Republican Party.


Ashgabat. Turkmanistan.  November 26th-27th. The first global conference over the development of efficient transport systems. Held under the auspices of the UN. 

Kuwait. Early parliamentary elections.

Sunday, November 27th


France. The second round of primaries in the opposition party "The Republicans". The results will determine the party's candidate for the upcoming presidential election.

Riga. Latvia. November 27th-29th.  Digital Freedom Festival.


Bahrain. Novembe 27th-28th. The visit of the delegation of Russian businessmen.