Geplantes Weltgeschehen im Oktober
October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019 -
Die World Agenda gibt eine Vorschau auf Events, die für Oktober geplant sind. Das ist u.a. Präsident Trumps Präsentation des 2020 Budgetvoranschlags für den Kongress, Wahlen in Kanada und der 70. Jahrestag der Volksrepublik China. UK sollte am 31. Oktober die EU verlassen, Japans Kaiser Naruhito wird formell inthronisiert und das Leben und Werk des weltberühmten Malers Rembrandt wird 350 Jahre nach seinem Tod in einer Reihe von Ausstellungen gebührend gefeiert.
Oct 1, U.S.: Funding legislation for 2020 needs to be passed by the start of October. President Donald Trump has sent Congress the largest budget proposal in U.S. history, at $4.75 trillion – ammunition for presidential contenders from both sides, ahead of next year’s election
Oct 1, China: Celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic take place against a sobering backdrop of trade wars with the U.S and political crisis in Hong Kong
Oct 4, Netherlands: Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the world’s greatest painters, died 350 years ago today. All the Rembrandts, the exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, showed all 22 of the museum’s oil paintings for the first time, as well as 60 drawings and 300 of its finest prints. In October starts another exhibition, comparing Rembrandt and Velasquez.
Oct 7, Norway & Sweden: The 2019 Nobel Prize winners are named, with two awards for Literature. Last year’s prize was withdrawn amid a misconduct scandal
Oct 21, Canada: Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fights for political survival as Canadians go to the polls. He stands accused of
breaking conflict-of-interest laws, while his “blackface” photographs have caused national uproar
Oct 22, Japan: Emperor Naruhito, who succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne in May, is formally enthroned in a ceremony attended by dignitaries from nearly 200 countries
Oct 27, Argentina: Presidential and legislative elections appear likely to shift Argentina to the left. Voters are angry about the country’s deep recession and the austerity policies of the centre-right incumbent president, Mauricio Macri (above)
Oct 31, UK: Prime minister Boris Johnson has vowed to take Britain out of the EU by this date, with or without a deal. But Parliament has blocked attempts to force through “no deal” and the deadline could be extended again
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