Weltgeschehen im Januar 2020
January 1, 2020 - January 31, 2020 -
Die World Agenda gibt eine Vorschau auf Weltereignisse im Januar. Dazu gehört u.a. Einstellung der Produktion von Boeings 737 MAX, Britanniens Abschied von der EU und Präsidentenwahlen in Taiwan. In Guatemala will der neue Präsident verhindern, dass Guatemalteken versuchen in die USA auszuwandern, Aufteilung des Nilwassers nach Fertigstellung des neuen Damms und nicht zuletzt der 75. Jahrestag der Befreiung von Auschwitz durch Sowjettruppen.
Jan 2, U.S.: Boeing is to suspend production of its 737 MAX jet, its biggest assembly-line halt in more than 20 years, as fallout from two fatal crashes drags into 2020. The stoppage is likely to affect suppliers and the wider economy
Jan 14, Guatemala: Alejandro Giammattei (right) is sworn in as president. He pledged to grow the economy and reduce unemployment so that Guatemalans are not forced to attempt to migrate to the U.S.
Jan 15, U.S.: Talks between the foreign ministers of Ethiopia and Egypt in Washington DC aim to agree on how Nile River water will be shared once the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is functional
Jan 22, Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen, who takes a hard line against China, is bidding for a second term as president. Her support for the protests in Hong Kong and Beijing’s overt efforts to thwart her bid have boosted her standing in pre-election polls
Jan 22, U.S.: Patrick Stewart reprises his Star Trek role of Jean-Luc Picard in a new CBS series. Star Trek: Picard chronicles the next chapter of the retired Starfleet admiral’s life
Jan 25, China: The Year of the Rat, the first of 12 animals on the Chinese zodiac, begins. People born under the Rat sign are said to be quick-witted and resourceful
Jan 27, Poland: Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland in 1945, and world leaders are expected to attend 75th anniversary commemorations both here and in Israel
Jan 31, UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s clear election majority handed him the mandate he needs to ratify his Brexit deal and take Britain out of the European Union on this date
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