Acontecimentos mundiais previstos em novembro
November 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020 - Todos os meses, a Graphic News publica uma Agenda Mundial com os acontecimentos futuros que moldarão o mundo no mês seguinte. Os acontecimentos de novembro incluem as eleições presidenciais nos Estados Unidos, a cimeira do G20 na Arábia Sauditae o lançamento do primeiro de dois satélites Sentinel paea seguir a elevação do nível dos mares.
Nov 2, U.S.: The XPRIZE foundation’s $1m Next-Gen Mask Challenge aims to design a face covering that proves effective and affordable against Covid-19 for a wide variety of wearers.
Nov 3, U.S.: Voters choose their next president from the two oldest candidates in U.S. history, 74-year-old incumbent Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, 77. Covid-19 has led to a large number of mail-in ballots, raising the prospect of a prolonged aftermath amid allegations of fraud.
Nov 8, Myanmar: De facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to seek another five-year term for her National League for Democracy in a general election criticised over the virtual exclusion of Muslim Rohingya candidates and voters.
Nov 8, Germany: Berlin’s Tegel Airport closes for good. Opened at the height of the Cold War when extra capacity was needed for the Berlin Airlift, Tegel is now set to house a high-tech research centre and industrial park named Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic.
Nov 10, U.S.: A joint EU-U.S. satellite, Sentinel-6a, is scheduled to launch. It will track essential data of the Earth’s oceans, amid concern over rising sea levels.
Nov 10, U.S.: The U.S. Supreme Court hears the latest challenge to the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, with the number of judges again at nine if the controversial appointment of Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed.
Nov 15, Brazil: Municipal elections are expected to measure President Jair Bolsonaro’s grip on power and prospects in the 2022 presidential vote.
Nov 21, Saudi Arabia: The G20 summit will be hosted virtually due to Covid-19. The G20 says it has contributed $21 billion to support vaccine production, and a further $11 trillion to safeguard the global economy from the worst effects of the pandemic.