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EFE International Information Agenda from 28 October to 3 November 2023

Jerusalem/Gaza/Other capitals – Monitoring the conflict in Gaza and its aftermath (daily coverage)

Moscow/Kyiv/Other capitals – Monitoring the war in Ukraine and its aftermath (daily coverage)



Vatican City – The Vatican Synod publishes a final document with the conclusions after a month of debates and points that still need to be resolved about the future of the Church.

Las Vegas – The Jewish Republican Coalition is convening at its annual meeting the candidates for the conservative 2024 presidential nomination, including former President Donald Trump.

Lisbon – “Hegemonic and dominant masculinity is bad for health,” says researcher Tatiana Moura to EFE, opening the doors of the Observatory of Masculinities at the University of Coimbra on Monday.

Los Angeles – The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) presents the 2023 Impact Awards, recognizing individuals who represent Latinos in the international public sphere.

Sakai (Japan) – G7 trade ministers meet in the Japanese city of Sakai.

Paris – Spain, Brazil and Venezuela are among the 25 countries represented at the Chocolate Show starting in Paris.



Rome – The Pope celebrates the closing Mass of the Synod, the gathering of bishops and laity that has been celebrated throughout the month of October.

Beijing – The Xiangshan Security Forum will be held in Beijing, which, according to the Asian country’s state press, will be attended by defense representatives from countries such as Russia and the United States.

Kathmandu – The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, arrives in Nepal as part of an official visit.

Bogotá – Local and regional elections in Colombia

Rabat – The Commission to Monitor the Recommendations of the National Debate on Serious Violations of Human Rights is organizing a symbolic sit-in on the occasion of Kidnapping Day.

Casablanca (Morocco) – The Moroccan Front in Support of Palestine and Against Normalization is calling for a demonstration in Casablanca to protest Israel’s “genocide” of the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

Mexico City – Day of the Dead in Mexico.



Krakow (Poland) – Polish institutions will be in the crosshairs of the next liberal government, which intends to relieve senior officials and liquidate organizations linked to the outgoing ultra-conservative government.

Miami – The Doron Aerospace company plans to launch the first “flying cars” on the market in 2025, in what will be the beginning of a new phase of transportation.

Tunisia – The Tunisian parliament holds a session to study a bill that criminalizes the normalization of relations with Israel.

Paris – The OECD publishes its annual report on aid to the agricultural sector in 54 countries and adaptation to climate change.

Washington – Spacewalk by NASA astronauts, who are scheduled to perform various repairs on the exterior of the International Space Station for about six hours.

Santo Domingo – Preparatory meetings for the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat), which officially opens on October 31 in Santo Domingo.

Tokyo – The Bank of Japan is revising its monetary policy.



Bangkok – Thailand’s government is debating proposed rights laws, such as legalizing same-sex marriage or recognizing sex workers

Paris – The OECD Development Center organizes the 22nd edition of the International Economic Forum on Africa.

Tegucigalpa – Honduras, population 9.7 million, adds 317 femicides and violent deaths among women in the first nine months of 2023, a number that already exceeds the 297 murders due to gender violence in 2022

Bogotá – Press conference on violence against women in the Colombian armed conflict.

Santo Domingo – The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EuroLat) is held in Santo Domingo for three days.

New York – Apple is holding an online event where it hasn’t announced what products it will launch, although the trade press suggests they may be related to its tablets and Macs.

New York – The United States celebrates Halloween, where a record 12 billion dollars is expected to be spent, mainly on costumes, decorations and sweets.

London – The Kings of Great Britain, Charles III and Camilla, will pay a state visit to Kenya from October 31 to November 3,



Moscow – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov participates in the International Conference of Russian Compatriots in Moscow. (until day 2)

Santiago – Chile’s president, Gabriel Boric, is traveling to Washington to meet for the first time at the White House with his American counterpart, Joe Biden.

Astana – French President Emmanuel Macron visits Kazakhstan.

London – Governments, specialist companies and research experts are meeting in the county of Buckinghamshire to hold a global summit on the development and safe use of artificial intelligence. Sydney (Australia) – World premiere of Somos, a show by Sydney Dance Company under the artistic direction of Spanish-Australian Rafael Bonachela.

London – Online launch via The Beatles’ YouTube channel of the documentary “Now And Then–The Last Beatles Song”, which tells the story behind the song, which is scheduled for release on 2 November.

Washington – The Rubell Museum of Contemporary Art presents its two new exhibitions, one of them featuring the creations of 25 contemporary artists, including Hank Willis Thomas and John Waters.



Moscow – The Russian Minister of Justice is studying the appeal made by the Nobel Peace Prize winner and director of the newspaper “Novaya Gazeta”, Dmitri Muratov, against his inclusion on the list of foreign agents.

Copenhagen – The Stockholm-based Institute for Democracy and Electoral Support (International IDEA) publishes its Global Report on the State of Democracy.

Vienna – First Vienna International Forum on Energy and Climate, where government representatives, international organizations, scientists and experts will present solutions to combat climate change.

Vatican City – Pope Francis will celebrate an All Saints Mass at Rome’s war cemetery, which was built after Allied forces entered Rome in June 1944.

Johannesburg – South Africa hosts the Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum.

Miami – The Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida announces the winners of the 2023 Ponce de León Awards, awards established to recognize careers, efforts and business achievements.

London – The National Portrait Gallery in London opens an exhibition of portraits by the British artist David Hockney. The exhibition can be seen until 21 January 2024.



Astana – Tenth summit of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS), which brings together Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, and where Hungary and Turkmenistan act as observer countries.

Vatican City – Vatican City – Pope Francis presides at a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in honor of the late Benedict XVI and all the cardinals and bishops who died during the year.

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