Global Political Calendar: China convenes Two Sessions, Aung San Suu Kyi's court hearing
The second court hearing for Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi will take place on Monday. The 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top political advisory body, will start its fourth annual session on Thursday, while the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, will open its fourth annual session on Friday.
China's annual Two Sessions start
Two Sessions, the annual meetings by China's top legislature and its top political advisory body, will begin in a few days.
The fourth annual session of the 13th National Committee of the CPPCC is scheduled to open in Beijing on March 4. The 13th NPC, China's top legislature, will open its fourth annual session in Beijing on March 5.
Every year, the Two Sessions, focusing on China's major economic and social development plans, draw worldwide attention.
Monday: The second court hearing for Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to be held. Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez addresses parliament at the opening of its annual sessions.
Tuesday: EU informal meeting of defense ministers (to March 3). Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia election.
Wednesday: ASEAN+3 Finance and Central Bank Task Force Meeting via videoconference (to March 4). Thailand Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith speaks at a business seminar.
Thursday: The 13th National Committee of the CPPCC, China's top political advisory body, will start its fourth annual session. Minister of External Affairs of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar will visit Dhaka to do the groundwork for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Bangladesh towards the end of the month. EU informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers (to March 5). The 14th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting via video conference.
Friday: The 13th NPC, China's top legislature, will open its fourth annual session. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell will visit Cyprus (to March 6).