Welcome to Looking Forward, our selection of global events scheduled to happen this week.
On July 7, Air Madagascar will resume flights to Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport (HAH) in Moroni. The route had been previously suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The flights will connect Ivato International Airport (TNR) and HAH.
Nigeria | Relatives of abducted AK-9 train passengers planning to hold protests, starting from July 5, in Abuja and Kaduna
From July 5, relatives of the abducted AK-9 train passengers are planning to hold protests in Abuja and Kaduna. The protesters are likely to hold demonstrations at key government facilities and also block roads.
United States | Protest against Roe v. Wade decision to be held in Hingham, Massachusetts on July 7
United States | Protest against Roe v. Wade decision to be held in Tallahassee, Florida on July 8
United States | Protest against Roe v. Wade decision to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 8
On July 8, a protest against the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The demonstration is scheduled at 6 pm local time at the Bellagio Fountain, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd.
United States | Protest against Roe v. Wade decision to be held in Phoenix, Arizona on July 9
On July 9, a protest against the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision will be held in Phoenix, Arizona. The demonstration is scheduled at 6 pm local time at the Anthem Veteran’s Memorial on 41703 North Gavilan Peak Parkway.
United States | Protest against Roe v. Wade decision to be held in Boulder, Colorado on July 9
On July 9, a protest against the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision will be held in Boulder, Colorado. The demonstration is scheduled at 9 am local time at the Historic Boulder Court House, 1200 Pearl Street Mall.
United States | Protest against Roe v. Wade decision to be held in Brooklyn, New York on July 10
On July 10, a protest against the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision will be held in Brooklyn, New York. The demonstration is scheduled at 4 pm local time at Tompkins Square Park on East 7th Street between Avenues A and B
Australia | Travelers will no longer need to declare COVID-19 vaccination status from July 6
From July 6, people travelling into Australia will no longer need to complete a Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD) to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status. All visa holders will be able to travel into the country without being required a travel exemption. It comes following changes in the Biosecurity Act after health advice from the Chief Medical Officer.
India | Water cuts to be implemented, from July 4, in Pune, Maharashtra
From July 4, water cuts will be implemented in Pune, Maharashtra. According to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), there will water will be supplied on alternate days in the city due to a water shortage in Khadakwasla Dam and deficit rainfall.
Myanmar | Foreign ministers’ meeting of Lancang-Mekong Cooperation to take place, on July 2-5, in Bagan, Mandalay
From July 2 to 5, the foreign ministers’ meeting of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation will take place in Bagan, Mandalay. The meeting will be attended by the foreign ministers of Myanmar, China, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Papua New Guinea | National elections to be held from July 2-22
From July 2-22, Papua New Guinea will hold its national elections. A Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) will observe the national elections. The results of the elections are scheduled for July 29.
South Korea | Parts of Jeju and other southern coastal areas are likely to be impacted by the effects of Typhoon Aere by July 4-5
On July 4-5, parts of Jeju and other southern coastal areas are likely to be impacted by the effects of Typhoon Aere. Heavy rainfall is expected in the areas.
Albania | PD party protest to be held in Tirana on July 7
On July 7, a protest will be held in Tirana. The protest is staged by the Democratic Party of Albania against rising fuel and food prices. The protest will take place in Tirana’s main square at 7 pm local time.
Armenia | Anti-government protests scheduled in Yerevan, Armenia on July 8
On July 8, the Armenian opposition will hold a rally in Yerevan, Armenia. The protest is staged against current PM Nikol Pashinyan’s government.
France | SNCF workers to hold national strike between July 5 and July 7
From July 5 to 7, three unions of the SNCF workers will hold a national strike. It will occur from the night of July 5 until the morning of July 7. The unions are the CGT Cheminots, SUD-Rail and the CFDT Cheminots. The workers are reportedly demanding wage increases. Disruptions are expected on all TER trains during this period.
Germany | Demonstration to be held outside Chinese Consulate in Munich on July 5
On July 5, a demonstration will be held outside the Chinese Consulate in Munich. The demonstration will take place from 3:30 to 5 pm local time and is staged to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Urumchi massacre.
Ireland | Community workers to hold 24-hour work stoppage, on July 6, in Galway and Waterford
Italy | Public transport workers’ union calls for a 4-hour strike on July 5 in Turin, Piedmont
On July 5, the public transport workers’ union called for a strike in Turin, Piedmont. The strike will be staged from 6 pm to 10 pm local time, and involve only the urban-suburban transport personnel.
Italy | Train workers call for strike on July 10 in Milan, Lombardy
On July 09, a pro-abortion protest will be held in London. The protest will take place at 4 pm local time, starting at Trafalgar Square and ending at the US Embassy in London.
Middle-East & North Africa
Algeria | Air Algeria announces flight disruptions from June 28 to July 5
On June 28-July 5, Air Algeria announced national and international flight disruptions due to operational reasons. Passengers are invited to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before the time of departure.
Algeria – France | ASL Airlines to increase flight routes and change schedules between France and Algeria, from June 20 to July 5
On June 16, ASL Airlines announced the increase in flight routes and change schedules between France and Algeria, from June 20 to July 5. According to ASL, the change was made “at the request of the civil aviation authorities in Algeria.” These changes will affect flights within the airports of Algiers (ALG), Oran (ORN), Bejaia (BJA), Annaba (AAE), Paris (CDG), Lyon (LYS), and Lille (LIL). Multiple flights have been moved forward and/or postponed.
Morocco | Authorities introduces electronic visa system for 49 countries from July 10
On July 10, the government announced the launching of an e-VISA program for foreigners from 49 countries, including the EU, the USA, and the UK. The validity period will range from 30 days to 6 months and the issuing of the visa in normal circumstances will take 72 hours. The decision has been taken to facilitate the entry of tourists following the COVID-19 pandemic.