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Meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) for a WHO instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response will meet to consider draft proposal, Geneva, Switzerland. EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council will provide, among other topics, updates to ministers of transport of 27 EU member countries on the revision of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) directive contributing to the fundamental transformation of the European transport system to achieve the objective of sustainable, smart and resilient mobility. They will also inform ministers on road safety trends and reinforce efforts to achieve road safety targets, Brussels, Belgium. FIFA World Cup will progress to the last sixteen.


The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore (agenda). EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council will discuss the EU Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act, a proposal aiming to implement the development of an ecosystem of trust by proposing a legal framework for trustworthy AI within the EU. It will discuss revised regulations on electronic identification based on the revision of current European digital identity framework where, at least 80% of citizens should be able to use a digital ID solution to access key public services by 2030. It will also discuss the EU Cyber Resilience Act aims to ensure a better cybersecurity of both hardware and software products throughout the whole supply chain and throughout their whole lifecycle. It will also discuss the EU Data Act a governance framework for data access and use, legislating the relations between data economy actors, in order to provide incentives for horizontal data sharing across sectors. All Brussels, Belgium. Westminster Legal Policy Forum is held, UK.


The International Labor Organization (ILO) is expected to release its Global Wage Report for 2022/2023.


EU Committee on International Trade will discuss recent developments in the work of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council, Brussels, Belgium. EU Justice and Home Affairs Council will report on the state of play of the proposed Council recommendation on the resilience of critical infrastructure. Ministers are expected to adopt, as a point without discussion, the EU Directive on the Resilience of Critical Entities, Brussels, Belgium.


Parliament and Council negotiators will try to reach an agreement on the final shape of EU rules for the design, production and disposal of batteries. The draft bill includes measures to make batteries more sustainable and easier to remove as well as on waste management.


Quiet weekend in politics.

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OPEC will meet on Sunday. Interest rate decisions are due from the RBA (currently 2.85%), followed by Chile (currently 11.25%), India (currently 5.9%), Kazakhstan (currently 16.0%), Peru (currently 7.25%) and Ukraine (currently 25.0%). The Eurozone consumer price index showed significant slowing. Inflation from mainland China, the Philippines and Thailand will be reported. Germany’s industrial output and China’s trade numbers will offer insights into dynamics of the goods producing segments. Turkish inflation updates expected to follow. Brazil and Mexico inflation both show a drop. Markets are watching steps toward moderation of COVID policies. Worldwide industrial prices rise at slowest rate in two years as demand cools and supply constraints ease. The Commerce Department reports the October U.S. trade deficit. Japan’s real GDP contracted in the third quarter.

Quarterly earnings are expected from: Costco, Lulumoon Athletica, Autozone, Broadcom, Softbank, Advanced Info Sys, Shionogi, BHP, Bouygues, Eletrobras, Ping An Insurance, NTT, Oracle, Nintendo, Daikin, and Merck.


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