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The United Nations has declared 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust, the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, and the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.
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- January 1 – Books, films, and other works published in 1925 will enter the public domain in the United States, while works published by authors who died in 1950 enter the public domain in most of the world.
- March 30 – The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to be launched after being delayed several times.
- April 19 – After 62 years of government by the Castro brothers, Raúl Castro is expected to step down as First Secretary at the Eighth Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, which is scheduled to take place 16 to 19 April 2021.[importance?]
- May 6 – The United Kingdom holds a series of 2021 United Kingdom local elections which will see the whole country go to the polls for the first time when there hasn't been a general election.
- May 26 – The shortest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century is expected to occur, lasting just 14 minutes and 30 seconds long.
- June 7 – The European Union's Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market would likely to go effect, imposing copyright limitation for upload filters, link taxes and restriction on memes.
- June 11 – July 11 – The rescheduled UEFA Euro 2020 will be held across Europe.
- July 1 – The Syrian civil war is set to surpass both World War I and World War II combined by this date.
- July 23 – August 8 – The rescheduled 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
- August 28 – 2021 Taiwanese referendum.
- October 23 – November 27 – The 2021 Rugby League World Cup will take place in England.
- October 24 – Federal election in Germany.
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- Planned launch of NASA's Artemis 1 mission to the Moon to test the Space Launch System rocket.[importance?]Template:Fv
- In the United States, Brood X, the largest brood of North American seventeen-year cicadas, will emerge.
- Costa Rica has pledged to become a completely carbon-neutral nation by this date. The target date has been set by President Óscar Arias.
- Costa Rica has pledged to ban "single use" plastic products. The target date has been set by President Luis Guillermo Solís.
- In the United States Amtrak's Avelia Liberty trains are expected to enter service in 2021.
- In Canada, Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown light rail project is projected to be completed, and the first phase of the Réseau express métropolitain in Montreal is scheduled to open.
- Planned opening of the Dubai Creek Tower (827m). It will become the world's tallest tower.
- Jeddah Tower (1km) is due for completion. It will become the world's tallest building.
- The new Lagos–Ibadan Expressway in Nigeria is scheduled to be completed.
- Completion of the Dala Bridge in Yangon, Myanmar.
- The UEFA Women's Euro 2021 is scheduled to take place in England.
- The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 is expected to be held after the cancellation of 2020 contest.
- The Grand Egyptian Museum, described as the largest archaeological museum in the world, is expected to be completed.
- Bangladesh is projected to eliminate extreme poverty, the first country in South Asia to do so.
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References[edit source | edit]
- "International Year of Peace and Trust". United Nations. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
- "International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development". United Nations. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
- "International Year of Fruits and Vegetables". United Nations. Retrieved February 15, 2020.
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- "Capitals Special Edition: The Copyright Directive". EURACTIV.com. October 2, 2019. Retrieved March 13, 2020.
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- "Rugby League World Cup 2021". www.rlwc2021.com. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
- Weitering 2019-10-16T11:09:49Z, Hanneke. "NASA's 1st SLS Megarocket Launch to the Moon Could Be Delayed to 2021". Space.com. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
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- National Geographic, February 2008
- "Costa Rica launches quest to replace most single-use plastic by 2021". June 6, 2017.
- Tess Kalinowski (September 24, 2015). "Eglinton Crosstown to open a year later than expected". Toronto Star. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
- "Dubai tower 'to surpass' Burj Khalifa". April 10, 2016. Retrieved January 8, 2020 – via www.bbc.com.
- "Lagos-Ibadan expressway will be completed in 2021 - Julius Berger". Nigeria News | Laila's Blog. November 12, 2018. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
- "'Water Wave' – Spread water news in your network and participate in our giveaway". www.myanmarwaterportal.com. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
- "Egypt postpones launch of mega projects to 2021 due to coronavirus -presidency". Reuters. April 4, 2020. Retrieved April 17, 2020.
- Chaudhury, Dipanjan Roy (November 3, 2018). "At current pace, Bangladesh to end extreme poverty by 2021". The Economic Times. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
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- Kopf, Dan. "Bangladesh's rapid growth is one of the world's happiest economic stories". qz.com. Quartz. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
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