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The Week Ahead: May 17-23


New draft constitution of Kyrgyzstan to be finalized and presented to the public on May 20.

New draft constitution of Kyrgyzstan to be finalized and presented to the public on May 20.

The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.

MONDAY, May 17:

Azerbaijan: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits Baku.

Georgia: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Batumi.

Iran: Tehran hosts the 14th Summit of G-15 developing countries.

Serbia: New round of negotiations between Serbian officials and the IMF mission start in Belgrade.

Ukraine: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Kyiv.


TUESDAY, May 18:

Tajikistan: OIC Council of Foreign Ministers meeting opens in Dushanbe (to May 20).

World: Mikhail Gorbachev receives the Council of Europe's North-South Prize on human rights in Lisbon.

World: The World Islamic Economic Forum opens in Kuala Lumpur (to May 20).

THURSDAY, May 20:

Kyrgyzstan: New draft constitution to be finalized and presented to the public.

OSCE: Vienna hosts the OSCE's Annual Police Expert Meeting.

World: Beijing hosts the Global Summit of Women 2010 (to May 22).


SATURDAY, May 22:

Russia: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow (to May 31).



SUNDAY, May 23:


Azerbaijan: Parliamentary elections in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Montenegro: Local elections.

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