The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
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MONDAY, February 20:
: Azerbaijani officials begin talks in Geneva
to join the World Trade Organization (to February 24).
: A delegation of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency headed by IAEA Deputy Director-General Herman Nackaerts visits Iran
(to February 21).
: The UN envoy in the name-issue talks between Macedonia and Greece
, Matthew Nimetz, visits Skopje (to February 21).
: Russian Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin meets with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych
: World Day of Social Justice
: Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion titled "The Fate of the 'Reset' During Political Open Seasons in Russia and the U.S.
TUESDAY, February 21:
: The trial of Syarhey Kavalenka, a prominent opposition activist charged with violating probation rules, to begin
in the Pershamayski District Court in Vitsyebsk.
: Georgia's richest man, Bidzina Ivanishvili, plans
to present his Georgian Dream political coalition during a press-conference in Tbilisi.
: European Union-brokered talks between Serbia and Kosovo are set to resume
: A group of 26 countries vehemently opposed to the EU's aviation-emissions-trading scheme meet in Moscow
to discuss a plan of action.
: International Mother Language Day
WEDNESDAY, February 22:
: EURONEST Committee on Social Affairs, Education, Culture, and Civil Society to hold a meeting
: A mission of the International Monetary Fund visits Minsk
(to March 6).
: U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Celeste Wallander
visits Tbilisi (February 24).
: PACE rapporteur Marieluise Beck conducts a fact-finding visit to Kyiv
in connection with the preparation of her report on the rule of law in Council of Europe member states (to February 24).
THURSDAY, February 23:
: Amnesty International
launches a report titled "Fleeing War, Finding Misery: The Plight Of The Internally Displaced In Afghanistan."
: Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev visits Moscow
(to February 25).
: OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting
begins in Vienna (to February 24).
: Supporters of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin are to hold a public rally
in Moscow and other Russian cities.
FRIDAY, February 24:
: Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
SUNDAY, February 26:
Azerbaijan commemorates the Khojaly tragedy of 1992
: Russian opposition plans to hold protest rallies
in Moscow and other cities of Russia.
: The 84th annual Academy Awards (Oscars)
to be announced in Hollywood.