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, March 12:
: German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with German troops at a base near the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif
: Croatian President Ivo Josipovic visits Baku
(to March 13).
: Human Rights Watch
publishes a report titled “Justice For Atrocity Crimes: Lessons Of International Support For Trials Before The State Court Of Bosnia-Herzegovina
: Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev visits Tehran
, meets with his Iranian counterpart Ahmad Vahidi.
: Kyrgyz government delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Gulnara Asymbekova, visits Georgia
: The Quartet of Middle East negotiators -- the United States, Russia, the UN and EU -- meet in New York
to discuss the long-stalled peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
: Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) to consider for approval the report by Marieluise Beck on the situation of IDPs and returnees in the North Caucasus region
: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov visits Ukraine to discuss gas deal
(to March 14).
: Fifty-fifth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs opens
in Vienna (to March 16).
: Reporters Without Borders
publishes its list of the enemies of the Internet, marking the World Day Against Cybercensorship
: The World Water Forum opens in Marseille
bringing together stakeholders from all over the world in the water sector.
TUESDAY, March 13:
Council of Europe
: PACE monitoring committee to discuss Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, and Ukraine
WEDNESDAY, March 14:
Council of Europe
: PACE holds hearing in connection with the report by Andreas Gross on the crisis of democracy and the role of the state in today’s Europe
: European Parliament considers enlargement reports on Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia, holds debates on Kazakhstan and on the outcome of the presidential election in Russia
(to March 15).
: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is expected to attend questioning session at the parliament
THURSDAY, March 15:
: The 14th edition of the European Consumer Day
to be held in Copenhagen and focus on sustainable consumption.
: Belgrade hosts the 12th Council of Europe conference of ministers responsible for sport
: U.S. State Department spokesman for Iran Alan Eyre is scheduled to hold an online Q&A session
: Middle East Institute in Washington holds a discussion titled "Why Does Russia Support The Assad Regime
: The George Washington University in Washington holds a discussion on Ukraine
FRIDAY, March 16:
: Moldovan parliament expected to try to elect a new president
: The George Washington University in Washington holds a discussion titled "Russia's Energy Policy: Domestic And Foreign Dimensions
: Center for American Progress in Washington holds a discussion titled "Ending The Iraq War And Strengthening U.S. National Security
: Paris Book Fair 2012
opens, with Moscow as the guest-of-honor city (to March 19).
SATURDAY, March 17:
: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari holds joint session of parliament