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, July 2:
: Chatham House hosts a discussion titled "The Media of Afghanistan: Challenges of Transition
" in London.
: European Parliament holds its Plenary Session
in Strasbourg (to July 5).
: Iran holds military exercises with surface-to-surface missiles
in the county's central desert (to July 3).
: Macedonian President Georgi Ivanov visits Astana
(to July 3).
: Kyrgyz Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov visits Astana
(to July 3).
: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych meets with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian
: The United Nation conference on the arms trade treaty
opens in New York (July 27).
TUESDAY, July 3:
: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy visits Yerevan
(to July 4).
: Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman visits Baku
(to July 4).
: Independence Day.
: The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe's (PACE) rapporteur and Swedish parliamentarian Tina Acketoft is expected to visit Tskhinvali
: Istanbul hosts a technical follow-up meeting between Iran and world powers
to discuss Tehran's nuclear program.
: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to visit Kuril Islands
: The European Court of Human Rights to deliver a chamber judgment in the case of former Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko
at a public hearing in Strasbourg.
WEDNESDAY, July 4:
: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy visits Tbilisi
(to July 5).
: Kazan hosts the Eurasian Forum of cities
: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych holds news conference in Kyiv
. The press conference has reportedly been postponed
: The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe's (PACE) rapporteur Andrea Rigoni makes a fact-finding visit to Ukraine
THURSDAY, July 5:
: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy visits Baku
: NATO Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia James Appathurai visits Baku
(to July 6).
: OSCE's Parliamentary Assembly opens in Monaco
to discuss Afghanistan, Belarus, Georgia, Iran, and Russia during its sessions (to July 9).
: Kaliningrad hosts a meeting of the Council of CIS defense ministers
, chaired by Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov.
FRIDAY, July 6:
: Dubrovnik hosts the annual Croatia Summit
: 18th annual Sarajevo Film Festival
opens (to July 14).
: International festival "Russian Culture Days with Pierre Cardin"
opens in Lacoste (to July 8).
SATURDAY, July 7:
: International Day of Cooperatives
SUNDAY, July 8:
: Tokyo hosts an international ministerial conference on support for Afghanistan
: International film festival Golden Apricot
opens in Yerevan (to July 15).
: New hearing in the trial of Iraq's fugitive Tariq al-Hashimi
is scheduled to begin in Baghdad.
: Family, Love, and Fidelity Day