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The Week Ahead: June 24-30


June 30-July 1: Zagreb hosts the ceremony on the occasion of Croatia's entry into the European Union.

June 30-July 1: Zagreb hosts the ceremony on the occasion of Croatia's entry into the European Union.

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

Now on Twitter! Daily updates at @The_Week_Ahead.



MONDAY, June 24:

Armeina/EU: Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian visits Strasbourg to address the PACE summer plenary session.

Armenia/Poland: Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian pays an official visit to Poland.

EU: Foreign Affairs Council meeting begins in Luxembourg.

Ukraine/EU: Luxembourg hosts a EU-Ukraine Cooperation Council meeting.

PACE: The summer plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) opens in Strasbourg (to June 28).

Russia/Algeria: Algerian Foreign Minister Murad Medelci visits Moscow (to June 26).

Russia/Germany: First congress of German-Russian Social Forum opens in Moscow (to June 26).


TUESDAY, June 25:

EU: General Affairs Council meeting opens in Luxembourg.

Moldova/EU: Luxembourg hosts a EU-Moldova Cooperation Council meeting.

Russia: Russian children’s ombudsman Pavel Astakhov visits the United States (to June 27).

Russia/Finland: Russian President Vladimir Putin makes an official visit to Helsinki.

Russia/Georgia: Next round of security talks between Russia and Georgia is scheduled to take place in Geneva (to June 26).



WEDNESDAY, June 26:

Georgia/NATO: The North Atlantic Council (NAC) chaired by NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visits Tbilisi (to June 27).

Serbia/EU: Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic is expected to visit Brussels.

UK: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Transnational Islamic Networks in Russia and Ukraine."

UN: International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

UN: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

U.S./Russia: Wilson Center in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Generation Next: Emerging Civic Leaders in Russia Today."


THURSDAY, June 27:

ASEAN: Brunei's Bandar Seri Begawan hosts the 20th ASEAN Regional Forum and the third East Asia Summit foreign ministers’ meeting (to July 2).

EU: European Council opens in Brussels (to June 28).

IAEA/Russia: St. Petersburg hosts a ministerial conference on nuclear power in the 21st century (to June 29).

Russia/Morocco: Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad-eddine El Othmani visits Moscow (to June 29).

Ukraine: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation visits Kyiv to introduce new leadership (to Jun 28).

UNCTAD: UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) launches its annual World Investment Report.

U.S./Russia: Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Sochi 2014: Security and Geopolitical Dimensions."


FRIDAY, June 28:

Czech Republic: Karlovy Vary Film Festival opens (to July 6).

U.S./Afghanistan: The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Afghanistan: The Next Generation."


SUNDAY, June 30:

Croatia/EU: Zagreb hosts the ceremony on the occasion of Croatia's entry into the European Union (to July 1).

UK/Kazakhstan: British Prime Minister David Cameron visits Kazakhstan (to July 1).

World: Germany hosts the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting.

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