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MONDAY, December 2:
: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Yerevan
, meets with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian.
: Baku hosts a meeting of an intergovernmental committee for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage
(to December 7).
: Prague hosts a meeting of EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele and representatives of political parties from Bosnia-Herzegovina
: The 14th annual Tbilisi International Film Festival
opens (to December 8).
: St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum
opens (to December 4).
: Geneva hosts the second annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
(to December 4).
: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
TUESDAY, December 3:
: Brussels-based think tank Friends of Europe hosts an international conference titled "Western Balkans: Fast Lane, Slow Lane
: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev visits Pretoria
, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma (to December 4).
: Brussels hosts meetings of the North Atlantic Council
at the level of foreign affairs ministers, chaired by the NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (to December 4).
: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled to make a state visit to China
(to December 6).
: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
: Transparency International
releases its annual Corruption Perceptions Index
WEDNESDAY, December 4:
: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to visit Chisinau
: The winner of the Russian Booker Prize
to be announced in Moscow.
: Kassel hosts the 13th annual St. Petersburg Dialogue meeting
(to December 5).
THURSDAY, December 5:
: Brussels hosts another round of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue
with the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo.
: European Parliament is scheduled to extend the mission of Pat Cox and Alexander Kwasniewski
to Ukraine during its meeting in Brussels.
: Kyiv hosts an OSCE Ministerial Council
meeting (to December 6).
: International Volunteer Day
FRIDAY, December 6:
: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reviews the results of the year 2013
in the traditional live televised interview, titled “A Conversation with the Prime Minister.”
: The Armed Forces Day
: The ninth IISS regional security summit,
the Manama Dialogue, opens in Bahrain.
SATURDAY, December 7:
: The winners of the 26th European Film Awards
announced during an awards ceremony in Berlin.
SUNDAY, December 8:
: UN inspectors are scheduled to visit the Arak
heavy-water production plant.
: A delegation of Iran's parliamentarians is scheduled to pay a visit to Pakistan
: Constitution Day