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The Weeks Ahead

The Weeks Ahead


January 20: U.S. - Donald Trump inauguration.

January 20: U.S. - Donald Trump inauguration.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS / SELECTED
U.S. - Women's march, Washington, Jan 21
Ukraine - Unity Day in Ukraine, Jan 22
Syria - Astana peace talks, Astana, Jan 23
Tajikistan - EU Special Representative for Central Asia visits Dushanbe, Jan 23-25
EU - Informal meeting of the General Affairs Council, Valletta, Jan 23-24
PACE Winter Plenary Part -Session, Strasbourg, Jan 23-27
OSCE - First Preparatory Meeting of the Economic and Environmental Forum, Vienna, Jan 23-24
Wilson Center - Gorbachev, Reagan, and Bush: Conversations that Ended the Cold War, Washington, Jan 23
GMF - President Trump and Asia, Paris, Jan 23
Slovenia - PM Miro Cerar visits the Czech Republic, Prague, Jan 23
EU - Kosovo-Serbia talks, Brussels, Jan 24
U.S. - Oscar nominations, Jan 24
Ukraine - President Petro Poroshenko visits Finland, Helsinki, Jan 24
Transparency International - Corruption Perception Index 2016, Jan 25
Czech Republic - European Figure Skating Championships 2017, Ostrava, Jan 25-29
EU - Eurogroup Meeting, Brussels, Jan 26
UN - International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan 27
Heritage Foundation - The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals ... Washington, Jan 27
Culture - Göteborg Film Festival, Jan 27-Feb 6
Global - Data Protection Day, Jan 28
Chinese New Year (2017 - A Rooster Year), Jan 28
Iran - Petroleum Conference 2017, Jan 30-Feb 1
Atlantic Council - Does the Iran Nuclear Deal Help or Harm US Interests in the Middle East? Washington, Jan 30
Serbia - Greek PM visits Belgrade, Jan 30-31
Freedom House - Freedom in the World 2017, Jan 31
Heritage Foundation / Wall Street Journal - Index of Economic Freedom 2017, late Jan/early Feb
Global - World Hijab Day, Feb 1
Heritage Foundation - Lessons from the Vietcong to the Islamic State, Washington, Feb 1
EU-27 summit – focus on migration issues, Valletta, Feb 3
WHO - World Cancer Day, Feb 4
UN - International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, Feb 6
EU - Foreign Affairs Council, Brussels, Feb 6
EU - General Affairs Council, Brussels, Feb 7
Germany - Berlinale Film Festival, Feb 9-19
Iran - Women's World Chess Championship 2017, Tehran, Feb 10-Mar 5
Iran - Swedish PM to visit Tehran, Feb 11-12
Turkmenistan - Presidential Election, Feb 12
Germany - Presidential Election, Feb 12
Human Rights Watch: Pakistan: Anti-Refugee Push Coerces Out 650,000 Afghans, Feb. 12
BAFTA Film Awards, London, Feb 12
EU - European Parliament Plenary Session, Strasbourg, Feb 13-16
UN - World Radio Day, Feb 13
Global - Valentine's Day, Feb 14
Serbia's National Day, Feb 15
Germany - Munich Security Conference, Feb 17-19
U.S. - Presidents' Day, Feb 20
Human Rights Watch: Armenia: Children in Orphanages Isolated, Neglected, Feb. 22
Heritage Foundation - Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR, Washington, Feb 22
U.S. - Oscars Ceremony, Los Angeles, Feb 26
Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Feb 27-Mar 2
Bosnia-Herzegovina - Independence Day, Mar 1
Czech Republic - One World Festival, Prague, Mar 6-15
IAEA - Board of Governors, Vienna, Mar 6-10
EU - European Council, Brussels, Mar 9-10
Fair - International Motor Show, Geneva, Mar 9-19
Religion - St. Patrick's Day, Mar 17
Fair - CeBIT computer fair, Hanover, Mar 20-24
Carnegie Endowment - 2017 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference, Washington, Mar 20-21
UNESCO - World Poetry Day, Mar 21
UN - World Water Day, Mar 22
Pakistan - Republic Day, Mar 23
GMF - Brussels Forum 2017, Mar 23-25
Fair - Paris Book Fair, Mar 24-27
WHO - World TB Day, Mar 24
Global - Earth Hour, Mar 25
Europe - Daylight Saving Time 2017, Mar 26
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