The Week Ahead: June 9-15
June 12-July 13: Brazil hosts the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
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, June 9:
: Diplomats from the United States and the European Union hold talks with Iranian negotiators
in Geneva (to June 10).
: Iranian President Hassan Rohani visits Ankara
: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Suma Chakrabarti visits Astana and Almaty
(to June 13).
: Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain visits Abuja
, capital of Nigeria (to June 12).
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Helsinki
(to June 10).
: Latvian President Adris Berzins visits Dushanbe
(to June 11).
: Wilson Center in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Shaping the Future? The Role of the Regional Powers in Afghanistan and Pakistan
TUESDAY, June 10:
: World Economic Forum
(WEF) launches the latest edition of its Europe 2020 Competitiveness Report
: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele attends dinner with senior officials from Eastern Partnership Countries
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier
meet in St. Petersburg.
: British Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN Special Envoy for Refugees Angelina Jolie co-chair the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
in London (to June 13).
WEDNESDAY, June 11:
: U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Fatema Sumar visits Astana
(to June 13).
: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso visits Chisinau
(to June 12).
: EU-Moldova International Investors' Conference
opens in Chisinau (to June 12).
: Serbian Prime Minister Alexandar Vucic meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel
: Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka is scheduled to visit Belgrade
THURSDAY, June 12:
Brazil hosts the 2014 FIFA World Cup
(to July 13)
: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso visits Tbilisi
meets with Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili.
: Russia Day
: World Day Against Child Labor
: New York hosts the annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival
(to June 22).
FRIDAY, June 13:
: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso visits Baku
(to June 15).
: EU-Georgia International Investors' Conference
opens in Tbilisi.
SATURDAY, June 14:
: Second round of the country's presidential election
: World Blood Donor Day
SUNDAY, June 15:
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Minsk
(to June 16).
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