The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, November 1:
Belarus: EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli makes a visit to Minsk (to November 2).
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits disputed Kurile Islands.
TUESDAY, November 2:
Afghanistan: Istanbul hosts the fourth regional economic cooperation conference on Afghanistan (to November 3).
Azerbaijan: Turkish Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul visits Baku (to November 4).
Belarus: German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski visit Minsk.
Kosovo: Kosovo's parliament is set to convene to debate a no-confidence motion against government in Pristina.
Russia: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov takes part in Northern Dimension ministerial meeting in Oslo.
Russia/NATO: NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visits Moscow (to November 3).
WEDNESDAY, November 3:
Armenia: Yerevan hosts the first Armenian-United Arab Emirates (UAE) business forum (to November 4).
Iran/Georgia: Iran's Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki visits Georgia to sign a visa-free agreement between the two countries (to November 4).
Ukraine: An IMF mission begins its visit to Kyiv to discuss further reforms (to November 15).
THURSDAY, November 4:
Kazakhstan: Astana hosts the seventh meeting of an Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan intergovernmental commission.
UN: United Nations launches its 20th Human Development Report.
World: 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights.
SATURDAY, November 6:
SUNDAY, November 7:
Azerbaijan: Parliamentary elections.