The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, July 19:
ASEAN: Vietnam hosts the 43rd ASEAN ministerial meeting (to July 23).
Pakistan: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Islamabad.
TUESDAY, July 20:
Afghanistan: International Afghanistan conference starts in Kabul.
Background: "Kabul Wants To Change The Way Foreign Aid Is Spent" (RFE/RL)
Iran: Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki attends Kabul international conference.
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Finland, meets Finland's President Tarja Halonen (to July 21).
Ukraine: Head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visits Ukraine (to July 28).
WEDNESDAY, July 21:
Balkans: The appeals verdict in the case of ex-Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj to be delivered.
THURSDAY, July 22:
Azerbaijan: U.S. Senate holds hearing on Matthew Bryza's appointment as ambassador to Azerbaijan.
Balkans: UN Court to rule on legality of Kosovo's independence declaration.
FRIDAY, July 23:
Bosnia-Herzegovina: 16th Sarajevo Film Festival opens (to July 31).
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visits Italy at the invitation of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.