The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
MONDAY, December 6:
Georgia: Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili visits Mexico to attend a conference on climate change in Cancun (to December 11).
Iran: Iran resumes talks on its nuclear program with the so-called 5+1 grouping of UN Security Council permanent members Britain, China, France, Russia, and the United States with Germany (to December 7).
Iran/Greece: Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki starts two-day visit to Athens.
Pakistan/Turkey: Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani visits Turkey, meets Turkish President Abdullah Gul in Ankara (to December 9).
Russia/Poland: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev makes an official visit to Warsaw (to December 7).
TUESDAY, December 7:
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev attends the EU-Russia summit in Brussels.
World: OECD publishes PISA survey on international schools standards.
WEDNESDAY, December 8:
Russia/Belgium: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev meets Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme and King Albert II.
Ukraine: Kyiv hosts the Forum of European and Asian media (to December 9).
THURSDAY, December 9:
Croatia: Amnesty International launches report on war crimes impunity in Croatia.
Russia: The Customs Union and the Eurasian Economic Community summits open in Moscow.
UN: International Anti-Corruption Day.
World: Launch of Transparency International's Global Corruption Barometer report in London.
FRIDAY, December 10:
Russia: CSTO Council meeting and Council of CIS heads meeting begin in Moscow.
Russia/Finland: Finnish Prime Minister Mari Kiviniemi travels to St. Petersburg, meets with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
UN: Human Rights Day.
SUNDAY, December 12:
Kosovo: Parliamentary elections.
Russia: Constitution Day.
Turkmenistan: Neutrality Day.