MONDAY, May 9:
Afghanistan: Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasul pays an official visit to China (to May 12).
Armenia: OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Petros Efthymiou visits Yerevan (May 11).
Balkans: The Wilson Center hosts a discussion titled "Lessons From Bosnia And The Balkans" in Washington.
EU: Europe Day.
Pakistan: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to address parliament in Islamabad.
Russia: Moscow's Red Square hosts the annual Victory Day parade.
Ukraine: The Washington-based Brookings Institution hosts a discussion on the process by which Ukraine surrendered its nuclear weapons in the 1990s.
UN: UN Security Council holds briefings on the situation in Libya and a discussion of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
UN: Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries opens in Istanbul, Turkey (to May 13).
TUESDAY, May 10:
Afghanistan: U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing titled "Outlook For Transition In Afghanistan."
Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Washington-based U.S. Institute of Peace holds a discussion titled "Deep Political Crisis In Bosnia-Herzegovina."
U.S.: The Washington-based Cato Institute holds a forum titled "America's Allies And War: Kosovo, Afghanistan, And Iraq."
World: Istanbul hosts a meeting of the Council of Europe ministers (to May 11).
World: Oslo Freedom Forum opens in Norway to highlight global humanitarian issues (to May 11).
WEDNESDAY, May 11:
Belarus: The trials of former presidential candidates Mikalay Statkevich and Dzmitry Vus to take place in Minsk.
Iran: Iran resumes trial in Tehran of three U.S. hikers arrested and accused of espionage in 2009. (NOTE: The trial has reportedly been postponed).
Pakistan/Russia: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to visit Moscow and St. Petersburg (to May 14).
Russia: Diego Maradona, Luis Figo, and other world soccer stars visit Chechnya to play soccer in a new stadium in Grozny.
Ukraine: Ukraine starts six-month rotating presidency of the Council of Europe.
World: 64th Cannes Film Festival opens (to May 22).
World: Launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-20.
THURSDAY, May 12:
Azerbaijan: OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Petros Efthymiou visits Baku (May 13).
Russia/Pakistan: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev holds talks with President of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari in Moscow.
FRIDAY, May 13:
Kazakhstan: Almaty hosts regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (to May 14).
World: Amnesty International launches its 2011 report, "The State Of The World’s Human Rights."
SATURDAY, May 14:
Georgia: OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Petros Efthymiou visits Tbilisi.
Iran/Iraq: Tehran hosts an international antiterrorism conference. Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is expected to attend.
World: Germany's Dusseldorf hosts the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 final.
SUNDAY, May 15:
Russia: St. Petersburg hosts a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
Russia: 120th anniversary of the birth of Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov.
Ukraine: Ukraine's Day of Remembrance for Victims of Political Repression.
UN: International Day of Families.