MONDAY, May 16:
Armenia: Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian visits France (to May 17).
Azerbaijan: Czech President Vaclav Klaus pays an official visit to Baku (to May 19).
Georgia: Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze pays a working visit to Sweden and Denmark (to May 18).
Moldova: Moldovan Foreign Minister Iurie Leanca visits the Czech Republic (to May 17).
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev meets with Slovenian President Danilo Turk in Moscow.
Tajikistan: OSCE Chairman-in-Office and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Azubalis visits Dushanbe (to May 17).
UK/Russia: Deadline for Rosneft and BP to agree on Arctic exploration deal.
TUESDAY, May 17:
Pakistan: Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani travels to China to meet Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao.
Pakistan: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to host a hearing on strategic implications of Pakistan and the region.
Russia: The Moscow City Court to hear an appeal against a second jail term handed down to former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev.
Uzbekistan: Uzbek President Islam Karimov pays an official visit to India (to May 19).
UN: World Information Society Day.
U.S./Uzbekistan: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss nomination of George Albert Krol as the new U.S. ambassador to Uzbekistan.
WEDNESDAY, May 18:
Armenia: European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek to visit Yerevan (to May 19).
Azerbaijan/Russia: The Russian-Azerbaijani interregional forum to be held in Astrakhan (to May 19).
Russia: Austrian President Heinz Fischer to visit Moscow and Kazan (to May 21).
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev gives his annual press conference.
THURSDAY, May 19:
Afghanistan/Pakistan: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations holds a hearing titled "Evaluating Goals And Progress In Afghanistan And Pakistan."
Belarus: CIS Council of Heads of Government opens in Minsk.
Georgia: European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek to visit Tbilisi (to May 20).
Serbia: Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic visits Greece.
Russia: The Fourth EU-Russia Airlines Cooperation Conference opens in Brussels.
World: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) presents its annual report in Geneva.
FRIDAY, May 20:
Azerbaijan: European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek to visit Baku (to May 21).
Kazakhstan: Astana hosts an annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Pakistan: United States Institute of Peace launches a new report "Pakistan 2020: A Vision For Building A Better Future."
SATURDAY, May 21:
Russia: 90th birthday of Soviet dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Andrei Sakharov, who died in 1989.
UN: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
SUNDAY, May 22:
World: International Day for Biological Diversity.