The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
MONDAY, May 23:
: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi visits China
: Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas visits Baghdad
(to May 24).
: The International Institute for Strategic Studies in London hosts a discussion titled "Prospects For NATO-Russia Cooperation On Missile Defense
: Russian-Ukrainian naval exercise Fairway of Peace 2011
starts in the Black Sea (to May 27).
: Sixteenth ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement
(NAM) opens in Bali, Indonesia (to May 27).
TUESDAY, May 24:
: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to host a hearing titled "Al Qaeda, The Taliban And Other Extremist Groups In Afghanistan And Pakistan
: The International Institute for Strategic Studies
in London hosts Georgian Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterine Tkeshelashvili.
: France hosts the annual OECD meeting
: Uzbek Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Norov visits Berlin
(to May 26).
WEDNESDAY, May 25:
: Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov visits Indonesia
to participate in the meeting of countries joined in the Non-Aligned Movement (to May 27).
: Georgian opposition plans to hold a peaceful protest
: The Heritage Foundation in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Iran: Rising Power And Deepening Internal Repression
: The Wilson Center
holds a discussion on religious education and the politics of pluralism in Pakistan.
: Second EU-Russia Innovation Forum
opens in Lappeenranta, Finland (to May 26).
: International Islamic Forum
opens in Chechnya's capital, Grozny.
: Russia holds a presentation on the South Stream natural-gas pipeline
: The Center for Strategic and International Studies launches its annual "Global Peace Index 2011
" in Washington.
: International Missing Children's Day.
THURSDAY, May 26:
: The United States Institute of Peace hosts a discussion titled "Seeking A Silver Bullet: Key Challenges In India-Pakistan Normalization
: EU High Representative Catherine Ashton travels to Serbia and Kosovo
(to May 27).
: G8 Summit opens in Deauville
, France (to May 27).
FRIDAY, May 27:
: Seventeenth meeting of presidents of Central European States
opens in Warsaw (to May 28).
: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych visits Warsaw
(to May 28).
SATURDAY, May 28:
: Fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Amnesty International
SUNDAY, May 29:
: International Day of UN Peacekeepers