The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
MONDAY, October 10:
: The EU Foreign Affairs Council to discuss the situations in Belarus and Iran
: Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili visits Prague to attend the Forum 2000 conference
: Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi
visits Kuwait to participate in the 10th session of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue.
: Kosovar President Atifete Jahjaga attends the Forum 2000 conference in Prague
: The 2011 OSCE Mediterranean Conference
opens in Budva, Montenegro.
: The fourth German-Russian Dialogue Baden-Baden meeting
opens in Germany (to October 16).
: U.S. Assistant Secretary Michael Posner travels to Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, and Kazan
to discuss a wide range of human rights and democracy issues (to October 15).
: World Mental Health Day
: 2011 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences
to be announced in Stockholm.
: World Day Against the Death Penalty
TUESDAY, October 11:
: Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer pays an official visit to Baku
: The European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the situations in Georgia and Ukraine
: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin visits Beijing
to attend the 16th regular meeting of the two countries' premiers (to October 12).
: The trial of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
to resume in Kyiv.
: Jury trial begins for suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout
in New York.
WEDNESDAY, October 12:
: Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yılmaz visits Baku
: The European Commission to announce its annual overview of enlargement strategy and progress made toward EU accession
in the Western Balkans, Turkey, and Iceland.
: The EU-Russia aviation summit
starts in St. Petersburg (to October 13).
: Russian opposition plans to hold a rally
to mark Day of Wrath in Moscow.
: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion on Turkmenistan's domestic and foreign policies
: International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
: The biggest book and media fair in the world, Frankfurt Book Fair 2011
, begins in Germany (to October 16).
THURSDAY, October 13:
: First OSCE Southeast Europe Media Conference
opens in Sarajevo (to October 14).
: Yerevan hosts the CIS Interior Ministers’ Council meeting
: Austrian Federal President Heinz Fischer is scheduled to visit Ashgabat
SUNDAY, October 16:
: World Food Day