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MONDAY, November 28:
: A session of the CIS inter-religious council
opens in Yerevan (to November 29).
: EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Philippe Lefort
and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs - Robert Bradtke, Igor Popov, and Bernard Fassier
- are scheduled to visit Yerevan.
: Third annual Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum
opens in Poznan, Poland (to November 30).
: Moscow hosts a conference on social media
(to November 29).
: Polish President Bronilsaw Komorowski visits Kyiv
to meet with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.
: South Africa hosts UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference,
which will try to chart the future of the Kyoto Protocol (to December 9).
TUESDAY, November 29:
: Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian visits Tbilisi
: Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat pays an official visit to the Czech Republic
(to November 30).
WEDNESDAY, November 30:
: Fourth International Banking Conference of CIS countries
opens in Baku (to December 3).
: Brussels hosts a meeting titled "Balkans Scorecard: Assessing The Region's Key Pointers
: Verdict in case against two men accused of Minsk metro bombing,
which killed 15 in April, to be announced in Minsk. Prosecutors have demanded the death penalty.
: Warsaw hosts an expert seminar on human trafficking
, which covers EU countries and the countries of the Eastern Partnership.
: EU's Foreign Affairs Council, chaired by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, to discuss the situation in the Western Balkans
, notably regarding Serbia and Kosovo.
: 5+2 talks resume between Moldova and breakaway Transdniester region
in Vilnius, Lithuania.
: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is scheduled to visit Israel
(to December 1).
: UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran Ahmed Shaheed launches a fact-finding mission to France, Germany, and Belgium
, countries that host the Iranian diaspora, to gather information about alleged human rights violations in Iran.
: WTO General Council meeting
begins in Geneva (to December 1).
THURSDAY, December 1:
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
opens in Warsaw (to December 2).
: The inauguration of new Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev
to be held in Bishkek.
: Senior officials of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East hold a conference
on the Arab Spring in Warsaw (to December 2).
: Transparency International launches its annual Corruption Perceptions Index
: World AIDS Day
FRIDAY, December 2:
: The leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is expected to visit Kyrgyzstan
(to December 4).
: The draw for the final stages of Euro 2012
to take place in Kyiv.
SATURDAY, December 3:
: Yerevan hosts the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011
: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
SUNDAY, December 4:
: Parliamentary elections
: EU High Representative Catherine Ashton travels to Bonn
to participate in the International Conference on Afghanistan.
: Parliamentary elections