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MONDAY, March 12:
Afghanistan: German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with German troops at a base near the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif.
Azerbaijan: Croatian President Ivo Josipovic visits Baku (to March 13).
Bosnia-Herzegovina: Human Rights Watch publishes a report titled “Justice For Atrocity Crimes: Lessons Of International Support For Trials Before The State Court Of Bosnia-Herzegovina.”
Iran: Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev visits Tehran, meets with his Iranian counterpart Ahmad Vahidi.
Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyz government delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Gulnara Asymbekova, visits Georgia.
Middle East: The Quartet of Middle East negotiators -- the United States, Russia, the UN and EU -- meet in New York to discuss the long-stalled peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
Russia: Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) to consider for approval the report by Marieluise Beck on the situation of IDPs and returnees in the North Caucasus region.
Turkmenistan: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov visits Ukraine to discuss gas deal (to March 14).
UN: Fifty-fifth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs opens in Vienna (to March 16).
World: Reporters Without Borders publishes its list of the enemies of the Internet, marking the World Day Against Cybercensorship.
World: The World Water Forum opens in Marseille bringing together stakeholders from all over the world in the water sector.
TUESDAY, March 13:
Council of Europe: PACE monitoring committee to discuss Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, and Ukraine.
WEDNESDAY, March 14:
Council of Europe: PACE holds hearing in connection with the report by Andreas Gross on the crisis of democracy and the role of the state in today’s Europe.
EU: European Parliament considers enlargement reports on Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia, holds debates on Kazakhstan and on the outcome of the presidential election in Russia (to March 15).
Iran: Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is expected to attend questioning session at the parliament in Tehran.
THURSDAY, March 15:
EU: The 14th edition of the European Consumer Day to be held in Copenhagen and focus on sustainable consumption.
Serbia: Belgrade hosts the 12th Council of Europe conference of ministers responsible for sport.
U.S./Iran: U.S. State Department spokesman for Iran Alan Eyre is scheduled to hold an online Q&A session.
U.S.: Middle East Institute in Washington holds a discussion titled "Why Does Russia Support The Assad Regime?"
U.S.: The George Washington University in Washington holds a discussion on Ukraine.
FRIDAY, March 16:
Moldova: Moldovan parliament expected to try to elect a new president.
U.S.: The George Washington University in Washington holds a discussion titled "Russia's Energy Policy: Domestic And Foreign Dimensions."
U.S.: Center for American Progress in Washington holds a discussion titled "Ending The Iraq War And Strengthening U.S. National Security."
World: Paris Book Fair 2012 opens, with Moscow as the guest-of-honor city (to March 19).
SATURDAY, March 17:
Pakistan: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari holds joint session of parliament in Islamabad.