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The Week Ahead: November 19-25

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.

Now on Twitter! Daily updates at @The_Week_Ahead.

MONDAY, November 19:

EU: Brussels hosts an EU's Foreign Affairs Council meeting.

EU: Strasbourg hosts an European Parliament plenary session (to November 21).

Pakistan: Islamabad hosts the Developing-8 (D8) meetings (to November 22).

Russia: Chatham House hosts in London a discussion titled "Russia's Policy Towards the Middle East."

TUESDAY, November 20:

Georgia/NATO: Brussels hosts a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Commission.

Iran: The Foreign Policy Center hosts an event to launch and discuss the key findings of Small Media's new report "Satellite Jamming in Iran: A War Over Airwaves."

Russia/China: Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu travels to Beijing (to November 21).

UN: Universal Children's Day.

WEDNESDAY, November 21:

Kazakhstan/France: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev pays a working visit to Paris (to November 22).

Armenia/Azerbaijan: Chatham House hosts in London a discussion titled "Displacement and Status in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict."

UN: World Television Day.

THURSDAY, November 22:

Armenia/Azerbaijan: European Policy Center hosts in Brussels a discussion titled "The Nagorno-Karabakh peace process - Is there a way out of the impasse?"

EU: European Union Summit opens in Brussels (to November 23).

Pakistan: Islamabad hosts the eighth Developing-8 (D8) Summit.

FRIDAY, November 23:

Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammadguliev meets with EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fule in Brussels.

Georgia: Giorgoba, St. George Day.

Russia: The sixth anniversary of the death of Aleksandr Litvinenko, a former Russian security service officer turned Kremlin critic.

World: International Day to End Impunity.

SATURDAY, November 24:

Russia: Russian opposition Coordination Council meeting is scheduled to be held.

Ukraine: National Day of Remembrance of Famine Victims.

SUNDAY, November 25:

UN: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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