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MONDAY, December 3:
Azerbaijan: Baku hosts the 2012 Rostropovich International Music Festival.
Balkans: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) continues Goran Hadzic, Mladic Ratko, and Radovan Karadzic trials in The Hague.
Czech Republic: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Prague.
Moldova/Poland: Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski visits Chisinau.
Pakistan/EU/NATO: Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar visits NATO headquarters and the European Parliament in Brussels.
Russia/Turkey: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Istanbul.
Ukraine: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Ukraine after the Elections."
UN: Global dialogue on the impact of businesses on human rights starts in Geneva (to December 5).
UN: International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
World: The UN's conference on international telecommunications opens in Dubai (to December 14).
TUESDAY, December 4:
EU: EU Commissioner Stefan Fuele participates in meeting with Eastern Neighborhood Policy senior officials in Brussels.
Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek hosts the 11th prime ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (to December 5).
Kyrgyzstan/China: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visits Bishkek (to December 5).
Moldova/EU: Molodvan Parliament Speaker Marian Lupu is scheduled to visit Brussels (to December 5).
NATO: NATO foreign ministerial meetings open in Brussels (to December 5).
Russia: Winner of the Russian Booker literature prize to be announced.
Russia/NATO: Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds talks with NATO foreign ministers in Brussels.
WEDNESDAY, December 5:
Balkans: Friends of Europe’s annual European Policy Summit on the Balkans opens in Brussels.
Belarus/EU: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele meets with representatives of the human rights group Vyasna from Belarus.
Czech Republic: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Prague.
EU/Afghanistan: EU High Representative Catherine Ashton meets with Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul in Brussels.
Georgia: Trial of former Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Okruashvili to be held in Tbilisi.
Kyrgyzstan: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Averting Violence in Kyrgyzstan: Understanding and Responding to Nationalism."
Turkmenistan/CIS: Ashgabat hosts a meeting of the Council of the Heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
UN: International Volunteer Day.
World: Transparency International publishes its annual Corruption Perceptions Index report.
THURSDAY, December 6:
EU/Armenia: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele meets the Prosperous Armenia Party leadership in Brussels.
Iraq: International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition opens in Basra (to December 9).
OSCE: 19th OSCE Ministerial Council opens in Dublin (to December 7).
Russia/China: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visits Moscow.
FRIDAY, December 7:
Kyrgyzstan: British court hearing in the case of Maksim Bakiev, the son of Kyrgyzstan's deposed president, to be held in London.
Russia: Gazprom begins construction of its South Stream gas pipeline to Europe.
Pakistan: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Pakistan: Past Perspectives, Future Challenges."
SUNDAY, December 9:
UN: International Anti-Corruption Day.