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MONDAY, December 10:
EU: Brussels hosts the EU Foreign Ministers meeting.
EU: European Parliament plenary session opens in Strasbourg (to December 13).
Kyrgyzstan/Germany: Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev visits Berlin (to December 12).
NATO: Carnegie Europe in Brussels hosts a discussion titled "The World in 2020 — Can NATO Protect Us?"
Tajikistan: Tajikistan is expected to officially join the World Trade Organization.
Ukraine/India: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych visits New Delhi (to December 12).
UN: World Human Rights Day.
World: Nobel Peace Prize for 2012 to be awarded in Oslo.
TUESDAY, December 11:
Georgia/Russia: The next round of the Geneva talks between Georgia and Russia to be held in Switzerland.
Germany/Kyrgyzstan: German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev.
Russia/CIS: Moscow hosts a meeting of the CIS countries' defense ministers.
Russia/G20: Moscow hosts G20 Sherpas' meeting (to December 12).
UK/Georgia: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Political Developments and Prospects for Conflict Resolution in the Georgian-Abkhaz Context."
World: The Committee to Protect Journalist publishes the 2012 Imprisoned Journalists report.
WEDNESDAY, December 12:
EU: Ceremony for the awarding of Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2012 in Strasbourg.
Iran: Tehran hosts an international conference on sustainable urban energy (to December 13).
Russia: Constitution Day. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow.
Turkmenistan: Neutrality Day.
UK/Afghanistan: The International Institute for Strategic Studies in London hosts a discussion titled "The Afghan Peace and Reintegration Program."
UK/Pakistan: The International Institute For Strategic Studies in London hosts a discussion titled "Pakistan’s Nuclear History – and Future."
Ukraine/EU: European Parliament in Strasbourg holds a debate on the situation in Ukraine.
THURSDAY, December 13:
EU: European Council meeting opens in Brussels (to December 14).
Iran: The new round of talks between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran is due to be held in Tehran.
Moldova/EU: Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat meets with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Brussels.
Russia/G20: A conference on "Fostering Economic Growth and Sustainability" to be held in Moscow.
Ukraine/EU: European Parliament in Strasbourg votes on a resolution on Ukraine.
U.S./Kyrgyzstan: Wilson Center hosts a discussion titled "Women’s Leadership in Times of Political Transitions: Some Lessons from Kyrgyzstan."
FRIDAY, December 14:
World: Abu Dhabi hosts the 3rd ministerial meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum.
SATURDAY, December 15:
Russia: Russian opposition is scheduled to hold a protest rally in Moscow and other cities.
SUNDAY, December 16:
Kazakhstan: The first anniversary of the deadly riots in oil town of Zhanaozen.