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MONDAY, January 28:
: Afghan Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal and EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid, and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva
hold a meeting in Brussels.
: OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs and foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia
hold a meeting in Paris.
: Vienna hosts the international experts meeting on nuclear safety
(to February 1).
: Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki pays a working visit to Moscow
(to January 30).
: Macedonian Defense Minister Fatmir Besimi visits NATO Headquarters in Brussels
, meets with the NATO deputy secretary-general, Alexander Vershbow.
: Riyadh hosts annual award ceremony for the winners of the King Faisal International Prize
, the "Arab Nobel Prize."
: Human Rights Council in Geneva reviews human rights records
of Israel, Serbia, Montenegro, and other countries (to February 1).
TUESDAY, January 29:
: Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov meets with EU Commission President Jose Barroso
: Moldovan Foreign Minister Iurie Leance meets with EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele
: European Parliament in Brussels hosts a conference on enlargement strategy and regional cooperation in the western Balkans
: Chatham House hosts a discussion in London titled "Contrasting Electoral Lessons from Georgia and Belarus.
: Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania attends a discussion titled "Georgia's Democratic Path: Past, Present and Future
" in London.
: The World Trade Organization's General Council meeting
opens in Geneva (to January 31).
: The UN mediator in the Greek-Macedonian name dispute, Matthew Nimetz, holds a meeting
with representatives of the two sides in New York (to January 30).
WEDNESDAY, January 30:
: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhar meets with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton
: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhar and Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Vilkul meet with EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy
Stefan Fuele in Brussels.
: Russian and Kazakh deputy premiers are scheduled to hold talks
in Moscow on the use of Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome.
THURSDAY, January 31:
: NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen presents his Annual Report for 2012
: Brussels hosts the EU Foreign Affairs Council
: Fajr International Film Festival
opens in Tehran (to February 10).
: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin
: Human Right Watch publishes its annual World Report
FRIDAY, February 1:
: Romanian President Traian Basescu pays an official visit to Chisinau
. (The visit has reportedly been cancelled
: World Interfaith Harmony Week
(to February 7).
: Germany hosts the 49th Munich Security Conference
(to February 3).