The Week Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming week affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region
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MONDAY, June 3
European Policy Center in Brussels holds briefing The ICTY – What role for justice in Balkans reconciliation?
Belarus: OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovic
visits Minsk (to June 5).
Visit of PACE co-rapporteurs for the Assembly’s monitoring of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Georgia/NATO: James Appathurai to open NATO Week
Kazakhstan: President of Latvia Andris Berzins visits Astana
(to June 4).
Norway: Barents Summit
(Russia, Nordic & Baltic countries) opens in Kirkenes (to June 4).
Russia: EU-Russia Summit
in Yekaterinburg (to June 4).
Moscow City Court holds preliminary hearings on the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute launches SIPRI Yearbook 2013
New Arms Trade Treaty
is opened for signature by all member states.
Uzbekistan: NATO Liaison Office in Central Asia
opens in Tashkent.
TUESDAY, June 4
UN: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference
opens in Baku (to June 7).
Azerbaijan/EU: Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov
visits Brussels, (to June 5).
Belarus: UN Human Rights Council will review a report on the situation in Belarus
prepared by Special Rapporteur Miklos Haraszti.
CIS experts to consider in Minsk draft program of cooperation in fight against trafficking in human beings
for years 2014-2018.
Georgia/Russia: Zurab Abashidze, the PM’s Special Representative for Relations with Russia
, meets with Russia’s Deputy FM Gregory Karasin in Prague.
Kazakhstan: Day of the state symbols
NATO: Defense Ministers' Meetings
in Brussels (to June 5).
Moscow holds Russian Securities Forum
(to June 5).
Chatham House holds conference Values, Democracy, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law in Russia's Foreign Policy
Ukraine/EU: The Committee of Ministers will review the implementation by Ukraine
of the European Court of Human Rights in cases concerning the death of journalist Georgy Gongadze and Yuri Lutsenko's sentence (to June 6).
WEDNESDAY, June 5
: World Environment Day
Bosnia-Herzegovina: OSCE roundtable on the Terrorist Bombings Convention
Minsk hosts CIS Council of Defense Ministers meeting
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif is set to become Pakistan's PM
Russia: Russian, U.S. and UN officials meet in Geneva
to discuss situation in Syria.
Moscow holds International Drug Enforcement Conference
(to June 7).
Switzerland: Russian, U.S. and UN officials
meet in Geneva to discuss Syria.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon visits Turkmenistan
THURSDAY, June 6
Armenia: Aram Khachaturian International Competition
starts in Yerevan (to June 14). 110th anniversary of composer's birth.
Center for Universal Education at Brookings in Washington hosts a discussion on what can be learned from the Punjab experience
Russia/G20: Finance Ministers' & Central Bank Governors' Deputies Meeting
in St. Petersburg (to June 7).
Russia: Zamoskvoretskiy court of Moscow holds hearing
on last year's Bolotnaya Square riots.
President Viktor Yanukovych visits Serbia
(to June 7).
Washington's Wilson Center hosts The Islam in Eurasia Policy Conference
(to June 7).
FRIDAY, June 7
Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping
to meet in Rancho Mirage, California (to June 8).
Ukrainian court in Kharkiv to resume a second trial of Yulia Tymoshenko
SATURDAY, June 8
UN: World Oceans Day
London to co-host high-level meeting on global nutrition and growth
SUNDAY, June 9
Georgia: Conference of Judges
opens in Tbilisi.