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MONDAY, October 7:
Azerbaijan/PACE: A 32-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) visits Azerbaijan to observe the presidential election (to October 10).
EU: European Parliament plenary session opens in Strasbourg (to October 10).
Russia: Seventh anniversary of Russian investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya murder.
Serbia/Kosovo: A meeting between prime ministers Ivica Dacic and Hashim Thaci begins in Brussels.
Tajikistan/Russia: Russian State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin visits Dushanbe.
Ukraine/Belarus: Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov visits Minsk (to October 8).
Ukraine/Poland: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych visits Krakow (to October 8).
UN: World Habitat Day.
World: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 announced in Stockholm.
TUESDAY, October 8:
EU/Armenia: Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian visits Brussels, meets with the European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
Poland: Krakow hosts an informal meeting of presidents of the Arraiolos Group, which includes Austria, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Hungary, and Italy (to October 9).
World: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 announced in Stockholm.
WEDNESDAY, October 9:
Azerbaijan: Presidential election.
EU/Armenia: European Parliament votes on the agreement between the European Union and Armenia on the facilitation of the issuance of visas.
Pakistan: One year ago Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen.
Ukraine/Turkey: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych visits Ankara.
UK/South Caucasus: The Foreign Policy Center in London hosts a discussion titled "Nagorno-Karabakh: Avoiding War and Working for Peace in the South Caucasus."
UN: World Post Day.
World: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013 announced in Stockholm.
THURSDAY, October 10:
Azerbaijan: A joint preliminary statement on the findings of the international election observation mission to be made public in a press conference in Baku.
EU: The winner of the 2013 Sakharov Prize announced in Strasbourg.
EU/Bosnia-Herzegovina: Brussels hosts a meeting of the High-Level Dialogue on the accession process with Bosnia-Herzegovina.
EU/Russia: European Parliament holds a debate on rule of law and human rights in Russia.
Global: World Sight Day.
Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek hosts an international conference on Afghanistan.
U.S./South Caucasus: Hudson Institute in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Rise of Radical Islamism in the South Caucasus."
WHO: World Mental Health Day.
World: International Day Against the Death Penalty.
World: The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 expected to be announced in Stockholm.
FRIDAY, October 11:
Culture: Warsaw Film Festival opens (to October 20).
EU/Ukraine: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele visits Kyiv.
NATO: Dubrovnik hosts the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's 59th annual session (to October 14).
Ukraine: The Pokrov International Orthodox Film Festival opens in Kyiv (to October 14).
Ukraine/Uzbekistan: OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara visits Tashkent (to October 13).
World: The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 announced in Oslo.
SUNDAY, October 13:
UN: International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction.