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, November 25:
: UN special rapporteur Rashida Manjoo visits Azerbaijan
to examine the issue of violence against women (to December 5).
: Statehood Day
: Next round of 5+2 talks on the Transdniester conflict settlement
, involving representatives of Moldova, Transdniester, Russia, Ukraine, and the OSCE, plus the United States and the European Union, starts in Kyiv (to November 26).
: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Italy and Vatican
, meets Italian leaders and Pope Francis (to November 26).
: International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
: Wilson Center
in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Media Transparency and Journalist Ethics in Post-Soviet Ukraine
TUESDAY, November 26:
: European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs hosts a discussion in Brussels on the Montenegro progress report
: European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs holds a debriefing on the European Parliament's Election Observation Mission to Tajikistan
: Forum on minority issues opens in Geneva
(to November 27).
WEDNESDAY, November 27:
: European Parliament's subcommittee on human rights releases a study on media freedom in Western Balkans and holds exchange of views on human rights in Western Balkans in 2013 progress reports
: European Parliament's subcommittee on human rights holds exchange of views on the situation with Christian and other minorities in Iraq
: Chatham House
in London hosts a discussion titled "EU vs Gazprom: Implications of the Antitrust Clash
THURSDAY, November 28:
: Strasbourg hosts a meeting of the representatives of civil societies from Armenia and Azerbaijan
(to November 29).
: Vilnius hosts the Third Eastern Partnership Summit
(to November 29).
: Shanghai Cooperation Organization
(SCO) Council of Heads of Government meeting begins in Tashkent (to November 29).
SUNDAY, December 1:
: World AIDS Day