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, March 3:
: The 16th One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival
opens in Prague (to March 12).
: Brussels hosts an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting
on the situation in Ukraine.
: Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca
meets with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington.
: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva
, meets with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi.
: British Foreign Secretary William Hague visits Kyiv
TUESDAY, March 4:
: EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele visits Tbilisi
: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits Kyiv
to meet with senior representatives of Ukraine’s new government, leaders of the Verhovna Rada, and members of civil society.
: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission starts consultations
to prepare a new stand-by program of financial assistance in Kyiv.
WEDNESDAY, March 5:
: A new round of expert-level talks on Tehran’s nuclear energy program
between Iran and the P5+1 group is scheduled to start in Vienna.
: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits Tokyo
: Moscow hosts the meeting of the Military Committee of the Collective Security Treaty Organization
: EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton travels to Kyiv
THURSDAY, March 6:
FRIDAY, March 7:
: Sochi hosts the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
(to March 16).
: International Film Festival on Human Rights
opens in Geneva (to March 16).
SATURDAY, March 8:
: The 70th anniversary of the deportation of the entire Balkar nation
to Central Asia on Stalin's orders .
: International Women's Day
SUNDAY, March 9:
: EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is scheduled to visit Tehran
(to March 10).