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The Week Ahead: September 22-28

September 22: Iranian President Hassan Rohani travels to the United States to attend the UN General Assembly in New York.
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, September 22:
Belarus/U.S.: The first U.S.-Belarus Investment Forum begins in New York.
Georgia: Military service personnel from Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Georgia participate in the Eternity-2014 exercises in Tbilisi.
Iran: Iranian President Hassan Rohani travels to the United States to attend the UN General Assembly session in New York.
Moldova: World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Laura Tuck visits Chisinau.
UN: New York hosts the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (to September 23).

OSCE: Warsaw hosts an OSCE The Human Dimension Implementation meeting (to October 3).
U.S./Ukraine: Wilson Center in Washington hosts a discussion titled "The Ukraine Crisis: The View from Odessa."

U.S./Russia: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Russia's Role in Asian Energy Markets."
U.S./PONARS: Leading scholars and experts from North America and post-Soviet Eurasian countries attend the PONARS Eurasia Annual Conference 2014 in Washington.
TUESDAY, September 23:
Romania: The South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), holds a conference on press freedom, the influence of politics on media, and corruption in Bucharest.

Ukraine: European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee in Brussels hosts a discussion on the situation in Ukraine.

EU: European Parliament presents in Brussels the nominees for this year's Sakharov Prize.
UN: New York hosts the UN Climate Summit 2014.
WEDNESDAY, September 24:
Azerbaijan: Baku hosts the TEFI-Community international television festival (to September 27).
Belarus/Moldova: Chisinau hosts Belarus-Moldova business forum (to September 25).

Belarus/Moldova: Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka visits Chisinau (to September 25).

EU: European Parliament's International Trade Committee holds a debate on the association agreements with Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova in Brussels.

Ukraine: Kyiv hosts a Eurasia Forum for Media Development meeting (to September 26).
UN: The UN General Debate opens in New York (to September 30).
U.S./Ukraine: International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Energy Security and the Ukraine Crisis."
THURSDAY, September 25:
FRIDAY, September 26:
SUNDAY, September 28:
Turkmenistan: Ashgabat hosts a constituent assembly of the Agrarian Party.

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