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The Weeks Ahead is a detailed listing of key events of the coming weeks affecting RFE/RL's broadcast region.
UPCOMING EVENTS / SELECTED
Moldova - Chisinau City Day, Oct 14
Russia - Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union, St. Petersburg, Oct 14-18
Kyrgyzstan - Presidential Election, Oct 15
Macedonia to hold local elections, Oct 15
Austria - Legislative Elections, Oct 15
World Health Summit 2017, Berlin, Oct 15-17
U.S. - Trump faces deadline to notify Congress whether Iran is still complying with the nuclear accord, Washington, Oct 15
UN - World Food Day, Oct 16
Russia - Meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club, Putin's address is expected, Sochi, Oct 16-19
EPC - Exploring future EU-NATO cooperation – Leap forward or more of the same? Brussels, Oct 16
EU - Foreign Affairs Council, Luxembourg, Oct 16
Chatham House - The Belt and Road, London, Oct 16
Russia - Open Innovations Forum, Skolkovo, Oct 16-18
U.S. Deputy Secretary John Sullivan's visits Tokyo/ Seoul Oct 16-19
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends Polish-Turkish economic forum, Warsaw, Oct 17
HRW - Afghanistan: Access to Education for Girls, Oct 17
EU - General Affairs Council, Luxembourg, Oct 17
Belarus - EU's Johannes Hahn visits Minsk, Oct 17
Serbia/Kosovo - The February 2015 justice agreement will be "fully implemented", Oct 17
GWU - Landmines and Peacebuilding 20 Years After the Mine Ban Treaty, Washington, Oct 17
China - 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing, Oct 18
Azerbaijan - Independence Day, Oct 18
European Commission - Jean-Claude Juncker has invited Visegrad Group leaders to a meeting, Brussels, Oct 18
EU - European Council President Donald Tusk chairs the Tripartite Social Summit, Brussels, Oct 18
EPC - Nord Stream 2: Assessing the economic and security impact on Central and Eastern Europe, Brussels, Oct 18
OSCE - Central Asia Media Conference – Open journalism in Central Asia, Tashkent, Oct 18-19
IISS - The new US strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia: challenges and prospects, London, Oct 18
EU - European Council, Brussels, Oct 19-20
RUSI - Book Launch - A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is, London, Oct 19
Czech Republic - Parliamentary elections, Oct 20-21
Slovenia - Presidential election, Oct 22
Japan - General elections, Oct 22
Kosovo - Local Elections, Oct 22
Wilson Center - Book Presentation: Gorbachev: His Life and Times, Washington, Oct 23
UK Parliament - Oral Evidence Session - Beyond Brexit: the UK and the Balkans, London, Oct 25
U.S. - Senate Intelligence Committee - Michael Cohen, a close associate of Trump, speaks to the Committee, Washington, Oct 25
European Parliament - Sakharov Prize, Strasbourg, Oct 26
Chatham House - Ukrainian Church Communities: The Role of the Greek Catholic Church, London, Oct 26
Turkmenistan - Independence Day, Oct 27
International Religious Freedom Day, Oct 27
Czech Republic - Independence Day, Oct 28
Kazakhstan - New round of talks on Syria, Astana, Oct 30-31
IAEA - International Ministerial Conference - Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, Abu Dhabi, Oct 30-Nov 1
Transparency International - Western Balkans National Integrity System study to be released at the end of October
World Bank - Doing Business 2018, Oct 31
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