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MONDAY, May 26:
Algeria: A ministerial conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) begins in Algeria (to May 29).
Azerbaijan: Foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Turkey meet in Baku to discuss bilateral and trilateral ties.
Bosnia-Herzegovina: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Sarajevo (to May 27).
EU/Russia/Ukraine: Berlin hosts tripartite gas talks between the EU, Ukraine, and Russia.
EU/Iran: European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif meet in Istanbul to discuss Teheran's nuclear program.
Georgia: Independence Day.
India: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Hamid Karzai visit New Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Indian Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.
Ukraine: The international observers monitoring May 25 Ukrainian presidential election present their preliminary post-election statement in Kyiv.
TUESDAY, May 27:
EU: Brussels hosts an informal dinner of EU heads of state or government.
Iran: UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran Ahmed Shaheed begins a fact-finding mission to Sweden, Austria, and Italy, which host significant Iranian diaspora populations (to June 6).
U.S./Afghanistan: United States Institute of Peace in Washington hosts a discussion titled "The Future of Afghan Policing: Security After NATO Withdrawal."
U.S./Russia: The Brookings Institution in Washington hosts a discussion titled "The Russian Gas Matrix: How Markets Are Driving Change."
WEDNESDAY, May 28:
Armenia: Republic Day.
Azerbaijan: Republic Day.
U.S./Bosnia-Herzegovina: United States Institute of Peace in Washington hosts a discussion titled "From Dayton to Europe: A New Beginning for Post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina?"
World: Geneva hosts the annual International Labor Conference (to June 12).
THURSDAY, May 29:
Kazakhstan: The presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia plan to sign a treaty on the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EES) at a summit in Astana.
UK/Pakistan: Chatham House in London hosts a discussion titled "Pakistan: War and State-building in Comparative Perspective."
U.S./Asia: U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs hosts a hearing titled "Energy Needs in Asia: The U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Option."
FRIDAY, May 30:
Asia: The 13th IISS Asia Security Summit opens in Singapore (to June 1).
NATO: The situation in Ukraine is expected to be the main agenda item for the NATO Parliamentary Assembly spring session in Vilnius (to June 1).
U.S.: Carnegie Endowment in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Al-Qaeda Transformed: The Core, Its Affiliates, and Their Splinters."
U.S.: Heritage Foundation in Washington hosts a discussion titled "Russian Military Modernization and Military Operations in the Crimea, North Caucasus, and Georgia."
SATURDAY, May 31:
Global: World No Tobacco Day.
SUNDAY, June 1:
Global: International Children's Day.
UN: Global Day of Parents.