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MONDAY, March 26:
Russia/U.S.: U.S. acting Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller travels to Vienna, Moscow, Tallinn, and London to discuss the future of conventional arms control in Europe.
Tajikistan: Dushanbe hosts the fifth International Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan. Presidents of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and Tajikistan to attend the conference.
Tajikistan/U.S.: U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake visits Dushanbe (to March 28).
World: Seoul hosts the second Nuclear Security Summit (to March 27).
U.S./Afghanistan: Brookings Institution hosts a discussion of the U.S. and NATO mission in Afghanistan.
U.S./Russia: Carnegie Endowment in Washington holds a discussion titled "Putin, Russia, and the West: War."
TUESDAY, March 27:
Belarus: The Johns Hopkins University hosts a discussion titled "Belarus-EU Relations: Short on Carrots, Short on Sticks."
Kazakhstan: A meeting of the Council of CIS Interparliamentary Assembly to be held in Almaty.
Serbia: Serbian President Boris Tadic to be awarded the Council of Europe North-South Prize 2012 in Lisbon.
Ukraine: Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Ukraine visit Kyiv (to March 29).
U.S./Caspian Region: Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington holds a conference titled "Prospects for Prosperity in the Caspian Basin."
U.S./Ukraine: Brookings Institution in Washington holds a discussion on the challenges facing Ukraine, the United States, and the European Union.
World: Amnesty International publishes its annual death-penalty statistics.
WEDNESDAY, March 28:
Iraq: Baghdad hosts the Arab League foreign ministers meeting ahead of the March 29 leaders summit.
Iran/Turkey: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits Tehran for talks with Iranian leaders.
Russia: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev attends the fourth BRICS Summit in New Delhi (to March 29).
World: Index on Censorship to announce the Freedom of Expression awards 2012 in London.
THURSDAY, March 29:
Azerbaijan: Debates on the situation with human rights in Azerbaijan to be held in Brussels.
Bosnia-Herzegovina: Amnesty International launches briefing on war-era sexual violence in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Georgia/Russia: Geneva hosts the 19th round of security talks between Russia and Georgia.
Iraq: Baghdad hosts the Arab League Summit.
Macedonia: Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki visits the Czech Republic.
U.S.: Council on Foreign Relations holds a conversation with former U.S. national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski.
FRIDAY, March 30:
Armenia: Armenian opposition plans to hold a protest rally in Yerevan.
EU/Ukraine: The ceremony to initial the EU-Ukraine association agreement is scheduled to take place in Brussels.
SATURDAY, March 31:
Russia: The Russian opposition plans to hold its regular Strategy 31 rally in Moscow and other cities.
World: Earth Hour.
Turkey: Istanbul International Film Festival opens (runs till April 15).
SUNDAY, April 1:
Kyrgyzstan: U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake visits Bishkek (to April 3).
Turkey: Istanbul hosts "Friends of Syria" meeting.