Geopolitical Forecast for December 12th - 18th
Monday, December 12th
Moscow. Russia. The conference "CIS: Questions of inter-country work with modern equipment in the framework of the formation of an interstate network of centers for collective use".
Ukraine. 12-16 December. The visit of the First Deputy Head of the Special OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine Alexander Hug. Planned visit to Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
Israel. Visit of the US Minister of Defense Ashton Carter.
Brussels. Belgium. The meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers of the EU countries.
Strasbourg. France. 12-15 December. Plenary session of the European Parliament.
Belgrade. Serbia. 12-13 December. Visit of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. Meetings with President Tomislav Nikolic, the Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic.
Paris. France. 12-15 December. The meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
New York. USA. Plenary Session of the UN General Assembly.
New York. USA. Briefing to the UN Security Council dedicated to international security threats from terrorist organizations and judicial cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
Los Angeles. USA. Nominees Announcement of the Nominees of the Golden Globe Award.
New Zealand. Collection of the National Party.
Tuesday, December 13th
Moscow. Russia. Press conference of the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the OSCE, Alexander Lukashevich.
Baku. Azerbaijan. The visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Seoul. The Republic of Korea. A trilateral meeting of the Special Representatives of the Republic of Korea, Japan and the United States on North Korea.
Singapore. 13-14 December. Regional Conference of the International Discussion Club "Valdai" "New Growth institutes in Asia and Eurasia: What is the mission of Russia?".
Tehran. Iran. Meeting of the Permanent Russian-Iranian commission on trade-economic cooperation.
Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia. Meeting of the Intergovernmental Russian-Mongolian commission on trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation.
Italy. 13-14 December. Visit of the US Minister of Defense Ashton Carter.
Vilnius. Lithuania. Plenary session of the Parliament.
Paris. France. Publication of the monthly report of the International Energy Agency on the state of the world oil market.
Paris. France. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to publish statistics on the GDP of the "Big Twenty" (G20).
New York. USA. Briefing and consultations in the UN Security Council devoted to the issue of extending the powers of the organization missions in Libya and South Sudan.
New York. USA. The UN Security Council will hold consultations on the UN Force Zone Disengagement Observer.
Washington. USA. 13-14 December. The meeting of the Federal Committee on open market of the US Federal Reserve operations.
Wednesday, December 14th
Moscow. Russia. Meeting of the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov with the heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Moscow. Russia. Scheduled visit of the President of the House of Representatives (parliament) of Libya Aquila Saleh Isa.
Moscow. Russia. Presentation of the report "Threats of the globalization over the terrorism in the Middle East. View from Russia and Israel."
Strasbourg. France. The solemn ceremony of the European Prize "for freedom of thought" .
Vienna. Austria. Publication of the monthly report of the OPEC on the situation in the oil market.
Frankfurt am Main. Germany. Meeting of the Governors of the European Central Bank.
New York. USA. The UN Security Council will consider a resolution that will thank Ban Ki-moon for his work as the Secretary General.
Thursday, December 15th
Moscow. The visit of the Secretary General of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Yoon Do Kynom.
Minsk. Belarus. The meeting of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of states - participants of Commonwealth of the statutory and other bodies of the CIS.
Japan. 15-16 December. Visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Frankfurt am Main. Germany. The meeting of the General Council of the European Central Bank.
Paris. France. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development to publish statistics on the cost of labor per unit of output.
New York. USA. Open debate in the UN Security Council dedicated to the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
New York. USA. Press conference of the US president elect Donald Trump.
Friday, December 16th
Moscow. International Round Table "Developing integration, uniting the continents EAEC - Latin America."
Tokyo. Japan. Russian-Japanese Business Dialogue
Brussels. 16-17 December. International Conference: "Law over the Protection of Competition".
New York. USA. The meeting of the UN Security Council over the situation in the Middle East.
Saturday, December 17th
Moscow. Russia. Scientific-practical conference devoted to the 50th anniversary of the International Covenants on Human Rights.
Sunday, December 18th
Kishinev. Moldova. An extraordinary congress of the Socialist Party.
Washington. USA. The final of the international beauty contest "Miss World 2016".
Arabic Language Day.
International Migrants Day.