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• Giorgi Muchaidze, executive director of the Atlantic Council of Georgia, who discusses the Oct. 1 elections in the former Soviet republic of Georgia in a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Wednesday

• Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s most prominent pro-democracy supporter and a former political prisoner. She receives the Congressional Gold Medal, the top honor bestowed by Congress. She also addresses the International Republican Institute and the National Democratic Institute.

• Shalva Natelashvili, leader of the opposition Georgian Labor Party, who discusses the campaign for the Oct. 1 elections in a briefing at the Center for the National Interest.

• Christian Leuprecht, associate professor of Canada’s Royal Military College who participates in a forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on terrorism at the U.S.-Canada border

Thursday

• Alvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia, who discusses Colombia’s talks with Marxist rebels and Venezuela’s presidential election in a forum at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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