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MONDAY

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras to attend the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels.

An informal meeting of European Union agriculture ministers continues in Athens through Tuesday.

The Economist organizes a conference titled “Europe and the Arab World: Strengthening political, business and investment ties,” at the Athens Inter-Continental Hotel, 89-93 Syngrou. To Tuesday. Speakers will include Parliament Speaker Evangelos Meimarakis and Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos. (Info: 210.940.8750, info@hazliseconomist.com)

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will meet with Chinese Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Chao and Secretary General of the Arab League Nabil Elaraby.

The 2nd Greece-United Arab Emirates Joint Interministerial Committee meeting opens at the Astir Palace Resort in Vouliagmeni, southern Athens. To Tuesday.

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA) hosts an event on “Funding Enterprises and Business Opportunities,” at 6 p.m. at 7 Academias. (Info: www.acci.gr)

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is organizing a book presentation and open discussion on “Young Greeks in Politics,” regarding the role of young people in the May elections. At the Katarraktis cultural hall, 74 Constantinoupoleos, Moschato, Athens. from 7 p.m. (Info: 210.364.3223)

TUESDAY

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras to preside over the ECOFIN meeting of European Union economy and finance ministers in Brussels.

In the context of the Greece-United Arab Emirates Committee meeting, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will meet with Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The Federation of Hellenic ICT Enterprises (SEPE) and DigitalEurope organize the “e-Skills for Jobs 2014 Grand Event: Mobilizing to Support Job Creation and Upskilling of the Workforce.” At the Ethniki Insurance conference center, 103-105 Syngrou, Athens. (Info: www.sepe.gr)

The director of the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Martin Hellwig, will deliver a lecture on “Banks, Government and Monetary Union during Crisis.” The event will take place at the Athens Concert Hall, 1 Kokkali and Vassilissis Sofias at 7 p.m., organized by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE), Megaron Plus and the Foreign Ministry. (Info: www.iobe.gr)

The Institute of Foreign Affairs of Panteion University will host a public debate on “The Crisis in Ukraine: Challenges and Prospects for the EU.” The debate starts at noon, at 3-5 Hill, Plaka, Athens. The working language will be English. (Info: deca@idis.gr)

WEDNESDAY

The ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece, in association with the IE Business School in Madrid and NextGen Leadership S.L., are organizing an event titled “Family Businesses: Engines of the Economy.” At the American College of Greece, 6 Gravias, Aghia Paraskevi. (Info: www.alba.edu.gr)

THURSDAY

The EU-Western Balkans Ministerial Conference takes place at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall.

OTE telecom and Frigoglass will issue their first-quarter results.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) presents its workforce survey for February.

FRIDAY

The book for the National Bank share capital increase is closing.

The new Eurobank shares are entering the stock market.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its April data on the consumer price index and on car licenses issued, as well as the March figures on industrial output.

The Institute of Foreign Affairs of Panteion University hosts an event, in English, on: “Legions of peace: UN Peacekeepers from the Global South.” Starts at 1 p.m. at 3-5 Hill, Plaka, Athens. (Info: deca@idis.gr)

SATURDAY

National Bank to hold an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders.

Spring sales end.

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