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MONDAY

Pharmacists continue their strike and are set to decide on further action.

Attica hospital staff hold a four-hour work stoppage from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Forty-six listed companies are to issue their 2013 financial results, including blue chips OPAP, Eurobank, Marfin Investment Group, Folli Follie Group and Ellaktor.

Deputy Foreign Minister Kyriakos Gerontopoulos will be received by Archbishop Demetrios of America in New York.

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with its Women in Business (WIB) Committee, will hold its WIB Forum 2014, titled “The Workplace Through the Eyes of Generation Y,” at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation (206 Pireos, Tavros, Athens). (Info: 210.699.3559, aboyatzis@amcham.gr)

Microsoft Hellas and Global Sustain are the joint organizers of an event titled “NGO Day: Tech 4 Good – Technology in the Service of NGOs,” starting at 9.30 a.m. at Microsoft’s Athens headquarters (221 Kifissias, Maroussi). (Info: www.csrhellas.org)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its January data on retail commerce turnover and road accidents.

TUESDAY

Eurozone finance ministers meet in Athens for an informal Eurogroup meeting, in the presence of European Commission Vice President Olli Rehn and Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier.

A national holiday in Cyprus, commemorating the start of its liberation struggle from colonial rule in 1955.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will be in Brussels to take part in a meeting of NATO foreign ministers and the International Conference on Genocide Prevention.

The European Commission’s Joint Research Center (JRC) will present its work along with the activities of the research centers of Greece’s General Secretariat for Research and Technology in the fields of maritime affairs, energy, food and bio-economy at the Dimokritos Center (Neapoleos & Patriarchou Grigoriou, Aghia Paraskevi, Athens) at 9 a.m. (Info: 210.650.3039)

The University of Athens hosts the fifth annual workshop for new researchers, co-organized by the Greek Association for Law & Economics at the Drakopoulou Auditorium (30 Panepistimiou, Athens). (Info: www.greeklawecon.org)

The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) hosts an informative event titled “Keep Calm and Startup” at its Giorgos Kontogiorgis Conference Center (200 Ionias, Athens). Entrance is free. (Info: www.eede.gr)

The Smart & Sustainable Cities Conference 2014 takes place at the OTEAcademy amphitheater (1 Spartis, Maroussi, Athens). (Info: 210.661.7777, aboussia@boussias.com)

The first ThinkBiz Pitching Event of the year, titled “Time to Move App,” will take place at The Cube (8 Klisovis, Athens) from 6 to 8 p.m. (Info: thinkbiz.gr)

WEDNESDAY

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades meets with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Brussels.

Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras chairs an informal Ecofin meeting of European Union economy and finance ministers in Athens.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will represent Greece at the proceedings of the EU-Africa Summit in Brussels. To Thursday.

The 2nd International Conference on Research Infrastructures (ICRI 2014) opens at the Athens Concert Hall’s International Conference Center (Vassilissis Sofias & Kokkalis). To Friday. (Info: www.icri2014.gr)

The Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBETH) hosts an event titled “Penetration of Markets Abroad: From Theory to Practice,” starting at 5.30 p.m. (Tsimiski 29, Thessaloniki). (Info: www.ebeth.gr)

FRIDAY

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will host ane informal “Gymnich” meeting of EU foreign ministers, at Zappeion in central Athens. To Saturday.

SATURDAY

Under the chairmanship of Greek Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos, European Union foreign ministers will meet with EU candidate countries’ foreign ministers in Athens.

The 6th International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP 2014) takes place at the Golden Age Hotel in Athens (57 Michalakopoulou). To Sunday. (Info: www.icdip.org)

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