ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

The executive committee of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) is meeting at 12 noon in order to discuss the government?s recent announcements regarding workers, pensioners and the unemployed.

Bank of Greece is hosting its 78th Annual General Meeting, where the Governor?s Report for 2010 will be presented. At 12 noon.

The Communist Party of Greece is organizing a rally at Syntagma Square in central Athens at 7.30 p.m. Party General Secretary Aleka Papariga will speak.

Deputy Infrastructure Minister Spyros Vougias will speak at the one-day event on ?Connecting Macedonia Airport with the Future Network of Thessaloniki Public Transport,? at 9.30 a.m. at the Technical Chamber of Greece?s premises in Thessaloniki (49 Megalou Alexandrou), at 11 a.m. Vougias will have a meeting with representatives of local authorities to discuss the planning and implementation of a public transport network by sea for the city of Thessaloniki.

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) presents its study on ?Agricultural Equipment and Competitiveness of the Primary Sector.? At 6 p.m. at the headquarters of Athens Newspaper Journalists? Union (ESIEA), 20 Academias Street. Info: Call 210.921.1200 or visit [email protected]

TUESDAY

Environment, Energy and Public Works Minister Tina Birbili and the president of the Center of Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change, Manthos Santamouris will be presenting the ?Bioclimatic City Facelifts? program to Attica mayors. Starting at 11 a.m., at the ministry?s amphitheater on 119 Mesogeion Avenue.

April 19 is the Day of Philhellenism and International Solidarity, on the anniversary of Lord Byron?s death, and a series of events across the country will mark the occasion.

ELIAMEP is organizing a public discussion on ?The Notion of the Exclusive Economic Zone and Greek Foreign Policy,? at the Yiannos Kranidiotis amphitheater of the Foreign Ministry (1 Academias Street), at 11 a.m. Athens University Emeritus Professor Christos Rozakis, former Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Valinakis and Kathimerini journalist Stavros Lygeros to be among speakers. For more information, call 210.725.7124 or visit [email protected]

Listed firm Terna Energy is holding its annual general meeting at 9.30 a.m.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue February 2011 data on industry turnover and new orders.

Boussias Conferences and Self Service magazine are organizing an audience with Pierre-Olivier Beckers, CEO of Belgium?s Delhaize Group, on ?The Future of Selling Consumer Goods.? At the Hotel Grande Bretagne, starting at 8 p.m. Info: www.sellingfmcg.gr or www.boussiasconferences.gr

On the occasion of International Book Day on April 23, the Herakleidon Museum (16 Iraklidon, Thisseio) is organizing a five-day book bazaar running until Saturday and featuring a 20-40 percent discount on older and new publications. Call 210.346.1981 or visit [email protected] for more information.

WEDNESDAY

Euroline, Interinvest and Petropoulos are holding their annual general meetings.

FRIDAY

Most shops will be open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. only due to the Good Friday holiday.

SATURDAY

Most shops will open 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. due to the Holy Saturday holiday.