ECONOMY

Week ahead

Monday

Prime Minister George Papandreou scheduled to meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios at 10 a.m. at Parliament.

The Goulandris Natural History Museum?s GAIA Center for Environmental Research and Education holds a concert to mark its 10-year anniversary, at 8.30 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the museum. Info: www.gnhm.gr

European Commission?s representative office in Athens and the Child?s Smile charity hold an event on the European Year of Volunteering 2011 at 6 p.m. at 151 Mesogeion Avenue, Maroussi. The event will be broadcast live on www.hamogelo.gr/VOLUNTEERS2011

Tuesday

Public and private sector unions ADEDY and GSEE hold a 48-hour nationwide strike in protest of the government?s midterm fiscal plan, as well as a protest rally at Pedion tou Areos Square, starting at 10 a.m.

Research company Stat Bank to hold event on ?Diamonds 2011: The healthiest growing companies during the crisis,? at 7 p.m. at the American School of Classical Studies (Cotsen Hall). Dimitris Bourantas, professor of management and human resources, to speak. Info: www.statbank.gr

President Karolos Papoulias to pay official two-day visit to Romania.

EFG Eurobank, Maillis, Hellas On Line, Forthnet and Eurodrip to hold annual general shareholder assemblies.

Wednesday

Greek lawmakers scheduled to vote on a five-year fiscal plan.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to present final architecure plan for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) at the Faliro Delta (horse-racing track) at 7.15 p.m. The plans will be presented by Renzo Piano, the project?s architect. Info: www.snf.org

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce organizes Defense World (DEWO) conference on ?Armaments and Business Development in Greece: What the Future Holds?? at the Ledra Marriot hotel, starting at 9 a.m. Speakers include Defense Minister Panos Beglitis and US Ambassador Daniel Bennett Smith. Info: www.amcham.gr

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