ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY The Foreign Ministry and the Exporters’ Association of Northern Greece (SEVE) host a conference to present the Action Program for Economic Diplomacy 2008, at 7 p.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis will be the keynote speaker. For details, log on to www.seve.gr. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to present the goals of the National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) 2007-2013, at a conference in Patras. The Center of European Constitutional Law hosts a conference on «Another State is Feasible,» at 4.30 p.m. at the Foreign Ministry. Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos and PASOK MP Evangelos Venizelos will speak. To tomorrow. For details, call 210.362.3506 or log on to www.cecl.gr. TUESDAY The General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) holds a lecture on «Flexicurity: Myths and Reality,» at 6 p.m. at the amphitheatre of GSEE. For details, log on to www.gsee.gr. The Constantine Karamanlis Institute of Democracy hosts a conference on «The International Economic Conjuncture and its Impact on the Greek Economy,» at 6.30 p.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. Call 210.725.7495. WEDNESDAY The Regulatory Authority for Energy hosts a press conference to present its special program on the rational use of energy. At noon at the Hotel Grande Bretagne. For details, call 210.999.1802. The Panhellenic Federation of Journalists’ Unions (POESY) to elect its new board. A conference on «Immigrants and mass Media, begins at 12.30 p.m. at the Ianos Bookstore (24 Stadiou). The conference is part of the Horizons project, which is being implemented within the framework of Action 1.2 of the Community Program Equal. THURSDAY The Greek Investment Forum begins at 9 a.m. at the Westin Athens Astir Palace Beach Resort. For details, log on to www.oppenheimforum-athens2008.com. The «Telecommunications Management» conference begins at 9 a.m. at the Dais conference center. For details, call 210.661.7777 or log on to www.telecomsmanagement.gr. Greek tobacco producers to stage a demonstration at 11 a.m. in Vathis Sq to protest planned reforms in the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union. The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a conference on «The Role of the Export Credit Insurance Organization (OAEP): Promoting the Outward-Looking Nature of the Greek Economy,» starting at 10 a.m. at 7-9 Academias. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis, Development Minister Christos Folias and Deputy Foreign Minister Petros Doukas to speak. Call 210 3382256 or log on to www.acci.gr. FRIDAY The Constantine Karamanlis Institute of Democracy, Thessaloniki branch hosts a conference on «Renewable Energy Sources» at 8 p.m. at the Electra Palace Hotel. Deputy Development Minister Stavros Kalafatis will speak. For further details, log on to www.idkaramanlis.gr.