ECONOMY

Agenda

Monday The UNHCR in Greece holds a press conference to present its awareness-raising campaign on refugees, which is being held in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry. Starts at 1 p.m. at the Stoa tou Vivliou book arcade in central Athens (5 Pesmazoglou). The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is hosting a lecture by Washington Times correspondent Iason Athanasiadis on «the recent elections in Iran: A personal testimony.» The lecture starts at 1 p.m. in the Yiannos Kranidiotis Ampitheater at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1 Academias, Athens). There will be simultaneous translation from and to English. For more information, call 210.725.7124 or e-mail [email protected] The Athens Institute for Education and Research hosts the second international conference on «Literature, Languages and Linguistics» to be held at the St George Lycabettus Boutique Hotel in Athens. To Thursday. For info, call 210.363.4210 or log on to www.atiner.gr. The «Dimitra» Center of Training and Education is hosting a three-day educational seminar designed for migrants-members of nongovernmental organizations, to be held July 13 to 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at its premises (16 Ferron, Victoria Sq). The seminars aim to train migrants-NGO members in handling press and mass-media issues. For further details, call 210.883.8540 or log on to www.dimitra.gr. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis pays an official visit to Madrid, Spain. Tuesday The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) in collaboration with McKinsey & Company will hold a conference titled «Businesses in Turbulent Times: The Consequences and Perspectives of the Crisis in Greece and the Rest of the World,» starting at 6 p.m. at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry. For further information, call 210.921.1233 or log on to www.acci.gr. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis pays an official visit to Rome, Italy. Wednesday The Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece (KEDKE) in collaboration with Information-Training-Local Development SA (PETA) will hold a conference on «Training Municipal Employees in Information and Communication Technologies,» starting at noon at the Esperia Palace Hotel. Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis will speak. For further details, call 210.825.2504 or log on to www.kedke.gr. Sunday The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is hosting the 33rd annual meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Titled «In Search of Theories in Mathematics Education,» the conference will take place at the university’s premises and will run through July 24. For further information, log on to www.auth.gr.