ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY President Karolos Papoulias to meet with Bank of Greece Governor Giorgos Provopoulos. Romanian Foreign Minister Teodor Baconsky makes an official visit to Athens. Today he will meet with Alternate Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas. TUESDAY Newly formed nonprofit society «Sports without Doping» to present its goals during an event to be held at 12.30 p.m. at Zappeio’s Aigli venue. Tel. 210.675.4430 The Environment Ministry in collaboration with the UN environment program Mediterranean Action Plan are holding a conference titled «The State of the Environment and Development in the Mediterranean» starting at 9.30 a.m. at the ministry. Tel. 210.727.3123 WEDNESDAY The Organization for the Certification and Inspection of Organic Products (DIO) presents the Greek edition of the publication «State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World,» which includes the annual report by the Worldwatch Institute. The presentation will be held at 7.30 p.m. at the Municipality of Iraklio’s Androgeo Hall, in Crete. Tel. 2810.361.116, www.dionet.gr The International Association of Conference Interpreters hold a press conference at 12.30 p.m. at the Hellenic American Union. At 3 p.m., a conference titled «Conference Interpreters and Their Role in Promoting Greece, Entrepreneurship and Multilingualism» will be held at the same venue. Tel. 210.625.4325, www.aiic-interpreters.gr THURSDAY A regional inter-ministerial meeting on «Energy in Southeastern Greece» is to take place today and tomorrow at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall. Organized by the European Investment Bank, the meeting will take place under the auspices of PM George Papandreou and aims to explore needs and priorities as regards renewable energy sources and energy sufficiency. FRIDAY Prime Minister George Papandreou to visit Berlin at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The third annual fair on organic products «Biologica 2010» opens at the Helexpo fairground and will run through Sunday. Tel. 2310.291.201, www.helexpo.gr A two-day seminar for executive officials titled «Leadership and Continuing Business Success» starts today at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry. www.emeth.gr SUNDAY The Technical Chamber of Greece holds a conference titled «Energy: Today’s Situation – Planning & Perspectives» to kick off at 9 a.m. at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Attendance is free. Tel. 210.329.1255, www.tee.gr