NEWS

This Week

Monday Sports Minister Giorgos Orfanos to attend informal EU sports ministers meeting in Liverpool. To Tuesday. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) and labor centers of Attica meet to discuss strike action over government’s economic and labor reforms. Tuesday The University of Thessaloniki is hosting the Bioscene international conference on «Scenarios for Reconciling Biodiversity Conservation with Declining Agricultural Use in the Mountains of Europe,» to be held at the DuLac Hotel in Ioannina. To Saturday. Tel. 2310.998.316 or log on to www.bioscene.co.uk. Wednesday 35th congress of the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies on «Cognitive Behavior Therapy: The Art of an Integrative Science,» takes place at the Macedonia Palace Hotel. To Saturday. Tel. 2310.256.194 or log on to www.gacbp.com. The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in cooperation with the British Embassy in Athens holds a conference on «Africa’s Development as a Global Challenge.» At noon at Zappeion Mansion. Deputy Foreign Minister Evripidis Stylianidis will be the keynote speaker. Tel. 210.725.7124. Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis visits Paris. To Friday. Seventh Europsy Rehabilitation Festival on «Art, Sport and Culture in Psychosocial Rehabilitation,» to be held in Hania, Crete. To Saturday. Tel. 28210.307.86 or log on to www.chaniahospital.gr. Exclusive Yachting Show 2005 opens at the Aghios Cosmas Marina. To Sunday. Tel. 210.922.1254 or log on to www.europartners.gr. Friday The sixth Athens congress on «Women’s Health and Disease: Gynecologic and Reproductive Issues,» to be held at the Hilton Hotel. To Sunday. Tel. 210.728.1000 or log on to www.erasmus.gr.