NEWS

This Week

Monday Transport Minister Michalis Liapis meets with truckdriver representatives to discuss a rise in rates. The Goulandris Museum of National History holds a conference on «The Earthquake Problem in Greece,» starting at 6.45 p.m. in the amphitheater of the GAIA center, 100 Othonos, in Kifissia. Tel. 210.801.5870. Wednesday Euromoney Conferences opens its «Greece 2005: The Year of Competitiveness» conference at 9 a.m. at the Athens Hilton. Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to speak. To Thursday. For details, log on to www.euromoneyconferences.gr. Thursday Fourteenth congress of academic libraries on «Knowledge Management» opens at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Neo Faliron. To Saturday. Tel. 210.538.5133. University of Ioannina opens its conference on «Psychological Research: Psychology Before Today’s Challenges,» starting at 9.30 a.m. on the university’s premises. To Sunday. Tel. 26510.68610 or log on to www.10synedrioelpse.gr. Technical Chamber of Greece holds a conference on «Acheloos River: Better Management» on its premises. Tel. 210.329.1508 or log on to www.tee.gr. Association of European Journalists opens its 44th general assembly and congress on «Culture as a Factor of Economic and Social Development,» in Patras. To December 5. For details, log on to www.aej.org. Amnesty International’s Greek branch opens its poster exhibition titled «Discovering Amnesty International,» at Thessaloniki’s Municipal Art Gallery, 162 Vas. Olgas. To December 15. Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) holds a press conference to present ELIAMEP’s proposals on the protection of the heritage of the Serbian Orthodox Monastic Community in Kosovo. At noon at the Foreign Press Association, 23 Academias, Athens. Friday Aristotle University of Thessaloniki opens the seventh conference on «Application of Scientific Research on Sport Training,» at the university’s Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, in Serres prefecture. To Sunday. Tel. 23210.67612 or log on to www.auth.gr.