NEWS

This Week

Monday President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias to pay an official visit to Libya. To tomorrow. Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage open a series of of lectures on «Water Resources Management,» at 6.30 p.m. at its premises, 28 Tripodon, Plaka. Tel. 210.322.5245. National Center for Public Administration and Local Government (EKDDA) in cooperation with Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) to host a conference on «New Approaches and Decentralization of Further Education,» at 9 a.m. at the Hotel Du Lac in Ioannina. ADEDY President Spyros Papaspyros to speak. Tel. 210.349.6400 or log on to www.ekdda.gr. Aristidis Daskalopoulos Foundation (IAD) to hold a press conference to present the results of a countrywide study on «Nutritional Habits,» at noon at the National Bank of Greece, 93 Aeolou. Tel. 210.614.0712. Tuesday Andreas Papandreou Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISTAME) to hold a conference on «Intercultural Dialogue – Mt Athos in the Modern World,» at 7 p.m. at the French Institute, 31 Sina. Tel. 210.363.1745 or log on to www.istame.gr. Wednesday Prime Minister of Finland Matti Vanhanen to visit Cyprus. To Thursday. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) and Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) to stage a 24-hour strike demanding a collective labor agreement. Protesters will demonstrate at 1 p.m. at the Pedion tou Areos park in Athens. Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) to stage a six-hour work stoppage from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in solidarity with the GSEE and ADEDY general strike. Municipal workers’ union (POE-OTA) to join the general 24-hour strike over financial and institutional demands. Thursday Athens Bar Association in cooperation with the Scientific Council for the Information Society to hold a conference on «Electronic Democracy – Challenges of the Digital Era,» at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 7 Academias. To Friday. Tel. 210.529.4177 or log on to www.scis.aua.gr. The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage – Croatian Sites exhibition opens at 7 p.m. at the Foreign Ministry. Runs through March 30. Tel. 210.677.7033. Friday Association of Legal Advisers in Northern Greece (ENOBE) to host a conference, «Ten Years since the Application of the New Adoption Legislation,» at the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Tel. 2310.273.484 or log on to www.ebeth.gr. PASOK national council to convene. To Saturday. Greek Union of Professors of Physical Education and Sports (PEPFA) to hold a conference on «Physical Education and School Sports,» at the Athens Olympic Sport Complex (OAKA). To Sunday. Tel. 210.322.1104 or log on to www.pepfa.gr. Hellenic Theater/Drama Education Network to host the fifth International Theater/Drama & Performing Arts Education Conference on «Theater/Drama and Education – Creating New Roles for the 21st Century,» at 5 p.m. at the Moraitis School in Psychico. To Sunday. Tel. 210.941.0910 or log on to www.theatroedu.gr. Saturday Education Minister Marietta Giannakou to meet with Greek Teachers’ Federation (DOE).