NEWS

This Week

Tuesday Deputy Culture Minister Giorgos Orfanos visits the prefecture of Drama. President Karolos Papoulias visits Bahrain. To tomorrow. European Commissioner for Information Society and Media Viviane Reding visits Athens. Greek Journalists’ Union (ESIEA) holds its general meeting at 11 a.m. at its premises, 20 Academias Street, Athens. Association of Psychology and Psychiatry for Adults and Children holds the 11th international conference on «Psychology & Communication – Friendship and Unity,» at the Athens Hilton Hotel. To Friday. Tel. 210.685.7319 or log on to www.epsep.org.gr. Wednesday South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) summit takes place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Thessaloniki. To Friday. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis to speak at a conference on «The Development of the Countries of Southeastern Europe: Opportunities and Challenges,» hosted by the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry. At 8.30 p.m. at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel. 2310.539.817 or log on to www.sbbe.gr. Municipality of Alimos is hosting the third international Symposium on «Thucydides» at the Old Parliament Building and the conference center of the National Bank of Greece in Glyfada. To Sunday. Thursday Fourth European Social Forum begins at the at the Olympic complex on the site of the old airport at Hellenikon. To Sunday. The Athens Bar Association holds a conference on «The Trial-Fixing Ring, the Presumption of Innocence and the Rule of Law,» at 7 p.m. at its premises, 60 Academias. For details, log on to www.dsa.gr. Friday Economy and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to attend Ecofin meeting in Brussels. Center for Research and Action on Peace (KEDE) and the Women’s Initiative for Peace (WINPEACE) hold a seminar on «Peace Education in Greece – 2006,» at 6.30 p.m. at the Indianapolis Cultural Center, 5 Markou Avriliou, Plaka. Tel. 693.227.7939. University of Patras is hosting the fifth international cardiology congress at its premises. To Sunday. Tel. 2610.993.999 or log on to www.upatras.gr. Saturday European Social Forum members to demonstrate at 3 p.m. at the Pedion tou Areos park. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki holds a conference on «Philosophy of Sciences» at its premises. To Monday. Tel. 2310.997.325 or log on to www.auth.gr.