NEWS

This Week

Monday A conference on «Social Rights in European and International Texts» is being held at the French Institute in Athens (21 Sina Street). It is organized by the University of Thrace and supported by the Council of Europe and the Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg. To tomorrow. The 26th Coaltrans World Coal Conference is being held in Athens at the Hilton Hotel. For further information, log on to www.coaltrans.com. To Wednesday. Tuesday French Ambassador Bruno Delaye presents the Legion of Honor medal to Marianna Vardinoyianni for her work as a UNESCO goodwill ambassador. The Observatory of International Organizations and Globalization (PADOP) and the United Nations Regional Information Center for Western Europe present a report titled «The State of World Population 2006 – Women and International Migration» at the Athens Bar Association at noon. Advanced Quality Services hosts a seminar on «Logistics Supply Management,» at the Holiday Inn in Athens. To Wednesday. The 4th Electronic Conference on Electronic Crime takes place in the amphitheater of the National Hellenic Research Foundation. For more information log on www.md5sa.com/conf/ccc2006. Wednesday The 6th Retail Banking Forum takes place at the Divani Caravel hotel in Athens. Operations, risk management, IT and customer management are the main topics. The 20th World Congress on Dance Research: «Promotion of Diversity» is being held in Athens. For more information contact the Dora Stratou Dance Theater at 210.324.6188. To Sunday. Tourism Minister Fanni Palli-Petralia opens a conference on «The Future of International Organizations» at the University of Indianapolis in central Athens. Themes to be discussed are the United Nations, the European Union and NATO. Thursday The University of Ioannina and the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society host an international conference on «Information Technology in Biomedicine.» The main topic will be the state of Information Technology Applications in Biomedicine. To Saturday. Advanced Quality Services hosts a seminar on «Logistics Supply Management» at the Holiday Inn in Athens.To Friday. Friday The International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2006 is taking place in Hania, Crete. The aim is to bring together scientists and engineers from several disciplines in order to share methods, methodologies and ideas. To November 1. Saturday The International Water Association organizes the first International Symposium on «Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations,» in Iraklion, Crete. The principle aims of the symposium are to reveal cultural heritage concerning water, evaluate pre-industrial technologies and develop systems based on ancient technologies. It is organized under the aegis of the EU, FAO, UNESCO and the Association of Greek Municipalities.