NEWS

TODAY

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to meet with Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis to attend International Donors’ conference for the Reconstruction of Lebanon in Paris. Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos to meet with Athens primary and secondary school janitors. Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas to present data on the progress of the «Competitiveness» business program. Justice Minister Anastassis Papaligouras to meet with the board of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) to discuss new bankruptcy regulations. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) holds a press conference on the «Legalization of Migrants,» at noon at its premises, 69 Patission. Nikos Poulantzas Institute hosts a conference on «Privatizations and the European Social Model,» at 6.30 p.m. at the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE), 69 Patission. Tel. 210.321.7745 or log on to www.eppnp.gr. Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas to visit Democritus National Center for Scientific Research (EKEFE). OTE telecom workers in Magnesia and Karditsa prefectures stage a 24-hour strike, opposing the company’s further privatization. Preventive Medicine congress begins at the Holiday Inn Hotel. To Saturday. Tel. 210.771.1673. Macedonia Museum of Contemporary Art opens the exhibition «Somewhat Different: Contemporary Design and the Power of Convention,» in cooperation with the Institute of Foreign Affairs, at the museum. To March 8. Tel. 2310.240.002 or log on to www.mmcs.org.gr.