NEWS

This Week

MONDAY Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis begins a visit to Egypt. To Wednesday. Justice Minister Anastassis Papaligouras meets with Executive Director of the UN office on drugs and crime (UNODC) and Director-General of the UN office in Vienna Antonio Maria Costa. Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos visits the Thriassio area in Elefsina. Regional Television Association (TEP) holds a conference titled «Legal Framework for the Licensing and the Sustainable Operation of Quality Mass Media in the Region,» at the Law Library. Tel. 210.321.8811. TUESDAY Tourism Minister Fanni Palli-Petralia chairs meeting of the National Tourism Council, at noon at the Electra Palace Hotel. Alba Graduate Business School hosts a conference titled «Mediation: Dispute Resolution without Resorting to Courts of Law,» at 7.30 p.m. at the Piraeus Bar Association, 47 Iroon Polytechneiou. Tel. 210.896.4531-8 or log on to www.alba.edu.gr. WEDNESDAY The Foreign Ministry, in cooperation with the Greek-Arab Chamber of Commerce, hosts a conference titled «The Greek and Arab World in Ongoing Cooperation,» at 10 a.m. at the Esperia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. Tel. 210.672.6882 or log on to www.ebeth.gr. The Greek Journalists’ Union (ESIEA) elects a new board. The Alba Graduate Business School holds a conference on «The Ethics of Effective Dissent,» at 6.30 p.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. Tel. 210.896.4531-8. THURSDAY The Center for Sustainability and Excellence holds a seminar titled «Corporate Social Responsibility and the Environment,» at 9.30 a.m. at the Semiramis Hotel in Kefalari. Tel. 210.808.5565 or log on to www.cse-net.org. FRIDAY The New Democracy Party’s affiliated youth group (ONNED) holds its seventh regular conference at Kammena Vourla. To Sunday. The Greek Road Federation holds an international conference titled «Roads of the Future,» at 9 a.m. at the Transport Ministry amphitheater. Minister Michalis Liapis will make the opening address. To Saturday. For details, log on to www.odomel.gr. SATURDAY Moda Salonica, the fashion fair for the Balkans, opens at the Helexpo fairgrounds in Thessaloniki and will run through Monday. Tel. 210.866.1541 or log on to www.helexpo.gr.

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