This Week

MONDAY Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to hold talks with US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns. Karamanlis will also meet with New Democracy’s Honorary President Constantine Mitsotakis. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis conducts a tour of the Middle East. To Thursday. The National Technical University of Athens in cooperation with the Municipality of Kifissia hosts a conference on «Electromagnetic Radiation and Mobile Telephony: Myths and Truth,» at 8 p.m. at the Goulandris Museum of Natural History in Kifissia. Deputy Health Minister Athanassios Yiannopoulos will speak. For details log on to TUESDAY The Constantine Karamanlis Institute for Democracy holds a lecture on «Resolving the Darfur Crisis,» delivered by the White House special envoy for Sudan, Andrew S. Natsios, at 1 p.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. The Greek section of Amnesty International holds a conference on «Trafficking of Women,» at noon at the conference hall of the Athens Bar Association, 60 Academias Street. Tel 210.360.0628 or log on to WEDNESDAY Former US vice president Al Gore to give a lecture on his documentary about global warming, «An Inconvenient Truth,» at 7 p.m. at the Athens Concert Hall. UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Greece, Giorgos Tsarbopoulos, will hold a press conference to brief the press on the situations in Iraq and Chad, at noon at the offices of the Foreign Press Association, 23 Academias Street. Tel 210.672.6462-3 or log on to The Prefecture of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace is hosting a conference on «2007-2013: A New Era – The Prospects for the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace,» at 9 a.m. at the King George Palace Hotel. Macedonia-Thrace Minister Giorgos Kalatzis, Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos and other government officials will speak. For details, log on to THURSDAY The National Research Foundation is hosting a public debate on «Searching the Soul of Europe,» at 7 p.m. at its premises, 48 Vas. Constantinou. Tel 2310-998.143 or log on to Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis conducts an official visit to Portugal. To tomorrow. FRIDAY Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis will address the conference «Balkans as a Factor of Stability and Security in Europe,» hosted by the American think-tank «The Project on Ethnic Relations (PER)» in cooperation with the Foreign Ministry. The Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy will hold a conference on «Linking Environment, Development, Stability and Security,» in cooperation with the Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage, at 9 a.m. at the Electra Palace Hotel. For details, log on to Highlights magazine will host a conference on «Modernity & Modern Greek Culture,» at 7.30 p.m. at the Old Parliament in Nafplion. To Sunday. Tel 210.382.1222 or log on to DAKE, the New Democracy-affiliated trade union, holds its sixth Panhellenic conference at the Imperial Hotel in Athens. Labor Minister Vassilis Magginas will make the opening address. To Saturday. SATURDAY The 17th meeting of the European Neurological Society begins at the Capsis conference center on the island of Rhodes. To Wednesday. For details log on to

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