NEWS

This Week

TUESDAY Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to attend European Council meeting in Brussels. To tomorrow. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis attends General Affairs Council’s meeting in Luxembourg. WEDNESDAY The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is hosting a conference on «Ten Years of EMU: Greece and the Two-Track Danger,» at 1 p.m. at the Foreign Ministry. For details, call 210.725.7110 or log on to www.eliamep.gr. Doctors without Borders host a conference on «Maternal and Reproductive Health: Dangers, Challenges and Needs,» starting at 7 p.m. at the media press center of the Health Ministry. Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos will speak. For details, call 210.520.0500 or log on to www.msf.gr. The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle and Patakis Publications present a volume titled «Macedonian Identities over Time: Interdisciplinary Approaches,» at noon at the Stoa tou Vivliou. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis will speak. For further details, call 210.365.0027. The UNHCR in Greece holds a press conference to present the findings of the study «Separated Children Seeking Asylum in Greece» at 12.30 p.m. at the Foreign Press Association (23 Academias). The British Embassy in Athens hosts a speech by John Ashton, the UK foreign secretary’s special representative for climate change, on «Policy and Climate Change» at 11.30 a.m. at the British ambassador’s residence. Attendance by invitation only. For further details, call 210.727.2651. THURSDAY The General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE), civil servants union ADEDY and consumer organizations hold a demonstration at 7.30 p.m. in Syntagma Square to protest inflation and excessive price increases. FRIDAY World Refugee Day. The National Research Foundation is hosting a lecture on «A Life in Science – Science, Technology and World Affairs as Viewed by a Scientist,» by Professor John C. Polanyi, University of Toronto, at 7.30 p.m. For details, call 210.727.3792 or log on to www.eie.gr. SUNDAY The Initiative for Prisoners’ Rights is organizing a street rally as part of the campaign for the abolition of juvenile imprisonment, starting at 10.30 a.m. at the Pedion tou Areos park. For details, log on to www.keli.gr.