NEWS

This Week

MONDAY President Karolos Papoulias pays an official visit to China. To Friday. The General Secretariat for Communication and Information is organizing an international conference on «People with Disabilities and the Mass Media,» at the secretariat’s press center in Kallithea. For further details, log on to www.ameamedia.gr. Education Minister Evrypidis Stylianidis visits Thessaloniki. Employees at the Athens Court of Appeals stage a three-hour work stoppage, from noon until the end of their shift. The Foreign Ministry holds a conference with the participation of EUROPEAID representative Agnes Champion who will speak on «Multiple framework contracts to recruit short-term services in the exclusive interest of third countries benefiting from European Commission external aid.» The conference starts at 10 a.m. at the Aigli venue in Zappeion. For details, log on to ww.mfa.gr. The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is hosting a round-table discussion on «Alternative Views of the World,» in the Foreign Ministry’s Yiannis Kranidiotis auditorium at noon. Tel. 210.725.7110 or log on to www.eliamep.gr. The Athens Institute for Education and Research hosts the sixth international conference titled «Politics,» at Athens Municipality’s Cultural Center (50 Academias). Tel. 210.363.4209 or log on to www.atiner.gr. TUESDAY The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy and the Balkan Trust for Democracy in Belgrade host the Halki International Seminars 2008 event titled «Regional Flashpoints and Transatlantic Policies,» on the Dodecanese island of Halki. To Sunday. For details, log on to www.eliamep.gr. Employees at the Athens Court of Appeals stage a three-hour work stoppage, from noon until the end of their shift. WEDNESDAY The third annual «Southeast European Doctoral Students» conference begins in Thessaloniki. The conference aims at initiating an exchange of knowledge between young researchers and helping establish a network of scholars currently undertaking research in Southeast Europe. To Thursday. For details, call 2310.253.477-8 or log on to www.seerc.org. THURSDAY Employees at the Athens Court of Appeals stage a three-hour work stoppage, from noon until the end of their shift. FRIDAY Photographos magazine hosts an exhibition and conference on «Color Management and Professional Printing,» at 10.30 a.m. at the Dais conference center in Maroussi. To Saturday. Tel. 210.854.1400. SATURDAY Naval week 2008 events to be celebrated in Thessaloniki from today until July 6.