OPINION

Agenda

THURSDAY Synaspismos Left Coalition President Alekos Alavanos to present Marina Vichou’s book titled «Macedonia-The Powder-Keg of the Balkans,» at noon at the the Law School. Justice Minister Anastassis Papaligouras to attend EU justice ministers’ meeting in Luxembourg. Foreign Minister of Serbia-Montenegro Vuk Draskovic visits Athens. Today he will meet with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and Foreign Minister Petros Molyviatis. Fifth annual general Management & Human Resources conference on «The Way Forward: Innovation or Tradition,» to be held at the Zappeion Mansion. To tomorrow. Tel. 210.687.4400 or log on to www.pricewaterhousecooper.gr. FRIDAY Agricultural Development and Food Ministry in cooperation with European Commission and Finance Ministry hold a conference on «Development Prospects for the Fishing Industry in 2007-2013.» At the Imperial Hotel. Agriculture Minister Evangelos Bassiakos will speak. To Saturday. Tel. 210.866.5631. International symposium on «Theoretical and Applied Linguistics» is to be held at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. To Sunday. For details, log on to www.auth.gr. University of Crete holds a conference on «Education and Society in Modern World: Teaching Departments,» to be held at the university campus in Rethymnon. To Sunday. For details, log on to www.uoc.gr. SATURDAY Synaspismos Left Coalition’s congress on party’s new charter begins at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Neo Faliro. Party President Alekos Alavanos will make the opening speech. To Sunday. Education Minister Marietta Giannakou to speak at a conference on «Greek Educational System and the European Constitution,» at the Macedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki. G. Papanikolaou Hospital hosts a conference on «Breast Cancer: Modern Treatment,» at the Municipal Library of Thessaloniki. Tel. 2310.350.120-1. SUNDAY ANEK Lines shareholders hold general meeting at 9 a.m. at the Apollon cinema in Athens. Education Minister Marietta Giannakou and Deputy Foreign Minister Evripidis Stylianidis visit Koritsa, Albania, to inaugurate a Greek school. Union of Prefectural Administrations of Greece (ENAE) convenes to discuss strike action over financial demands.