OPINION

Agenda

THURSDAY Fifteenth commercial fair Thrace 2006 to open in Komotini, through Sunday. Tel. 2310.291.558 or log on to www.tif.gr. Doctors of the World host a conference dedicated to their missions in Africa, at 7 p.m. at the Hellenic Cosmos cultural center, 254 Pireos. Tel. 210.321.3150. Athens Mayor Theodoros Behrakis and the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) to sign a cooperation protocol in the presence of Transport Minister Michalis Liapis. Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), in cooperation with the University of Athens, to hold a conference on «Europe in the Globalized Economy,» at 6.30 p.m. at the university premises, 30 Panepistimiou. Deputy Foreign Minister Evripidis Stylianidis to speak. Tel. 210.725.7110 or log on to www.eliamep.gr. FRIDAY Federation of Industries of Northern Greece holds a press conference on «Financial Profile of Industries in Northern Greece,» at 10 a.m. at its offices in Thessaloniki. The Euro-American Women’s Council hosts the 10th International Women’s Forum on «Greece: Strategic European Center of Business, Commercial, Tourism and Cultural Contribution,» at the Foreign Ministry. Education Minister Marietta Giannakou, Deputy Foreign Minister Theodoros Kassimis and Deputy Finance Minister Petros Doukas to speak. Tel. 210.363.8628. Agapi social welfare organization to hold a conference on human trafficking, at 7 p.m. at the Menaki Museum. Tel. 2310.207.724 or log on to www.koagapi.gr. Technical college (TEI) professors to stage a 24-hour strike over financial demands. SATURDAY Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis to attend informal EU foreign ministers meeting in Vienna. To Sunday. SUNDAY PASOK leader George Papandreou to visit Arcadia prefecture. Economist magazine to hold a conference on «Greece, Bulgaria and Romania: Business and Investment Summit. Strengthening Relations on the Threshold of EU Accession,» at 9 a.m at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, PASOK leader George Papandreou and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to be among the speakers. To Monday. Tel. 210.940.8750.