OPINION

Agenda

THURSDAY University professors, students and teachers hold a protest rally at noon at the entrance to Athens University over institutional and financial demands. Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) stages a 24-hour strike in support of students opposing the government’s proposed reforms to the tertiary education sector. Federation of Bank Employees (OTOE) stages a three-hour work stoppage, from 12.15 p.m. to 3.15 p.m. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) stages a three-hour work stoppage from noon to 3 p.m. to attend students’ protest rally. Deputy Agriculture Minister Alexandros Kontos visits Drama and Serres prefectures. Labor Minister Savvas Tsitouridis visits Ioannina. To tomorrow. Transport Minister Michalis Liapis meets with representatives of the KTEL Intercity Bus Company. Cypriot Foreign Minister Giorgos Lillikas visits Athens. He is expected to meet with Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis. Institute of Energy for Southeast Europe (IENE) holds a conference on «Liquid Biofuel» at 9.30 p.m. at the amphitheater of the GAIA Center at the Goulandris Museum of Natural History in Kifissia. Call 210.362.8457 or log on to www.iene.gr for details. Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Orfanos is on a two-day visit to Igoumenitsa, Arta and Patras prefecture. To tomorrow. Social Security Foundation’s Confederation of Workers (POSE-IKA) holds its 17th annual congress in Thessaloniki. To tomorrow. Left Coalition Synaspismos party holds a conference on «Concerns for Hague» at 6 p.m. at the cultural center of the Municipality of Athens. Synaspismos President Alekos Alavanos will make the opening speech. For details, log on to www.syn.gr. Journalists’ Union, the Municipality of Samothrace and the Prefecture of Evros hold the 14th journalism conference on «Greek Television Today» on the island of Samothrace. To Sunday. FRIDAY University of Peloponnese hosts the fourth Multidisciplinary Medical Congress at 4.30 p.m. at the university. To Saturday. Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos will give the opening address. SUNDAY President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias visits Ioannina to attend events for the Navy Week 2006.