OPINION

Agenda

Thursday President Karolos Papoulias meets with Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis for a briefing on developments in Greek foreign affairs. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis announces the opening of the annual forum of the European Investment Bank at the Hotel Grand Bretagne. To tomorrow. An International Archaeological Symposium titled «Athens during the Roman Period: Recent Discoveries, New Evidence» begins at the Pireos Street annex of the Benaki Museum in Athens. To Saturday. The 2nd Executive Seminar on People Management takes place in Attica. For further information, log on to www.peoplemanagement.gr. Advanced Quality Services begins a three-day seminar on «Training Secretaries and Administration.» Friday The Older Working Learners’ Network (OWLNET) hosts an international seminar on employment and learning in the graphic arts industry, and keeping skills and knowledge up to date for employees, managers and business owners. Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis participates in an Informal Tripartite Social Summit in Lahti, Finland, organized by the Finnish government in cooperation with the European Commission. The meeting will focus on ways of improving the quality of working life and labor market efficiency in a Europe characterized by tightening competition and aging populations. Saturday Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, accompanied by Archbishop Christodoulos, embarks on a pilgrimage to the semi-autonomous monastic community of Mount Athos. To Monday. The City of Athens hosts a discussion on how to help children do their school homework. The discussion will be led by child psychologist Dr Andreas Zegiotis and will be held at the Children’s Museum from 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Tickets cost up to 15 euros. More information is available on tel 210.331.29.95.