OPINION

Agenda

Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis meets with Minister of Development Dimitris Sioufas. The Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission hosts a discussion on mobile telephone antennas, titled «Reliable Information and Consumer Protection,» at the Athinais convention hall. Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis leaves for the Dead Sea in Jordan to participate in the 3rd Annual Forum for the Future. To tomorrow. National Bank of Greece announces third-quarter earnings. Friday President Karolos Papoulias inaugurates the «Youth 2006» conference at the Ledra Marriot Hotel. Interior Minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Education Minister Marietta Giannakou and the President of the Greek Olympic Committee Minos Kyriakou are expected to participate. The conference is organized by the Youth Organization of the City of Athens in view of the International Children’s Games to be held in Athens in 2009. To Sunday. The Danish Embassy and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) host a discussion related to the book «Tying Greece to the West: US-West German-Greek Relations 1949-74,» by Mogens Pelt, starting at 7.15 p.m. at the Danish Institute (14A Herefontos, Aghia Aikaterini Square, Plaka) on Greek-German relations from 1949 until the present. For further information, call 210.932.242. The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies hosts a conference titled «70 Greek Golden Cruise Destinations» at the exhibition center of the Piraeus Port Authority, starting at 5 p.m. The conference aims to promote Greece as a cruise destination. The 4th International Sun and Shadow Exhibition on construction, energy and the environment begins at ExpoAthens in Anthoussa in northeastern Athens. For further information, visit www.sunandshadow.gr. To Monday. The Institute of Communication hosts a workshop on crisis management. For further information, visit www.instofcom.gr.