OPINION

Agenda

Thursday Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to meet with Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis at 10 a.m. At noon, he will have talks with Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis. President Karolos Papoulias to meet with members of the National Committee for Human Rights (EEDA) at 12.30 p.m. General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE) meets to discuss social security issue. The Civil Servants’ Union (ADEDY) convenes to make decisions on social security issue. Justice Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis to visit the State Audit Council. The London School of Economics Alumni Association in Greece is hosting a public discussion on «Culture as a Tool for Economic and Social Development,» at 6.30 p.m. at the Benaki Museum. Culture Minister Michalis Liapis to address the conference. Tel. 210.728.9000 or log on to www.lsealumni.gr. The third Regional Electronic Security Forum on «Telecommunications Networks & Systems Security,» begins at the Nikopolis Hotel in Thessaloniki. To tomorrow. Tel. 2310.489.386 or log on to www.esecurityforum.org. Friday Development Minister Christos Folias to address an international conference on «Social Responsibility» at Grevena prefecture. The conference will run through Sunday. For details, call 24620.87380 or log on to http://angre.gr. The European People’s Party – Women (EPPW) hosts a conference on «Adult Learning: New Opportunities for Women,» at 2 p.m. at the President Hotel in Athens. Tel. 210.528.5488. The second international exhibition on factory equipment FETEC 2007 opens its doors at the the Mediterranean Exhibition Center in Paeania. To Monday. For details, log on to www.fetec.gr. Saturday The region of Western Greece hosts a conference on «Local Society toward an Integrated Regional Strategy of Sustainable Development,» at 10 a.m. at the Palace Hotel in Patras. The conference is organized within the framework of the Innoref/Interreg IIIC East program. Tel. 2610.465.800 or log on to www.ptapde.gr.