OPINION

Agenda

THURSDAY Justice Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis to attend informal EU justice ministers’ meeting at Brdo, Slovenia. Leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) Alekos Alavanos to visit the Immigration Unit of the Greek police at 12.30 p.m. Communist Party (KKE) General Secretary Aleka Papariga to meet with the board of the workers’ union of the Drug Prevention Centers, at 2.30 p.m. Education Minister Evripidis Stylianidis visits Ioannina prefecture, along with Igoumenitsa, Parga and Preveza. To tomorrow. Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos and Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis to inspect the operation of the municipal center for drug dependent adults and teens, at the old Girls’ Reformatory near Sotiria Hospital. The Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) hosts a conference on «Heating and Cooling with Geothermal Heat Pumps,» starting at 10 a.m. at the Strattos Vassilikos Hotel in Athens. For details, tel 210.660.3212 or log on to www.cres.gr. An exhibition on environmental protection, titled «Greece, Our Home,» opens at the Syntagma metro station hosted by 50 NGOs. To Sunday. For details, log on to www.ergopoliton.gr. The Educational Foundation of the National Bank of Greece opens its exhibition on «Mt Athos in Greek Art,» at the Eynardos Mansion. To March 23. FRIDAY The second Print Media conference begins at 9 a.m. at the Athenaeum Inter-Continental Hotel. For further details, call 210.661.7777 or log on to www.print-media.gr. the international tourism industry exhibition «Expro 2008» opens its doors at the EKEP exhibition center, at the 12th km of the Athens-Lamia national road in Metamorphosis. To Monday. For details, log on to www.t-p.gr. The Society for the Environment and Sustainable Development (OPPERAA) hosts a conference on «From Economy to Ecology,» at 6 p.m. at the Olympion Hotel in Thessaloniki. For details, log on to http://opperaa.wordpress.com/. SATURDAY Deputy Agriculture Minister Costas Kiltidis to attend the 21st meeting of the country’s regional general secretaries, starting at 5.30 p.m. at the European Cultural Center in Delphi. The national federation of landlords (POMIDA) hosts its 25th annual conference at the Attikon cinema in Athens.