OPINION

Agenda

THURSDAY The funeral of Archbishop Christodoulos is to be held at 10 a.m. at the capital’s First Cemetery. Schools and public services will be closed today. Deputy Labor Minister Sophia Kalantzakou to attend informal EU labor ministers’ meeting in Slovenia. To Saturday. FRIDAY Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis to meet with President Karolos Papoulias to brief him on his recent visit to Turkey. Economy and Finance Minister Giorgos Alogoskoufis to meet with the board of the Greek National Union of Prefectural Local Authorities (ENAE). The Greek Council for Refugees hosts a conference on «Good Practices for Unaccompanied Minors in the EU Asylum Legislation,» at 9 a.m. at the Stratos Vassilikos Hotel in Athens. For more information, call 210.332.0000 or log on to www.gcr.gr. The Center of European Constitutional Law is hosting a conference on «The Image of the ‘Other’ and the Integration of Migrants,» starting at noon at the Zappeion’s Aigli. Tel. 210.362.3506 or log on to www.cecl.gr. The Prefecture of Athens is hosting a conference on «Water Resources,» at 10.30 a.m. at the Zappeion’s Aigli. Athens Prefect Yiannis Sgouros will speak. For further information, call 210.691.4145 or log on to www.e-moneyshow.org/. SATURDAY The Center for Russia and Eurasia, part of the Institute of International Relations (IDIS), hosts a round-table discussion on «Kosovo-Afghanistan: Rapid Developments on the Borders of Eurasia,» at 2 p.m. at the Zappeion’s Aigli. For details, call 210.331.2325-7 or log on to www.idis.gr. The fourth International Biotechnology Forum begins at 9.30 a.m. at the Zappeion Hall. Health Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos and transplant surgeon and research scientist Andreas Tzakis will speak. Tel. 210.779.9926 or log on to www.bionova.gr. SUNDAY The Biopolitics International Organization (BIO) is hosting a conference on «Green Society – Culture and Life Quality,» at 6 p.m. at the Zappeion’s Aigli. For details, call 210.643.4093 or log on to www.biopolitics.gr.