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FRIDAY Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis to meet with FYROM Foreign Minister Antonio Milososki in Brussels. World Forestry Day. A series of events entitled «Forestland: The Hope for a More Humane Future,» will be held in Thessaloniki. Deputy Agriculture Minister Costas Kiltidis to address a conference on «Greek Forestry and the Protection of the Natural Environment,» starting at 10 a.m. at the Kierion Hotel in Karditsa. Employees at the Bank of Greece stage a 24-hour strike over social security reforms. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Culture Minister Michalis Liapis to herald the official launch of the European Year of Cross-Cultural Dialogue (2008) at a Culture Ministry conference starting at 7.30 p.m. at the Athens Concert Hall. Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis to visit Archbishop of Athens Ieronymos at 9.45 a.m. On the occasion of World Water Day, March 22, the Athens Water and Sewerage Company (EYDAP) is hosting a conference to raise awareness about the rational use of water. The conference starts at 9.30 a.m. at the Athinaida conference center. Environment Minister Giorgos Souflias will make the opening address. Tel 210.749.5420 or log on to www.eydap.gr. The eTwinning Hellenic National Support Service (NSS) of the Education Ministry is hosting a conference on the successful implementation in Greece of the eTwinning project, at 11.30 a.m. in the ministry conference hall. For details log on to www.etwinning.gr. University of Patras is hosting the second Breast Cancer symposium starting at 4 p.m. at the university’s conference and cultural center. To Sunday. Tel 2610-995.698 or log on to www.upatras.gr. SATURDAY World Water Day. SUNDAY World Meteorological Day. The President of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA), Alexis Tsipras, visits Preveza prefecture.