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Schedule of Events from 23 to 29 January

Ljubljana, 22 January - Schedule of events in the week from 23 to 29 January:

MONDAY, 23 January
        LJUBLJANA - European Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot is to arrive for a two-day working visit at the invitation of Slovenian Transport Minister Janez Bozic.
        LJUBLJANA - Local Government and Regional Policy Minister Ivan Zagar is to present Slovenia's drawing of EU cohesion funds in 2005 at a press conference.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - EU agriculture ministers are to hold a meeting, also attended by Slovenia's Marija Lukacic.
        LJUBLJANA - Economics Minister Andrej Vizjak is to stage a press conference to present the findings of an interdepartmental working group on the faulty supervision that led to the recent tragic accident in night club Lipa.
        LJUBLJANA - Plecnik's days, commemorating the greatest Slovenian Architect Joze Plecnik, are to begin with the opening of an exhibition on his work.

TUESDAY, 24 January
        LJUBLJANA - FM Dimitrij Rupel is to host his San Marino counterpart Fabio Berardi.
        LJUBLJANA - The programming council of public broadcaster RTV Slovenija is to meet at its first session.
        LJUBLJANA - European Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot is to hold a press conference on motorways of the sea accompanied by PM Janez Jansa and Transport Minister Janez Bozic.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - A meeting of EU finance ministers. Slovenia's Andrej Bajuk is expected to take part as well.

WEDNESDAY, 25 January
        METLIKA/NOVO MESTO - The government is to stage its ninth tour of Slovenian statistical regions, stopping in Dolenjsko and Bela Krajina in the south of the country.
        NEW YORK, US - State Secretary at the Justice Ministry Robert Marolt is to take part in the fourth meeting of signatories of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in the Hague.
        MARIBOR - The Royal Flemish Philharmonics are to stage a concert in Slovenia's second largest city.

THURSDAY, 26 January
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly session of the government.
        MUNICH, Germany - A session of the Slovenia-Bavaria commission, also attended by Slovenian FM Dimitrij Rupel and Bavarian Prime Minister Edmund Stoiber.
        ST. GALLEN, Switzerland - Slovenia is to kick off its campaign to defend silver from last year's European Handball Championships with a match against hosts Switzerland.
        ATHENS, Greece - Union Olimpija will chase its fourth victory in Group A of basketball's Euroleague, against Greece's AEK Athens.

FRIDAY, 27 January
        BUDAPEST, Hungary - Labour Minister Janez Drobnic is to represent Slovenia at a working meeting of the Visegrad Group.
        ST. GALLEN, Switzerland - Slovenia will play against Ukraine in round two of qualifying at the European Handball Championships.

SATURDAY, 28 January
        ELDA, Spain - Slovenia's women handball champions Krim Mercator are to play an away match against Spain's Orsan Elda Prestigio in round four of the handball Champions League.

SUNDAY, 29 January
        LJUBLJANA/KOPER/NOVA GORICA/NOVO MESTO/PTUJ - Referendums on the establishment of new municipalities are to take place in several Slovenian towns.
        ST. GALLEN, Switzerland - Slovenia will take on Poland in round three of qualifying at the European Handball Championships.

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