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Schedule of Events from 26 June to 2 July

Ljubljana, 26 June - Schedule of events in the week from 26 June to 2 July:

MONDAY, 26 June
        LJUBLJANA - A Schengen evaluation commission is to begin a three-day visit to see if Slovenia is prepared for controlling border crossing at airports.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Emigrants Society (SIM) is to present the 50th gathering of Slovenian emigrants from around the world it is organising on 2 July in the town of Bohinj.
        WARSAW, Poland - Speaker of the National Assembly France Cukjati is to attend the 6th regional conference of parliamentary speakers from Slovenia, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland with their counterparts from Bulgaria and Romania.
        LJUBLJANA - Together with the director of the Human Rights Institute Ludwig Boltzmann Hannes Tretter, Slovenian Ombudsman Matjaz Hanzek is to present a project dubbed "Let's Face Discrimination"
        RAVNE NA KOROSKEM - A panel is to discuss regional development and EU structural funds drawing from the aspect of Slovenia's reforms, to be attended by Minister of Local Government and Regional Policy Ivan Zagar.
KOPER - The new CEO of wholesaler and retailer Emona Obala, Tatjana Vosinek Pucer, is to present herself to the press.
        LJUBLJANA - Simobil, the second largest mobile operator in the country, is to speak about changes in the management board.
        LJUBLJANA - A press conference ahead of the international street theatre festival Ana Desetnica.
        NOVA GORICA - The 10th international saxophone players meeting is to get underway in Nova Gorica.

TUESDAY, 27 June
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - A meeting of the EU Environment Council, also attended by Slovenian Environment Minister Janez Podobnik.
        EDINBURGH, Great Britain - Parliament Speaker France Cukjati is to begin a two day visit to Scotland.
        ATHENS, Greece - Higer Education Minister Jure Zupan is to attend a two-day OECD council meeting on ministerial level on higher education.
        HOLMEC - The central ceremony marking Police Day, to be attended by Interior Minister Dragutin Mate, the chief of Slovenian Police Joze Romsek and PM Janez Jansa as honorary speaker.
        TRBOVLJE - Public discussion about quality and effective healthcare, also attended by Health Minister Andrej Brucan.
        BRNIK - The Slovenian Consumers' Association and EU representatives are to present a EU consumer protection campaign.
        KOPER - The press is to be presented the programme of the 13th primorski festival.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission is to publish its proposal for setting the irreversible exchange rate between the Slovenian tolar and the euro.
        LJUBLJANA - A statement by the Schengen evaluation commission after a three-day visit aimed at establishing if Slovenia is prepared for controlling border crossing at airports.
        LJUBLJANA - Environment Minister Janez Podobnik is to host his Macedonian counterpart Zoran Sapuric.
        LJUBLJANA - A panel on the education of teachers in light of the Bologna Reform, organised by the association of Slovenian teachers.
        LJUBLJANA - Press conference ahead of 14th world saxophone players congress.

        LJUBLJANA - A panel entitled The Media and the EU: Is Europe Still Exciting?, organised by the Slovene Press Agency as part of its 15 anniversary.
        STICNA - A session of the National Tourist Association which is to discuss the report on its work in 2005, the 2006 programme and guidelines for 2007.
        LJUBLJANA - The government is to stage its regular weekly session.
        LJUBLJANA - General voting assembly of the Slovenian Composers' Association.

FRIDAY, 30 June
        COPENHAGEN, Denmark - France Cukjati is to attend a two-day conference of parliament speakers from EU member states.
        LISBON, Portugal - State Secretary for European affairs Janez Lenarcic is to meet with his counterparts from Germany and Portugal.
        ANTIBES, France - Transport Minister Janez Bozic is to attend an international conference on the publication of the EU Maritime Green Paper.
        LJUBLJANA - A session of the parliamentary EU affairs committee.
        LJUBLJANA - A session of the economic and social council, with a report on development in 2006 also on the agenda.
        MURSKA SOBOTA - The State Secretary for Development Andrej Horvat is to visit Slovenia's poorest region of Pomurje where he is to attend a working meeting on the issue of Pomurje in the financial perspective 2007-2013 and a panel on government sponsored reforms.
        LJUBLJANA - The Interior Affairs Ministry is to speak to the press about the 2006 road safety plan.
        PORTOROZ - The second edition of the Festival of European Film is to conclude in Portoroz.

        SLOVENSKA BISTRICA/BREZOVICA PRI BOROVNICI - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to attend ceremonies across Slovenia marking the 15 anniversary of major military achievements in Slovenia's war for independence.

        SENTILJ - Interior Affairs Minister Dragutin Mate is to be the honorary speaker at a ceremony at the border crossing with Austria Sentilj marking 15 years of Slovenian independence.
        BOHINJ - The 50th gathering of Slovenian emigrants from around the world organising by the Slovenian Emigrants Society (SIM).

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