Schedule of Events from 6 to 12 November

Ljubljana, 5 November - Schedule of events in the week from 6 to 12 November:

MONDAY, 6 November
        STRASBOURG, France - The European Court of Human Rights is expected to announce its verdict in the case brought by three Croatian savers of the defunct Slovenian bank LB against Slovenia.
        LJUBLJANA - The government is to debate the amended 2008 budget bill.
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to receive credentials from three ambassadors: Argentina's Eugenio Maria Curia, Australia's Peter Shannon and Georgia's Nikoloz Nikolizhvili.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to attend a conference on global alliance.
        OTTAWA, Canada - Speaker of Parliament France Cukjati continues official visit to Canada (until 8 November.
        NAIROBI, Kenya - A delegation of the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning is to attend the UN Climate Change Conference.
        RADENCI - The 2006 Statistics Days, an international meeting of experts, providers and users of statistical data, is to kick off. The event is organised by the National Statistics Office and the Slovenian Statistical Association (until 8 November).
        KOPER - Food, tourism and energy conglomerate Istrabenz is to host a press conference to outline the company's strategic business plan for the 2007-2011 period.
        LJUBLJANA - The NLB banking group is to hold a press conference to outline the plans of its NLB Vita and NLB Skladi funds.
        BLED - The Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning is to unveil projects it backed as part of the Phare CBC programme Slovenia-Austria 2003 scheme to preserve cross-border biotic diversity.
        LJUBLJANA - The 17th Ljubljana Furniture Fair is to open (until 12 November).
        LONDON, the UK - Slovenian exhibitors, headed by the Slovenian Tourist Board are to display what they have to offer at the World Travel Market.
        LJUBLJANA - A show on the 1956 Hungarian revolution is to open at the Museum of Contemporary History.

TUESDAY, 7 November
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - A session of EU finance ministers.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - A session of the EU Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (until 8 November).
        LJUBLJANA - The 7th Corporate Governance panel, sponsored by the business daily Finance, is to discuss corporate governance in public sector, in particular the national health system. Attendance expected by Health Minister Andrej Brucan.
        LJUBLJANA - The Transport Ministry is to outline a project to modernise the railway network.
        PORTOROZ - The 7th intl. Telecommunications conference, themed "Business Challenges of Modern Telecommunications", is to run until 8 November.
        ZAGREB, Croatia - The Interliber 2006 book fair is to open, featuring Slovenia as the partner country.

WEDNESDAY, 8 November
        CELJE - A panel is to discuss how to speed up the exchange of know-how between the academic sphere and the economy.
        LJUBLJANA - The 20th Frankfurt after Frankfurt book fair opens, showcasing a selection of books displayed at the International Frankfurt Book Fair.
        LJUBLJANA - Union Olimpija are to take on Panathinaikos of Greece in the 3rd round of the Euroleague.

THURSDAY, 9 November
        LJUBLJANA - A regular weekly government session.
        VARPALOTA, Hungary - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec and Slovenian Armed Forces Chief-of-Staff, Lieut. Gen. Albin Gutman are to view the training of the 10th motorised battalion as part of the "Falcon Strike" military exercise.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Tourist Board is to host a press conference to speak about the introduction of Slovenia's first central booking system.
        LJUBLJANA - A panel on trade marks.
        LJUBLJANA - A ceremony on the 60th anniversary of the Ljubljana-based Academy for Theatre, radio, Film and Television (AGRFT).

FRIDAY, 10 November
        LJUBLJANA - The 17th annual Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) is to get under way.

SATURDAY, 11 November
        LJUBLJANA - Election black-out.
        LENDAVA - European citizens' forum on the future of Europe.
        CELJE - Celje Pivovarna Lasko are to take on Gummersbach of Germany in week six of the European Handball Champions League (Group F).

SUNDAY, 12 November
        LJUBLJANA - Run-off mayoral elections.
        KOPER - Gold Club are to face Sweden's Hammarby in week six of the European Handball Champions League (Group G).

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