Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 8 November

Ljubljana, 7 November - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 8 November:

LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to hold a press conference to talk about topical political issues; at 11 AM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The government commission for the protection of the Roma is to look into the bill on the Roma community at a session scheduled for 10 AM. Press statements are expected at 11:30 AM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - The executive director of the European GNSS Supervisory Authority Pedro Pedreira is to visit Slovenia upon the invitation of Higher Education Minister Jure Zupan and Transport Minister Janez Bozic. The officials are to discuss the Galielo satellite navigation project and speak to the press at 1:45 PM. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to meet at noon the core working group tasked with the preparations for Slovenia's stint as EU president. The 18-month presidency programme which has been drafted in conjunction with Germany and Portugal is to top the agenda.

LJUBLJANA - Human Rights Ombudsman Matjaz Hanzek is to speak to the press at 10 AM about current events.

LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to meet the Slovenian Mufti, Nedzad Grabus, at 10:30 AM.

TORONTO - Speaker of Parliament France Cukjati is to wrap up his official trip to Canada by meeting the Mayor of Mississaqua Hazel McCallion; at 2:30 PM.

ALPBACH, Switzerland - The ninth Alpine Conference is to kick off. The two-day event will also be attended by State Secretary at the Environment Ministry Marko Starman.

DUBLIN, Ireland - Bank of Slovenia Governor Mitja Gaspari is to deliver a lecture on the risks associated with Slovenia's eurozone entry at the Dublin Institute for European Affairs.

PORTOROZ - The 7th international telecommunications conference, themed "Business Challenges of Modern Telecommunications", is to come to a close.

LJUBLJANA - The 20th Frankfurt after Frankfurt book fair is to get underway. Showcasing a selection of books displayed at the International Frankfurt Book Fair, the exhibition is to run through 13 November. (STA/PHOTO)

LJUBLJANA - Union Olimpija are to take on Panathinaikos of Greece in the third round of the Euroleague; tip-off at 9:30 PM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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