Schedule of Events from 20 to 26 November

Ljubljana, 19 November - Schedule of events in the week from 20 to 26 November:

MONDAY, 20 November
        LJUBLJANA - The National Assembly is to convene a regular November session.
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is due to meet Joachim Ruecker, UN special representative for Kosovo.
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to speak to the press about the work of his ministry this year.
        LOKA PRI MENGSU - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to meet representatives of the Muslim community over the topic of inter-cultural dialogue.
        LJUBLJANA - A session of the European Science Council with the attendance of European Science and Research Commissioner.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak is to attend a conference on the EU's energy policy.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Transport Minister Janez Bozic is scheduled to meet Jacques Barrot, the vice-president of the European Commission and transport commissioner.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Agriculture, Forestry and Food Minister Marija Lukacic is due to attend a two-day session of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council.
        CAIRO, Egypt - Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Janez Podobnik is to wrap up his two-day visit to Cairo, where he attends the 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Partnership environmental conference.
        SOFIA, Bulgaria - Interior Minister Dragutin Mate is to conclude a two-day visit to Bulgaria.
        HELSINKI, Finland - Representatives of the National Assembly EU affairs committee and the National Council foreign relations and European affairs commission are to take part in the Conference of Community and European Affairs Committees (until 21 November).
        MADRID, Spain - "CODE:RED Madrid", a project by Slovenian multi-media artist Tadej Pogacar and P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Museum of Contemporary Art, is to open at the Ojo Atomico contemporary arts centre.
        HELSINKI, Finland - Month of Slovenian Film is to kick off.

TUESDAY, 21 November
        LJUBLJANA - Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Draskovic is due to visit Slovenia as part of which he is scheduled to meet his Slovenian counterpart Dimitrij Rupel and Prime Minister Janez Jansa.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - A Slovenian delegation is due to attend the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - Local Government and Regional Policy Minister Ivan Zagar is to attend a meeting with EU ministers responsible for regional policy.
        LJUBLJANA - Education and Sport Minister Milan Zver is to address a press conference at mid-term.
        LJUBLJANA - Forum 21, a group established by the former President Milan Kucan, is to host a debate with Hungary's former PM Gyula Horn on the future of Europe and recent developments in Hungary.
        BRNIK - The operator of the Ljubljana international airport, Aerodrom Ljubljana, and the authorised partner for UPS, Intereuropa, are to speak to the press upon the signing of a cooperation agreement between UPS and Aerodrom Ljubljana.
        PORTOROZ - Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak is to address a ceremony as the foundation stone is laid to give Hotel Palace a facelift.
        LJUBLJANA - A press conference ahead of the 22th Book Fair.

WEDNESDAY, 22 November
        HELSINKI, Finland - Prime Minister Janez Jansa is to visit his Finnish counterpart Matti Vanhanen.
        TRIPOLI, Lybia - An Interior Ministry delegation is to attend the EU-African ministerial on migration and development (until 23 November).
        LJUBLJANA - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to talk to the press at mid-term.
        LJUBLJANA - The Information Centre of the Council of Europe is to organise a round-table debate on stopping violence against women.
        LJUBLJANA - The assembly of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GZS) is to hold a session to discuss the resignation of GZS chairman Jozko Cuk.
        BERLIN, Germany - Transport Minister Janez Bozic is to attend the final presentation of AlpFRail, a project aimed at encouraging environment-friendly transport services, in particular in the Alpine region.
        LJUBLJANA - A press conference ahead of the meeting of European trade unions representing employees in performing arts, EuroIFA.
        LJUBLJANA - Union Olimpija are to take on Serbia's Partizan in the 5th round of the Euroleague.

THURSDAY, 23 November
        TIRANA, Albania - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel is to attend the summit of Central European Initiative (until 24 November).
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - A session of the EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, to be attended by a Slovenian delegation.
        THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Slovenian delegation is due to take part in the first part of the 5th session of the assembly that brings together signatories to the Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court.
        LJUBLJANA - An international conference on human security, terrorism and organised crime in the Middle East (until 25 November).
        LJUBLJANA - A regular weekly government session.
        LJUBLJANA - Rudolf Maister Day, a holiday marking the day in 1918 when General Rudolf Maister took control of Maribor and in effect secured what later became Slovenia's northern border.
        MARIBOR - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec is to address a panel on the 15th anniversary of Slovenia's independence.
        PORTOROZ - A conference of asset management companies (until 24 November).

FRIDAY, 24 November
        LENART - Speaker of Parliament France Cukjati is to address the main ceremony on Rudolf Maister Day.
        LJUBLJANA - The Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning is to hold a press conference at mid-term.
        LJUBLJANA - The award ceremony at the conclusion of the 17th Ljubljana International Film Festival.

SATURDAY, 25 November
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian International Ladies Association (SILA) is to organise its traditional charity bazaar.

SUNDAY, 26 November
        No major events are scheduled.

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