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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 21 March

Ljubljana, 20 March - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 21 March:

PORTOROZ/STANJEL/LIPICA - The cabinet will be visiting the southwestern Slovenian regions of Istra and Kras as part of its series of visits to Slovenian statistical regions. The government is first scheduled to hold a working meeting (9:30 AM), followed by separate talks held by the prime minister and other members of his cabinet. PM Janez Jansa is to meet at noon representatives of the project group for the Mediterranean University. The government will wrap up its visit in Lipica with a meeting with mayors, CEOs, MPs and councillors from the region (5 PM). PM Jansa is to hold a press conference at Stanjel at 3 PM, followed by a press conference featuring Economy Minister Andrej Vizjak and Transport Minister Janez Bozic. (STA/PHOTO)

NEW YORK, US - President Janez Drnovsek is to meet at 3 PM Slovenian time UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for talks that will focus on global crisis spots, foremost Darfur and Iran. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The National Council, the upper chamber of parliament, is to meet at noon to debate a proposal for a constitutional review of the act on religious freedom. (STA)

ROME, Italy - A delegation of the parliamentary Commission for Slovenians Abroad is to conclude a two-day visit to the Italian Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Italian parliament.

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - A delegation of the parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee is to conclude a two-day visit to Slovakia.

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary Privileges and Credentials Commission is to meet at 9 AM to debate the nomination of Samo Fakin for director general of the Health Insurance Institute (ZZZS) at its session.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Advertising Festival is to get underway with a presentation of advertisements featured at foreign advertising festivals; at 9:30 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The independent Peace Institute is to present the results of a survey on media reporting about the relocation of the Strojans, a Roma family in the centre of a bitter dispute with the majority population in the small village of Ambrus.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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