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Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 9 March

Ljubljana, 8 March - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 9 March:

KOPER - FM Dimitrij Rupel and the Croatian, Macedonian, Serbia-Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina diplomats based in Slovenia are to discuss Slovenia's role in the EU as a bridge towards SE Europe at a panel scheduled for 5 PM and hosted by the Faculty of Humanities. (STA)

TACEN - Police director general Darko Anzelj is to present the report on policing in 2004 at a press conference scheduled for noon. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Peace Institute, a Ljubljana-based independent research institute, is to hold a public debate to asses the first 100 days of the new government in office; at 7 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The Association of Free Trade Unions (ZSSS) is to outline its position on the proposals to introduce a flat tax rate in Slovenia at 11 AM.

PORTOROZ - A round-table organised by the Slovenian Association of Co-operatives is to examine cooperation between co-operatives, industry and retailers from the vantage point of the meat and dairy industries; at 11 AM.

NOVO MESTO - A meeting on the schooling of Roma children at a local elementary school is to take place at 11:30 AM with attendance of Education Minister Milan Zver, Novo Mesto Mayor Bostjan Kovacic as well as local school authorities and representatives of parents.

LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary committee on labour, family and social affairs is to examine the proposed bill on same-sex partnerships; at 9 AM.

TRIESTE, Italy - A book on the Slovenian minority in Italy and its legal status in the period from 1866 to 2006 is to be discussed at an event organised by two minority organisation and a Slovenian research centre; at 7 PM.

PORTOROZ - The 14th Slovenian Advertising Festival (SOF) is to open at 8:30 PM. The festival, focusing on "responsible advertising", closes on Friday with an award-winning ceremony.

LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Composers Association is to talk to the press at 1 PM ahead of its 60th anniversary.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

In case of further queries please contact duty editor at +386 1 241 0109:

8:30 AM to 3:30 PM: Katja Kos
3:30 PM to 10:00 PM: Sebastijan Macek

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