Schedule of Events for Tuesday, 5 April

Ljubljana, 4 April - Below is a schedule of events for Tuesday, 5 April:

PODGORICA, Serbia-Montenegro - Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, the OSCE chairman, is expected to meet Montenegro President Filip Vujanovic, PM Milo Djukanovic, Parliament Speaker Ranko Krivokapic, FM Miodrag Vlahovic and opposition leader Predrag Bulatovic on the last day of his two-day visit to Podgorica. (STA)

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Alojz Peterle, the OSCE special envoy to Central Asia, is expected to travel to Kyrgyzstan to take part in efforts towards a resolution of the crisis there.

MARIBOR - A round-table debate on who instigates intolerance is to be attended by Ombudsman Matjaz Hanzek. (STA)

MARIBOR - Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Jure Zupan, as well as representatives of all three Slovenian universities, are to attend a round-table on quality in higher education organised by MEP Ljudmila Novak; at 10 AM.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The Slovenian representation at the EU is to organise an event to mark the forthcoming anniversary of EU membership. European Commissioner for Science and Research Janez Potocnik is expected to attend, among other guests.

RAVNE NA KOROSKEM - Economics Minister Andrej Bizjak is to visit the companies making up the Slovenian Steel Industry and the ongoing privatisation process. A press conference is scheduled for 3:45 PM.

TRIESTE, Italy - The fifth hearing in the procedure against defunct Slovenian bank Ljubljanska banka. Croatian savers demand EUR 10m in damages for foreign currency deposits they had at the bank prior to Slovenia's independence.

TRIESTE, Italy - A round table on joint representation of Slovenians in Italy organised by the Council of Slovenian Organisations and the Slovenian Cultural and Economic Union; at 8:30 PM.

MANAMA, Bahrain - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Andrej Logar is to attend a ministerial of the EU/Gulf Cooperation Council.

SOSTANJ - The Premogovnik Velenje coal mine is to present current business figures and outline an agenda of activities at the celebration of the coal mine's 130th anniversary; at 10 AM.

PORTOROZ - The beginning of a two-day conference of energy managers, to be attended by Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning Janez Podobnik.

GORNJA RADGONA - The 18th international construction fair, Megra, is to open at noon.

LJUBLJANA - A press conference at noon ahead of the Days of Slovenian Informatics (13-15 April).

LJUBLJANA - The Writers' Association is to host a debate with Evangelical Lutheran Bishop Geza Ernisa.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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