Schedule of Events for Friday, 15 April

Ljubljana, 14 April - Below is a schedule of events for Friday, 15 April:

SENNINGEN, Luxembourg - EU foreign ministers are to meet for a two-day, semi-annual informal meeting to discuss topical issues. FM Dimitrij Rupel is to attend on behalf of Slovenia. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The parliament's EU affairs committee is to discuss, behind closed doors, further integration of the European railway system and the upcoming session of EU ministers of transport, telecommunications and energy; starts at 2 PM.

WASHINGTON, DC, United States - Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk is to travel to the United States to attend the spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank on Saturday and Sunday.

KLAGENFURT, Austria - The SLOMAK coordinating body of Slovenian minorities in Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia is to discuss a bill on relations with Slovenians living outside of Slovenia; news conference at 1 PM. (STA)

MONACO, Monaco - The funeral of the Prince of Monaco Rainier III, who died on 6 April, will be attended by President Janez Drnovsek on behalf of Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA - The collegiate body of the parliament is to hold a meeting at noon to set down the agenda of the regular April session.

ZAGREB, Croatia - Justice Minister Lovro Sturm is to complete his two-day official visit by signing a memorandum of understanding between the Slovenian and Croatian justice ministries; a statement to the press at 9:30 AM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - An agreement on research and development cooperation between Slovenia and Cyprus is to be signed by State Secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology Janez Mozina and Cypriot State Secretary Andreas Moleskis.

BLED - Young Slovenian and European lawyers, judges, diplomats, public officials and law students are to gather for an international conference, the 9th Bled Forum, as part of the 3rd Days of Young Slovenian Lawyers (until 17 April).

LJUBLJANA - The national grid operator Elektro Slovenije is to hold a news conference at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The national Employment Service is to hold a news conference to present the 2004 report at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The newly-appointed supervisory board of Nova Kreditna banka Maribor (NKBM), the country's number two bank, is to hold its first session at 12 AM.

SKOFJA LOKA - The Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs is to organise a panel on assistance to drug users, to start at 9 PM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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