Schedule of Events from 6 to 12 June

Ljubljana, 5 June - Schedule of events in the week from from 6 to 12 June:

MONDAY, 6 June
        SKOPJE, Macedonia - The standing committee of high representatives for Yugoslav succession is to meet; Miha Pogacnik represents Slovenia.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Economics Minister Andrej Vizjak to attend a session of the EU Council for Competitiveness.
        LJUBLJANA - The supervisory board of the largest insurer Zavarovalnica Triglav to appoint a new chairman of the management board after Joze Lenic stepped down in March.
        VIENNA, Austria - Justice Minister Lovro Sturm to begin a two-day official visit to Austria.
        CETINJE, Serbia-Montenegro - Foreign Ministry State Secretary Bozo Cerar to attend a ministerial meeting of the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative.
        LJUBLJANA - The 61st congress of international association of film archives (FIAF) to get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk to speak about several budget-related topics.
        LJUBLJANA - Minister of Labour, Family and Social Affairs Janez Drobnic to speak about changes to scholarship policy; a government stance on the proposed EU directive on working hours.
        LJUBLJANA - A briefing by the European Commission on the EU's next financial perspective is to be TV broadcast at 11 AM.
        BLED - The 18th e-business conference is to begin at 9 AM under the title of "eIntegration in Action".
        LJUBLJANA - The 21st international festival of world music "Druga godba" to get under way.
        LJUBLJANA - An exhibition of prints by the legendary New York-based artist Louise Bourgeois to open at the Kolizej Gallery.

        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk to attend a session of Eu finance ministers.
        SEVILLA/CORDOBA, Spain - Slovenian FM and OSCE chairman Dimitrij Rupel to address the Forum of NGos, attend a session of the executive committee of the World Jewish Congress.
        LJUBLJANA - The 4th festival of NGOs, LUPA, to begin, through 14 June.
        BLED - The supervisory board for Slovenia's Single Programming Document for the 2004-2006 period to meet; projects financed from structural funds to be presented.
        LJUBLJANA - The Stritar Award for young authors and/or theatre critics to be conferred.

        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - PM Janez Jansa to meet the EU presiding Luxembourgh PM Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss talks on the EU's new financial perspective and the situation after two "no" votes on the European constitution.
        LJUBLJANA/SLOVENSKA BISTRICA - European Commissioner for Regional Policy Danuta Huebner to pay a visit.
        CORDOBA, Spain - Slovenian FM and OSCE chairman Dimitrij Rupel to address the OSCE conference on fighting anti-semitism and other forms of intolerance.
        LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - An informal meeting of ministers of public administration to be attended by Slovenia's Public Administration Minister Gregor Virant.
        LJUBLJANA - A conference upon the conclusion of a project designed to upgrade property records, to be opened by Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Janez Podobnik.
        HANNOVER, Germany - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec to visit the international trade fair for emergency services Interschutz.
        VELENJE - The 4th Herberstein-Litera festival of Slovenian authors to begin.
        MARIBOR - The traditional "Ondina Otta" opera singers competition to begin.

        LJUBLJANA - Invited by President Janez Drnovsek, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev to begin a two-day official visit to Slovenia.
        BRUSSELS, Belgium - An two-day informal meeting of NATO defence ministers to be attended by Slovenia's Karl Erjavec.
        LJUBLJANA - The Slovenian Steel Group to organise a two-day conference as part of the European Confederation of Iron and Steel Industries (Eurofer).
        BLED - The two-day, 8th Slovenian Tourism Forum to begin, organised by the Slovenian Tourism Board.
        LJUBLJANA - Weekly government session.

FRIDAY, 10 June
        BRIJUNI, Croatia - The Slovenian and Croatian governments are to hold their first ever joint session.
        BLED - The start of a two-day meeting of speakers from the regional partnership gathering Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Speakers from several SE European countries also invited to attend.
        LJUBLJANA - European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fischer Boel to visit Slovenia.
        PARIS, France - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec to begin a three-day visit to France to attend the 22nd international conference on global security.
        VENICE, Italy - Slovenia's national pavilion featuring an installation by Vadim Fiskin to officially open at the "A+A" Gallery as part of the Venice biennial of contemporary art; open to the public as of 11 June.
        PORTOROZ - The European Livestock and Meat Trading Union (UECBV) is to meet for a general assembly.
        VELENJE - The Pretnar Award for promotion of Slovenian literature abroad to be conferred on a Czech translator as part of the 4th Herberstein-Litera festival of Slovenian authors.
        LJUBLJANA - The Zupancic Award for outstanding achievement in culture to be given out by the municipality of Ljubljana.
        ZAGORJE - The 10th international festival of chamber music, Valvasor Evenings, to begin.

        TEHARJE - A national ceremony at the Teharje Memorial Park to the victims of post-war killings. President Janez Drnovsek as the key-note speaker.

SUNDAY, 12 June
        LUXEMBOURG - A conclave on the EU's new financial perspective to be attended also by Slovenian FM Dimitrij Rupel.

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