Schedule of Events for Wednesday, 6 July

Ljubljana, 5 July - Below is a schedule of events for Wednesday, 6 July:

LJUBLJANA - The second day of international conference on violence against children and sexual abuse. Four working groups will be in session from 9 AM, followed by a plenary at 4 PM. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - Branko Grims, a lawmaker of the coalition Slovenian Democrats (SDS), is to talk to the press at noon to outline his party's plan for the RTV Slovenija act after the National Council veto and the looming referendum.

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Cimos, the maker of car parts, is to open a new production facility. To be attended by Transport Minister Janez Bozic, who will also lay a wreath on the grave dedicated to the victims of the Srebrenica killings. (STA)

CELJE - The retail chain Engrotus is to talk to the press at 10 AM to present plans for investments in Macedonia. (STA)

LJUBLJANA - The SKEI trade union representing workers in electronic and metal industry is to talk to the press at 10 AM to present the progress of negotiations on a new collective agreement in the sector.

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The Committee of the Regions is to hold a plenary session, to be attended by Maribor mayor Boris Sovic, the committee's vice-chairman.

LJUBLJANA - The National Council is to examine amendments to the pension and disability insurance act, the Ombudsman's special report on the erased and the draft bill on balanced regional development, which deals with the country's division to two cohesion regions; at 1 PM.

LJUBLJANA - The performance of energy companies in 2004 will top the agenda as the management board of the association for energy at the Chamber of Commerce (GZS) meets at 10 AM.

LJUBLJANA - The beginning at 9 AM of the annual seminar of the Cowam2 community waste management project, featuring 130 participants from 9 European countries. Press conference scheduled for 11 AM.

LJUBLJANA - Press review. (STA)

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