Schedule of Events from 25 to 31 July

Ljubljana, 24 July - Schedule of events in the week from 25 to 31 July:

MONDAY, 25 July
        LJUBLJANA - Foreign Minister and OSCE chairman Dimitrij Rupel is to hold a press conference.
        LJUBLJANA - OSCE envoy for Central Asia Alojz Peterle is to hold a press conference following his visit to Kyrgyzstan.
        LJUBLJANA - Outgoing Head of the European Commission Representation Erwan Fouere is to pay a farewell visit to Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel.
        MARIBOR - Chief of Defence of Austrian Armed Forces, Gen. Roland Ertl is to meet his Slovenian counterpart, Gen. Maj. Ladislav Lipic for two-day talks.
        LJUBLJANA - The opposition Liberal Democracy (LDS) MP Majda Sirca is to comment on draft amendments to the media act at a press conference.
        KOPER - Tomos, motorcycles and motorcycle parts producer, is to discuss the company's restructuring at a press conference.

TUESDAY, 26 July
        LJUBLJANA - The Environment Ministry is to hold a press conference to present projects concerning the preservation of biotic diversity and sustainable development within the Phare CBS Slovenia - Austria 2003 programme.
        LJUBLJANA - Czech Ambassador Tomas Szunyog is to pay a farewell visit to Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel.
        DEVIN - The music festival Cello & Music is to kick off in the cities along the Italian-Slovenian border.

        LONDON, Great Britain - European Affairs State Secretary Marcel Koprol is to meet representatives of the British EU presidency to discuss negotiations on the EU financial perspective for the 2007-2013 period.
        NOVA GORICA, Slovenia/GORIZIA, Italy - EU Ambassador to Slovenia Erwan Fouere is to visit Nova Gorica and Gorizia to meet mayors Mirko Brulc and Vittorio Brancati.
        TRIESTE, Italy - Two Slovenian minority organisations, the Slovenian Cultural and Economic Association and the Council of Slovenian Organisations, are to present minority issues at a press conference.
        LJUBLJANA - The parliamentary health committee is to discuss amendments to the health care and insurance act.
        LJUBLJANA - The 14th international summer festival Trnfest is to get underway, offering a diverse programme of music, theatre, dance, literature, film and visual arts.

        LJUBLJANA - The parliament is to hold an extraordinary session to decide on the amendments to the health care and insurance act, and changes to the National Council act, already vetoed by the upper chamber.
        LJUBLJANA - Regular weekly government session.
        SALZBURG, Austria - The Ljubljana Drama SNG Theatre ensemble will stage "Alamut" at the Salzburg Summer Festival.
        DOMZALE - Domzale will play against San Marino club Domagnano in the return leg of the first qualifying round for the UEFA Cup.

FRIDAY, 29 July
        IDRIJA - The 4th annual Idrija Tango Festival is to get underway.

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