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Washington Agenda - Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Oct. 26, 2001 at 4:21 PM
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EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 29, 2001

October 30, 2001

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds briefing entitled "To Restore and Renew: A New Report on the State of the Federal Public Service."

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Volcker, Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board; Former Chairman of the National Commission on the Public Service--the "Volcker Commission"

Paul C. Light, Vice President and Director of Governmental Studies and Director of the Center for Public Service

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a policy forum on "How Should the War on Terrorism Be Prosecuted?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Kim Holmes, Heritage Foundation

Dave McIntyre, Analytic Services, Inc.

Amb. Chas. Freeman, Middle East Policy Council

Michael Ledeen, American Enterprise Institute; Robert D. Novak, Chicago Sun-Times.

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Adrian Nastase Prime Minister of Romania discussing "America's New Allies."

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Securing The Skies? The Promises And Perils Of The Aviation Security Act."

WHO: The speakers are:

Kenneth Quinn, Counsel, Aviation Security, Former FAA Chief Counsel

Robert W. Poole, Jr., Director of Transportation Studies Reason Public Policy Institute

Dorothy Robyn, Former Special Assistant for Economic Policy to President Clinton

Guest Scholar, Brookings Institution

DATE: October 30, 2001

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS:heritage.org

October 31, 2001

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds briefing on "The World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference: Against a Backdrop of Terrorism and Global Economic Slump."

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert E. Litan V.P. and Director, Economic Studies program, The Brookings Institution

Richard W. Fisher, Managing Partner, Fisher Family Fund L.P. Former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative

Bill Frenzel, Guest Scholar, Governmental Studies program, Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Minn)

Lael Brainard, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies and Foreign Policy Studies programs, The Brookings Institution; former Deputy National Economic Adviser

Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies program, The Brookings Institution; author of China's Unfinished Economic Revolution

DATE: October 31, 2001

LOCATION: Falk Auditorium, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring United Front/Northern Alliance spokesman Haron Amin discussing the United Front/Northern Alliance's recent military actions in Afghanistan against the Taliban and its coordination with U.S. and international forces in the global war against terrorism.

DATE: October 31, 2001

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a lecture entitled "Central Asia and the War Against the Taliban."

WHO: The speakers are:

Grant Smith, former U.S. ambassador to Tajikistan

Michael Cotter, former U.S. ambassador to Turkmenistan

Joseph Presel, former U.S. ambassador to Uzbekistan

DATE: October 31, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

November 1, 2001

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a lecture entitled "Update on the Inter-Congolese Dialogue and the U.N.'s Role in the DDRR Process."

WHO: The speakers are:

John Prendergast, co-director of the International Crisis Group's Africa Program

Andre Kapanga, professor of political science at Illinois State University and Congolese ambassador to the U.N.

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program with Murray Weidenbaum, Center for Strategic and International Studies, discussing "Reconciling Free Trade and Global Standards."

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: LC, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book Launch for "Limits of Law, Prerogatives of Power: Interventionism After Kosovo."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Glennon, Professor of Law, University of California at Davis and Wilson Center Fellow

Anthony Arend, Professor of Government, Georgetown University

DATE: November 1, 2001

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

November 2, 2001

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program with Graeme P. Herd, Lecturer in International Relations, University of Aberdeen, Deputy Director, Scottish Centre for International Security discussing "Russia's Demographic Crisis: The Foreign and Security Implications."

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a luncheon event on " Radical Center: The Future of American Politics."

WHO: The speakers are:

Ted Halstead, President, New America Foundation

Michael Lind, Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

DATE: November 2, 2001

LOCATION: 1630 Connecticut Ave., NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

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