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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES holds its Congressional City Conference, which is designed to inform delegates of key aspects of federal issues and prepare them to discuss these issues with their Congressional delegations.

AGENDA: Highlight:

7:30 a.m. - State Municipal Leagues' Congressional Breakfasts/Briefings

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-626-3003

WEB ADDRESS: nlc.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE HOUSING AGENCIES legislative conference themed Lead with Housing."

AGENDA: Highlight:

8:30 a.m. - Affordable Housing in This Election Year

Claire Shipman, Senior National, Correspondent, Good Morning America

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Loews L' Enfant Plaza Hotel 480 Loews L' Enfant Plaza, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-624-7710

WEB ADDRESS: ncsha.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: U.S. STUDENT ASSOCIATION holds its 33rd grassroots legislative conference themed "Building Democracy from the Ground Up!"

AGENDA: Highlight:

10 a.m. -- Lobby Day and Rally

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Upper Senate Park, US Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-347-8772

WEB ADDRESS: usstudents.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program featuring Ambassador Otto J. Reich, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs discussing U.S. Foreign Policy In The Western Hemisphere.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: BETTER WORLD CAMPAIGN holds a program entitled A New Millennium: A new Promise for Development with March Malloch Brown UN Development Programme Administrator.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: J W Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-777-3532

WEB ADDRESS: betterworldfund.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Space And National Security.

9 a.m. - John Hamre, president and CEO, CSIS

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), House Armed Services Committee

10 a.m. - Discussion Panel "The Space Commission, One Year Later"

Bob Davis, commissioner, U.S. Space Commission Brig. Gen Mike Hamel, Air Force Space Commission Implementation Working Group

Eric Thoemmes, professional staffer (former), Senate Armed Services Committee

10:45 a.m. - Discussion Panel "The New Role of the Civil and Commercial Space Sectors"

Scott Pace, assistant dir. for space and aeronautics, Office of Science and Technology Policy Brian Daley, corporate VP, Lockheed Martin

John Logsdon, director, Space Policy Institute, George Washington University

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS:csis.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AFRICA ACTION, SUDANESE PEOPLE'S LIBERATION MOVEMENT, AND SUDANESES PEOPLE LIBERATION ARMY hold a news conference to discuss recent developments in Sudan's long-running civil war.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 122 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-546-7961

WEB ADDRESS:igc.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Northern Ireland Since Good Friday: Lessons Learned, Obstacles Ahead, and Possibilities for Progress on the Rocky Path to Peace" with Paul J. Arthur, professor of politics and course director of the Graduate Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: EMPOWER.ORG holds a news conference announcing "Americans For Victory Over Terrorism project to Support War on Terrorism and Combat Anti-American Bias."

WHO: The speakers are:

former U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett

James Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence

William Barr, former U.S. Attorney General

Frank Gaffney, former Assistant Secretary of Defense

Walid Phares, Middle East scholar, author, and professor at Florida Atlantic University

Ruth Wisse, author, scholar, and professor at Harvard University

DATE: March 12, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-452-8200

WEB ADDRESS: empower.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on "Crossroads: Beyond the Veil: Women's Minds and Politics of the Middle East."

WHO: The speakers are:

Valentine M. Moghadam, Wilson Center Fellow, Director of Women's Studies and Associate Professor of Sociology, Illinois State University

Elaine Sciolino, Senior Writer, Washington Bureau of the New York Times and author, Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran

DATE: March 12, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a luncheon discussing State Building in Afghanistan featuring Anatol Lieven, a British journalist, writer and historian, was previously editor of Strategic Comments and an expert on the former Soviet Union and on aspects of contemporary warfare at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB features Theresa Loar, President of Vital Voices Global Partnership and a principal advisor to then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on international women's issues.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Dr. Solomon Passy, Minister of Foreign Affairs/Bulgaria.

DATE: March 12, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: REP.RL BLUMENAUER, D-OR, holds a news conference to discuss the Polar Bears Protection Act.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-225-4813

WEB ADDRESS:house.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Traverse City West Senior High School in Michigan, top choral group, the Choral-Aires performing with the school's jazz combo. Joining them will be The Duke Ellington School of the Arts Music Department Showcase, featuring outstanding soloists and ensembles.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs will host Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Yergin, co-founder and chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates and author of "The Prize" and "The Commanding Heights," discussing the future of globalization.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-6240

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Forces Behind Globalization"

With Lord Robert Skidelsky of Tilton, biographer of John Maynard Keynes and professor of political economy at the University of Warwick in England.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON holds its Capital Science lectures presenting Susan Lindquist, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Professor of Medical Sciences, the University of Chicago discussing Mad Cows and "Psi-Chotic" Yeast: Revolutionary New Views in Human Disease and Genetics.

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: carnegieinstitution.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL presents Martin Walker, chief international correspondent discussing and signing copies of "The Caves Of PĂ©rigord."

DATE: March 12, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-841-9019

WEB ADDRESS:upi.com

TIME: 6:45 p.m.

EVENT: GIRLSCOUTS OF THE USA holds its 90th anniversary and National Women of Distinction Anniversary Gala. Proceeds from this evening event, will benefit the Girl Scouting: For Every Girl, Everywhere initiative, helping to expand accessibility and opportunity for all girls.

WHO: Honorees include:

Val Ackerman, President of the Women's National Basketball Association

Martha W. Barnett, Esq., partner in the global law firm of Holland & Knight LLP in Tallahassee, Florida,

Gladys KamakakĂșokalani 'Ainoa Brandt, At 96 years young, Ms. Brandt is well known as an outstanding educator, administrator, and community leader

Elizabeth Dole, candidate for the United States Senate in North Carolina. Mrs. Dole was a Girl Scout

Judge Glenda Hatchett, the driving force behind the nationally syndicated daily TV series Judge Hatchett,

Marilyn Carlson Nelson is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Carlson Companies, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota

Powell is a board member of several educational, cultural, charitable, and civic organizations. She is Vice Chair, America's Promise

Esmeralda Santiago is the author of the award-winning memoirs, When I Was Puerto Rican and Almost a Woman.

Kathryn D. Sullivan, Ph.D., president and CEO of COSI Columbus (The Center of Science and Industry in Ohio)

Vera Wang is internationally recognized for her couture designs,

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-799-2449

WEB ADDRESS:girlscouts.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: WASHINGTON CATHEDRAL holds a program entitled Spiritual Alignment for Uncertain Times.

WHO: The speakers are:

NBC's Tim Russert moderator of Meet the Press and political analyst for NBC's Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and the Today Show

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr.

Rep. Betty McCollum, D-MN, serves on the Education and Workforce Committee and the Resources Committee

Professor Akbar Ahmed, professor of international relations at American University

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Washington Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-537-2221

WEB ADDRESS: cathedral.org

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: EMBASSY OF AUSTRIA presents Elena Ostleitner, Asst. Prof. at the University of Music, Vienna discussing "Bach, Mahler and More: Austria's Hidden Treasure of Women Composers."

DATE: March 12, 2002

LOCATION: Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Ct. NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-895-6775

WEB ADDRESS: austria.org

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