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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: U.S. MAYORS hod a meeting to discuss efforts to combat terrorism and promote travel and tourism.

AGENDA: Highlight:

9 a.m. -The Impact of Terrorism on Cities Around the World: Introductory

Remarks from All Participants -- Mayflower Hotel, East Room

12 noon - The Olympic Challenge: Safety and Security for Olympics Past and Future

Mayflower Hotel, Chinese Room

Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson -- hosted 2002 Olympics Athens Mayor Dimitris Avramopoulos -- will host 2004 Olympics

1:15 p.m. - Press conference -- Mayflower Hotel, Chinese Room

2 p.m. - Tourism Challenges Facing Our Cities -- Mayflower Hotel, East Room

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-861-6766

WEB ADDRESS: usmayors.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: REP. CURT WELDON, R-PA, AND EURASIA GROUP host a congressional forum designed to provide administration officials with policy recommendations for upcoming Bush-Putin Summit next month.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1116 Longworth House Office Building, Washington D.C.

CONTACT: Bud DeFlaviis, 202-225-2011

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION Harvard Forum present Press Coverage and the War on Terrorism: The Role of Congress In the War on Terrorism.

WHO: The speakers are:

Marvin Kalb, Executive Director, Washington Office, The Shorenstein Center, Harvard University

Candy Crowley, Senior Political Correspondent, CNN

Thomas Donilon, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs

Mort Kondracke, Executive Editor of Roll Call and Fox News commentator

James Lindsay, Brookings Senior Fellow, author of Congress and the Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy

DATE: April 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: US INSTITUTE OF PEACE holds an issues briefing on Islamic Extremists:

How Do They Mobilize Support?

WHO: The speakers are:

Jessica Eve Stern, Lecturer, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Muhammad Y. Muslih, Associate Professor, C. W. Post College, Long Island University

Mustapha Kamal Pasha, Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University

Judy Barsalou, Director, Grant Program, U.S. Institute of Peace

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1200 17th St., NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-429-3824

WEB ADDRESS: usip.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring Reza Pahlavi of Iran, the son of the late Shah of Iran, discussing current developments in Iran, as well as Iran's influence in the region.

DATE: April 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GREENPEACE holds a pre-Earth Day rally

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: Lincoln Memorial Reflecting pool, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-319-2494

WEB ADDRESS: greenpeace.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: GLOBAL BUSINESS DIALOGUE, INC. holds a luncheon program entitled The Road To Doha, panel discussion.

WHO: The speakers are:

Stuart Harbinson, Hong Kong Representative to the WTO

Gerard Kiely, EU Delegation, Washington

James Murphy, Office of the U.S. Trade Representatives

Craig Thorn, DTB associates

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5084 or 202-463-5074

WEB ADDRESS: gbdinc.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER ON BUDGET AND POLICY PRIORITIES AND CENTER FOR LAW AND SOCIAL POLICY hold a conference call briefing to DISCUSS welfare reform reauthorization.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, CBPP

Mark Greenberg, Senior Staff Attorney, CLASP

Sharon Parrott, Co-Director, Federal TANF Policy, CBPP

DATE: April 17, 2002

CONTACT: Michelle Bazie, 202-408-1080.

WEB ADDRESS:cbpp.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled presents The Health Care Crisis: The President's Plan for High-Quality, Affordable Care.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Mark McClellan President's Council of Economic Advisors

Dr. Robert E. Moffit The Heritage Foundation

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES holds a luncheon briefing to discuss prison privatization policy.

WHO: The speakers are:

Judith Greene, a renowned criminal justice policy analyst

Phil Glover, President of the AFGE Council of Prison Locals

Si Kahn, Public Safety and Justice Campaign

Joshua Miller, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

Vincent Schiraldi, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

Julie Stewart, Families Against Mandatory Minimums

Rep. Ted Strickland, D-Ohio, sponsor of The Public Safety Act (H.R. 1764).

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: EF-100 U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-639-6419

WEB ADDRESS:afge.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY presents Petar Stoyanov, Former President of Bulgaria, 1997-2002 discussing The Balkans: Present and Future.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 800 21st Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-8067

WEB ADDRESS: gwu.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Making Macedonia Work: Balancing Nation and State after the Violence of 2001 with Gregory Michaelidis, doctoral candidate in history, University of Maryland at College Park and EES Short-term Scholar.

DATE: April 17, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Afghanistan in Transition? Problems and Prospects for Women with Valentine Moghadam, Director of Women's Studies and Associate Professor of Sociology at Illinois State University, and current Wilson Center Fellow.

DATE: April 17, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a program featuring Rami Khouri, former editor-in-chief of the Jordan Times and currently a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, will address MEI regarding developments in intra-Arab politics following the Beirut summit.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: MEI, 1761 N Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on "The Internally Displaced Community of Carcarica: The Plight of Afro-Colombians in the Uraba Region of Colombia" with Andrew Fandino of Peace Brigades International.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE luncheon briefing with Josina Manu, a Jewish-American, and Abdul Hakim, an Arab-American, who traveled to the West Bank where they have spent the past three weeks in the Al Azza refugee camp in Bethlehem.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM releases its report and recommendations on North Korea during a Congressional Human Rights Caucus briefing on human rights in North Korea.

WHO: The speakers are:

Commission Chair Michael K. Young will testify about the

Commission's findings on religious freedom violations and its

Recommendations

Lorne W. Craner, Assistant, Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2203 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-523-3240, ext. 27

WEB ADDRESS: uscirf.gov

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS WATCH holds a news conference calling for the closing of The US Army School of Americas, based in Fort Benning, Georgia, which trains Latin American soldiers in combat, counter-insurgency, and counter-narcotics.

DATE: April 17, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-234-3440

WEB ADDRESS:soaw.org

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Mongolia as the Link of Stability between Central and Northeast Asia.

WHO: The speakers are:

Tsedendamba Batbayar, Director, Policy Planning Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mongolia, and Wilson Center Fellow

Nyamosor Tuya, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, and John Hopkins Fellow

Eric A. McVadon, Security Consultant (retired admiral)

Harry Harding, Professor and Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, the George Washington University

DATE: April 17, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: REP. STENY HOYER WILL LEAD THE MARYLAND HOUSE DELEGATION AND THE STATE'S UNITED STATES SENATORS, PAUL SARBANES AND BARBARA MIKULSKI holds a news conference to welcome the 2002 NCAA men's basketball champions, the University of Maryland Terrapins.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: House Triangle, East Front of the U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Stacey Farnen, 202-225-4131

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 5 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled "Tajikistan, Central Asian Stability and Afghan Reconstruction" with Talbak Nazarov, foreign minister of Tajikistan. The foreign minister will speak in Russian with a translator.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: MARYLAND-CHINA BUSINESS COUNCIL holds a program on China and the WTO: Implications for US Business featuring Myron Brilliant, Vice President, Asia U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS:uschamber.com

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Constructive Capitalism program which discusses major issues raised by globalization features Dani Rodrik, Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University, discussing "Feasible Globalizations."

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY University's Elliott School of International Affairs hosts the Robert J. Pelosky, Jr. Distinguished Speaker Series with featured guest Jagdish Bhagwati, economist and author supporting his thesis that globalization is part of the solution, not part of the problem to world economics.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: Funger Hall, Room 108, and 2201 G STREET NW, WASHINGTON, DC

CONTACT: 202-994-3087

WEB ADDRESS:gwu.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features Master harpist Mariano Gonzalez and vocalist Rolando Ojada performing music of Paraguay.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Dr. E. Fuller Torrey, physician, researcher and Judy Miller activist, and senior researcher present the results of a new study, The Invisible Plague: The Rise of Mental Illness from 1750 to the Present. They argue that the incidence of mental illness has risen dramatically over the last two-and-a-half centuries and how society identifies the mentally ill and how it cares for them is an important part of this study.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

EVENT: ASIA SOCIETY holds its 15th annual dinner featuring The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Korea, Choi Sung-hong, who will be the guest of honor.

DATE: April 17, 2002

LOCATION: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-833-2742

WEB ADDRESS:asiasociety.org

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