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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   May 3, 2002 at 4:16 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS FOR TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Yevgeny Satanovsky

President, Russian Jewish Congress discussing Russia's Jewish Community Today

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Ruud Lubbers, discussing his just completed trip to Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, where he was to meet with leaders of all three countries.

DATE: May 7, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Mary Hoyt was Press Secretary to Jane Muskie, Eleanor McGovern, and First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

DATE: May 7, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER presents Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister of Nepal discussing War on Terrorism: Nepalese Perspectives.

DATE: May 7, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Wednesday, May 8, 2002

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCAITON OF MANUFACTURERS holds a news conference to discuss a a survey by the Ferris State University Career Institute for Education and Workforce Development for three national trade associations revealing a severe lack of career guidance received by American youth.

WHO: The speakers are:

William Sederburg, President, Ferris State University

Phyllis Eisen, Vice President, Center for Workforce Success, National Association of Manufacturers

Bill Gaskin, President, Precision Metalforming Association Educational Foundation

Matt DiIorio, Executive Director, Associated Equipment Distributors Foundation

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 529 14th Street. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Narvaiz, 202-637-3087

WEB ADDRESS: nam.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program entitled Can the U.S. and Russia Really Cooperate? With Anatol Lieven, Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

DATE: May 8, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB holds its luncheon program featuring Diane Swonk, Chief Economist, Bank One Corporation, who was attending the Sept. 11 NABE convention in the World Trade Center, "Surviving and Thriving in the Wake of September 11." Ms. Swonk will discuss the near-term victories and long-term challenges that the economy now faces, how it will affect monetary and fiscal policy, and what it all means for financial markets.

DATE: May 8, 2002

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

Thursday, May 9, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION presents Jack Straw, British Foreign Secretary discussing the relationship between Europe and the United States that has been underscored in recent months by the cooperation between European countries and the Bush administration in the aftermath of the September 11.

DATE: May 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Dan Quayle Former Vice President of the United States discussing "Ten Years After Murphy Brown: A Mother's Day Progress Report on the American Family."

DATE: May 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents Richard B. Parker who served as ambassador to Algeria, Lebanon, and Morocco in the Ford and Carter Administrations. Since then he has been active in the field of foreign affairs, teaching at the University of Virginia, Lawrence University.

DATE: May 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: WODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on China and the Antiterrorist War: Is Washington Legitimizing Repression against China's Muslims? Jim Millward, Georgetown University and Wilson Center Asian Policy Studies Fellow.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jim Millward, Georgetown University and Wilson Center Asian Policy Studies Fellow

Gardner Bovingdon, Washington University

Gaye Christoffersen, Naval Postgraduate School

Ross Terrill, University of Texas at Austin

DATE: May 9, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Friday, May 10, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Steven Swerdlow Columbia University discussing Crisis In Krasnodar: Expulsion Of Ethnic Minorities?

DATE: May 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a program "Health Care Quality: How Can Policy Promote Improvement?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Sheila Leatherman of the Foundation for Health Care Policy and Evaluation

Bill Roper of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health, and former Medicare and Medicaid administrator

Gregg Meyer of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Don Berwick of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston

Ed Howard of the Alliance will moderate the

DATE: May 10, 2002

LOCATION: Room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202/789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

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