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Washington Agenda-Weekahead

By United Press International   |   Oct. 4, 2002 at 4:13 PM   |   Comments

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2002

Tuesday October 8, 2002

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY holds a program featuring Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty briefing by Zeyno Baran, Director, Caucasus Project, CSIS, Fellow, Russian and Eurasia Program discussing Political Islam in Turkey, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

DATE: October 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.gov

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE holds a program to discuss "Aviation and the Economy" will examine the ongoing impacts from terrorism insurance, added security costs, reduced passenger loads, as well as ways to strengthen and build the future of this essential industry.

WHO: The speakers are:

John L. Mica, Aviation Subcommittee Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives

Leo F. Mullin, President & CEO, Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Donald J. Carty, Chairman & CEO, AMR Corp. & American Airlines

Marion C. Blakey, FAA Administrator

Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, US Chamber of Commerce

DATE: October 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Humanitarianism in Crisis: Have Relief Organizations Become Part of the Problem?" with David Rieff, author and policy analyst, will offer a critical examination of humanitarian organizations as detailed in his new book, A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis.

DATE: October 8, 2002

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Post-election Scenarios in Slovakia with

Sharon Fisher, Senior Economist, Emerging Europe Division, DRI-WEFA, Inc. and Title VIII-JSTS alumna.

DATE: October 8, 2002

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

Wednesday October 9, 2002

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on Government Foresight: Myth or Reality?

WHO: The speakers are:

James Carroll, Professor of Public Policy and Administration Florida International University

Barry White, Director, Government Performance Projects Council for Excellence in Government.

Respondent Robert O'Neill, Jr. President National Academy of Public Administration

DATE: October 9, 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 with Peter Orszag, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, discussing "Social Security Reform in the Wake of the President's Commission."

DATE: October 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 703-739-9404

WEB ADDRESS: national-economists.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "The Sweatshop Quandary: Corporate Responsibility and Governance on the Global Frontier" with Meg Voorhees, director of social issues at the Investor Responsibility Research Center.

DATE: October 9, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB Book Rap featuring Salman Rushdie and his new book, "Step Across This Line."

DATE: October 9, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday October 10, 2002

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE holds a book forum on Free Trade Today...and Tomorrow.

WHO: The speakers are:

Author, Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia University

Robert Litan, Brookings Institution

DATE: October 10, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE presents Foreign Policy Briefing Series with Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Christina Rocca.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES will screen, "The Dark Side of the World," a documentary about Russia's war in Chechnya produced by Czech TV.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY features briefing by Yuri Dzhibladze, President, Center for Development of Democracy and Human Rights discussing Challenges Facing Russia's NGO Sector.

DATE: October 10, 2002

LOCATION: 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-457-6949

WEB ADDRESS:rferl.gov

Friday October 11, 2002

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a program on "Pakistan Has Voted--Now What?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Jonah Blank, Chief Policy Advisor for South Asia, Central Asia, and Archipelagic Southeast Asia for the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, the author of several books on South Asia, and a frequent commentator on the region; Husain Haqqani, a journalist, former diplomat and political advisor, and, currently, a Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Mushahid Hussain, a journalist, scholar, and the former Minister of Information of Pakistan.

George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment.

DATE: October 11, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

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