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Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   Nov. 22, 2002 at 4:18 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2002

TIME: All Day

EVENT: PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION holds a conference on Vaccines, Prevention And Public Health: A Vision For The Future,

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Opening and Introduction Moderator: Sir George A.O. Alleyne

8:40 a.m. - Keynote Address: "The Role of Vaccinology in Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases: From HIV/AIDS to Bioterrorism" Anthony Fauci

9:10a.m. - 100 Years of Vaccines and Immunization in the Americas Ciro A. de Quadros

DATE: November 25, 2002

LOCATION: Room A, 2nd Floor, PAHO, 525 23rd St. NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-974-3459

WEB ADDRESS: paho.rg

TIME: 9:15 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a health policy discussion on Can Asia Avoid the AIDS Typhoon?

WHO: The speakers are:

Nicholas Eberstadt, AEI

Keith Hansen, Manager, ACTafrica (AIDS Campaign Team for Africa), World Bank

Robert B. Helms, AEI

DATE: November 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS:aei.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: THIRD WORLD PRESS holds a news conference to discuss the Paradox of Loyalty: Blacks Respond to 9/11.

DATE: November 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: Patrick Oliver, 773-651-0700

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER AGENCY ADMINISTRATORS (NACAA) AND THE CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA (CFA) holds a news conference releasing the eleventh annual Consumer Complaint Survey Report detailing the nation's top ten consumer complaints.

WHO: The speakers are:

Nancy Sabella, National Association of Consumer Agency

Administrators

Jean Ann Fox, Consumer Federation of America

Stephen Hannan, Howard County (MD) Office of Consumer Affairs

DATE: November 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-737-0766

WEB ADDRESS: cfa.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: POPULATION COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL holds a news conference to discuss titled Combating AIDS: Communication Strategies in Action, a book on the HIV education in developing countries.

DATE: November 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 617-367-6655

WEB ADDRESS: population.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION holds a preview of the Israeli elections.

WHO: The speakers are:

Martin S. Indyk, Director, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution; U.S. Ambassador to Israel (1995-97, 2000-01); Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs, U.S. Department of State (1997-2000)

Yaron Deckel, Washington Bureau Chief, Israeli Radio and TV Channel 1

DATE: November 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION holds a news conference releasing the fiscal survey of states.

DATE: November 25, 2002

LOCATION: Hall of States, 444 North Capitol, Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-624-5334

WEB ADDRESS: nga.gov

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Proposals for a New North America" with Robert A. Pastor, vice president of International Affairs at American University.

DATE: November 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 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 Islam and the Imperial Legacy in Russia and Central Asia with Robert Crews, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: November 25, 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 program to discuss The Sixteenth Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party has just concluded, with a new leader, Hu Jintao, taking over as general secretary. China's President Jiang Zemin is expected to remain in his position until March, but may continue to exert significant influence in his retirement. Three leading China scholars will assess the outcome of the Party Congress.

WHO: The speakers are:

Minxin Pei, Senior Associate and Co-Director of the Carnegie Endowment's China Program, will focus on implications for China's domestic politics.

Michael Swaine, Senior Associate and Co-Director of the Carnegie Endowment's China Program, will examine how China's national security strategy might be affected by the leadership transition.

David Lampton, Professor and Director of China Studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will analyze the implications for U.S.-China relations.

DATE: November 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS:ceip.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Elie Weisel as he discusses his new book "After the Darkness: Reflections on the Holocaust."

DATE: November 25, 2002

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "Women and Leadership in Muslim Societies: Voices for Change"

WHO: The speakers are:

Mahnaz Afkhami, founder and president of Women's Learning Partnership,

executive director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies and former

minister of State for Women's Affairs in Iran

Ayesha Imam, former executive director of BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights, co-founder of

Women in Nigeria and core member of Women Living Under Muslim Laws

Asma Khader, member of the Permanent Arab Court as counsel on violence

against women, coordinator of Sisterhood is Global Institute/Jordan and

former president of the Jordanian Women's Union

Thoraya Obaid, executive director of the U.N. Population Fund, former director of the

Division for Arab States and Europe at UNFPA and deputy executive

secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Shirin Tahir-Kheli, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations for special

political affairs, fellow and research professor at the SAIS Foreign

Policy Institute and member of the U.S. Commission on International

Religious Freedom

Azar Nafisi, visiting scholar at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and director of the SAIS Dialogue Project

DATE: November 25, 2002

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Aurora Guitar Quartet, made up of guitarists from Japan, Cuba, and the U.S., performing music that encompasses a broad spectrum of styles and cultural periods.

DATE: November 25, 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 Editor Robert Gottlieb, Sally Quinn, Michael Beschloss, and Ben Brandlee discussing the project Katharine Graham was working on at the time of her death. She penned a huge, rich, gathering of articles, memoirs, humor, and history, that brings to life her beloved city" in Katharine Graham's Washington.

DATE: November 25, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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