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By United Press International   |   Jan. 28, 2003 at 2:35 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Institute of Medicine holds a meeting to discuss Framework for Evaluating the Safety of Dietary Supplements,

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m.- Opportunity to provide information on melatonin safety and the melatonin draft prototype monograph.

10:30 a.m.-Opportunity to provide information on chromium picolinate safety and chromium picolinate draft prototype monograph.

1 p.m.- Opportunity to provide additional information on glucosamine safety and the glucosamine draft prototype monograph.

3 p.m.- Opportunity to provide information on saw palmetto safety and the saw palmetto draft prototype monograph.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138

WEB ADDRESS:nas.edu

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL will convene an international forum on the reconstruction of Afghanistan.

AGENDA: Highlights:

9 a.m. - Welcome by Commission Chair Felice D. Gaer, GWU Law School Dean Michael K.

Young, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom John Hanford

, and Ishaq Shahryar, Afghan Ambassador to the United States, GWU Media Center, 805 21st Street, NW, set of CNN's Crossfire

9:30 a.m. - Keynote and Featured Speakers

Amb. Zalmay Khalilzad (keynote), Special Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan,

Special Presidential Envoy and Ambassador at Large for Free Iraqis, Special

Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Southwest Asia and Islamic Strategy Initiatives, National Security Council

Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-NE, Sponsor of the Afghanistan Freedom Support Act, Foreign Relations Committee

Andrew Natsios, Administrator, US Agency for International Development

10:45 a.m. - Panel One: The Human Rights Challenge in Transitional Afghanistan

Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Professor of Religious Studies, University of

Virginia; Advisory Board Member, Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy

Robert Templer, South Asia Program Director, International Crisis Group

Dr. Frank Vogel, Director of the Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School

1:30 p.m. - Judge John R. Tunheim, U.S. Dist. Ct. (D.Minn.)

Mavis Leno, Chair, Feminist Majority's Campaign for Afghan Women and Girls

2 p.m. - Implementing Human Rights Protections

Ian Martin, Vice President, International Center for Transitional Justice

Gay McDougall, Executive Director, International Human Rights Law Group

Neamat Nojumi, former USAID consultant in Kabul

Sima Wali, President, Refugee Women in Development

3:45 p.m. - The U.S. Role in Promoting Human Rights in Afghanistan

Lorne Craner, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Amb. Wendy Chamberlin, USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia and the Near East

Amb. Karl F. Inderfurth, Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, the Elliott School, George Washington University, and former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs (1997-2001)

Marin Strmecki, Vice President and Director of Programs, Smith Richardson Foundation

Amb. Peter Tomsen, Diplomatic Associate, Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and former Special U.S. Envoy to the Afghan Resistance

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom, 2000 H Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-523-3240, ext. 26

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CLINICAL CENTER GRAND ROUNDS LECTURE SERIES presents:

Finally: A Vaccine for Typhoid Fever With Implications for Other Enteric Pathogens," featuring Dr. Shouson Szu, Research Chemist, Laboratory of Developmental and Molecular Immunity, NICHD

"Genotype Phenotype Comparisons in Parkinson's Disease Across Ethnic Groups," with Dr. Katrina Gwinn-Hardy, Investigator, Neurogenetics, NINDS.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301- 594-8491

WEB ADDRESS: nih.gov

TIME: 1:45 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing with John S. Wolf, Assistant Secretary of State for Nonproliferation discussing "Global Nonproliferation Challenges."

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS: fpc.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: FOREIGN PRESS CENTER holds a briefing entitled "The State of the Union: An Evaluation."

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Franc, Vice President, Government Relations, The Heritage Foundation

Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Foreign Press Center, National Press Building, Room, 898, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-724-1640

WEB ADDRESS:fpc.gov

TIME: 3 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON DIRECTOR'S LECTURE SERIES presents Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Older Women Age 65-79 Years: An Understudied Age Group," with Dr. Janet R. Daling, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Full Member Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle.

DATE: January 29, 2003

LOCATION: Masur Auditorium, Building 10, Bethesda, MD

CONTACT: 301- 594-8491

WEB ADDRESS: nih.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Resident Associate program presents best-selling author Ross King re-creating the tapestry of Michelangelo's day-to-day life on the Sistine scaffolding in early 16th-century Rome. While dealing with numerous personal problems, he managed to paint Biblical scenes so beautiful that when unveiled in 1512 onlookers were absolutely stunned.

DATE: January 28, 2003

LOCATION: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030

WEB ADDRESS: si.gov

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