Washington Agenda-Weekahead

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WEEK AHEAD EVENTS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2003

Tuesday, February 25, 2003

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOMAN'S NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC CLUB presents David Broder, Pulitzer Prize winner, and noted Washington Post political correspondent, will analyze and comment about the current political scene

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-232-7363

WEB ADDRESS: democraticwomen.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service The BMW Center for German and European Studies presents Dr. Angela Merkel Chairperson, Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Party Minority Leader, German Bundestag discussing "Where is Europe Heading?"

DATE: February 25, 2003

LOCATION: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor, Healy Hall, 37TH and O Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-687-4328

WEB ADDRESS: Georgetown.edu

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a roundtable discussion: "Is Genocide Preventable?"

WHO: The speakers are:

Joyce Apsel, President, International Association of Genocide Scholars, New York University

Eric Markusen, Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Anita Sharma, Deputy Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

DATE: February 25, 2003

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: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on The Struggle over State Symbols from Yeltsin to Putin Kathleen Smith, Adjunct Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a briefing on Human Cloning and Genetic Technology: The Global Challenge to Social Justice, Human Rights, and the Environment.

WHO: The speakers are:

Richard Hayes, Executive Director, Center for Genetics and Society

Jurema Werneck, Executive Director, CRIOLA - Afro-Brazilian Women's Movement

John Passacantando, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA

Gina Maranto, University of Miami, Author of The Quest for Perfection

Brian Halweil, Senior Researcher, Worldwatch Institute

Moderator: Marc Berthold, Program Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation

DATE: February 25, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

Wednesday, February 26, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: SAVE OUR WILD SALMON holds a news conference to release 2002 Salmon Plan Report Card.

WHO: The speakers are:

Bruce Babbitt, Former Secretary of the Interior

Justin Gould, Chairman, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and Executive Committee member of the Nez Perce Tribe

Pat Ford, Executive Director, Save Our Wild Salmon

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 206-286-4455

WEB ADDRESS: wildsalmon.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Kim Clark, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard Business School will discuss "Corporate Scandals: Is the Problem with the Apples or the Barrel?"

DATE: February 26, 2003

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: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "U.S. Efforts to Prevent Child Labor in Asia, Africa and Latin America" with Eileen Pennington and Sharon Heller, staff members from the U.S. Department of Labor.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Room 806,1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "From Rio to Johannesburg and Beyond: The Evolutionary Paths to Globalization" with Tom Jacob, senior adviser for global affairs at Dupont USA.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: Room 534, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE features William Lewis, McKinsey Global Institute discussing The Power of Productivity. Fifty years after World War II and the creation of multilateral institutions to promote global economic development, most of the world's people still live at very low material standards of living.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a lecture entitled "China's Economic Report: An Analysis of Current Issues and Problems" with Wang Tongsan, director of the Institute of Quantitative and Technical

Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

DATE: February 26, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Afternoon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, James T. Morris, will discuss "International Humanitarian AID: A System Overwhelmed."

DATE: February 26, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

Thursday, February 27, 2003

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL ECONOMIST CLUB presents a program featuring Susan Bies, Governor, Federal Reserve System.

DATE: February 27, 2003

LOCATION: Chinatown Garden, 618 H St., NW, Washington, D.C.

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 "Advocating for the Protection and Assistance Needs of the World's Internally Displaced" with Francis Deng, the U.N. under-secretary-general on Internally Displaced Persons and director of the SAIS Center for Displacement Studies

DATE: February 27, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

Friday February 28, 2003

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: HERITAGE FOUNDATION holds a program entitled "Preventing the Communist Overthrow of Nepal."

WHO: The speakers are:

Dinesh Bhattarai, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Nepal

Donald Camp, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, South Asia

Dr. Chitra K. Tiwari, Expert on Nepalese Politics

Dr. Thomas A. Marks, Oppenheimer Chair in Warfighting Strategy, Marine Corps University

Dana Dillon, Senior Policy Analyst, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation

DATE: February 28, 2003

LOCATION: 214 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-675-1752

WEB ADDRESS: heritage.org

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a luncheon briefing Medicaid 101: The Basics of America's Biggest Health Program.

WHO: The speakers are:

Diane Rowland, executive director of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured

Andreas Schneider, principal of Medicaid Policy LLC

Jennifer B. Young, deputy assistant secretary for health legislation at HHS

Ed Howard will moderate the discussion.

DATE: February 28, 2003

LOCATION: Room G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: allhealth.org

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