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By United Press International   |   April 29, 2003 at 3:41 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2003

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BUSINESS ECONOMICS holds a breakfast program featuring Mark Pearson of the OECD Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate discussing Society at a Glance.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Center, 2001 L Street, Suite 650, NW, Washington DC

CONTACT: 202-463-6223

WEB ADDRESS: nabe.com

TIME: 8:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED PERSONS policy forum and discussion to take a hard look at the current policies that are presenting challenges for persons with disabilities and their families. AARP's newly released research, "Beyond 50: A Report to the Nation on Independent Living and Disability," found a lack of a coherent system to provide supportive services for individuals with disabilities to promote their long-term independence.

WHO: The speakers are:

Jim Parkel, AARP President

John Rother, AARP Director of Policy and Strategy

Tom Scully, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Debbie Chang, Director, Strategic Development and Policy, National Academy of State Health Policy

Suzanne Geffen Mintz, President and Co-Founder, National Family Caregivers Association

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: AARP, The Brickfield Center, 601 E Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Nancy Thompson or Barbara Foelber, 202-434-2560

WEB ADDRESS: aarp.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition holds a rally to call for increased transportation and infrastructure investment.

WHO: The speakers are:

Senator Kit Bond, R-MO

Rep. Thomas Petri, R-WI,

Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber President and CEO

Kenneth Barr, Mayor, Fort Worth, TX

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: National Mall at 3rd Street, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-5682

WEB ADDRESS: uschamber.com

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES holds a Briefing on Legal Issues in Post-War Iraq featuring David B. Rivkin, Jr., Baker & Hostetler.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: Kirkland & Ellis, 655 15th St, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org.

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM holds its 10th Anniversary with Days of Remembrance Observance featuring Secretary of State Colin Powell.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: U.S. Capitol Rotunda, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-414-0772

WEB ADDRESS: ushmm.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a program on The Presidential Commission To Study The Postal Service holds a program on "The Mission of the Postal Service and the Universal Service Obligation."

WHO: The speakers are:

J. Gregory Sidak, AEI

Michael Crew, Rutgers University

Damien Geradin, Harvard Law School

Robert Cohen, Postal Rate Commission

Rick Geddes, Cornell University

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY Mercatus Center releases the Fourth Annual Performance Report Scorecard: Which Federal Agencies Inform the Public?

WHO: The speakers are:

David Walker, Comptroller General of the United States

Todd Platts, Chairman of U.S House Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management along Mercatus' Government Accountability Project director, Maurice McTigue

DATE: April 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: 703-993-4912

WEB ADDRESS: gmu.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE holds a program featuring Benon Sevan

Executive Director of the UN Office of the Iraq Programme ("Oil-for-Food" Programme) discussing

The Need to Sustain Iraq's Food Ration Network And Other Humanitarian Support.

DATE: April 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: unicwash.org

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

EVENT: SEN. WAYNE ALLARD, R-CO, AND REP. MARK KENNEDY, R-MN, hold a news conference to discuss the Fast Act.

WHO: The speakers are:

Rob Atkinson, Vice President, Progressive Policy Institute

Ron Utt, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: Cannon Terrace, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-225-2331

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program Containing Ethnic Conflict: A Mediator's Efforts in Yugoslavia, 1991-1996 with Geert-Hinrich Ahrens, Ambassador, Former Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, and Wilson Center Fellow.

DATE: April 30, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY holds a program entitled Searching For Islamic Democracy: Developing Progressive Voices In Islam featuring Qumar-ul-Huda, assistant professor, Boston College.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1015 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-408-0632

WEB ADDRESS: eppc.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN holds a launch of its Family Advocacy Division, which will expand the scope of its existing Exploited Child Unit, to provide support and response to cases of child sexual exploitation, child prostitution and out of family abuse.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robbie Callaway, Chairman, NCMEC

Ernie Allen, President, NCMEC

Melissa Snyder, Vice President of Marketing, USA Today

Cheri Nolan, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Sen. Judd Gregg, R-NH

Nick Lampson, D-TX, Chairman of the Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus

DATE: April 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: Danielle McDonald or Kelly Ward at 703-683-5004.

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE holds a program on Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making with Scott Barrett, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: 1616 P Street, NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-328-5000

WEB ADDRESS: rff.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Thomas Menino, Mayor of Boston and President, U.S. Conference of Mayors, discussing "America's Cities: Stories from the Homefront."

DATE: April 30, 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 "Final Option to Engage North Korea? Grand Design of Development in Northeast Asia: Economic Integration and Security Issues" with Tamotsu Nakano, chief researcher for KRI International, Ltd.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: Room 812, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: CHILDREN'S DEFENSE FUND PRESIDENT MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN WILL JOIN CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS VICE CHAIR REP. JAMES CLYBURN, D-SC, holds a media conference call to make a statement on South Carolina's priorities.

DATE: April 30, 2003

CONTACT: Toby Chaudhuri, 202-662-3609

WEB ADDRESS: childrensdefense.org

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring The Minister of Trade and Industry of Singapore, George Yeo, discussing "the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.

DATE: April 30, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on A Closer Walk: A Film about AIDS and the World.

WHO: The speakers are:

Robert Bilheimer, Writer, Producer, and Director of A Closer Walk

Helene Gayle, Gates Foundation

DATE: April 30, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Elliott School of International Affairs presents attorney Pitman Potter, professor of law and director of Chinese legal studies at the University of British Columbia discussing "Legal Reform in China.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: The George Washington University, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, N.W., Lindner Commons Room 602, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-994-3087

WEB ADDRESS: gwnewscenter.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features MD Dance Ensemble, a repertory company of the Department of Dance of the University of Maryland.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6:30 p.m.

EVENT: AFRICA -SOCIETY OF THE NATIONAL SUMMIT ON AFRICA AND HIS EXCELLENCY ALAN KYEREMATEN OF THE EMBASSY OF GHANA hold the third Ambassador Andrew Young Lecture Series On Africa, featuring Rep. Donald M. Payne, D-NJ, discussing Congress and Africa: Perspectives of Congressman Payne and the CBC.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: Embassy of Ghana, 3512 International Drive NW, Washington, D.C

CONTACT: 202-232-3862

WEB ADDRESS: africasummit.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Simon Winchester discussing And Signing Copies Of

Krakatoa: The Day The World Exploded: August 27, 1883. Winchester entertains while educating us about the violent and deadly volcanic eruption in the Dutch East Indies.

DATE: April 30, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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