facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International   |   May 16, 2003 at 2:29 PM   |   Comments

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL

For content questions, call 202-898-8291

To fax additions or changes, 202-898-8064

For the UPI News Desk call, 202-898-8111 or 8015

EVENTS ON MONDAY, MAY 19, 2003

TIME: All Day

EVENT: INTERACTION holds a forum themed The Challenge of Global Commitments:

Advancing Relief and Development Goals through Advocacy and Action.

AGENDA: Highlights:

8:30 a.m. - Commission on the Advancement of Women (CAW) Annual Breakfast themed Gender, Poverty, and the Millennium Development Goals

Sarah Newhall, President and CEO, Pact; and Co-Chair, Commission on the Advancement of Women, InterAction

Lisa Veneklasen, Executive Director, Just Associates

Malcolm Ehrenpreis, Communications Officer, The World Bank

Geeta Rao Gupta,Co-chair of the Millennium Project Task Force on Primary Education and Gender Equality; and President, ICRW

Santosh Mehrotra, Senior Policy Advisor, Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme Joanne Sandler, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

12:30 p.m. - Shashi Tharoor, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Washington Marriott, 1221 22nd St, N.W., Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202/667-8227 x115;

WEB ADDRESS: interaction.org

TIME: All Day

EVENT: MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE holds a conference on Striking a Balance: The Future of U.S. Syrian Relations."

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-785-1141

WEB ADDRESS: mideasti.org

TIME: 8 a.m.

EVENT: EQUITY INTERNATIONAL holds "The Homeland Security Financing Briefing."

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: Lana Corrigan 202-756-2244

WEB ADDRESS: equityinternational.tv.index.asp

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS Independent Task Force on Korea will release its

findings and recommendations about U.S. policy toward North Korea.

AGENDA: The Task Force believes that effective policymaking on Korea is currently hampered

by divisions within the administration and by dissension among the United

States and its regional partners.

WHO: The speakers are:

Former Ambassadors Morton Abramowitz

James Laney chair the Task Force

Council Senior Fellow, Eric Heginbotham

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: The Washington Club, 15 Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION AND LIVING CITIES: THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE hold a program to discuss "Stunning Progress, Hidden Problems: Declines in Concentrated Poverty.

in the 1990s."

WHO: The speakers are:

Paul Jargowsky, Author and Director, The Bruton Center for Development Studies,

University of Texas, Dallas

Tom Kingsley, Author and Principal Research Associate, The Urban Institute

Metropolitan Housing and Community Policy Center

Bruce Katz, Vice President, The Brookings Institution; Director, Center on Urban

and Metropolitan Policy

Angela Blackwell, President, PolicyLink

Ron Haskins, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Former Senior Advisor to the

President on Welfare Policy

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-797-6105

WEB ADDRESS: brookings.edu

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a book forum for "The Bias Against Guns." Author John Lott explains how the media and government misinform the public about the risks and benefits of gun ownership. He argues that by publishing - almost exclusively - stories discouraging gun ownership, the media actually endangers lives. News items report almost always tragic events caused by guns but almost never stories about the lives saved by the use of a gun.

WHO: The speakers are:

John R. Lott Jr., AEI

Paul Waldman, University of Pennsylvania

Carl Moody, College of William and Mary

Eugene Kontorovich, George Mason University Law School

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Asa Hutchinson, under secretary of homeland security for border and transportation security, will outline for the first time the details of the new U.S. Visitor and Immigration Status Indication Technology (USVISIT) entry-exit control system.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI), ranking member of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, will address U.S.-Central American trade relations and the role of labor standards in the Central American Free Trade Agreement.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: SHADOW OPEN MARKET COMMITTEE will hold its semi-annual news conference.

WHO: The speakers are:

Anna J. Schwartz, National Bureau of Economic Research

Charles Plosser, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Rochester

Mickey D. Levy, Bank of America

W. Lee Hoskins, Senior fellow, Pacific Research Institute

Alan C. Stockman, Department of Economics, University of Rochester

Gregory D. Hess, Department of Economics, Claremont-McKenna College

Bennett McCallum, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS: cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program on U.S.-Russian Relations in an Emerging World with Nikolai Zlobin, Director, Russian and Asian Programs, Center for Defense Information, Washington, D.C. and former Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program on Confronting North Korea.

WHO: The speakers are:

William Perry, Former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Senior Fellow, Stanford University

Center for Security and Cooperation

Robert Gallucci, Former Ambassador At-large, U.S. Department of State

Dean, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

Chung Chong-wook, Former Republic of Korea National Security Advisor

Freeman Foundation Visiting Professor

Claremont McKenna College

Daniel Poneman, Former Special Assistant to the President

For Non-Proliferation and Export Controls

Senior Fellow, Forum for International Policy

Joel Wit, CSIS Senior Fellow

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: US COMMISSION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF AMERICA'S HERITAGE holds a Signing Of Joint Declaration by U.S. and German leaders to Preserve Cultural Sites in Germany. The agreement, will formalize the many years of cooperation between the two governments.

AGENDA: The signing comes only one year after the commemoration by officials of both governments of a memorial at the infamous Little Camp at Buchenwald to honor its victims.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Indian Treaty Room, Eisenhower Executive Office

Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: Risa Heller, 202-265-3000

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: ALLIANCE FOR HEALTH REFORM holds a program on Roadmaps to Coverage: Exploring Options for the Uninsured.

WHO: The speakers are:

Elliot Wicks of ESRI

Len Nichols of the Center for Studying Health System Change

Tom Miller of the Cato Institute.

Uwe Reinhardt of Princeton University

Robert Helms of the American Enterprise Institute

Ed Howard Alliance

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: Room G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-789-2300

WEB ADDRESS: alliance.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: U.S. COALITION FOR NUTRITIONAL INGREDIENTS holds a news conference to discuss Study Released of Milk Protein Concentrates.

WHO: The speakers are:

Dr. Bruce Scherr, president, Sparks Companies, Inc.

Bill Moats, Sparks, Companies, Inc.

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-715-1516

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS ON PALESTINE holds a luncheon briefing with

Azmi Bishara - Member of Israel's Knesset and former candidate for prime minister, has fought an uphill battle for equal political rights for Israel's Arab minority. Bishara's parliamentary immunity was revoked in 2000 in an unprecedented move against a legislator in Israel.

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 2425 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-338-1290

WEB ADDRESS: palestinecenter.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION holds a public policy symposium on TNR On Securing The Nation's Energy Future.

WHO: The speakers are:

Andrew Lundquist, Former White House Advisor on Energy Policy

Phil Sharp, Former Congressman

Robert Ebel, Energy Program Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Bill Martin, Former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Energy Executive Secretary, National Security Council

W. David Montgomery, Energy Economist, Charles River Associates

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Jud Mathews, 202-986-4901

WEB ADDRESS: newamerica.net

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

EVENT: HOUSE DEMOCRATIC Whip Steny Hoyer will hold his regular pen and pad briefing

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: H-306, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Laura Nichols, 202-225-0100

WEB ADDRESS: house.gov

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE features DC WritersCorps presenting its youth poetry slam league championship.

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS holds a program on "The Road to Home" Reflections Rooted in the Middle East.

WHO: The speakers are:

Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Judith Kipper, Director, Middle East Forum

DATE: May 19, 2003

LOCATION: St. Regis Hotel, Chandelier Room, 16th and K Streets, NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 212-434-9716

WEB ADDRESS: cfr.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA holds Media and Government Panel

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: Randy Covington, 803-777-6898

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents Beverly Lowry discussing and signing copies of

Her Dream Of Dreams: The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker. Lowry tells the remarkable rags-to-riches story of Madam Walker, who created a cosmetics empire and became the first female African American titan. Her story starts in 1867 Louisiana and ends in New York during the Harlem Renaissance. Lowry, a transplanted southerner-a writer of both fiction and nonfiction-now teaches at George Mason University.

DATE: May 19, 2003

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

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

© 2003 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Poland's Komorowski wants U.N to block Russian influence Poland's Komorowski wants U.N to block Russian influence
2
Scotland says 'No Thanks,' will remain part of the United Kingdom Scotland says 'No Thanks,' will remain part of the United Kingdom
3
Eight people killed in mass shooting in Northern Florida Eight people killed in mass shooting in Northern Florida
4
Phoenix airport reopens after lockdown
5
JetBlue plane makes emergency landing JetBlue plane makes emergency landing
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback