- The Washington Times - Monday, November 13, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Catholic bishops conference 9 a.m. The National Conference of Catholic Bishops holds its fall meeting today and tomorrow. Items to be discussed include church art and architecture, the Sudan, criminal justice reform, welcoming immigrants and immigration reform. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/541-3200.

National security plan 11:30 a.m. The RAND think tank holds a briefing on a bipartisan national security action plan for the president-elect, with Frank Carlucci, Robert Hunter and Zalmay Khalilzad. Location: National Press Club. Contact: Katharine Smalley, 212/843-8269.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

4:45 p.m. Departs Kona, Hawaii, for Brunei International Airport to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

5 p.m. Treasury Department releases its Daily Treasury Statement. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890

SENATE

Not in session

HOUSE

In session at 2 p.m. For the latest information on the House legislative program, contact the Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled.

GENERAL AGENDA

Women in politics all day The Inter-American Development Bank, Inter-American Dialogue, and International Center for Research on Women hold an all-day conference with a select group of female leaders from across the Americas. Location: Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Ave. NW (unless otherwise noted). Contact: Kelly Alderson, 202/463-2572.
Reconstruction in Yugoslavia 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Western Policy Center and Equity International hold "The Yugoslavia Reconstruction Conference," with the first major delegation from Belgrade since the defeat of Slobodan Milosevic. Topics to be discussed include the lifting of economic sanctions, development spending and investment projects, new trading opportunities in consumer goods and pharmaceuticals, and the latest regulatory information on doing business with Belgrade. Location: Georgetown University Conference Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW. Contact: 202/828-6287.
Refugees report 4 p.m. U.N. high commissioner for refugees and the president of the Vatican Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples discuss their perspectives on the state of refugees worldwide. Location: Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, 3600 John McCormick Road NW. Contact: David Early, 202/541-3200.
Hemispheric security meeting all day The Committee on Hemispheric Security, Organization of American States, meets today and tomorrow to consider new approaches to hemispheric security, with a presentation by the OAS Secretary General. Location: OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.
Anti-drug trafficking conference all day Government anti-drug experts from around the Americas meet at the Organization of American States today through Nov. 22. Location: OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-3760.
U.N. report on refugees 9 a.m. The National Press Club hosts the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mrs. Sadako Ogata, who releases the UNHCR's "State of the World" report on refugees. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: Peter Hickman, 301/530-1210, or Panos Moumtzis, 202/296-5595, Ext. 23.
Foreign student enrollment 9:30 a.m. The Institute of International Education holds a press briefing to release the latest figures from "Open Doors 2000: The Annual Report on International Education." Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: Deborah Gardner or Sara Mortimer, 212/734-2190.
International education forum 9:30 a.m. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley addresses a forum on international education to kick off International Education Week. Location: Canadian Embassy, 501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: Melinda Ulloa, 202/205-8811.
Climate/farming study 9:30 a.m. The World Resources Center and other groups hold a press briefing to release a study showing potential benefits of climate protection for U.S. farmers. Location: Room 328-A, Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: Adlai Amor, 202/729-7736.
Election results forum 10 a.m. The Brookings Institution holds a forum on how the TV networks covered the election campaign, with Marvin Kalb, Ron Nessen, Robert Lichter of the Center for Media and Public Affairs, and others. Location: 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. R.S.V.P. to 202/797-6105.
English-only lawsuit 10 a.m. Three English-language advocacy groups the Center for American Unity, Pro-English and the English First Foundation hold a news conference to provide background information on filing a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the state of Alabama in offering its driver's license test in English only. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW, East Room. Contact: Hugh Newton, 202/608-6150, or Kris Bershers, 202/608-6148.
Peru situation 10:30 a.m. Alejandro Toledo, president of the Peru Posible party, speaks on restoring democracy in Peru, sponsored by the Heritage Foundation. Location: Seventh floor, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: R.S.V.P. requested, Yvette Campos, 202/675-1758.
Environmental impact statement 11 a.m. The Forest Service holds a news conference to release the Roadless Area Conservation Final Environmental Impact Statement and Preferred Alternative. Location: McArdle Room, First Floor, Yates Building, 201 14th St. SW. Contact: 703/505-5135.
Chile documents 2 p.m. The National Security Archive holds a news briefing on the release of thousands of declassified CIA documents about Chile. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: Peter Kornbluh, 202/994-7000.
Ergonomics rule 2 p.m. The National Association of Manufacturers and major business groups hold a press briefing on efforts to block the Occupational Safety and Health Administration from implementing an $18 billion ergonomics rule that the groups say is misguided. Location: NAM Industry Room, Suite 600, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: Kerry Lynn Schmit, 202/637-3089.

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