Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:
• Arthur Chaskalson, retired justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, who leads a panel discussion on international human rights law at the George Washington University Law School.
• Jane Goodall, the renowned British primatologist and conservationist. She hosts the fourth annual Jane Goodall Institute Global Leadership Awards Celebration at George Washington University.
• Health Minister Ferruccio Fazio of Italy, who discusses global aging issues in an address at the 2010 U.S.-Italy Global Health Forum, held at the Italian Embassy.
• Mikhail Korchemkin, founder and managing director of East European Gas Analysis; Tony Melling, a British researcher on natural gas exploration and production; and Hidehiro Nakagami, deputy representative of Tokyo Gas. They discuss natural gas energy in Europe in a forum at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
• Sheel Kant Sharma, secretary-general of the South Asian Regional Cooperation, who discusses the successes of and the challenges facing the trade alliance in a briefing at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
• Brenda Shaffer, a political science lecturer at Israel's University of Haifa. The author of "Energy Politics" discusses the Caspian Sea at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
• Antonio Cluny, a senior Portuguese public prosecutor, and Bob Denmark, a former detective superintendent of England's Lancashire Constabulary. They discuss the death penalty at an 11 a.m. news conference at the National Press Club.
• Fadile Dyle, director of Department of Infrastructure and Technical Services in Kosovo's Ministry of Education Science and Technology; Burbuqe Grajgevci, human resources manager at the Rural Finance Project of Kosovo; and Diturie Hoxha, executive director of the Kosovo Bankers Association. The discuss Kosovo's education system at a forum sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace.
• Nadja Hirsch, a member of the European Parliament from the German Free Democratic Party. She discusses immigration issues in Europe at a briefing at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.
• Claudia Julieta Duque of Colombia's Radio Nizkor and Vicky Ntetema, a freelance journalist from Tanzania. They receive the 2010 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women's Media Foundation.
• Pablo Stefanoni, editorial director of Bolivia's Le Monde Diplomatique, who discusses the political climate in Bolivia in a briefing at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
• Mexican human rights activists Miguel Pulido of the Fundar pro-democracy group, Guillermo Noriega of the Sonora Ciudadana transparency in government organization and Gabriela Morales of the Article 19-Mexico free-expression movement. They address the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
• Francois Lafond, director of the German Marshall Fund-Paris, who addresses the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on French foreign policy.
• Gilles Duceppe, leader of Canada's Bloc Quebecois, who discusses the future of the French-Canadian separatist movement and its relations with the United States in a forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
• Call Embassy Row at 202/636-3297 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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