Continued from page 1


• Alexander Alvaro, a German member of the European Parliament from the Free Democratic Party. He leads a parliamentary delegation to discuss EU-U.S. privacy issues with members of Congress and administration officials.

• Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar of Portugal, who addresses the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

• Jesus Zambrano, president of Mexico’s Democratic Revolutionary Party, who discusses the July 1 presidential election at a briefing at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The event is co-sponsored by the Inter-American Dialogue.

• Iurie Leanca, deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Moldova, who addresses the Atlantic Council.


• Gabriel Quadri de la Torre, a candidate for president of Mexico from the New Alliance Party. He addresses the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.


• Geraldine Finucane, widow of Catholic Belfast lawyer Patrick Finucane, who was killed by Protestant paramilitary gunmen in 1989; Christopher Stanley of British-Irish Rights Watch; and Mark Thompson of the Belfast-based Relatives for Justice. They testify before the congressional Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe at 2 p.m. in Room 2247 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Call Embassy Row at 202/636-3297 or email The column is published on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.