Development projects lecture 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) presents a lecture titled “Population Movements and Environmental Issues in Development Projects.” The speaker is Jose Zevallos, International Finance Corp. Location: Room 517, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Afghan assistance news conference 3 p.m. The Embassy of Japan holds a news conference on assistance to Afghanistan. Sadako Ogata, the Japanese prime minister’s special representative for Afghan assistance, participates. Location: Room 1093, National Press Building, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/238-6764.
To be announced.
9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases a weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
2 p.m. Treasury Department issues the Treasury statement (the “Monthly Budget”) for October 2001. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.
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No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.
Not in session. Thanksgiving holiday observance. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.
Not in session. Thanksgiving holiday observance. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.
Thanksgiving meal delivery 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Volunteers for the Food and Friends organization prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals to people with HIV-AIDS and other life-challenging illnesses. Location: From 58 L St. SE to more than 700 homes through the Washington community. Contact: 202/887-0500, Ext. 12.
World Commission on Dams report briefing 9 a.m. The World Resources Institute presents a media briefing on its report, “A Watershed of Global Governance? An Independent Assessment of the World Commission on Dams.” The participants include: Richard Falk, Princeton University; Tundu Lissu, Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team, Tanzania; and Navroz Dubash and Mairi Dupar, World Resources Institute. Location: Eighth Floor, 10 G St. NE. Contact: 202/729-7736.
Palestinian-Israeli conflict policy discussion 10 a.m. The Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine presents a panel discussion, “Evaluating U.S. Policy Toward the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Post September 11.” The participants include: Naseer Aruri, political science chancellor professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; Edward Walker Jr., Middle East Institute president; Philip Wilcox Jr., president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace; and John Duke Anthony, president of the National Council for U.S.-Arab Relations. Location: 2425-35 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.
Afghanistan news conference 10 a.m. A coalition of aid agencies holds a news conference to call for a stabilization force in Afghanistan. The participants include: Mark Bartolini, International Rescue Committee; Mary Diaz, Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children; Ken Bacon, Refugees International; and Michelle Maynard, Save the Children. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/785-9641.
Treasury Department ceremony 11 a.m. The Treasury Department holds a ceremony to roll out Series 2001 notes with the signatures of Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill and U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marin. Mr. O’Neill and Ms. Marin participate. Location: Bureau of Printing and Engraving, 14th and C streets SW. Contact: 202/622-2960.
Arabic language discussion 8 p.m. The Al-Hewar Center presents a panel discussion in Arabic on “The Importance of the Arabic Language in the Life of Immigrants.” The participants include: Yehia Al-Masri, head of the Arabic Department at Islamic Saudi Academy, and Abdalla Musa Al-Tayer, chairman of the Arabic Teaching Department at the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences in America. Location: 124 Park St. SE, Level B. Contact: 703/281-6277.