- The Washington Times - Monday, February 18, 2002

Visits the Meiji Shrine, Tokyo, and meets with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi.

Not available.

Federal holiday no events are listed.

Federal holiday no events are listed.

Federal holiday no oral arguments are scheduled.

Not in session for President's Day.

Not in session for President's Day.

HIV/AIDS crisis conference all day Prescription for Hope presents a conference of Christians from six continents on the international HIV/AIDS crisis.
Highlights 8:15 a.m. Dr. Helen Gayle, HIV/AIDS senior adviser for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, "The Worldwide Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS."
10:45 a.m.
Sen. William Frist, Tennessee Republican, "The National and International Politics of HIV/AIDS."
1 p.m.
Mr. Frist; Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan's Purse; and Roy and Avis Rideout, AIDS workers, and their daughter, Nikki, age 9, who lives with AIDS, news conference.
7:30 p.m.
Dr. Harvey Elder, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, "A Biblical Reason for a Christian Response to HIV/AIDS," and Dr. Desmond Johns, director of the New York City UNAIDS Office, "HIV/AIDS An Unparalleled Threat to Humanity."
Location: Washington Hilton Hotel and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 770/813-0000, ext. 211.
Jewish Council for Public Affairs conference 8 a.m. The Jewish Council for Public Affairs presents its 2002 annual plenum.
Highlights 8 a.m. "The War on Terrorism: Balancing Security and Civil Liberties."
10:15 a.m.
Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund, "Eradicating Poverty in America: Strategies for Building a More Secure Future."
2:30 p.m.
"Faith Based Initiatives One Year Later" and "Race Relations in the Aftermath of Durban."
4:45 p.m.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg receives 2002 Albert D. Chernin Award.
Location: Renaissance Washington Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 202/265-3000.
National Affordable Housing Management Association meeting 8:30 a.m. The National Affordable Housing Management Association holds its 2002 winter membership meeting. Location: Monarch Hotel, 2401 M St. NW. Contact: 703/683-8630.
U.S.-Japan Business Council conference 8:30 a.m. The U.S.-Japan Business Council holds its 38th annual U.S.-Japan business conference. Location: Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1120 22nd St. NW. Contact: 202/728-0068.
Drug testing seminar 9 a.m. The Pharmaceutical Training Institute presents a seminar, "Complying with Food and Drug Administration/International Conference on Harmonization Requirements for Stability Testing." Location: Radisson Barcelo Hotel, 2121 P St. NW. Contact: 888/670-8200 or 941/951-7885.
Presidential debates news conference 10:30 a.m. A nonpartisan coalition holds a news conference to call for a nonpartisan People's Presidential Debate Commission. Ralph Nader, former presidential candidate, and others participate. Location: seventh-floor conference room, 1616 P St. NW. Contact: 202/387-8034.
Congo discussion 12:30 p.m. The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) holds a discussion on "Ending Congo's Agony: The Inter-Congolese Dialogue." The speaker is Gilbert Khadiagala, SAIS. Location: Room 507, Nitze Building, SAIS, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.
Black History Month presentation 8 p.m. American University Black History Month presentation on "Religion in the Black Community." Location: Room 200, Mary Graydon Center, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/885-5950.

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