- The Washington Times - Monday, November 24, 2003

PRESIDENT BUSH

Pardons the national Thanksgiving turkey on the South Lawn of the White House; signs the National Defense Authorization Act; meets with soldiers and families in Fort Carson, Colo.; travels to Crawford, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. Treasury Departmentreleases the results of its weekly three- and six-month bill auction. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

4 p.m. —National Agricultural Statistic Servicereleases a crop progress report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 800/727-9540.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1 p.m. Environmental Protection Agencyholds a meeting by teleconference of the Science Advisory Board Staff Office, Multimedia, Multipathway, and Multireceptor Risk Assessment (3MRA) Modeling System Panel. Contact: 202/564-2526.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

Schedule unavailable. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Schedule unavailable. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Latin America seminar — 9 a.m. The Inter-American Development Bank holds a seminar on remittances to Latin American and the Caribbean. Enrique Iglesias of the Inter-American Development Bank, Donald Terry of the Multilateral Investment Fund, Robert Suro of the Pew Hispanic Center, Sergio Bendixen of the Bendixen & Associates polling firm, former Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner Doris Meissner and Manuel Orozco of the Inter-American Development Bank participate. Location: IDB, 1300 New York Ave. NW, ninth floor. Contact: 202/623-2609.

Consumer survey report — 10 a.m. The Consumer Federation of America and the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators hold a news conference to release their 12th annual Consumer Complaint Survey Report of the worst scams, including Internet and credit complaints. Elizabeth Owen of NACAA, Jean Ann Fox of CFA and Stephen Hannan of NACAA, participate. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/737-0766 or 202/347-7396.

AIDS rally — noon Africa Action, Housing Works, Student Global AIDS Campaign, CHAMP, African Services Committee, Health GAP, the American Medical Students Association and the AIDS Policy Project hold a rally, followed by a march to the White House, one week before World AIDS Day to demand action against AIDS worldwide. Location: McPherson Square, 15th and I streets NW. Contact: 202/210-8313.

Climate discussion — 12:30 p.m. Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion, “Could a New U.S. Climate Plan Break the Trans-Atlantic Impasse?” Lee Lane, Americans for Equitable Climate Solutions, participate. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, Room 812, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5786, 202/663-5626.

Central Asia discussion — 12:30 p.m. The Center for International Private Enterprise holds a discussion, “Transparency, Investment and the Shifting Business Environment in Central Asia.” Demir Yener, previously with the U.S. Agency for International Development, participates. Location: Center for International Private Enterprise, main conference room, 1155 15th St. NW, Suite 700. Contact: 202/721-9225.

War on terror discussion — 3 p.m. Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies holds a discussion, “New Great Game in Central Asia: Is the War on Terror Really About Oil?” Lutz Kleveman, author of “New Great Game in Central Asia: Blood and Oil in Central Asia,” participates. Location: SAIS, Rome Building, Room 103, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/663-5626.

Japan discussion — 3 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion, “The People versus Koizumi? Japan-U.S. Relations and the Struggle for Japan’s National Identity.” Masaru Tamamoto of Ritsumeikan University, Toshio Nishi of Reitaku University and Naoyuki Agawa of the Embassy of Japan participate. Location: WWC, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4140.

Book discussion — 6 p.m. The International Spy Museum holds a book discussion, “The Last Days.” Joel Rosenberg, author, participates. Location: International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW. Contact: 703/683-5004.

Commerce secretary speech — 6:45 p.m. Hudson Institute hosts an address by the commerce secretary at the Chairman’s Circle Dinner. Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans participates. Location: Hay-Adams Hotel, 16th and H streets NW. Contact: 202/549-4154.

Arab and Muslim world discussion — 7 p.m. The World Affairs Council holds a discussion, “The Arab and Muslim World: Growing Conflicts Over Political and Economic Realities.” Diana Dougan of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ambassador Farid Abboud of the Embassy of Lebanon, Ambassador Dato’ Ghazzali Sheikh Adbul Khalid of the Embassy of Malaysia, Ambassador Nabil Fahmy of the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Ambassador Aziz Mekouar of the Embassy of Morocco and Hasan Abdel Rahman of the PLO Mission participate. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/293-1051.

• Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times


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