- The Washington Times - Friday, December 18, 2009


Returns to Washington from Copenhagen climate change summit.


8:30 a.m. - Energy - The Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee meets. Location: L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW. Contact: 301/903-6509.

11:30 a.m. - Justice - The Foreign Claims Settlement Commission meets to issue proposed decisions in claims against Albania and Libya. Location: 600 E St. NW. Contact: 202/616-6975.


8:30 a.m. - Cuba - The Inter-American Dialogue holds a discussion on Cuba and new technologies. Location: 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 510. Contact: 202/822-9002.

9:30 a.m. - Afghanistan - The Commission on Wartime Contracting holds a hearing on the training of national security forces in Afghanistan. Location: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216. Contact: 703/696-9362.

10:30 a.m. - Kenya - The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Africa Program and the Africa Center for Strategic Studies host a discussion with John Githongo, a Kenyan anti-corruption campaigner, on the prospects for political reform in Kenya. Location: CSIS, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3167.

11 a.m. - Iran - The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) holds a discussion on Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Location: CSIS, 1800 K St. NW, B1 Conference Center Contact: Sahar Khan, 202/775-3127.

12:30 p.m. - Civil rights - The American Constitution Society hosts an address by Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division, on the future of that division. Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, ballroom. Contact: 202/393-6181.

Source: Associated Press

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