Prime Minister George Papandreou is due to arrive in Paris on Wednesday morning in order to attend events marking the 50th anniversary since the foundation of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Papandreou will be accompanied by Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou and Regional Development and Competiti-veness Minister Mihalis Chrysohoidis.

The Greek premier will participate in a roundtable at the Public Commemoration of the OECD's 50th anniversary at around 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, as part of the OECD Forum 2011.

Later, on Wednesday evening, Papaconstantinou will take part in a debate organised by the Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques (IRIS), in collaboration with the Greek embassy press office, on "Greek Economic Crisis: the Foundations for a new Beginning". This meeting will be open to the public and will take place at the Maison de l'Europe in the central Paris district of Le Marais.