She worked for Senator Jim Bunnings campaign during his successful Senate bid in 1998 and for the Republican National Committee during the 1996 presidential election. Leininger hails from Kentucky and is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelors of arts degree in journalism and applied technology.She spent a semester abroad to study a special topics course on literature at Kings College in London.

Javier Solana opened the conference by saying that they were brought together to straighten out the "clash of civilizations" and misunderstandings that there had been between them, and that it "was auspicious" that they had convened on the 900th anniversary of the First Crusade.

He described the conference as a process to foster cultural and economic unity in the Mediterranean region.

The initial period of water curing, prior to the application of the curing compound, was also noted to be beneficial in increasing the durability of concrete....

Minerals, Dhahran, ARABIE SAOUDITE (4) Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, ARABIE SAOUDITE (5) Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, ARABIE SAOUDITE ... This paper reports results of a study conducted to assess the performance of commonly utilized repair systems when exposed to some selected exposure conditions, such as marine, belowground, fire, acid, and sulfur fumes.

The EU enlargement changed the configuration of the Barcelona Process from "15 12" to "27 10." Moreover, the Barcelona Process included 6 countries and institutions participating as permanent observers (Libya, Mauritania, the Secretary-General of the Arab League) and invited observers, such as the European Investment Bank, the Arab Maghreb Union, the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures, the Economical and Social Committee or the Euromed Economical and Social Councils.

According to the ISN, "Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan were the only leaders from the Mediterranean countries to attend, while those of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt were not present."[1] From the official web site, "The new realities and challenges of the 21st century make it necessary to update the Barcelona Declaration and create a new Action Plan (based on the good results of the Valencia Action Plan), encompassing four fundamental areas": Regional dialogue represents one of the most innovative aspects of the Partnership, covering at the same time the political, economic and cultural fields (regional co-operation).The agenda of the Barcelona Process is: The Euro-Mediterranean free trade area (EU-MEFTA) is based on the Barcelona Process and European Neighbourhood Policy.The Agadir Agreement of 2004 is seen as its first building block.Its main goal is to increase both North-South and South-South integration in the Mediterranean region, in order to support the countries' socioeconomic development and ensure stability in the region.The institution, through its course of actions, focuses on two main pillars: fostering human development and promoting sustainable development.The effect of the selected curing regime on the properties of OPC and SFC concrete specimens was evaluated by measuring compressive strength, water-absorption and chloride permeability.