Supporting Research Integration
The first INCO international scientific cooperation conference, focusing on "Supporting Research Integration," opens on June 9 in Athens.
The two-day event is organised by the Praxis Help-Forward Network in collaboration with the EU Directorate-General for Research.
Athens Wing

The Women International Networking Group for Employment, Resources, and Development - also known as Athens WING - is a non-profit group for women.
It aims at providing useful information to foreign and Greek women living in Athens, by offering them the chance to exchange experiences,
"Creta Sense" is a company that has established, in Thessaloniki, the first venture friendly to people with disabilities, which sells original Cretan traditional and organic products of unsurpassable quality and high nutritional value.
What is special, however, with this venture is that the shop is specifically designed in such a way that the visitor can move and shop freely even if s/he suffers from physical disabilities or sight impairment.
It is thus equipped with ramps, special floor tiles, a pathway for the visually disabled, Braille labels on the shelves and sound systems -

Austerity is not the only show in Athens, writes British historian Robin Lane Fox in an article published in the Financial Times (3.6), under the title "Eretria, National Archaeological Museum, Athens."
The article describes the exhibition "Eretria: Insights into an Ancient City," currently on display at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens - a co-production with the Swiss School of Archaeology that has been conducting excavations at Eretria for the last 50 years.
This important exhibition, writes Lane Fox – author of the book "Travelling Heroes"- "establishes Eretria, as the
The electronic era enters the Hellenic Parliamentary Library. Through the, portal visitors now have on-line access to a wealth of information from its catalogues, beginning with 3,000 19th and 20th century (up to 1940) - Greek and foreign newspapers and magazines, as well as over 3,000 rare manuscripts and publications.
The scanning process is being carried out in the framework of the 'Information Society' Programme (as part of the Third Community Support Framework) in the Library’s digital section.
Hellenic Republic President Karolos Papoulias inaugurated on June 5 the Environment Museum of Stymphalia.
The museum is located in the prefecture of Corinth, in the northern Peloponnese, in an area where, according to mythology, Hercules killed the Stymphalian birds. It is the seventh museum of the Network of Thematic Museums of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation
The Lake of Stymphalia is the southernmost mountainous wetland of the Balkans and an important bird area.
The water basin of Stymphalia is considered to be the largest mountain lake of the Peloponnese. The region's
World Environment Day 2010
World Environment Day (WED), celebrated annually on June 5, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations raises environmental awareness and enhances political attention and action worldwide.
Under the theme "Many Species. One Planet. One Future” WED 2010 is celebrating the incredible diversity of life on Earth in support of the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity.
This year's global host is Rwanda - a country of exceptional biodiversity that has made huge strides on environmental protection.

Greece Celebrates WED
On this occasion,
The city of Thessaloniki is also holding its 3rd World Naked Bike Ride today as a demonstration against the exposure of people and the planet to cars and the pollution that they generate.
"We are promoting the bicycle as a means of transport that contributes to lessening dependence on oil while at the same time supporting the elimination of guilt about the naked body," said the chief organiser of the event.
The World Naked Bike Ride is a global movement that began in 2004 and has now spread to more than 70 cities throughout the world, each of which organises an annual bike ride to promote
2009 Investor Relations Awards
The Greek Investor Relations Awards for 2009 were presented on May 31. More than 200 corporate executives, representatives of various market related organizations and participants in the Greek and international capital markets attended.Capital Link organized it with the support of the British provider of stock market indices FTSE.
Capital Link
The objective of the Awards, a concept introduced by Capital Link in 2003, is to identify and publicly acknowledge those companies and individuals who adopt and adhere to high standards in the fields of Corporate
For the seventh consecutive year, Synch Festival stands out for its musical diversity.
On June 4-5 Synch 2010 welcomes a number of internationally acclaimed artists from the world music scene at the City of Athens Technopolis venue.
Many of the participating musicians are first comers to Athens while others are fresh, new names who have already made their mark.
The list includes artists such as Laurent Garnier, Hot Chip, Peaches, Tony Allen, DJ Krush, Busy P and others.
In the stretch of sea between the northeast coast of the Peloponnese and the western shore of Attica lie the islands of the Saronic Gulf.

Each of them has its own distinctive character, landscape and architecture but all of them share wonderful beaches, crystal-clear sea waters, hospitable inhabitants, and good tourist infrastructure.

Greek News Agenda presents one island every week.

In the northern part of the Saronic Gulf and in close proximity (1 nautical mile) to Attica lies the largest island of the complex Salamis (Salamina), home to the mythical hero Ajax.
On account of its