The first State of the Energy Union was published by the European Commission in November 2015. The report shows the progress made since the Energy Union Framework Strategy was adopted in February, aiming at the transition to a low-carbon, secure and…

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The Greek parliament ratified yesterday a set of reforms and measures, including streamlining civil service salary structures and opening the market for banks to sell off bad loans to overseas funds. All MPs of the governing coalition approved t…

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Against a background of uncertainty and persistently high unemployment rates, a fast-growing and dynamic start-up scene has emerged in the midst of the economic crisis in Greece. This innovative trend and increase in the number of start-ups has been…

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A feature in last month’s issue of AirFrance on-flight Magazine, “The Regeneration of Athens in 10 points”, explored Greek entrepreneurship and innovation in modern day Athens, the crisis stricken Greek capital that calls for a fres…

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Ιn the 15th LSE Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture (The Hypocrisy of European Moralism: Greece and the Politics of Cultural Aggression, 4 November 2015) Harvard University Professor of Anthropology Michael Herzfeld explored Western moralism abo…

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Capital Link’s 17th Annual Greek Investor Forum took place at the Metropolitan Club in New York City on Monday (14.12), where leading Greek government officials and business representatives were able to update U.S. investors from major global i…

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The European Commission and the UNHCR yesterday (14.12.2015) launched a scheme to provide 20,000 additional places for asylum seekers and relocation candidates in Greece, through a housing subsidy programme.

Kristalina Georgieva, Vice President of th…

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An exhibition of works of renowned Greek engraver A. Tassos (1914-1985) is being held at Athens’ Benaki Museum (3.12.2015 – 31.1.2016) on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

With the aid of modern technology and digital re…

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During an official visit to the town Kalavryta (13.12), scene of war-time atrocities in WWII, the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos referred to the issue of German war reparations and the forced occupation loan demanded by the N…

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At an event taking place, today, in Athens, at the Representation of the European Commission in Greece, European Commission Vice-President Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, in charge of Budget and Human Resources, is launching the rent subsidy accommodation…

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