On 7 November 2019, the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, Konstantinos Tasoulas, declared the commencement of the proceedings of the "Greece 2021" Committee and its cooperation with the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarism and Democra…

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In order to promote a nation’s image to a wider international public, Public Diplomacy uses modern instruments and techniques of communication to inform large or influential segments of foreign audiences that may even motivate them to a partic…

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Refugee and migrant arrivals on the Eastern Mediterranean countries have considerably increased since the beginning of 2019 and a further expansion is expected as a result of the recent turmoil in the broader region of Syria. According to UNHCR data…

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The City of Athens recently launched a pilot initiative to preserve the street trees of the city, taken into consideration that the Municipality plants 600 new trees every year but, according to estimates, 10-40 percent of the newly planted trees dry…

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Greece had a strong presence at the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit held at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 21-23 September 2019. The Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, addressed the main event on 23 September, presenting the country…

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Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the complete lift of capital controls on Monday, during a debate in the parliament on a draft data privacy bill.

“Today I am announcing that yet another of our electoral platform pledges is bei…

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24 July 1974 is one of the most important days in Modern Greek history, as it marks the restoration of democracy after seven years of military dictatorship. The coup d’état of 1967 resulted in a long period of fear, persecutions, encroac…

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Greece’s main opposition party, New Democracy, has secured a clear victory in Sunday’s snap general elections receiving 39.85% of the votes and winning the absolute majority of 158 seats in the parliament, given the 50-seat majority bonus…

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The Greek legislative election will be held on 7 July 2019. The polling stations in the 59 electoral constituencies in Greece will be open from 7:00 to 19:00, while the Greek people will cast their vote for the 300 members of the Greek parliamen…

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