The European Commission accepted a draft report finding "serious deficiencies" in Greece's management of the external EU borders regarding the migrant inflows, European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis announced this Wednesday (27.01…

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Greece’s Alternate Interior Minister for Migration Policy, Yiannis Mouzalas gave a press conference in Amsterdam yesterday, following an informal meeting of EU interior ministers on the ongoing migrant crisis, where Greece came under pressure o…

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at a Sunday rally (24.1) to mark a year of left-wing Syriza party in power defended his coalition government struggles with creditors and the conservative establishment in the past year and set the tone for the dif…

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras joined business leaders and politicians yesterday at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 in Davos, where he had separate meetings with the head of the International Monetary Fund, as well as with European…

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Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas was in Berlin this week for a Transatlantic Council on Migration meeting on the refugee crisis (Jan 17-19), attended by politicians, heads of organizations and researches from around the world.

Speaking to D…

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Speaking in the official luncheon by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck on Monday (18.9) during a two-day visit to Germany that started yesterday, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos pledged that "the G…

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According to fresh data collected from the country’s airports by the Greek Tourism Enterprises Association (SETE), there was an upward trend for Greek tourism in 2015, since international tourist arrivals in Greece increased 5.7 % in 2015 compa…

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One of the most notable reforms of 2015 in Greece was the recognition of same-sex partnership by the Parliament, on December 22. With 194 votes in favor the parliament had given the green light for homosexual couples to enter into a civil union partn…

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The Prime Minister’s, Alexis Tsipras’, speech in the National School of Public Administration and Local Government, as part of the two-day conference "Public Administration, Democratic Governance and Social Solidarity" organised for its 30 years of function:

Mrs President, ladies and gentlemen,

It is a great honour and joy, at the same time, to address today this salute for the 30th anniversary of the National School of Public Administration and Local Government. And I would say that it is an honour and joy, but also a happy coincidence, as this event coincides with the launch of a major initiative reform undertaken by the government in order to implement an announcement that the Greek people, the citizens, but also the public administration’s officers have heard many times being announced, but unfortunately never being implemented. It is about a substantial reform, as far as its structure, its merit-based public administration is concerned, but also as far as the emergence of executives is concerned.…

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In Strasburg on January 13, Greek association Agkalia from the island of Lesvos received the Council of Europe’s 2016 Raoul Wallenberg Prize for outstanding achievements in providing frontline assistance to thousands of refugees irrespective of…

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