The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity and the country’s social partners have agreed on a roadmap to address undeclared work in Greece (Oct 26). The agreement builds on an effective social dialogue based on the main findi…

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The Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions that took place on 24 and 25 October in Vravrona, near Athens, gathered together Economic and Social Councils, representatives of employers' organiz…

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Meeting visiting European journalists on October 25, PM Alexis Tsipras stressed: “In the framework of globalisation and the EU, a left strategy is to change the balance of power internationally, not only domestically. It is important to replace…

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More than one in three residents of Greece experienced conditions of poverty and/or social exclusion in 2015, according to Eurostat figures released on Monday 17 Oct. The European Union average was roughly one in four, the same report said.

In Greece…

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Main opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the US last week where he held a series of meetings with foreign investors, delivered speeches in US universities and spoke to US media.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis was the keynote speake…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the Left has a “historic duty” to help the country exit the crisis while keeping society alive, as he opened the second four-day conference of his party, SYRIZA, on Thursday night (13…

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The European Commission must secure debt relief terms by the end of the year, according to a letter from group of 36 MEPs (13.10). The MEPs, including Guillaume Balas, Sergio Cofferati, Fabio de Masi, Eva Joly, Curzio Maltese, Emmanuel Maur…

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The Expert Group for the Review of Greek Labour Market Institutions, tasked with helping Greece and the international institutions (European Commission, European Central Bank, European Stability Mechanism, International Monetary Fund) reach an agreem…

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The Greek state budget for 2017 (draft tabled to Parliament on Monday 3/10) envisages an economic growth rate of 2.7% and a primary surplus of 1.80%, slightly higher than a target of 1.75%. The primary surplus is expected to reach 0.63% of GDP t…

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An overwhelming majority of Greeks expresses a positive view with regard to China and the Chinese people, welcoming the cooperation of Greece and China, according to the results of an opinion poll conducted recently by the “Public Issue”…

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