Saturday, 27 May 2017

News from Greece

Welcome to "News from Greece" section. Here you can stay informed with regard to the latest news and announcements by the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as with news and highlights from Greece by the "Greek News Agenda", a daily bulletin in english, issued by the Secretariat General of Information and Communication.

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias' press conference at the 2nd Rhodes Conference for Security and Stability (Rhodes, 23 May 2017)

N. KOTZIAS: The 2nd Conference for Security and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean was held successfully in Rhodes. Last year, 11 states and delegations participated, and this year we had 20 delegations: 10 states from the Arab world, the Arab League and the Gulf Cooperation Council – two international organizations of...

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias' doorstep statement at the 2nd Rhodes Conference for Security and Stability (Rhodes, 22 May 2017)

N. KOTZIAS: Representatives from nine Arab countries have come, plus representatives of the Arab League, for a total of ten. And seven European countries have come. We also have a delegation on the ambassadorial level from Indonesia, which we have granted observer status. We are 18 delegations in all. Last year...

Foreign Minister, N. Kotzias' opening speech at the Rhodes Conference for Security and Stability (Rhodes, 22.05.2017)

I want to thank all of you for accepting our invitation. Some of our colleagues will be arriving with some delay, due to yesterday's emergency meeting of Arab states, in Saudi Arabia. Today we are meeting for the second time. We constitute a common historical-geographical space with many shared political, historical and...

Foreign Minister N. Kotzias’ intervention at the meeting of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers (Nicosia, 19 May 2017)

N. KOTZIAS: Thank you, Ioannis. You have shown again that small states can have an excellent chairmanship – and not the big ones.I am always very thankful to the Council of Europe for the solidarity and support we had during the dictatorship we had from 1967 to 1974, and the...

Rhodes Conference for Security and Stability (22-23.05.2017)

The Rhodes Conference for Security and Stability, to be held 22 and 23 May 2017, will bring together states from a region facing multiple crises, including conflicts and geopolitical rivalry. States from Southeastern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Gulf region will meet in Rhodes in order to reiterate that no country...

Hiking Greek Islands: explore off-the-beaten track treasures!

The Greek islands, well known for their sunny beaches and clear blue waters, attract outdoor enthusiasts not only for activities such as diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, wind surfing, sailing or...

Reading Greece: Auguste Corteau – When the Writer Meets the Translator

Auguste Corteau (1979) is a fiction writer, a playwright and a translator. He has written novels/novellas: Rabastin (1999), The Square (2000), Haunted (2001), Animal (2002), The Streets Sculptor...

Arts in Greece | Chainis Dimitris Apostolakis: "In Crete, the continuity of musical expression has not been interrupted"

Lyra player, singer, songwriter and theoretical physicist "Chainis" Dimitris Apostolakis is a founding member of Chainides, a Cretan music group formed in 1990 by a group of...

Rethinking Greece: Nancy Fraser on the Left project and the crisis of neoliberal hegemony

Nancy Fraser is Henry and Louise A. Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research and one of the world's leading thinkers in political and social theory. She has...

University of Athens’ online course: Modern Greek for non Greek speakers

Online and distance learning at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens offers a new way of combining innovative learning and teaching techniques with interaction with your tutor and fellow...

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