Tuesday, 28 February 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 N. Kotzias' interview with Alexis Papahelas, on SKAI TV's "Istories" (Tuesday, 21 February 2017)

JOURNALIST: Mr. Minister, thank you for being kind enough to join us for this conversation/interview, and we are taping this on Friday morning, and just a few hours ago there was what I think, at least, was a major incident at Farmakonisi. Let's start with that. What is your take...

Joint Statements of Foreign Minister N. Kotzias and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh following their meeting in Hanoi (13 February 2017)

PHAM BINH MINH: Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, dear members of the press, first of all I would like to warmly welcome the visit to Vietnam by Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias.We have concluded, as you know, a very constructive dialogue in a friendly atmosphere and a very candid and...

FM N. Kotzias' opening statement to the Hellenic Parliament Plenary during the debate on the passing in principle of the articles and the whole of the Draft Law: "Amendment of the Code of the Statutes of the MFA, and other provisions" (07.02. 2017)

N. KOTZIAS: Thank you, Mr. President. I would like -- and I said this in one of the very rare public interviews I give -- to thank everyone for all of the observations being heard. I believe that, in all things, there is the potential for one to consider things from...

Foreign Minister N. Kotzias' statements following the proceedings of the Foreign Affairs Council (Brussels, 6 February 2017)

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias made the following statements to the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) after today's meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council:JOURNALIST: Mr. Minister, what items were on the agenda of today's Council meeting?N. KOTZIAS: Today we talked in great detail about many regions that are in a state...

Foreign Minister N. Kotzias' interview on Alpha Radio with journalists D. Verykios and S. Lambrou

D. VERYKIOS: Good morning. And let's go straight to the talk of the day with a central figure -- a discussion that will be very interesting, with none other than the Minister of Foreign Affairs, our dear Nikos Kotzias.S. LAMBROU: Good morning.N. KOTZIAS: Good morning to both of you, and...

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...

Government | Policy: EESC's Georges Dassis on refugee flows management & European Social Model values

Elected with an overwhelming majority in October 2015, Greek economist and trade unionist Georges Dassis is the 31st president of the European Economic and Social...

Rethinking Greece: Gerassimos Moschonas on European Democracy, the Radical Left, Greek history and SYRIZA

Gerassimos Moschonas, PhD (Doctorat d’Etat), University of Paris-II, is currently an associate professor in comparative politics in the Department of Political Science and History, Panteion...

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