The prime ministers of Greece and Israel, on Wednesday (26.11) in Jerusalem, expressed satisfaction with the high-level "strategic cooperation" between the two countries and agreed to seek tangible ways to strengthen ties between the two countries an…

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According to the results of a survey published by NGO Prolepsis Institute, the prolonged socio-economic crisis in Greece is increasing the problem of food insecurity and enhances unhealthy eating habits in children, while affecting severely their abi…

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The European Business Network for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR Europe), a European platform for businesses looking to enhance sustainable growth and positively contribute to society, recently organized the Enterprise 2020 Summit in Brussels (…

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Here comes our weekly Culture Agenda:

28th Panorama of European Cinema (26 November-2 December)

Panorama of European Cinema, the longest-running film festival in Athens, returns for the 28th consecutive year (November 26 to December 2) to provide cin…

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Evangelos Meimarakis resigned yesterday (24.11) as interim leader of the main opposition New Democracy (ND) party, assuming responsibility for Sunday's embarrassing technical failure to hold a leadership election and citing the ne…

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Dr Angeliki Dimitriadi, Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), and Visiting Fellow at the ECFR Berlin Office since November 2015, argued in a recent commentary on the refugee crisis titled &l…

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During the 38th session of UNESCO’s General Conference (Nov 3-18), the 195 Member States unanimously agreed to ratify the creation of the “UNESCO Global Geoparks”. This new branding formalizes a relationship with Geop…

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The 6th edition of Athens Ethnographic Film Festival kicks off today (25.11) in the Exile Room and runs until Sunday, November 29th. The Festival aims to introduceethnographic films to a wider audience and initiate a discus…

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Greece has met all the conditions of its first set of milestones required to disburse funds up to 12 billion euros, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) and Eurogroup concluded on Monday (23.12).
 
The ESM authorized the release of a…

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When Agence France Presse photographerAris Messinis put down his camera on a beach in Lesvos to pull a refugee toddlerout of the water and carry him on his shoulder, the photographer’s instinct to capture the news was outstripped b…

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