The vast majority of proposed changes in the constitution of Greece were approved in the first round of parliamentary voting that took place on Thursday, 14 February. These include changes regarding the State’s religious neutrality, restriction…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Turkey this Tuesday, 5.02 for a two-day visit that aims to reduce tension and promote mutual trust between the two countries. The visit follows a groundbreaking visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

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The 5th Southern EU Countries Summit, also known as “EuroMed 7 summit”, took place in Nicosia on Tuesday 29 January 2019. Heads of State or Government of seven EU member states from the Mediterranean region convened to discuss the major c…

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An 11% increase in the minimum wage and the abolition of the sub-minimum wage was signed by Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou today (29.01). The new minimum wage, set at 650 euros, will be effective as of February 1, and will be applied to workers o…

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The Greek Parliament ratified the Prespes Agreement with 153 votes (from a total of 300) this Friday 25.01, in a landmark vote that will see the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia renamed North Macedonia and open the country’s path to EU an…

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The government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has won a vote of confidence in parliament by 151 to 148 votes on Wednesday evening. The PM had initiated the motion on Sunday, following the resignation of Panos Kammenos, leader of Independent Greeks…

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The Action Plan of the ministry of Economy and Development, which includes 142 actions and was presented at the beginning of November, specifies, per sector, the Ministry's initiatives in implementing the National Development Strategy for a strong,…

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The first post-memorandum budget was tabled in the Greek Parliament this Wednesday 21/11; the 2019 budget provides for a 3.6 % primary surplus as well as a 2.5% growth - compared to 2% percent this year. The European Union's executive has appr…

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The State of the Environment Report (SoER) for Greece for 2018 was published by the National Centre for the Environment and Sustainable Development (NCSD - EKPAA). The report’s aim is to offer an integrated assessment of the overall quality of…

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"The success for a left party is not only exiting a crisis, but exiting the crisis with the least possible losses for the weakest people, the poor, the middle class, the workers and the young," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said this Saturday 10.11…

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