Greece assumed the Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers for a six-month period from May to November 2020. Having been member of this leading human rights Organization since August 1949, Greece took the Chairmanship in…

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Today marks the 47th anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, a student-led demonstration against the military dictatorship (also known as “junta” or the “Regime of the Colonels”) that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974. Th…

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Smooth integration and coexistence between refugees and local communities are the main goals of the HELIOS project recently launched in Greece, as the country in recent years has been receiving thousands of migrants and refugees with a peak during 2…

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The Athens Court of Appeal announced its verdict in the Golden Dawn trial on Wednesday, 7 October 2020, ruling that the far-right party operated as a criminal organisation. In a landmark decision, the three-member panel of judges charged seven of the…

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“Prosperity through diversity” was the title of the first virtual International Conference on Human Rights in Business, organized by the Greek Government on Thursday, 25th June 2020, under the auspices of the Greek Chairmanship of the Cou…

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Greece has long been identified as synonymous with unique archaeological sites and beautiful summers, yet maybe the country has more to think about while trying to build a new image in the post-COVID-19 world and its globalised challenges. This was o…

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An International Virtual Conference under the title “Human Rights in Business” will be organized on June 25, 2020 at 12:00 (11:00 CET) by the General Secretariat for International Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the G…

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Can a country reverse its negative image? What methods can Public Diplomacy (PD) use to enhance a country’s image? How can positive momentum be used to sway public opinion? Has the public image of Greece changed over the past few months? The in…

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On 15 May 2020, Greece will take over from Georgia the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and hold the office until 18 November 2020. In an online press conference on Tuesday, Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Mil…

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