“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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Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson met in Athens on March 12 2020 to discuss the complex situation that Greek authorities had had to deal with recently on the eastern borders of the country. Mr Mit…

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The Secretariat General for Public Diplomacy, Religious and Consular Affairs of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently inaugurated a series of in-service seminars, with the first, “Public Diplomacy in Practice”, taking place in At…

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Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou was elected by the Hellenic Parliament as the new President of the Hellenic Republic on 22 January 2020 with 261 votes in favour. She will succeed Prokopis Pavlopoulosafter the end of the latter's term; she is due to be swor…

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Greece has a new National Plan for Energy and Climate (NPEC) that was presented in December 2019 following a public consultation and a debate in the Greek Parliament. The NPEC is an ambitious plan in accordance with the UN Agenda 2030 and its 17 glo…

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Greeks living abroad did not have the right to vote in the Greek national elections from their place of residence until recently, when the Greek Parliament adopted a bill on voting rights for diaspora Greeks. The bill was passed on December 11 with…

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