It has been forty years since Greece joined the European Union (EU) in 1981, named at the time European Economic Community. A series of activities has been scheduled to celebrate Greek membership to the EU throughout 2021 and this was announced last…

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As the number of study programs taught in a foreign language is gradually increasing in Greek Universities, catering for a variety of needs ranging from bachelor degrees to short term courses and summer schools, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

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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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No logical or plausible excuse justifies the conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque, all it does is add fuel to the fire of nationalism and religious fundamentalism, writes* Constantinos Alexandris, Secretary-General for Public Diplomacy, Relig…

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Kostis Alexandris, Secretary-General for Public Diplomacy, Religious and Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs describes in his article published in “Kathimerini” Sunday newspaper edition the importance of national reputatio…

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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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