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Maritime transport: Greece’s proposals for the green transition

By |2021-10-21T13:55:12+03:00October 21st, 2021|Online news / Blog|

In a letter to President of the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, presented proposals for the green transition of the maritime sector, including a EU Research Centre for Alternative Maritime Fuels and Technologies in Greece and the extension of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) to maritime transport to [...]

Food & Farming systems’ green and digital transition

By |2021-10-19T13:31:59+03:00October 19th, 2021|Economia as Sponsor|

The 4th International edition of the AgriBusiness Forum 2021 has been concluded on 6-7 October 2021, having rolled clear outputs for the future of agriculture in the digital era. AgriBusiness Forum 2021 highlighted “Food & Farming systems’ green and digital transition”, including 9 high-caliber & multidisciplinary chapters, 45 topics and 50 renowned panelists from Greece and the [...]

When infrastructure crumbles, evacuations and curfews result as solutions

By |2021-10-18T13:07:57+03:00October 18th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

When infrastructure crumbles, evacuations and curfews result as solutions by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Torrential rains poured all over Greece last week causing widespread flooding – especially over the Ionian islands where the last tourists joined the locals in flight before the surging waters; also in parts of Athens where cars were swept along, buses were [...]

Cisco launches Digitization Program in Greece

By |2021-10-17T00:00:25+03:00October 17th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Government of Greece and Cisco announced the launch of a collaborative framework under Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program. The aim is to help accelerate digitization across the country and power an inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The framework was introduced in a meeting between Kyriakos Pierrakakis, Minister of Digital Governance, and representatives [...]

Studing archeology in Greece: Living the studies at NKUA

By |2021-10-17T10:33:29+03:00October 16th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Symela Touchtidou, @stouchtidou Amidst pandemic crisis, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) made the decisive step to a new era. It was the first university in Greece to launch a 4-year undergraduate program especially for foreign students, the BA Program in the Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece. All its modules [...]

The Aristotle University presents the first Greek Enlgish- taught bachelor’s in Medicine

By |2021-10-12T19:33:24+03:00October 12th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Vicky Kaliakou The new English-taught undergraduate program of the Medical School at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), has exceeded expectations so far. 1,200 candidates applied for just 60 places, which translates to a 5% acceptance rate. AUTH can pride itself on being very selective like some of the world’s top universities. For example, [...]

A duty of sowing seeds

By |2021-10-11T15:15:55+03:00October 11th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

A duty of sowing seeds  by Antonis D. Papagiannidis A debate organized by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research/IOBE, a respected Greek think tank, in commemoration of veteran industrialist Theodoros Papalexopoulos (a co-founder of IOBE, some 45 years ago, and long-serving President of the Federation of Greek Industry/SEV,) brought to the forefront of public attention a number of interesting topics – some of [...]

Greece sees enhanced competitiveness of its tax system thanks to the OECD international tax agreement

By |2021-10-10T12:41:55+03:00October 10th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

On 8 October, the OECD Plenary Session finalized the two-pillar agreement that will reform the international tax system. It will impose a minimum tax rate of 15% on the profits of multinational companies from 2023. The key points of the new global tax, designed to meet the needs of the digital age, had already been [...]

George Tsunis to be nominated next US ambassador to Greece

By |2021-10-09T11:55:46+03:00October 9th, 2021|Diaspora|

President Joe Biden announced plans to nominate George Tsunis, an influential Democratic fundraiser and hotelier, to be his envoy to Greece.  Tsunis is the son of first-generation Greek immigrants to the U.S., and has served on the boards and committees of several Greek and Hellenic organizations. Tsunis speaks Greek and he and his wife both [...]

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