KONVA: Small fish, big success

By |2021-12-22T01:19:45+03:00December 22nd, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Vicky Kaliakou Nearly two thirds of Europeans say they eat fishery products at least once a week. According to the EWG 2019 Economic Report for the EU Fish Processing Sector, turnover for 2016 was €31,810 million for 3,630 companies with 132,964 employees. In 2017, 3,462 companies reported €32,413 million turnover (a 2% increase) and [...]

World Tourism Organization: Sustainability is not a luxury

By |2021-11-30T02:02:44+03:00November 30th, 2021|Greek Business File|

Interview by Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary – General of UNWTO to Symela Touchtidou Tourism, one of the most crucial sectors in the fight against climate change, found itself at crossroads, long before the pandemic hit. Its stakeholders (states, entrepreneurs, local communities and tourists themselves) are asked to make a decisive turn: change their ways or face [...]

The new employment landscape: Green jobs and occupations

By |2021-11-08T16:25:55+03:00November 8th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Dimitris Vergados, Director of Business Issues, Public and Media Communication at SEV Hellenic Federation of Enterprises   The term “climate crisis” has truly pervaded public dialogue recently, as it represents perhaps the most serious long-term threat on a planetary level. The experience of this past summer, with increasingly frequent reports about what is happening [...]

Bringing Artificial Intelligence in the Greek public sector

By |2021-10-25T12:29:38+03:00October 25th, 2021|Greek Business File|

Interview by Leonidas Christopoulos, Secretary General of Digital Governance and Simplification of Procedures at the Ministry of Digital Governance, to George Vailakis Rarely in Greece a Ministry enjoys wide appreciation of its work, as the ministry of Digital Governance currently does. Under the leadership of Kyriakos Pierrakakis, the ministry has digitized a good part of the [...]

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, [...]

The extroversion of the Greek Higher Education- Can Greece attract foreign students?

By |2021-10-07T11:57:32+03:00October 7th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Symela Touchtidou, @stouchtidou Some say that for Greece, it could be as lucrative as the tourism sector. Others point to the fact that we would be creating “ambassadors” of the country worldwide. In many European countries, tertiary education fueled by foreign students is a driver of growth. Brexit has mobilized European institutions to claim [...]

Settling your debts in Greece: the new bankruptcy rules

By |2021-09-28T11:29:28+03:00September 28th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Fotis Kourmousis, special secretary for private debt management at the Greek Finance Ministry Ιn Greece, total private debt in 2019, prior to the pandemic, stood at €234 billion, according to official data from the Bank of Greece, the tax authorities and social security institutions. This debt stems from the 10-year financial crisis and includes [...]

The new family law in Greece: Joint custody cannot be imposed by law

By |2021-09-21T15:47:39+03:00September 18th, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Marina Farmakidis-Markou, lawyer at Diotima Center* Marina Farmakidis-Markou To begin with, it is worth stating that parental responsibility could be entrusted by the court to both parents jointly also under the previous family law provisions, provided that parents were in agreement. On the contrary, the new family law number 4800/2021, by establishing [...]

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