Greece 2.0: The Greek roadmap for the future gets green light by the Commission

By |2021-06-17T23:30:59+03:00June 17th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The European Commission approved the Greek Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP), Greece 2.0, of a total budget of 30.5 billion euros. The presentation of the Greece 2.0 Plan was made in the "Ancient Agora" of Athens by the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the President of the European Commission Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen. [...]

Greece passes new labour law- The main features

By |2021-06-16T23:06:00+03:00June 16th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Greek parliament approved (with 158 votes in favor) the new law proposed by the Ministry of Labour under the name "Protection of Employment". Τhe main points of the new framework are: The introduction of the digital work card, the purpose of which is to fight undeclared work hours and overtime. The introduction of the [...]

Greece donates Covid-19 vaccines to Albania and North Macedonia

By |2021-06-15T16:12:00+03:00June 15th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Greece donated 20,000 Astrazeneca vaccines to Albania. The vaccines arrived at the Tirana International Airport, on Monday, June 14. They were received by the Albanian Deputy Minister of Health, Eugena Tomini, in the presence of the Greek Ambassador to Albania, Sofia Filippidou. The Albanian Health Minister Ogerta Manastirliu thanked the Greek government and said it was [...]

Greece and Turkey agree on a “quiter summer”

By |2021-06-14T20:52:53+03:00June 14th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

“A step towards a quieter summer”. This is the main outcome of the meeting between the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to Greek government sources. The meeting took place “in a cordial environment”, lasted 50 minutes and the two parties agreed that the 2020 summer [...]

A Summit of low expectations – but then what?

By |2021-06-14T10:53:34+03:00June 14th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

A Summit of low expectations – but then what? By Antonis D. Papagiannidis Today’s NATO Summit in Brussels, coming close after the G-7 in Cornwall, will be part of the post-Trump American reversion to multilateralism, with the Alliance looking for a new, secure footing and for a measure of renewed mutual trust among its own [...]

Greece and UNWTO collaborate to support coastal and maritime tourism in the Mediterranean

By |2021-06-11T09:43:34+03:00June 11th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The World Tourism Forum (UNWTO) has agreed with the Greek Ministry of Tourism to establish the first research station dedicated to measuring the sustainable development of coastal and maritime tourism across the Mediterranean. Coastal and Maritime tourism is one of the most important economic drivers within the Mediterranean basin. Greece aspires the Research Center to [...]

Startup Ecosystem Sustainability: The defining moment of Greece’s innovation capabilities

By |2021-06-01T15:03:58+03:00June 10th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

27th economia Student Contest Startup Ecosystem Sustainability: The defining moment of Greece’s innovation capabilities Georgiou Dimitrios & Chousou Stavroula   Introduction to the Greek Startup Ecosystem: A curious case of questionable sustainability. With the negative impact that the extended COVID-19 crisis had financially, socially and healthcare-wise, the undisputed growth of the Greek Startup Ecosystem is [...]

Greece is preparing the Digital Work Card

By |2021-06-07T20:33:56+03:00June 8th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The Greek government is preparing the digital work card, a system for monitoring working hours remotely. Ministers of Labor, Kostis Hatzithakis and Digital Governance, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, met on Monday, to discuss implementation. The Greek government says that the digital work card will be an effective tool to fight undeclared work and guarantee fair remuneration for [...]

Saudi Arabia -Greece: A deal for sustainable coastal tourism

By |2021-06-07T20:59:25+03:00June 7th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Saudi Arabia and Greece extend their cooperation on the development of sustainable coastal and marine tourism. The two countries signed a deal to exchange knowledge and best practice in investment, human capital development, training, event organization, marketing and promotion to support coastal and marine tourism in a sustainable way. https://twitter.com/htheoharis/status/1401542118003388417 The deal was signed [...]

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