The new age of e-Government: Public administration without borders Business File, June-July-August 2017, No 111 Public Administration stubbornly refuses the transformation to a modern e-Government despite the pressure from the citizens and the constant demand by the Europeans and the IMF. Stavros-Ioannis Benos, a true pioneer of e-Government in Greece, explains in his article this urgent need for radical reform. Read the article here.
Interview with Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Business File, November-December 2013, No 93 Greek Business File publisher Alexandra C. Vovolini met up with respected Aegean prehistorian and author Malcolm Hewitt Wiener in his New York home and discussed a range of issues spanning the past to the present. Read the interview here.
Greece can make it Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 BF asks Dora Bakoyannis, MP, NEA DEMOKRATIA Unfortunately, since 2015 we have paid a heavy bill for experimenting with Alexis Tsipras and Panos Kammenos. The economic situation is worsening and Greece is still far away from becoming a normal European country. Greece is trapped in an extremely low and un- certain growth. The current programme finishes in 2018 and the future is still unknown. Mr Tsipras has talked about a clean [...]
"Smart" energy systems for clean islands Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Energy The EU’s new “clean island” initiative aims at reducing pollution caused by diesel power plants on islands that are not connected to the national grids of member-states. A political project backed by the European Commission, it will promote and support the development of “smart” energy systems for some 2,400 islands scattered across the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Caribbean. As the EU country with the highest percentage of [...]
Greek banks face tough battle as they eye the post bailout era Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Banking Business File reports The probability of a comprehensive assessment of their assets has diminished but the upcoming stress tests continue to haunt Greek banks. Uncertainty over the outcome of the stress tests and regulatory actions have hurt bank shares on the Athens bourse. However, the market wants to see a rapid reduction in problematic loans so they do not continue to [...]
Greece plans more bond issues, eyes clean bailout exit Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 Bonds The country returned to the markets in November for the second time since 2014 with a liquidity management transaction, capitalising on fiscal outperformance, GDP growth and a smooth first round of talks for the third bailout review. Business File reports EU and Greek government officials appear optimistic that the third programme review will be concluded in January 2018 at the latest. This will open the [...]
Brexit reignites the decades-old debate of Parthenon Sculptures Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 The Parthenon Sculptures Due to Brexit negotiations the debate for the Parthenon Sculptures to be returned to Greece is resurfacing again while the British Museum is sending a big NO once more. By Christian J. Hadjipateras The debate has lasted for generations, but could the latest resurfacing of the issue finally add the weight needed for a change in stance? Since Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of [...]
Small time politics and big geopolitical games Business File, November-December 2017, No. 113 US/Greece Relations The Greek side, addressing mainly its domestic audience, made every conceivable effort to bill the visit in geopolitical ramifications. Yet Greece has now a window of opportunity for a few years to “cultivate” its geographic significance and entrench its own objectives into US interests in the greater area – and that is for the duration of Erdogan’s stay in power. By Dimitris Dimas If one [...]
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