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Of Geneva Informal Meetings and of Brussels Summits

May 5th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Of Geneva Informal Meetings and of Brussels Summits by Antonis D. Papagiannidis There are at least three operational take-aways from the Informal Meeting on Cyprus, held last week in Geneva, at the initiative of the UN Secretary General. But the real interest lays further on, in Brussels. The first take-away is one of failure: “The truth is that, at the end of our efforts” – said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres – “we have not yet found enough common grounds to allow [...]

Sustainable Ship Recycling: Turkey-Greece: 8-0

May 2nd, 2021|Greek Business File|

by Dr. Anna Bredima* – abredima@yahoo.gr The Greek-owned fleet is the biggest in the world. A raft of international technical standards in order to face climate change sends annually a very big number of ships to scrap yards at an increasing pace. The new air emissions standards according to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the EU render compliance of the existing fleet financially unsustainable and, hence, guarantee a steady flow of clients for recycling in the future decades. Around [...]

20th NAVIGATOR – The Shipping Decision Makers Forum

March 11th, 2021|Economia as Sponsor|

20th NAVIGATOR - The Shipping Decision Makers Forum NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS proudly announces the organization of the “20th NAVIGATOR – The Shipping Decision Makers Online Week”, which will be held virtually during the period 12th to 16th & 19th April 2021. «NAVIGATOR - The Decision Makers Forum», one of the most traditional events of the Greek shipping , is organized on an annual basis, bringing together Shipowners, executives and managers of the shipping industry to exchange views and ideas on the most crucial matters [...]

29 years ago

May 3rd, 2021|Business File Archive|

The May 1992 issue of Viomichaniki Epitheorisi is dedicated to one of Greece’s timeless struggles: how to attract foreign investment. A special survey by Robert McDonald looked into the main obstacles (bureaucracy, price controls, market size, poor infrastructure). The issue includes articles on investments made by multinationals like Siemens, Pirelli, Unilever.   It also presents iconic cases like the Aluminium de Grèce (at that point under French control) , C. Itoh, Dow Chemicals Hellas, Hellas Can.   To download the  [...]

John Chrysoulakis: “Greek diaspora is a strategic priority for our country”

May 3rd, 2021|Diaspora|

Secretary General for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad, J. Chrysoulakis reveals his plans for the Greek Diaspora, analyses the relations with the Greek communities abroad, talks about the biggest challenge he has to manage and refers to the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution and the participation of the Greeks Abroad in the celebrations interview by George Vailakis What are the programs that you are currently implementing at the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry for [...]

Greece – N. Africa e-Business Gathering: “Friendship & Cooperation in the Mediterranean”

April 22nd, 2021|Events|

The Arab – Hellenic Chamber, organized and convened, with the support of the Union of Arab Chambers, the third online event of this year, "Greece - North Africa e-Business Gathering", introducing five Arab countries, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia along with Greece. The event’s program started with an introduction by Rashad Mabger, Secretary General, and a welcoming speech by Harris Geronikolas, the President of the Arab-Hellenic Chamber. Then the guest of honour, Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism of Greece, delivered [...]