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Anti-Doping Conference in Athens

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  The city of Athens will host the first EU conference on anti-doping from May 13 to 15, organised by the European Commission and the Commission’s Sport Unit. The initiative is part of the “White Paper” on sport, passed by the European Parliament.  The World Anti-Doping Agency, the International Olympic Committee, representatives of international sporting bodies such as FIFA, UEFA, FIBA and IAAF, scientists, athletes and sports instructors from Greece and abroad as well as the EU’s 27 sports ministers have been invited to participate in the inaugural conference in the Greek capital.  

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Global Transparency Conference in Athens

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Coming up, the 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference: Global Transparency, Fighting corruption for a sustainable future, will be held in Athens on October 30 to November 2, under the aegis of Transparency International-Greece and the Ministry of Justice. Attracting up to 1,500 participants from more than 120 countries, the IACC shapes the anti-corruption agenda for years to come. The theme for this year’s IACC focuses on the role of transparency and accountability in human security, climate change, sustainable globalisation, as well as natural resources exploitation and management. Supreme audit institutions in the European Union: Anticorruption Strategies in Greece ; South-eastern Europe Journal of Economics: The Shadow Economy and Corruption in Greece (June 2006)