• Photos from Greece

    Events of Press Office

    Click to go to Events of Press Offce site















  • Advertisements

In Athens the Euro Mediterranean Cooperation

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) The Hellenic Parliament, through its speaker Dimitris Sioufas, is presiding over the 4th Plenary Session of the Euro Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly, currently taking place in Athens. 37 country members from across the world, including European Union’s all 27 countries, are invited to attend the hearings.  The institution aims at promoting Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and will be addressed by European Commission’s president Jose Manuel Barroso, European Parliament’s President Hans Gert Pöttering, Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, EU’s Commissioner on Environment Stavros Dimas, as well as speakers of other national parliaments. Continue reading

Advertisements

European Council in Brussels, March 13 / 14th 2008

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  The spring European Council concluded its proceedings in Brussels, Friday 14th, where Greece was represented by Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis, Minister of Economy and Finance George Alogoskoufis, Minister of State and Government Spokesman Theodoros Roussopoulos, and Deputy Foreign Minister Yannis Valinakis. Continue reading

Mediterranean: A Sea of Peace and Posperity

» Bakoyannis Concludes Maghreb Tour

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis wrapped up yesterday her three-day visit to three Maghreb countries (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia), thus sealing Greece’s presence in the western Mediterranean and paving the way for closer political and economical cooperation. Bakoyannis held bilateral talks with the state and political leaderships of the aforementioned countries, in which all sides shared a favourable view of the expansion to the east of the “five plus five” formation (that includes the five Maghreb countries and the five European ones in the western Mediterranean) with the participation of Greece and Egypt. Continue reading

Mediterranean Concerns

» A Mediterranean Union?

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) Deputy Foreign Minister Yannis Valinakis chaired a meeting convened yesterday at the Foreign Ministry and reffered to a recent French proposal for a Mediterranean Union, stating that “our interest in every shape or form of substantial cooperation that is developing in our region is asserted and it is in this positive spirit that we are approaching the French government’s proposal on forming a Mediterranean Union.” The minister added that “Greece must be present with specific, well-prepared proposals on sectors that are of interest to us, and where there might be a business interest such as transport, shipping, tourism, energy, immigration and culture.” Continue reading