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HIGHLIGHTS NEW 2019

BSEC Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Athens

BSEC Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Athens

  BSEC’s efforts to contribute to the sustainable development of the wider Black Sea region was recently reaffirmed in Athens at the 41st Meeting of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs.   The Ministers discussed prospects for further development of cooperation within the BSEC, reforming and … ...
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  Επιταχύνει τους ρυθμούς της στα διεθνή έργα η ΔΕΠΑ. Ο κρίσιμος ρόλος της στην υποστήριξη του ενεργειακού σχεδιασμού της χώρας   Σε βασικό μοχλό για την γεωπολιτική αναβάθμιση της χώρας αλλά και για τη διαφοροποίηση των ενεργειακών πηγών της ευρύτερης περιοχής της ΝΑ Ευρώπης, εξελίσσεται η ΔΕΠΑ μέσα από ένα μπαράζ κινήσεων σε πολλαπλά … ...
A farewell message from the Ambassador of Georgia

A farewell message from the Ambassador of Georgia

  I would like to start by thanking ‘Greek Diplomatic Life’ magazine for the important work it does, for keeping the Greek diplomatic community updated on all important events related to the diplomatic activities in the Hellenic Republic, as well as for facilitating formal and informal contacts among diplomats, initiating and co-organising gatherings for diplomats … ...
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  Επιταχύνει τους ρυθμούς της στα διεθνή έργα η ΔΕΠΑ. Ο κρίσιμος ρόλος της στην υποστήριξη του ενεργειακού σχεδιασμού της χώρας   Σε βασικό μοχλό για την γεωπολιτική αναβάθμιση της χώρας αλλά και για τη διαφοροποίηση των ενεργειακών πηγών της ευρύτερης περιοχής της ΝΑ Ευρώπης, εξελίσσεται η ΔΕΠΑ μέσα από ένα μπαράζ κινήσεων σε πολλαπλά … ...
Greek and Russian Foreign Ministers sign joint Consultations Programme

Greek and Russian Foreign Ministers sign joint Consultations Programme

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Nikos Dendias, and his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sign the joint Greece-Russia Consultations Programme 2020-2022, which foresees regularly held meetings at both political and in-house levels; the two delegations in conference in Moscow.   Relations are defined by a centuries-long history and friendship   The meeting of … ...
European Summit: CoE Parliament Presidents Member-States

European Summit: CoE Parliament Presidents Member-States

  The Presidents of Parliament from the 47 Council of Europe Member States and many partner, observer and neighbouring countries, along with the Presidents of other international assemblies, met in Strasbourg at the end of last month for a European Parliamentary Summit. Some 60 Presidents, together with 300 other delegates, attended the conference, organised by … ...
Visit of the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh – Memorandum of Understanding signed

Visit of the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh – Memorandum of Understanding signed

Visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Dr. Abul Kalam Abdul Momen and his Greek counterpart, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the two Foreign Ministries on cooperation in the area of diplomatic training.   Greece and Bangladesh outline commitment to strengthen cooperation   Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh Dr. … ...
Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in Athens

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in Athens

  Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias met with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir at the Foreign Ministry on November 13th. The Saudi Minister, who was on an Official Visit to Athens to strengthen bilateral ties with Greece, also met with the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the President of the Parliamentary … ...
Traditional and Non-Traditional approaches to security; points of convergence and divergence

Traditional and Non-Traditional approaches to security; points of convergence and divergence

  By Dimitra Kiousi Postgraduate Student at the University of Glasgow, IMSISS Erasmus Mundus International Programme ELIAMEP Internship   “A state’s territorial integrity is considered a fundamental value and any threats to that, automatically endangers its national sovereignty. For this reason, states are constantly competing with each other in order to acquire absolute security.”   … ...
Minister of Foreign Affairs on an Official Visit to Singapore

Minister of Foreign Affairs on an Official Visit to Singapore

    New impetus in strengthening ties between Singapore and Greece   Minister of Foreign Affairs George Katrougalos was on an Official Visit to Singapore at the end of last month, where he had key political and economic contacts. The Greek Foreign Minister and his counterpart, Vivian Balakrishnan, discussed bilateral relations and ways to further … ...
‘UAE, a unique model for Tolerance’ by H.E. Mohamed Meer Alraeesi, UAE Ambassador to Greece

‘UAE, a unique model for Tolerance’ by H.E. Mohamed Meer Alraeesi, UAE Ambassador to Greece

  UAE   A unique model for Tolerance         By H.E. Mohamed Meer Alraeesi, UAE Ambassador to Greece   The UAE has developed a clear strategy for tolerance, that has produced love and peace and has established a unique coexistence compared to other countries around the world, in accordance to the deep … ...
Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand, Chailert Limsomboon

Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand, Chailert Limsomboon

  ASEAN, composed of diverse countries and peoples, has defied sceptics and gone on to become one of the world’s most successful regional organisations We believe that if ASEAN did not exist, Southeast Asia would not be where it is today.         GDL: In which main areas does the foreign policy of … ...
Minister of Foreign Affairs tours the Gulf Region

Minister of Foreign Affairs tours the Gulf Region

  The private sector in Qatar is looking to identify available investment opportunities in Greece     Minister of Foreign Affairs, George Katrougalos, conducted a tour of the Gulf region at the beginning of May, successively visiting Oman, Qatar and Bahrain, in which regional development were at the heart of his contacts, with an emphasis … ...
Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Finland, Juha Markus Pyykkö

Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Finland, Juha Markus Pyykkö

  DIPLOMATIC PROFILE “Finland will make full use of the opportunities offered by our forthcoming Presidency of the Council of the EU in the latter half of 2019 to strengthen the EU’s ability to act and to reinforce its global role… Finland will act constructively and pragmatically as an honest broker in order to efficiently … ...
Cyprus, Greece and Jordan agree to expand cooperation

Cyprus, Greece and Jordan agree to expand cooperation

  “An opportunity to move beyond the political relationship to cover economic, security & cultural ties”     Cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Jordan enhances the strategy for peace and stability in the eastern Mediterranean said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the 2nd Greece, Cyprus, Jordan Trilateral Summit that was held in Amman on … ...
Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Aleksandar Sunko

Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Aleksandar Sunko

  DIPLOMATIC PROFILE                               The key EU principle of solidarity must be nurtured. Croatia is looking forward to continually taking part in substantial deliberations dealing with the Future of Europe and ways in which to promote the efficiency of the EU, … ...
Japan as a significant partner of the EU & Greece

Japan as a significant partner of the EU & Greece

On April 12th, in connection with the anniversary celebrations of the 120 years of diplomatic relations between Greece and Japan, the Institute for International Economic Relations (IDOS) and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan in Greece, co-organised a business seminar titled ‘Japan as an important … ...
President Pavlopoulos on State Visit to Montenegro

President Pavlopoulos on State Visit to Montenegro

  “Excellent political relations should be enhanced with stronger cooperation in the field of the economy.”   President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, paid a two-day State Visit to Montenegro on March 7th-8th at the invitation of the President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović. President Pavlopoulos’ programme included a meeting with the Parliament President Ivan … ...
Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of Japan, Yasuhiro Shimizu

Interview with H.E. the Ambassador of Japan, Yasuhiro Shimizu

  DIPLOMATIC PROFILE     “The prosperity of Japan depends on an open and transparent, free and fair world economy complying with international rules and regulations. From this point of view, Japan shares the same stance as European countries. A strong and united Europe is in the interests of Japan… Japan has contributed to the … ...
German Chancellor in Athens for talks with the leadership of Greece

German Chancellor in Athens for talks with the leadership of Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed on the crucial need to establish a comprehensive European policy for asylum and migration and to revise the present system, aware of the historical responsibility of Greek WWII reparation calls. Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Angela Merkel, paid a visit to Greece, … ...
Greek Ambassadors bestowed international awards

Greek Ambassadors bestowed international awards

Two distinguished Ambassadors that have diligently served their country have recently been awarded for their efforts: Ambassador Petros Panayiotopoulos, who recently served as the Greek Ambassador to Mexico, was decorated with the Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest Order awarded to foreigners. The ceremony was hosted by the Ambassador of Mexico, Daniel Hernández-Joseph, who … ...
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