The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) has released a brief outlining what Europeans want from the bloc in terms of foreign policy.
On August 30, a flotilla of 13 inflatable boats carrying 547 migrants arrived on a beach on the north coast of the island of Lesvos. Photos showing rows of beached dinghies and lifejackets triggered memories of the height of the migrant crisis in 2015/2016, and sparked media headlines warning of new dangers.
The Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn burst onto the parliamentary scene overnight in 2012, to the alarm of democratic forces across Europe. Seven years later, the party finds itself out of the national and the European Parliament after losing more than half its voters.
Data from Eurostat has shown that over half of Greeks could not afford to go on a week’s holiday away from home in 2018.
The latest Eurobarometer survey, surveying public opinion in the European Union, has shown that the distrust Greeks express for the bloc persists but is starting to ease while support for the single currency remains strong.
Senior citizen tourism and health tourism are a lucrative market that needs to be better exploited by the Greek market according to research by the diaNeosis thinktank.
Greece’s education minister Niki Kerameus announced New Democracy’s plans for changes in the Greek education system in parliament on Sunday, which include changes to steer the education system towards the job market and sweeping modernisations.
The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) has released a study which shows that Greece’s graduates are unequipped to meet the demands of the job market they graduate into.
Greece cheaper than average for majority of categories except food, most expensive for communications
Greece topped the list of 10 items with the most expensive communications in the European Union (EU), according to data compiled by ELSTAT. Communications included telecommunications as well as postal services and the internet.
A report by Pro Asyl and Refugee Support Aegean has heavily criticised Greece’s asylum seeker reception framework and highlighted significant failures and lack of cohesion in the country’s refugee response.