Unfavourable views of EU strongest in Greece, survey indicates
A survey by the Pew Research Center has outlined the opinions of Greeks and European citizens on the role of the European Union (EU) and its perceptions by citizens in several countries.
Greeks dissatisfied with benefits scope and access, OECD survey finds
An international survey by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has shown that Greeks are among the least satisfied with their public services out of 21 nations surveyed.
Parliamentary report highlights demographics challenge and urges immediate action
Greece’s problematic demographic makeup has once again emerged as a dominant story in the Greek press as concern grows over how falling fertility rates will shape the country’s economic and social future.
Expert report highlights systemic failings in aftermath of deadly Mati wildfire
A report commissioned by the government into the causes of wildfires in Greece has identified a number of systemic failings behind the increase in the scale and frequency of destructive events, culminating in last summer’s fire at Mati, the deadliest on record.
Greeks consider antisemitism a minor issue despite recent attacks
The latest Eurobarometer report on antisemitism in the European Union has found that Greeks believe this form of discrimination is not a major problem despite a recent wake of such attacks.
Population projections show demographic problem set to worsen in coming decades
Greece’s demographic problem when began to manifest at the start of the decade is deepening rapidly, according to data from the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) which was analysed by the University of Thessaly.
Mistrust of politics grows as army and police gain favour, survey indicates
A survey by polling company Public Issue has illustrated the changing trends in how Greeks feel about their public institutions.
Council of Europe report warns over austerity-inflamed inequality in education
A report on Greece by the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe has outlined how austerity damaged the country’s education system and exacerbated inequality in accessing education.
Human Rights Commissioner calls for improvements to battered healthcare system
A report on Greece by the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe has shown the severe impact of the country’s crisis on Greece’s healthcare sector as well as the health of Greeks.
Parties locked in tug of war over troubled universities
Opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis used a speech to educators late last month to attack the government’s policies on higher education and outline his own party’s agenda.