In ancient Athens, the agora was where citizens gathered to hear news, discuss and, later, trade. The agora was the heart of the city’s political, cultural and spiritual life. It is this spirit we hope to channel in this section of the website. Here, the Agora is a public forum for discussing events unfolding in Greece and beyond.
In May 2020, we also launched a podcast called The Agora, delivering insight from our own experts and analysis from special guests. If you enjoy intelligent, lively discussion and want the bigger picture, join us for a stroll through the Agora. Our show is hosted on Acast, but you can also listen to us here:
In Blog 5 for Macropolis, we demonstrated that in Greece the government employment trend, in relative terms, is outstripping the hiring trend in the private sector almost irrespective of the economic cycle.
Greece is trying to boost growth in real GDP and to transform the country into a more efficient and effective generator of economic wellbeing for its population.
Contributor: Bob Traa & Jens Bastian
Greece has been grappling with the coronavirus for just over a year, sometimes with success but other times less convincingly.
Contributor: Agora Podcast
Here we go again. After a hiatus of more than 3 years, the negotiations for the resolution of the Cyprus issue have resumed this week.
Contributor: Nikos Skoutaris
Covid-19 exposed systemic problems in the health system of Kosovo and other institutional branches. While the high number of positive cases and deaths made the headlines, the government declarations that they have secured hundreds of thousands dozes of vaccines were full of hope, if it were to be true.
Contributor: Arber Fetahu