European Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn visits the island of Rhodes and attends the 34th General Assembly of the Islands Commission of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR). The theme of the assembly is “How can – or could – new EU policies help islands face their challenges and seize opportunities?” To Wednesday at the Rodos Palace Hotel. (Info:

National Bank opens its book for a five-year bond issue worth 750 million euros. To Thursday.

The European Firearms Experts Network convenes for a plenary meeting at Zappeio Hall in central Athens. It will be attended by representatives of EU member states and by representatives of Europol, the European Commission and Interpol. To Wednesday. (Info:

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its first-quarter figures on construction costs and materials.


Eurostat to announce Greece’s primary surplus in the 2013 budget.

The Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the EU hosts a conference on “Scientific Support to Agriculture: Competitiveness, Quality and Sustainability,” in collaboration with the European Commission’s Joint Research Center. At Zappeio Hall in central Athens. (Info:

European Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn to meet the governor of the South Aegean Region, Ioannis Machairidis, and stakeholders of the South Aegean, as well as to visit projects co-funded by the EU Structural Funds, in Rhodes.

Listed companies Trastor and EKTER to hold general meetings of shareholders.


European Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn o meet Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Development Minister Costis Hatzidakis, and to attend the Informal Ministerial Meeting on Cohesion Policy at Zappeio in central Athens. To Friday.

Euro Working Group of eurozone finance ministry officials to approve the disbursement of 6.3-billion-euro tranche to Greece.

The Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Change (Directorate General for the Environment in collaboration with the Special Agency for the Coordination of Environmental Projects) to hold a meeting of European Union biodiversity and nature directors, at the Titania Hotel (52 Panepistimiou, Athens). To Friday. (Info:

Former Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis to hold a press conference at 11.30 a.m. to present his candidacy for the City of Athens in next month’s municipal elections.

The National Bank of Greece is organizing the award ceremony for the 4th “I-bank Innovation and Technology” competition at the Mela Mansion, at 5 p.m., in the presence of Development Minister Costis Hatzidakis and Education Minister Constantinos Arvanitopoulos.

Listed firm Thrace Plastics will hold its annual general meeting.


Eurobank begins its public offering process for a share capital increase of just over 2.8 billion euros. To April 29.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its provisional February trade data.

Listed company Aeolian Investment Fund SA is scheduled to hold its annual general meeting.