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The European Union Informal Competitiveness Council/Industry chaired by Development and Competitiveness Minister Costis Hatzidakis at Zappeio in central Athens will review the latest developments and set the framework for a possible action road-map following the decisions of the Spring European Council. To tomorrow.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will participate in the EU Foreign Affairs Council and chair the EU-Albania Stabilization and Association Council in Brussels.

The E-Health Forum opens at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center (Vassilissis Sofias & Kokkali). Speakers will include European Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes. To Wednesday. (Info:

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its January data on visitor numbers for archaeological sites and museums and its February figures on construction activity.


The European Union Informal Competitiveness Council/Industry taking place at Zappeio in central Athens will be chaired by Education Minister Constantinos Arvanitopoulos and addressed by European Maritime Affairs Commissioner Maria Damanaki.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will chair the EU General Affairs Council and the the EU-Algeria Stabilization and Association Council.

The 6th International Women in Leadership Conference, titled “24/7,” takes place at the Acropolis Museum in Athens and the Teloglion Foundation of Art in Thessaloniki, organized by the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE). (Info:

The fourth Job Fair Athens, a student initiative linking tertiary education with the labor market, will take place at the Peristeri Exhibition Center. To Thursday. (Info:


Private school teachers will hold a 24-hour strike.

The Informal Council Meeting of EU Environment Ministers takes place at Zappeio in central Athens, with the participation of the European commissioners for the environment, Janez Potocnik, and climate action, Connie Hedegaard.

The Education Innovation Entrepreneurship International Conference 2014, which will be hosted by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and its Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee, is scheduled to take place at the American School of Classical Studies (Cotsen Hall, 54 Souidias, Athens). (Info:

The American-Hellenic Institute holds the 10th Annual Athens Hellenic Heritage Achievement & National Public Service Awards Dinner honoring Captain Panagiotis N. Tsakos at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma Square, Athens.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its March data on industrial import prices.

Listed companies Kriton Artos and Plaisio hold their annual general meetings.


A meeting of the Informal European Union Energy Council will be held at Zappeio in central Athens, with the participation of European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger.

The Network of Aegean Islands for Sustainability (DAFNI) and the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) are set to co-host a two-day international conference titled “Smart Grids – Smart Islands – Smart Mobility: Perspectives for Smart Energy.” The conference will take place at the auditorium of the Infrastructure and Transport Ministry (2 Anastaseos, Papagou, Athens) and is scheduled to end on Friday. (Info:

Titan Cement will issue its first-quarter financial results.


Piraeus Bank, Intracom and Unibios will hold general meetings.

The Center for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) and the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) will co-host a workshop titled “Mobility & Researchers’ Careers: A Catalyst for Excellence in Research and Innovation” within the framework of the European project “Talent and Extended Mobility in the European Innovation Union (TANDEM)” at the NHRF’s premises (48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens), starting at 9.30 a.m. (Info:


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