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MONDAY

The winter sales begin at retail stores. They will end on February 28.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos begins a two-day visit to Paris for consultations with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. To Tuesday.

EOPYY doctors continue their rolling 24-hour strikes (until Friday at the earliest).

The third strategic Investing in Energy conference, titled “Regional Energy Outlook: Investments, Regional Cooperation, Security of Supply,” takes place at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma Square, Athens. Energy Minister Yiannis Maniatis will be among keynote speakers. (Info: 210.661.7777, aboussia@boussias.com)

An event about women in entrepreneurship will take place from 4 to 8.30 p.m. at the Daios Hotel (59 Nikis, Thessaloniki). (Info: 6973.300142, info@alter-u.com)

The Hellenic Foreign Trade Board (HEPO) will hold informative events on exporting opportunities to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at the Pankritia Bank (Ikarou & Efesou) in Iraklio on Crete on Monday, starting at 5 p.m., then at Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Palace tomorrow, and at the HEPO headquarters (86-88 Marinou Antypa, Ilioupoli) in Athens on Wednesday. (Info: www.hepo.gr)

Geniki Bank holds its annual general meeting.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its December data on the consumer price index and September data on visitor numbers at museums and archaeological sites.

TUESDAY

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos to participate in a joint session of the French Senate’s European Affairs and Defense & Foreign Affairs committees.

The Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) will sell 1.25 billion euros of three-month treasury bills to roll over a maturing issue. The settlement date for the auction is Friday.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its November data on industrial import prices.

WEDNESDAY

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises will hold an event titled “The Funding of Enterprises: Which Solutions – What Prospect?” at the Banquet Hall of the Athens Concert Hall (1 Kokkali & Vassilissis Sofias), starting at 1 p.m. (Info: 211.500.6145, pr@sev.org.gr)

The second Clinical Research Conference will take place at the Ethniki Insurance Conference Center (103-105 Syngrou, Athens). To Thursday. (Info: www.moneyconferences.com)

The Institute for Innovation and Creativity at ACS Athens continues its series of “Opportunities and Challenges in a Time of Crisis” events with the “Educating for Change” session, starting at 7.30 p.m. at the ACS Athens Theater (129 Aghias Paraskevis & Kazantzaki, Halandri). The event will be in English and open to the public. (Info: www.acs.gr)

Alexis Komselis, head of the ALBA Hub for Enterprise and Development, will hold an information session titled “New Year, New Opportunities” at 6-8 Xenias Street on Mavili Square in Athens, starting at 6.30 p.m. (Info: www.alba.edu.gr/infosessions)

THURSDAY

European Commissioner for Education Androulla Vassiliou visits Athens to launch the new Erasmus+ program at the Academy of Athens, in the presence of the Greek ministers of education, Constantinos Arvanitopoulos, and culture, Panos Panayiotopoulos.

European Commissioner for Research Maire Geoghegan-Quinn travels to Nicosia for the national launch of the Horizon 2020 research event.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will release its November data on imports and exports in farming and agriculture.

FRIDAY

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its November figures on Greek merchant fleet capacity and its October data on construction activity.

An exhibition of tourism merchandise, gifts, folk art, fashion and accessories opens at the International Exhibition Center of Crete at Gouves, Iraklio. To January 20.

SUNDAY

Retail stores will be open, as on the first Sunday of every sales period.

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