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MONDAY

Athens Exchanges issues its financial results for the first quarter of the year.

The European Union Trade Policy Committee (Services and Investment) meets at Zappeio in central Athens.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) is to host its 8th International Conference on Psychology, its 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering, its 12th International Conference on Accounting, its 12th International Conference on Finance and its 9th International Conference on Philosophy at the capital’s Titania Hotel (52 Panepistimiou, Athens). To Thursday. (Info: www.atiner.gr)

Those behind the EcoFlow project are to host a conference titled “The Ecological Contribution of Rivers and the Significance of their Correct Estimate” at the University of Athens’s Costis Palamas building, satrting at 10 a.m. (Info: chrispap@hcmr.gr)

The Mediterranean Natura 2000 Seminar opens at the Makedonia Palace Hotel (2 Megalou Alexandrou, Thessaloniki). To Wednesday. (Info: ec.europa.eu/environment)

Organized by the European External Action Service (EEAS) in cooperation with Greece’s rotating Presidency of the EU, the 14th European Diplomatic Program Module IV gets under way at the Royal Olympic Hotel (28-34 Athanasiou Diakou, Athens). To Wednesday. (Info: gr2014.eu)

TUESDAY

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras travels to Brussels for an informal meeting of European Union heads of state and government.

The European Investment Bank Institute and the Hellenic Foundation for European Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) are to hold a conference titled “Fostering an Inclusive Economic Recovery in Greece: Promoting SME Innovation and Combating Youth Unemployment” from 5.30 to 8.30 p.m. at Impact Hub (28 Karaiskaki, Athens). There will be simultaneous interpretation into English. (Info: 210.725.7124, activities@eliamep.gr)

The 4th Annual Capital Link Corporate Social Responsibility Forum takes place at the Athens Hilton hotel from 2 to 6.45 p.m. Speakers include John A. Catsimatidis, chairman and CEO of the Red Apple Group, and Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. (Info: www.csringreece.gr)

OPAP, Hellenic Petroleum, Fourlis and Aegean Airlines issue their first-quarter financial results.

Listed companies Hygeia, Corinth Pipeworks, Hellenic Cables, ETEM, ELVAL and Sidenor hold their annual general meetings.

WEDNESDAY

Listed companies National Bank, Eurobank, Motor Oil and Geniki Bank publish their first-quarter financial results.

THURSDAY

The 4th E-shops Expo for enterprises in electronic commerce opens in the exhibition hall at Syntagma metro station in Athens. To Saturday. (Info: www.verticom.gr)

An international conference titled “New Developments in Science and Technology Education” opens on Corfu, organized by the University of Athens and the Universite du Quebec a Montreal. To Saturday. (Info: ndste2014.weebly.com)

Hellenic Exchanges, Alpha Trust and Korres hold their annual general shareholders meetings.

Listed companies Alpha Bank, Public Power Corporation and Folli Follie Group publish their first-quarter financial results.

FRIDAY

An informal meeting of the European Union’s ministers of general affairs takes place at Zappeio in central Athens.

The University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki starts its 6th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics 2014. To Saturday. (Info: botti@otenet.gr, icil.gr)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) is to publish its March data on retail commerce turnover and road accidents, as well as April figures on industrial producer prices.

Bank of Cyprus and Piraeus Bank issue their first-quarter financial results.

Creta Farms holds its annual general meeting.

SATURDAY

An EU Prometheus 2014 project field exercise starts in Athens to test the European Civil Protection Mechanism. (Info: prometheus2014.gr)

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