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MONDAY

European Employment Commissioner Laszlo Andor will open a conference titled “Families in the Crisis – Finding Work-Life Balance in a Difficult Economic Context,” at Impact HUB Athens (28 Karaiskaki). The event ends on Tuesday. (Info: www.coface-eu.org)

The informal meeting of the European Union ministers for employment, social policy, health and consumer affairs will take place at Zappeio in central Athens. To Tuesday.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos will meet with the director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Francis Gurry, at the Foreign Ministry at 11.30 a.m.

The Institute of International relations will host an event titled “Europe – No Thanks? Facing the Challenge of Euro-skepticism” in association with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Greece, at 3-5 Hill, Plaka, Athens, starting at 7 p.m. (Info: www.idis.gr)

Listed companies Vogiatzoglou and Revoil to hold annual general meetings.

TUESDAY

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the Center for European Strategy – Demos Europa will co-host a presentation of the findings of the “New Sources of Cohesion” research program, with European Employment Commissioner Laszlo Andor as keynote speaker. Starts at 11.30 a.m. at the Theocharakis Foundation (9 Vassilissis Sofias, Athens). In Greek and English. (Info:210.725.7124, www.eliamep.gr)

The European Parliament’s Athens office and the Representation of the European Commission in Greece present the Charlemagne 2014 awards at 8 Amalias, Syntagma, Athens, at 11 a.m.

An international conference titled “Digital Innovation for Regional Growth” will take place at the Noesis center in Thessaloniki from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m., organized by the Regional Authority for Central Macedonia, the European Commission and the Smart Specialization Platform. (Info: www.pkm.gov.gr)

The Research Center for Energy Management (RCEM) at the ESCP Europe Business School and the Greek Energy Forum will co-host a conference titled “The Future of Greek Gas and Power Markets: Looking Ahead with Optimism and Realism” under the auspices of the Energy Ministry, at the Ethniki Insurance Conference Center (103-105 Syngrou, Athens). Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will be the keynote speaker. (Info: www.rcem.eu)

The Ethos Sustainability Forum & Awards 2014 will be held at The Hub (5 Alkminis, Kato Petralona, Athens). (Info: ethos-sustainabilityforum.gr)

Listed firms Lamda Development, TERNA Energy, European Reliance and Iktinos to hold general shareholders meetings.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority will present its March data on industrial producer prices.

WEDNESDAY

The lighting of the Olympic Flame for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, will take place at the Panathenaic Stadium at 11 a.m., in the presence of International Olympic Committee Honorary President Jacques Rogge.

The Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies (HAMAC) will present the winning applications from the “Innovative Technologies for the Cities of Athens: Bring Space Down to Earth” tender at InnovAthens (Technopolis, Pireos & Voutadon, Athens). (Info: 211.800.0910, info@hamac.gr)

The British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting is scheduled to take place at the Chamber offices (25 Vassilissis Sofias, 1st Floor, Athens). This year there will be elections for a new board of directors.

Listed firm Alpha Trust Andromeda is scheduled to present its first-quarter 2014 financial figures.

OTE telecom, the EYDAP water company, Dimitriou and AS Company will hold general shareholders meetings.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will present its February data on retail commerce turnover and on road accidents.

THURSDAY

May Day holiday. The Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) will hold a 24-hour strike.

SUNDAY

European Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos arrives in Athens to participate in the informal meeting of EU ministers for agriculture, to May 6.

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