ECONOMY

Agenda

MONDAY

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will travel to Brussels for a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

Megaron Plus and the London School of Economics and Political Science, in cooperation with its alumni association, present a lecture by Professor Michael Cox on “Power Shifts? Decline of the West? Changes, Myths and Reality.” At 7 p.m. at the Athens Concert Hall, 1 Kokkali & Vassilissis Sofias, Athens. In English, with simultaneous translation into Greek. (Info: www.megaron.gr)

In the context of the 100% Hotel Show, the MEC exhibition center in Paeania, eastern Attica, hosts a panel discussion on “Airports: Their Significance to Tourism and their Contribution as an Instrument for Growth of the Tourism Product.” Starts at 12 noon and includes representatives from Aegean Air, Athens International Airport and Goldair Handling. (Info: www.hotelshow.gr)

The Institute of International Affairs of Panteion University of Athens hosts a lecture in English by Israeli academic and journalist Zvi Bar’el on “Middle East: Uncertainties and challenges.” At 1 p.m. at 3-5 Hill, Plaka, Athens. (Info: [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its December figures on industrial output and its January data on new vehicle registrations.

TUESDAY

Government to seek Parliament’s approval of its policy program.

WEDNESDAY

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis takes part in his first Eurogroup meeting in Brussels – with Greece being the sole subject on the agenda – starting at 6.30 p.m. Greek time.

The head of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, visits Athens.

Listed company MLS Informatics will hold an extraordinary general meeting.

THURSDAY

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to attend the European Council of EU heads of state and government in Brussels. To Friday.

Opposition leader Antonis Samaras to attend the meeting of the European People’s Party to take place in Brussels ahead of the European Council.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to receive Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.

The EnergyTech and Infacoma exhibitions open at the Helexpo exhibition center in Thessaloniki. To Sunday. (Info: www.helexpo.gr)

Eurobank and Corallia hold a press conference on the start of the third season of the Egg (enter-grow-go) project for start-up enterprises. At the Bodosakis Foundation, 20 Amalias, Athens, at noon. (Info: www.corallia.org)

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its November data on the manpower survey and the index of construction activity.

FRIDAY

First round of voting in Parliament for a new president, with 180 votes required.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its December figures on industrial import prices and on imports and exports in farming and agriculture, as well as the October data on visitors to museums and archaeological sites.