Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas begins a two-day official visit to Athens. At a special session in Parliament, speaker Nikos Voutsis will read out to him the House’s decision supporting the recognition of a Palestinian state.

Railway staff will hold a three-hour work stoppage across Greece from 12 to 3 p.m., which will also affect services on the capital’s Proastiakos suburban railway and Athens metro services to the airport. Metro workers to hold a work stoppage from 9 p.m,. till the end of the shift.

On the deadline day for the submission of binding bids for a controlling stake in Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), its employees are holding a 24-hour strike and a rally at 11.30 a.m. from Klaftmonos Square in Athens to the offices of state sell-off fund TAIPED.

The Panhellenic Federation of Families with Three Children is holding a rally outside the Labor Ministry, 29 Stadiou, Athens, at 9 a.m.

The National Documentation Center (EKT) organizes a “CrowdcollEKT” event titled “Participate, Create, Cooperate, Innovate,” at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, 48 Vassileos Constantinou, Athens, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Info: 210.727.3915, [email protected])

Marketing Week magazine organizes its first Brand Advocacy conference at the Maroussi Plaza amphitheater, 3 Frangoklissias, Maroussi, Athens, from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its October figures on industrial turnover and its report on the use of information technologies and

electronic commerce by corporations in the first quarter of 2015.

The German-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts a press conference at 12.30 p.m.

Athens-listed companies Quest and Dromeas will hold extraordinary general meetings of shareholders.


The four committees appointed to draw up new property rates used for tax purposes (known as “objective values”) for Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki and Patra will deliver their recommendations to the Finance Ministry.

The Finance Ministry will present Parliament with a bill on the voluntary declaration of deposits and for lifting taxpayers’ obligation to collect receipts for 2015.

The governing committee of the newly formed Organization for the Promotion of Alternative Arbitration Methods (OPEMED) will hold a presentation at Electra Palace Hotel, 18 Navarchou Nikodimou, Plaka, Athens, at 12 p.m. The event features its chairman, Panayiotis Pikrammenos, the head of the Hellenic Bank Association, Louka Katseli, and the president of the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises, Theodore Fessas.

The main six joint chambers of commerce of EU countries in Greece present their new association at the French Institute of Athens, 31 Sina, at 1 p.m.

National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos to visit the Aegean island of Aghios Efstratios.

The head of the Thessaly Regional Authority, Costas Agorastos, will present the Regional Refuse Management Plan for Thessaly to Interior Minister Panayiotis Kouroublis.

The Hellenic Institute for Information Technology and Communications of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) is organizing the 7th Risk Management and Compliance Forum, themed: “From Risk Management to Risk-Based Management.” At the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Syntagma Square, Athens from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Info: 210.211.2000,

Listed company Texapret will hold its annual general meeting.


The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will release its November data on house construction material prices.

Schools across Greece will close for the Christmas holidays and reopen on Friday, January 8.


Stores will close at 6 p.m.

Athens-listed company Diversa will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders.


Stores open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., supermarkets and malls from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.