Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis travels to Brussels to attend the EU ministers’ Competitiveness Council and meet with European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager.

The Euro Working Group will be meeting to decide on the progress of the Greek bailout review negotiations.

Two committees, the first representing salaried workers and the second the country’s self-employed, will hold a press conference to present their view opposing planned social security reforms. At noon at the ESIEA building, 20 Academias, Athens.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its December data on road accidents and retail commerce turnover, and the January figures on industrial producer prices.


The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) will publish its January report on its Business and Consumer Surveys.

The 4th Smart Cities Conference takes place at the OTE Academy amphitheater, 1 Spartis, Maroussi, Athens. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])


The Committees for the Cause of Salaried Workers and the Self-Employed Against the Social Security Reform will stage a rally outside the Labor Ministry at 5 p.m.

Google Inc will hold a press conference on its activity in the context of the “Grow Greek Tourism Online” initiative in association with the Greek National Tourism Organization and the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE). At 1 p.m. at 48 Armatolon & Klefton, Athens.

The Institute of International Relations of Panteion University and Medecins Sans Frontieres organize an international conference on “Middle East, Greece, Europe… on the Move.” From 9.30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the building of the General Secretariat for Information and Communication, 11 Frangoudi, Kallithea, Athens. (Info: 210.331.2325,

The ceremony for the 3rd BeerBartender Awards is taking place at the Zappeio Hall, central Athens from 6.30 p.m. (Info:


European Council President Donald Tusk to make an official visit to Athens, including a meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis begins a two-day official visit to Cyprus, meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades. To Friday.

European Commissioner for Financial Stability Jonathan Hill to receive the head of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), Theodoros Fessas, in Brussels.

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the US Council on Competitiveness will sign a cooperation agreement at 12.30 p.m. at the Hotel Grande Bretagne.

Alpha Bank will publish its financial results for 2015.


The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Constantinos Karamanlis Foundation organize a roundtable discussion on “Europe facing the Migration Challenge,” with the participation of European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos. At 11.30 a.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel. Simultaneous interpretation in Greek and English available. (Info:

The Oenorama wine exhibition opens at the Zappeio Hall in central Athens, forming part of the Athens Wine Week 2016 (February 28-March 6). The exhibition will include a Wine Knowledge Lecture Marathon on Sunday at the King George Hotel, Syntagma Square, Athens. To March 7. (Info: 210.766.0560,

The Vergina 2016 gifts and souvenirs exhibition opens at Kiosks 4 and 5 of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center. To March 7. (Info:

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