European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen visits Athens to discuss how Greece can benefit from the Investment Plan for Europe (aka the Juncker Plan).

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will be in Luxembourg to attend a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

The Europe Direct Information Center of the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and Panteion University’s European Center for Environmental Research and Training hold an event titled “Paris: The Role of the European Union, Challenges and Prospects,” starting at 5 p.m. (50 Academias, Athens). (Info: 210.725.7110, [email protected])

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry organizes a two-day business trip to Brussels in cooperation with the Brussels Enterprises Commerce and Industry (BECI) association.

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce holds the opening event of its Leadership Forum 2016, titled “Discussing with the Young People on Professional Opportunities and Entrepreneurship,” at the American School of Classical Studies’ Cotsen Hall (54 Souidias, Kolonaki, Athens), starting at 5 p.m. (Info: 21.699.3559,

The Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service and the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) organize a conference titled “Civic Engagement and the Practices of Democracy,” starting at 2 p.m. at the Met Hotel in Thessaloniki. (Info:

Blue chip company Terna Energy holds its annual general meeting.


Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias travels to Paris to participate in a working dinner with the French Secretary of State for European Affairs Harlem Desir. On Wednesday he will meet with French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will release its February data on the capacity of the Greek commercial fleet and on industrial turnover.

Listed companies Edrasi and Paperpack hold general shareholder meetings.


The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Hellenic Management Association’s Leadership Section will hold an event titled “The Journey and the Human Geography of the Planet Toward 2020,” starting at 5.30 p.m. (Ermis Hall, 7 Academias). (Info:

The Operational Excellence Conference, titled “Achieving Sustainable Business Value,” takes place at the Maroussi Plaza amphitheater (3A Frangoklissias, Maroussi, Athens). (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])


The ceremony for the lighting of the Olympic Flame for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro takes place at Ancient Olympia at noon in the presence of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics.

European Commissioner for Employment Marianne Thyssen begins a two-day visit to Athens to meet with members of the Greek cabinet.

The Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (SBBE) holds a one-day event titled “From Food Science to Food Industry” at the Porto Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, starting at 6 p.m. (Info:

The Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center hosts “Freskon,” an international trade show for fruit and vegetables. To Sunday. (Info:


Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to participate in a Eurogroup meeting in Amsterdam.

The Blue Money Show opens at Astir Palace Westin, under the aegis of the Greek Ministry of Tourism and the Hellenic-Chinese Chamber. To Sunday. (Info:

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its March figures on new house construction material prices.

Athens-listed Frigoglass holds its annual general meeting.

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