Journalists continue their strike, until 6 a.m. on Wednesday. Law associations across the country to continue striking until at least May 7.

Stores in Athens to open every day until Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. In Thessaloniki, stores will open at 10 a.m. instead.

The European Parliamentary Group of the Greens is sending a mission to Greece, led by co-president Philippe Lamberts. Meetings will be held with Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras, other Greek officials, and at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Greece.

Deputy Interior Minister Yiannis Balafas to visit Amyntaio and Kozani in northwestern Greece for talks with local authorities.

A conference on Good Practices in Customer Services takes place at the OTEAcademy amphitheater, 1 Spartis, Maroussi. (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

Athens-listed gaming company OPAP holds its annual general meeting of shareholders.


The National Council on Foreign Policy (NCFP) will convene at the Foreign Ministry at 12 noon under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. The main subject of the meeting will be Greek-Turkish relations.

GazARTE, at 32-34 Voutadon in Gazi, central Athens, will host a conference on Change Management & Cultural Transformation, titled: “Effective Decision in a Dynamic World.” (Info: 210.661.7777, [email protected])

Athens-listed enterprise Ilyda will hold its annual general shareholders’ meeting.


The Panathenaic Stadium in Athens will host the Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony for the Rio 2016 Games at 5 p.m., in the presence of Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Brazilian Minister for Sports Ricardo Leyser. The event will include a program of dancing and music. Admission is free.

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos visits Catania in Italy to attend the opening ceremony of the new premises of the European Regional Task Force (EURTF).

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its data on passenger and cargo traffic at Greek ports in the third quarter of 2015, and its February 2016 figures on road accidents.


Blue-chip company Viohalco will release its financial figures for 2015.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its February data on retail commerce turnover and its March statistics on industrial producer prices.


Stores will be open from 1-7 p.m. due to the Greek Orthodox Easter holiday. The stock market will be closed, reopening on Wednesday, May 4.


Stores will close at 3 p.m. and will not reopen until May 4 due to the Greek Orthodox Easter holiday and Labor Day.


The Athens Institute for Education and Research organizes its 10th Annual International Conference on Sociology, its 4th Annual International Conference on Health and Medical Sciences including the Annual International Symposium on Diabetes, its 3rd Annual International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, its 3rd Annual International Conference on Business Law & Economics, its 2nd Annual International Conference on Nursing, and its 2nd Annual International Conference on Public Health including a forum on Health Inequality. To May 5. At Titania Hotel, 52 Panepistimiou, central Athens. (Info:

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