Business and community groups from the islands of the Eastern Aegean hold a rally in Syntagma Square in Athens against the rise of value-added tax from January.

The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) will present its Annual Report on Entrepreneurship at the Megaro Bodossaki Foundation, 20 Vassilissis Amalias, Athens, at 6 p.m.

The Greek Economic Forum presents its new Global Leadership Program, “Ministry for Tomorrow,” at 6 p.m. at the Benaki Museum of Hellenic Culture, 1 Koubari, Kolonaki, Athens. (Info:

The South-East Europe Program of ELIAMEP and the Embassy of Sweden in Athens organize an event on “Assessing the Effectiveness of Cooperation Between Greece and FYROM in the Fields of EU-Funded Cross-Border Programs and Higher Education.” The event is in English and will be held from 11 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. at the Representation of the European Commission in Greece, 2 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Syntagma. (Info: 210.725.7111,

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce organizes its second Export USA Forum titled: “Analyzing the American Food Reality.” It is being held at the Hotel Grande Bretagne on Syntagma Square, Athens. (Info:

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos will deliver a keynote speech at a London School of Economics (LSE) alumni event at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Eminent Byzantinologist Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler will deliver a lecture on “Byzantium, a History of Our Own” at the Nikolaos Louros Conference Center of the Mitera maternity clinic at Maroussi, northern Athens, starting at 12 noon. (Info: 210.686.7229)

The eighth National Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society opens at Athens University, 30 Panepistimiou, and runs through tomorrow. (Info:

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its October data on the Greek merchant fleet capacity.

Listed home furniture and furnishings company Moda Bagno is holding an extraordinary general meeting.


Parliament to vote on the final budget draft for 2018.

Panteio University’s Institute of International Relations and Symeon Tsomokos SA organize an event titled “Geopolitical Economy and Energy in the Region,” at the King George Hotel, Syntagma Square, Athens. (Info: 210.331.2325)

The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) hosts an event titled “Producing Quality: What skills and competencies do I need?” Starts at 5.30 p.m. at 200 Ionias, Athens. (Info:


Several Ryanair pilots are holding a 24-hour strike, expected to affect several flights of the carrier.

Former Finance Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou presents his book “Eight Months,” at 6.30 p.m. at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 7 Academias.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publish its October figures on industrial turnover.


Public Power Corporation (PPC) will release its third-quarter financial results.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will publicize its third-quarter data on job vacancies.


The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) will issue its November statistics on new house construction material prices.

Listed companies Attica Bank and Unibios hold extraordinary general meetings of their shareholders.


Stores will open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. while shopping centers, retail chains and supermarkets will stay open until 8 p.m.