Athens introduces digital tool to encourage walking

Aiming to encourage walking, the Athens Municipality has introduced a digital tool with valuable data informing citizens and local authorities about the state of sidewalks and streets in the Greek capital.

Female choir captivates at ancient stoa

The female vocal ensemble Chores performs under the direction of Greece’s Eurovision entry, Marina Satti, at the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora of Athens on Wednesday.

Saving an endangered variety of Greek

University of Cambridge lecturer Dr Ioanna Sitaridou (right) is pictured with Romeyka speakers from Turkey’s Black Sea city of Trabzon. Sitaridou has spent 16 years documenting this endangered variety of Greek still used by an estimated 4,000-8,000 speakers, mostly elderly Muslim women, in northeast Turkey.

Health Ministry seeks to entrench personal doctors

Determined to entrench the institution of personal doctors, Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis announced changes on Wednesday, in line with the standards set by other European countries and the World Health Organization.

Amorgos’ pioneering fishermen

Fishermen from the island of Amorgos, the easternmost of the Cyclades, are calling for the establishment of three marine areas where fishing will be banned.

Komvos: Bridging academia, business, diaspora to build better future for Greece

Leading academics, business leaders, journalists and public officials gathered at the Megaron Karatzas in Athens on Saturday to set out their vision for how the “Komvos – Networks of Global Hellenism” initiative can harness the extensive international networks of the Greek diaspora to manifestly contribute to the prosperity of Greece.

An international conference on the future of Greece

Komvos – Networks of Global Hellenism will host its first conference on Saturday, titled “Greece and the International Perspective – Proposals for Action,” which will bring together leading figures to discuss the future of the country.