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Anna Diamantopoulou

Anna Diamantopoulou: The Greek Woman Aspiring to Lead the OECD

Anna Diamantopoulou is the first Greek female on the shortlist to lead one of the world's most powerful international organizations, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). After the election of Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the first female President of...

Greece Nominates Former EU Commissioner for OECD Top Post

For the first time, Greece, a founding member of the OECD, has officially presented a candidacy for the position of the Organization’s next Secretary General, the former EU Commissioner and Greek Cabinet Minister, Anna Diamantopoulou. "Anna Diamantopoulou has undeniable multifaceted...

Network for Reform in Greece and Europe Holds Event on Greece-Iran Economic Prospects

"Greece - Iran: The beginning of a new era" is the topic of an event organized on Wednesday by the Network for Reform in Greece and Europe, chaired by Anna Diamantopoulou. The event focuses on the economic challenges and prospects...

Athens Now Has a Digital Museum About Plato

An entirely different museum opened in Athens, Greece with a focus on being digital and dedicated to Plato, the great philosopher of the antiquity. The museum was inaugurated on Thursday in the presence of Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis and former...

Demis Roussos' Bitterness for his Beloved Greece

Demis Roussos, who died yesterday morning at the age of 68, was an internationally acclaimed singer who always kept Greece in his heart and mind, and made significant efforts to promote the country and its civilization abroad. Yet, within...

Greek Education: 22 Ministers in 40 Years Turn Students into Guinea Pigs

Since the restoration of democracy in 1974, Greek high school students have become guinea pigs as 22 different Education Ministers - two of them twice - have tried to implement reforms that would put their name in history rather...

The 58 Can't Decide What They Want

Greece's latest center-left political movement, dubbed The 58 Initiative because it was begun by 58 academics, intellectuals and others disenchanted with the political system, brought together a lot of admirers when it launched in Athens, but a lot of...

Greek Politicians’ Fake Success Story

The German weekly news magazine Focus in its article, A Fake Success Story, strongly criticizes the supposedly success story of Greece’s Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras. “Looks can be deceiving: The calm that seem to generally prevail, the lack of mass...

Diamantopoulou Breaks From PASOK Too

With his party sinking to the 5 percent level in the polls and 116 million euros ($150 million) in debt, PASOK Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos now has lost another former minister who has broken away to form a rival...