The 90 Greek Beaches Greece Wants to Sell
The beaches of Elafonisos, location of the famous Pavlopetri marine archaeological site, are among 90 beaches in Greece expected to be privatized. According to Greek news, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) is already inspecting various popular Greek beaches with a...
European Commission: Coastal Bill is a Memorandum Obligation
European Commissioner Siim Kallas has reminded the Greek government of its commitment to pass a coastal bill and also institute law on forestry. Kallas stressed that: “In the fourth review of the second economic adjustment program for Greece, further discussions were...
Coastal Development Bill Receives International Condemnation
The coastal development bill submitted to parliament by the Greek Finance Ministry has received international condemnation. The bill for the “definition, management and protection of beaches and shorelines,” lifts all current restrictions on the maximum area designated for beach concessions...