World Cancer Day: Mortality in Greece Drops Albeit Slowly
Greece had an estimated 62,500 new diagnoses of cancer in 2020, corresponding to an incidence rate of 526 new cases per 100,000 population, which is lower than the EU average, an OECD report says. Scheduled to coincide with World Cancer...
OECD Lauds Greece on Recovery; Warns of Growth Slowdown
The recovery of the economy in Greece from the COVID-19 crisis was strong, supported by the continuation of reforms, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said in an Economic Survey on Greece released on Tuesday. It warned, however,...
Greeks Cut Down on Drinking: Alcohol Consumption Drop Highest in EU
Greeks drastically cut down on alcohol consumption during the 2010 to 2019 decade, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said in a report released on Monday. Greece ranks in the penultimate position of the European list, exhibiting the...
Research Finds Greece Leads the World With its Pandemic Response
Greece is leading the world in its response to Covid-19. A new study on crisis management and resilience during the pandemic published by the Bereslmann Foundation on Friday has ranked Greece amongst the top ten in multiple categories. The researchers analyzed...
136 Countries Make Deal for Minimum Global Corporate Tax
Over 130 countries have come together to establish a new global corporate tax agreement. The deal, which was announced on Friday, requires a 15% minimum corporate tax rate for the multinational companies with the largest revenues. The plan is designed...
OECD Forecasts Growth in Greek Economy for the Next Two Years
OECD released its forecast for the struggling Greek economy on Monday, concluding it is likely to experience growth over the next two years.
Greece’s Anna Diamantopoulou Pulls Out From OECD Race
Anna Diamantopoulou, the first Greek female on the shortlist to lead the the OECD, announced on Monday she is withdrawing from the race.
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...
OECD Says Greek Economy to Begin Recovery in 2021 in New Report
In an overall positive report regarding the prospects for the Greek economy, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported on Tuesday that although the economy will contract by 10 percent in 2020 due to the ramifications of the...
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...