The Crisis Observatory was one of the supporters of the 2nd Annual Chania Forum, entitled “’Muddling Through’ or ‘Breaking Through’: New Challenges for the European Project?”, which was organised by the Greek Public Policy Forum. The forum took place on September 27 and 28, in Chania, Greece. Dimitris Katsikas, Head of the Crisis Observatory, as well as the special advisors and members of the Observatory Plus, George Pagoulatos, Professor at the …Read More
The Crisis Observatory and the Greek International Business Association (SEVE) co-organised an event entitled: “Financial Sector and Crisis: Developments and Prospects in Greece and Europe.” The event took place on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 18:00 in Domotel Les Lazaristes Hotel. Speakers: -Loukas Tsoukalis, Professor of the University of Athens and President of ELIAMEP -Christos Gortsos, Associate Professor of International Economic Law at the Panteion University of Athens and General …Read More
Jointly organized by the Embassy of Luxemburg, the Athens Concert Hall and the Greek Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), the event entitled “Euro: Review and Prospects” was successfully held at the Concert Hall on 10 June, with Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxemburg and former President of the Eurogroup, being the main speaker; the event was introduced by Mr. Ioannis Manos, Chairman of the Board of the …Read More
“Working together towards European recovery” was the title of the speech of Mr. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Eurogroup President and Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, that was organised by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens and the Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), on Friday 31 May 2013. Professor Loukas Tsoukalis, President of ELIAMEP moderated the discussion that followed. You can …Read More
On 15 May, the Embassy of Canada and the Crisis Observatory of ELIAMEP organised a closed discussion with Professor David Zussman (Jarislowsky Chair in Public Sector Management and Governance, University of Ottawa), expert in public administration and administrative reform, entitled: “Managing government and policy reform in hard times: the Canadian experience “. Professor Zussman presented the major administrative reform of the public sector made in the early 1990’s in Canada, …Read More
The Crisis Observatory launched successfully its first public event on the 25th of April, at the “Hermes” amphitheater of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). The main event was an open panel discussion; the theme of the discussion was “The prospects of exiting the crisis: could 2013 mark the beginning of the road to recovery?” The panelists were Nikos Theocharakis, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, University …Read More
On Tuesday, 12 March 2013, ELIAMEP held a media briefing for the Crisis Observatory. In the briefing, Dr. Dimitris Katsikas, Head of the Crisis Observatory, presented the objectives and activities of the Observatory. The briefing was followed by a presentation of the Observatory’s new website.