Archive for category National Issues

Benefit Event for “Smile of the Child”

 The Smile of the Child (NGO) is one of Greece’s leading organizations dealing with children at risk. A Montreal committee, The Canadian Initiative for Lesvos (CIL) has been formed in support of Smile and will result in the establishment of a safe haven and a direct action center for crisis intervention, for children at risk on […]

Ode to Lesvos

An Inspirational Story of the Lesvos, Greece, Islanders on the Front Lines of the Refugee Crisis. (click on title to see the story).

(Greek) Adoptees Anonymous

Adoption, Memory, and Cold War Greece Thursday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm HCGM Head Office, “Mikri Vouli” 5777 Wilderton av. Montreal, H3S 2V7 The speaker: Gonda Van Steen, Cassas Professor in Greek Studies, University of Florida Presenter: Dr. Tassos Anastassiadis, Modern Greek Studies, McGill University Event is followed by a reception. The […]

IMF apologises for the immolation of Greece

Click on the title above, to see full article and the IMF Report, here: http://www.greece.org/blogs/scholars/?page_id=2609

Let’s Stand Up for Hagia Sophia

“On Monday, the Foreign Ministry in Athens condemned the decision by Turkish authorities to allow a daily reading from the Quran to be broadcast from Hagia Sophia during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, describing it as “verging on bigotry” and “not compatible with modern, democratic and secular societies.” “Muslim rituals in a monument of […]

The Refugees’ Grandmother in Idomeni, Greece

Idomeni is a small village in Macedonia, Greece, near the northern border. There is where a Greek grandmother using her mere monthly €450 pension and whatever her children can give, she stays tall providing shelter and food to those who seek her help. Published on Apr 8, 2016 by the United Nations High Commissioner for […]

17 Απριλίου – Let’s do it Greece

“Ενώνουμε τις δυνάμεις μας σε όλη την Ελλάδα για να καθαρίσουμε ολόκληρη τη χώρα μέσα σε μία μόνο μέρα!” Δραστηριότητα του μη κερδοσκοπικού οργανισμού Let’s Do It Greece Χάρτης Δρασεων και επιλογή σημείου εθελοντισμού

Referendum 2015 Results

Results from the Greek Ministry of Interior Ballot Information WebTV Live – ERT

Online discussions at Athens University of Economics & Business

A series of online lectures – discussions at Athens University of Economics & Business aim to provide the university community and society thoughts and reflections of prominent Greek personalities on the major issues of our time, and their visions for the future. H σειρά διαδικτυακών διαλέξεων – συζητήσεων στο ΟΠΑ αποσκοπεί στο να προσφέρει στην […]

UNESCO and Hagia Sophia

Dear Ms. Janssen, My name is Theodore G. Karakostas and I have been writing to the New York Office of UNESCO for some time, with regard to the issue of the Turkish Government’s announced plans to convert the Greek Orthodox CATHEDRAL into a Mosque. This announcement followed on the heels of the actual conversion of […]

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