Global Times explores whether the EU should be afraid of referenda

While Brussels is elaborating on new policies to safely steer the EU boat out of the Brexit storm, a critical question is posed about how politicians should approach the public in times of crisis. Theoretically, the organization of a referendum is a cornerstone of direct democracy. That is because it gives an equal chance […]

Read more refers to the conference co-organised by PCCI and CIFE

A recent conference co-organized by the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE) under the support of, gave an excellent opportunity to publicly discuss how the port is becoming a hub in the Mediterranean and increasing the geopolitical significance of Greece. The theme of the conference was “Piraeus and New Growth Opportunities for Greece” […]

Read more analyses the Nice massacre

This time it was Nice. During celebrations for the French National Day in the cosmopolitan Promenade des Anglais, 31-year-old truck driver and perpetrator Mohamad Lahouaiej Bouhel had other plans and implemented his mass killing instinct […]

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CCTV World Insight Programme focuses on Brexit and Tsipras’ China visit

On Tuesday 5 July 2016, CCTV World Insight Programme organised a special show on Brexit and also Sino-Greek relations. Achorwoman Tian Wei invited, among others, Dr George Tzogopoulos to comment on Brexit from a Greek perspective as well as on how China’s investments could contribute to Greece’s recovery. You can watch the video of CCTV …

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China and Greece can proceed together according to

In his article published  on on the occasion of Alexis Tsipras’ official visit to China, George Tzogopoulos argues that the privatisation of the Piraeus Port Authority can open a new chapter in the bilateral relationship. He, nevertheless, writes that this business deal should not be the only one discussed […]

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