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Road map for higher education

An open debate organised to put forward solutions to the crisis in Greek Universities participants: T. Veremis, Professor at the University of Athens, President of the National Education Council C. Moutsopoulos, Professor of Medicine at the University of Athens M. Chrysohoidis, coordinator for Education-PASOK I. Katsoulis, University Professor, member of the Board of the Citizens' Movement

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The constitutional prohibition on the police entering University campuses

An open discussion held in the meeting room of the National Research Foundation participants: G.Grammatikakis, Professor at the University of Crete T. Skouras, Professor at the Athens University of Economics M. Stathopoulos, Professor at the University of Athens K. Kartalis, President of the Andreas Papandreou Institute for Strategic and Development Studies M. Papayiannakis, former Member of the European Parliament K. Hatzidakis, Member of the European

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The protection of human rights in Europe – a practical guide

A guide produced by the Citizens’ Movement in collaboration with the NGOs Transparency International Greece and the Citizens’ Union Paremvassi, co-funded by the EU. The guide uses simple, but precise language to explain the European Convention on Human Rights, while also presenting the relevant provisions of the European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights, giving the ordinary citizen a comprhensive view of the European stance on basic rights

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Greek water resources: a realistic approach

An international conference organized by the Citizens’ Movement for an Open Society, to encourage the active involvement of the citizen in shaping and implementing an effective national policy. Participants: G. Souflias,Minister for the Environment E. Skiadas,Vice-Chairman of Athens Municipality C. Skiadas,General Secretary to the Ministry of Rural Development and Food I. Grispos,representing the Citizens’ Movement Six speakers from Greek Universities

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Problems of Higher Education

A public discussion staged in association with the Citizens' Union Paremvassi Participants: T. Veremis, Professor at the University of Athens, President of the National Education Council M. Stathopoulos, Professor and former University Cancellor K. Kerameus, Professor Emeritus at the University of Athens L Resvanis, Professor at the University of Athens I. Katsoulis, University Professor, member of the Board of the Citizens' Movement

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The importance of evaluation in higher education

A public discussion staged bu the Citizens' Movement and the Citizens' Union Paremvassi, as part of the general debate on higher education Participants: I. Katsoulis, University Professor, member of the Board of the Citizens Movement A. Odoni, Professor at the MIT V. Papazoglou, Professor at the National Technical Univeristy of Athens E. Angelopoulos, Professor at the National Technical Univeristy of Athens I. Siotis, member of the Board of the Citizens'

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The Greek Ombudsman: an institution for our times

An event staged in support of a vitally important institution. The proceedings of the evenet were published and distributed to the members of the Citizens' Monement and other interested parties

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Greek Universities in the Knowledge Society

A book comprising articles discussing the problems of higher education, with contributions bu distinguished academics Participants: S. Matthias, Honorary President of the Supreme Court, member of the Board of the Citizens' Movement N. Alivizatos, PRofessor at the University of Athens G. Maniatis, Emeritus Professor of Medicine L. Tsoukalis, Professor at the University of Athens, President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

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The privileged status of the public sector in law: an open dialogue

The Citizens’ Movement drew public attention to the issue of the privileged treatment accorded to the public sector by the judiciary. In the same year, two other debates were organized on the same subject, one of them in Thessaloniki. Participants: L. Kyrkos,Chairman of the Board of the Citizens’ Movement I. Papadopoulos,President of the Thessaloniki Bar Association S. Matthias,Honorary President of the Supreme Court, member of the Board of the

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Evaluation of Greek Universities: trends and prospects

A public forum to discuss planned legislation to ensure and evaluate the quality of public education Participants: A. Kintis, former Chancellor of the Athens Economic Univeristy I. Katsoulis, University Professor, member of the Board of the Citizens' Movement R. Yelland, OECD Director of Education

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