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Civil society -Volunteering

Donation to Greek schools in Addis Ababa

The Movement sent a Christmas gift of books, clothes and other useful supplies in response to an appeal from a group of Greek teachers working in Ethiopia.

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Free radio and civil society

An event held in memory of Roussos Koundouros, one of the champions of the cause of free radio in Greece and a founder of the Citizens’ Movement. The purpose of the event was to explore the role of the news media in civil society. Participants: P. Vegleris, Emeritus Professor at University of Athens, President of Citizens' Movement M.Ploritis, journalist and author N. Alivizatos, Professor at University of Athens M. Hatzidakis, composer

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An award for the Citizens’ Movement

Greek radio journalists conferred a special award on the Citizens’ Movement for its work in promoting good role models and positive examples

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Event held in memory of Professor Phaidon Vegleris

A special event featuring a number of prominent speakers was held to commemorate the life and work of the eminent Greek constitutional expert and first President of the Citizens’ Movement. Participants: P. Pavlopoulos,Member of Parliament and Professor at the University of Athens N. Frangakis,Lawyer, President of the Association for Human Rights S. Papaspiliopoulos,economist, member of the Board of the Citizens’ Movement

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Support for the family of the murdered Georgian, Giorgi Udesiani

A delegation from the Citizens’ Movement visited the family of Giorgi Udesiani, murdered in a racially motivated attack, to express their support. They also provided the funds necessary to return his body to his native Georgia.

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Crime in present-day Greece: extent, defining factors and opportunities for prevention

An event held to examine such major social problems as drugs, terrorism and other forms of social dysfunction, as always with the intention of putting forward realistic and effective solutions. Participants: M. Yiannakou-Koutsikou,University Professor, former Minister of Health, European coordinator on drugs issues N. Livos,Lecturer at the University of Athens N. Kourakis,Associate Professor at the University of Athens P. Vassilopoulos,member of

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