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The Greek Presidency reaches the end, the journey continues

After six months of intense work, 57 ministerial meetings and 67 political agreements (read the Greek Presidency Scoreboard here), the journey of the Greek Presidency reaches its end today and the website and twitter team feel the need to thank all the people behind the numbers: all of you who followed and read us, all of you who sent us your ideas, your comments and your wishes in the past months.

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The Greek Presidency in numbers

With just 3 days to go until the end of the Greek semester, check out the figures that sum it up in terms of efficiency, economy and transparency.

Click here to view the infographic

  • EPSCOEmployment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO)

‘...And Justice for All?’ Fixing Social Inequalities in the EU

The European Union may be an economic giant with global clout but it has its own skeletons in the closet, particularly in the field of social justice and equality. Although inequalities had been declining, new challenges such as the current economic crisis and a demographic changes [ageing population] put a strain on Europe’s social foundations, posing a considerable threat to the social fabric.

When 1+1 equals 0

  • EYCSEducation, Youth, Culture & Sport (EYCS)

First World War: Europe looks into its past through Europeana

Europe commemorates this year the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War (1914-1918) – a watershed in the continent’s history that ushered it into what Eric Hobsbawm has termed “the short twentieth century”. This was a war that tore Europe apart, as no European nation was left untouched.  But it was the ordinary men and women who were affected the most.

  • ENVIEnvironment (ENVI)

The Med in the Red

Vulnerability to climate change varies widely across regions. All EU countries are exposed to climate change, but some regions are more at risk than others, with the Mediterranean basin being one of them.

Thirsty for more

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Starry nights full of theatre and music!

As summer sets in and the Greek Presidency draws to a close, it’s time for the Athens and Epidaurus Festival (aka Greek Festival).
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@gr2014eu: The most followed EU Presidency account!

As the Greek Presidency enters the final month of its mandate, levels of public involvement via social media networks give us a reason to celebrate: the Presidency’s Twitter account has met with exceptional success, as @gr2014eu is the most followed EU Presidency account thus far, with almost 12,500 followers.

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Presidency visual identity wins European prize!

“Our proposed logo resembled a sailboat in full sail, formed from the initials of the European Union suggesting that EU citizens are sailing together towards a common future.”

  • ECOFINEconomic & Financial Affairs (ECOFIN)

The European Banking Union explained

Eliminating uncertainty, creating confidence