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INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATIONS

DIKTIO's President and Members have an active role in participating in international meetings and events.

Thessaloniki - Solidarity as the solution to the refugee crisis

President of DIKTIO, Anna Diamantopoulou participated on the Conference  #Refugeeswelcome - Solidarity  which took place in Thessaloniki on 8 May 2017. The Conference was organised by The Global Progressive Forum, SOLIDAR and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and aimed at  bringing together European political leaders, civil society organizations, European and local institutions and researchers, to identify a common approach and common solutions to the current crisis.

DIKTIO at 2nd Delphi Economic Forum

DIKTIO - Network for the Reform in Greece and Europe, participated as programming partner at Delphi Economic Forum 2017. Organized the round table "Structural Reforms for more inclusive Growth" with the participation of the president Anna Diamantopoulou, Sandro Gozi, Gilles Merritt, Sir Christofer Pissarides, Dr. Pedro Sanchez, Pr. Panos Tsakloglou coordinated by Maria HoukliStructural reforms include a variety of policy initiatives - in product, labor and financial markets, and in tax and benefit systems, among others - to enhance the productive capacity of our economies. How can we design appropriate policies to strengthen growth and make it inclusive and sustainable over time?

Get an overview of the relationship between the rapid pace of trade and financial globalization and the rise in income inequality. Moderated by Yannis Mastrogeorgiou, Director of DIKTIO and a great line up of speakers: Dr. Arup Banerji, World Bank Group, Tassos Giannitsis, Professor Emeritus, University of Athens, Dr Noureddine Bardad-Daidj, Ambassador of Algeria in Athens, George Pagoulatos, Professor of European Politics and Economy, AUEB, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, Director of Research, diaNEOsis.

For more details: http://www.delphiforum.gr/ 

Paris, Nov. 2016: New Pact for Europe

Yannis Mastrogeorgiou, Director of DIKTIO participated on the New Pact for Europe project which will explore how the EU can better serve the interests of its member states and citizens, through a series of national and transnational debates on key policy challenges (the migration/refugee crisis, internal and external security, as well as economic and social challenges).

photos and more on: https://twitter.com/PactforEurope?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw  

Frankfurt: Rewriting the rules of the European Economy

President of DIKTIO - Network Anna Diamantopoulou participated to the second meeting of the FEPS Next Social Europe High Level Advisory Group Meeting on the “Rewriting the rules of the European Economy”. The meeting was organised with the support of Policy Network and Renner Institut in Frakfurt and in the beautiful city of Würzburg, Germany on 17th - 18th November 2016. The objective of this session was to advance and hopefully bring towards the finalstage the work on the European sister publication to Joseph Stiglitz’s “Re-writing the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda of Shared Prosperity”. In the discussions that followed, discussed issues such as: the modern welfare state, labor relations, the developmental state, public investment, etc. in order of the modern European economy. 

Civil Society and Beyond - Belgrade 2016

DIKTIO participated in the conference held in February in Belgrade by the European Movement International and the European Movement of Serbia in cooperation with TACSO and the Office for European Integration of Serbia entitled "Continuity of Civil Society: A common dialogue on the European path" and was represented by Political Scientist - Associate of DIKTIO George Papoulias.

Conference on the future of Europe - Vienna

In Vienna Monday, May 30, 2016 the Director of DIKTIO, Yannis Mastrogeorgiou attended a conference on the future of the EU. The conference was jointly organized by the Centre for Liberal Strategies and Bruno Kriesky Forum with the participation of important European analysts and academics.
In the meeting the issue of the EU's development after the referendum in Great Britain was extensively discussed. Common component of all interventions was that the EU urgently needs to make significant steps both in matters of "high" policy, and in everyday issues affecting the life of European citizens, to demonstrate the ability to evolve through the various crises.

ifo Munich: VISION, PLAN AND LEADERSHIP

Anna Diamantopoulou, President of DIKTIO – Network for Reform in Greece and Europe, Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, gave a speech at the prestigious German Institute ifo on: Vision, Rules and Leadership in EU.

What is going on Europe today resembles the great crises of history, occurring every 50-60 years. Anyone who has read history can hear the roar of the tectonic changes to come, was the cornerstone of her speech.

There is a crisis in the north with the upcoming referendum in Great Britain, one crisis in the East with Ukraine, a crisis in the South with the upcoming Spanish elections along with the economic problems in Greece and Italy and the evolving refugee crisis.
We are at a crossroads. EU needs a vision, a plan and Leadership.

Watch the video (the speech in English):

http://mediathek.cesifo-group.de/player/macros/cesifo/mediathek?content=6861291&idx=3&category=2517762054

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