Τετάρτη, 04 Μαρ 2020

CIRCLE OF IDEAS FOR THE NATIONAL RECONSTRUCTION (KYKLOS IDEON)

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 WHO WE ARE

 

“Circle of ideas for the national reconstruction” (KYKLOS IDEON) is a think tank founded in December 2015, by Professor Evangelos Venizelos, a former Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Finance of Hellenic Republic.


The governing body of KYKLOS IDEON consists of:
 

President of the board of directors: Petros Kavassalis, Assoc. Professor of University of the Aegean,

Vice President of the board of directors: Christos Dervenis, MD PhD FRCS – Metropolitan Hospital,

Treasurer of the board of directors: Panagiotis Rigas, former member of the Greek Parliament,

General Director of the board of directors: Afrodite Al Salech, Columnist

Members of the board of directors:

Chrysanthos Zamboulis, Professor Emeritus of Thessaloniki Medical School,

Panagiotis Doudonis, D.Phil Cand. in Law at Oriel College, University of Oxford,

Konstantinos Korikis, Digital Media Strategist, IEEE Member 

 

The governing body of KYKLOS IDEON is responsible for the management and direction of day-to-day work.

KYKLOS IDEON is a non-profit organization, registered in Athens.

 

WHAT WE DO

 

KYKLOS IDEON is a forum for public conversation and innovative thinking aiming to define a new and sustainable strategic role for Greece within Europe and globally.

KYKLOS IDEON runs a full events program bringing together top politicians and policymakers, academics and leading pubic thinkers (See appendix, page 3) 

During 2016-2019 KYKLOS IDEON has organized 36 open events, 3 annual conference, 10 workshops, I 13 Greek cities with more than 400 speakers, on issues as:

Democracy – Independent Institutions- Constitution,
Economic Growth and Development,
Foreign Affairs Policy,
European Integration,
Education,
4th Industrial Revolution,
Climate Change  

KYKLOS IDEON is closely cooperated with well-known European Institutions.  

 

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS/ PROJECTS 

KYKLOS IDEON organizes events and public debates, sponsored and supported by NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division. The upcoming action is a three day road show to take place in spring 2020 under the title “Counting on Northern Greece: NATO and New Security Dilemmas”.

 

ELLADA META

KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with SGA, organized in June 2017, its first annual conference, under the title “Ellada Meta”

50 rapporteurs in 6 round tables, participated synthesizing proposals on the idea of Ellada Meta, i.e. after the experience of memoranda, after the second face of the crisis erupted in 2015, after the end of the ruthless anti-memorandum rhetoric”.

In the second annual conference held in June 2018, 56 speakers in 7 round tables gathered to discuss the issue of a new narrative for the country in the context of the coming 200th anniversary of the Independence Revolution of 1821.

The third annual conference (June 2019) Ellada Meta III, focused on the Restitution of the Middle Class, the backbone of Greece’s society and economy. 7 workshops and 56 speakers presented and analyzed their proposals for a sustainable restitution of the Greek middle class, in the context of a new strategy of growth.

 


Where you can find us


KYKLOS IDEON is located at the center of Athens:

Merlin 8, Kolonaki

Email: Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε. 

Tel: +302103646833 , +306944461750  

 


 

APPENDIX: OPEN EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Year: 2016


29.02.2016, Athens: “Is there a solution to the Greek problem?”

Location: French Institute (open event)

Speakers:       

George Provopoulos, former Governor of the Bank of Greece

Jean Quatremer, Liberation correspondent for Brussels

Christos Chomenidis, novelist

Moderation: Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister of Greece and former leader of PASOK


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/29-2-2016-athina-yparxei-lysi-sto-elliniko-provlima.html
 

***Book: https://www.politeianet.gr/books/9786188216785-probopoulos-a-georgios-poikili-stoa-ekdoseis-uparchei-lusi-sto-elliniko-problima-256617



12.04.2016, Athens: “Myths and truths about the Greek Public Debt. Before and after the PSI/OSI”

Location: Karatzas Auditorium of the National Bank of Greece (open event)

 

Speakers:       

Daniel Cohen, Professor and Founding Member at the Paris School of Economics

Paul Kazarian, CEO of Japonica Partners

Evangelos Venizelos, former Finance Minister

Moderation: Pantelis Kapsis, Greek journalist and former Minister

Data analysis of the public Debt was provided by economist George Stratopoulos


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/12-4-2016-athina-mythoi-kai-alitheies-gia-to-dimosio-xreos-prin-kai-meta-to-psi-osi.html


 
25.05.2016, Athens: Presentation of Evangelos Venizelos’ book “State Transformation and the European Integration Project: Lessons from the financial crisis and the Greek paradigm”

Location: Aliki Theater (open event)

Speakers:

Vasilios Skouris, former President of the Court of Justice of the EU

Prof. Panagiotis Ioakimidis

George Prokopakis, business consultant

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Takis Theodoropoulos, journalist and author
 

* For the book, see here: https://www.ceps.eu/publications/state-transformation-and-european-integration-project-lessons-financial-crisis-and


 
30.06.2016, Athens: “A conversation over Constitution and Democracy”

Location: Pallas Theater (open event)
 

Speakers:       

Prof. Nikolaos Alivizatos

Prof. Stavros Tsakyrakis

Prof. Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Ilias Kanellis, journalist


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/30-6-2016-athina-en-ou-paiktois-mia-syzitisi-gia-to-syntagma-kai-ti-dimokratia.html

** Book: http://goo.gl/mtRrrj 


 
25.9.2016, Thessaloniki: “What future for Greece? In search of a national strategy.”

Location: Chamber of Commerce and Industry (open event)


Speakers:

Prof. Thanassis Diamantopoulos

Prof. Nikos Marantzidis

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister of Greece and former leader of PASOK

Moderation: Giorgos Skabardonis, writer


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/25-9-2016-thessaloniki-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-oi-proypotheseis-mias-ethnikis-stratigikis.html 


 
15.10.2016, Kastoria: “What future for Greece? In search of a sustainable economy.” (open event)
           

Speakers:

Prof. Athanasios Tsaftaris, former Minister of Agriculture

Prof. Nikolaos Panagiotou

Panagiotis Kostoulas, lawyer

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Kosmas Varsamis, dentist


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/15-10-2016-kastoria-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-oi-antoxes-kai-oi-dynatotites-tis-pragmatikis-oikonomias.html 


 
21.10.2016, Kalamata: “European and international new challenges” (open event)
 

Speakers:

Roula Georgakopoulou, journalist & writer

Prof. Panagiotis Ioakeimidis

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy PM of Greece and former leader of PASOK

Moderation: Dionisis Alevras, lawyer 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/21-10-2016-kalamata-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-nees-evropaikes-kai-diethneis-prokliseis.html  


 
31.10.2016, Larisa: "What future for Greece? Institutional deflection and economic stalemate. The political conditions of the national recovery " (open event)


Speakers:   
    
Thanasis Vakalis, president of the THESgala cooperative

Christos Chomenidis, author

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Andreas Yiourmetakis, journalist

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/31-10-2016-larisa-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-thesmiki-ektropi-kai-oikonomiko-adieksodo-oi-proypotheseis-tis-ethnikis-anakampsis.html   



14.11.2016, Sparti:  "What future for Greece? Can the fourth memorandum be avoided? "
(open event)


Speakers:

Lefteris Kousoulis, political scientist

Yannis Koutsomitis, columnist / analyst

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Panagiotis Komninos, President of Sparta Bar Association

See more: https://ekyklos.gr/14-11-2016-sparti-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-borei-na-apofefxthei-to-tetarto-mnimonio.html


 
19.11.2016, Kavala: “What future for Greece? Education and culture as elements of national identity and as levers of development” (open event)


Speakers:       

Lina Mendoni, archaeologist - National Research Foundation,  Ministry of Culture

Michalis Chrysomalis, Professor at the Democritus University of Thrace

Manos Epitropakis, musician

Kosmas Harpandidis, author

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation:  Kostis Simitsis, former mayor of Kavala

The event is opened by former MP Dimitris Papoutsis

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/19-11-2016-kavala-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-i-paideia-kai-o-politismos-os-stoixeia-ethnikis-taftotitas-kai-os-moxloi-anaptyksis.html   


 
22.11.2016, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in coordination with Diktio“Education and Development” 

Location: Royal Olympic Hotel (open event) 


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/22-11-2016-athina-koini-ekdilosi-diktyou-kai-kyklou-ideon-paideia-kai-anaptyksi.html  


 
26.11.2016, Agrinio: "What future for Greece? The Role of the Primary Sector " (open event)

Speakers:

Alekos Kritikos, former secretary general of the Ministry of the Interior and Ministry of Development

Xenophon Broutzakis, author

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Christos Κostakopoulos

The event was welcomed by: the President of the Agricultural Cooperative "Agrinion Association", Thomas Koutsoupias and the President of the Association of Rural Cooperatives of Mesologgi-Nafpaktia, Panagiotis Zografos

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/26-11-2016-agrinio-poio-mellon-gia-tin-ellada-o-rolos-tou-protogeni-tomea.html


 
30.11.2016, Athens: "New Challenges for Greek Foreign and Security Policy"
Location: Athens, King George Hotel (open event)
 

Speakers:

Dimitris Keridis, Professor of International Relations at Panteion University

Evanthis Chatzivasiliou, Professor at the Department of History and Archeology at the University of Athens

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, former Minister of National Defense 

Moderation:  Christos Michaelides, journalist

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/30-11-2016-athina-i-ellada-ston-kosmo-nees-prokliseis-gia-tin-elliniki-eksoteriki-politiki-kai-politiki-asfaleias.html  


 

Year 2017

 

17.01.2017, Athens: “Internet and Democracy. Fake news & Post truth politics”       

Location: Innovathens (open event)

Speakers:

Petros Tatsopoulos, writer, former MP for the Greek Parliament

Dimitris Koukiadis, Ph.D. in Internet Law at the University of Frankfurt

Giannis Koutsomitis, columnist, analyst

Konstantinos Korikis, digital media strategy

Moderation:  Maria Tsakou, lawyer, co-founder of the internet radio station Amagi site


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/17-01-2017-athina-diadiktyo-kai-dimokratia-fake-news-post-truth-politiki.html   


 
23.1.2017, Athens. Facebook Live discussion in collaboration with Free Thinking Zone and Liontis.eu:  "Trump in the Presidency: What's Changing in America, the Impact on Europe and the World"

Speakers:

Charalambos Papasotiriou, Professor, President of the Institute of International Relations

Antonis Trifyllis, member of the Board of Supervisors

Moderation: Aristotelia Peloni, journalist

* See the video: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/364-facebook-live-o-tramp-stin-proedria-ti-allazei-stin-ameriki-oi-epiptoseis-stin-evropi-kai-ston-kosmo.html  


 
05.02.2017, Ioannina: "What future for Greece? Greece's position in a Europe that is being challenged " (open event)


Speakers:

Dimitris Kourkoulas, former Deputy Foreign Minister

Spyros Vletsas, author, columnist

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation:  George Papachristos, journalist

The event was welcomed by Dimitris Papageorgiou, lawyer


* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/5-02-2017-giannena-i-thesi-tis-elladas-se-mia-evropi-pou-amfisviteitai.html   


 
17.02.2017, Athens: "Nationalist populism Vs. Sleepwalkers. Europe and Greece on the world map of populism"

Location: Athens, Pallas Theater (open event)


Speakers:


Andreas Pantazopoulos, art. professor of political science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Petros Papasarantopoulos, publisher & author

Iason Pipinis, journalist & author

Vassilis Papavassiliou, actor and director

Conclusions by Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Ilias Kanellis, journalist


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/17-02-2017-athina-ethnikolaikistes-vs-ypnovates-i-evropi-kai-i-ellada-ston-pagkosmio-xarti-tou-laikismoy.html  


 
23.02.2017, Athens: Working Breakfast with founder and CEO of Japonica Partners, Paul Kazarian

Location: Hotel Grande Bretagne


Speakers: Academics, politicians and journalist discussed with Paul Kazarian


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/23-02-2017-athina-working-breakfast-me-ton-paul-kazarian.html   



27.03.2017, Athens: “60 Years After the Treaty of Rome: European Integration Reestablished.” #EU60

Location: Hotel King George (open event)


Speakers: Fourteen rapporteurs, in two round tables.
 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/27-3-2017-athina-60-xronia-meta-ti-synthiki-tis-romis-i-evropaiki-oloklirosi-ksana-se-dokimasia-eu60.html  


 
9.5.2017, Thessaloniki: «European Integration Faced with New Challenges - Greece in a Changing Europe» # EU60

Location: Chamber of Commerce and Industry (open event)


Speakers:


Vassilis Skouris, former President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Chairman of the BoD of the Center for International and European Economic Law of Thessaloniki, Emeritus Professor of the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Ioannis Koukiadis, Emeritus Professor at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, former MEP

Yannis Stefanidis, Professor of Diplomatic History at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Spyros Litsas, Associate Professor of International and European Studies at the University of Macedonia

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Member of Parliament of Thessaloniki, Professor of Constitutional Law at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Moderation: Christina Taxiaou, journalist

 
*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/9-5-2017-thessaloniki-ekdilosi-tou-kyklou-ideon-gia-tin-evropi-eu60.html  


 
23.05.2017, Athens: Presentation of Evangelos Venizelos’ book «Myths and Truths on Public Debt»

Location: Karatzas Auditorium of the National Bank of Greece (open event)

Speakers:


George Provopoulos, former Governor of the Bank of Greece

Gikas Hardouvelis, former Minister of Finance of Greece

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderator: Pantelis Kapsis, journalist
 

*See more: https://www.ekyklos.gr/23-maiou-athina-syzitisi-me-aformi-to-vivlio-tou-ev-venizelou.html


 
26.05.2017, Athens: Working Breakfast with Professor of history and accounting at the University of Southern California, Jacob Soll

Location: Electra Palace Hotel  


Academics, politicians and journalist of Greek political and socio-economic life discussed with Prof. Jacob Soll


 

29.05.2017, Athens: Working Breakfast with Associate Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia, Cas Mudde

Location: Electra Palace Hotel

Academics, politicians and journalist of Greek political and socio-economic life discussed with Prof. Cas Mudde


 

Two-day conference:

ELLADA META (GREECE AFTER)



After twenty open talks in Athens, Thessaloniki and other Greek cities, and after eighteen months of preparation, KYKLOS IDEON (Circle of ideas for national reconstruction) held a two-day conference to compile its proposals that can contribute to national reconstruction: For the Greece after the crisis.

12 & 13 June 2017, Athens: Two-day Conference of KYKLOS IDEON: in collaboration with SGT: ELLADA META  (GREECE AFTER)

Location: Divani Caravel Hotel (open event)

Speakers: Fifty rapporteurs, in six round tables.


* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/448-I-ELLADA-META.html


 
22.10.2017, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with SGT: “Justice and investments”

Location: Divani Caravel Hotel (open event)


Speakers:

Konstantinos Menoudakos, Honorary President of the CoE

Vassilis Skouris, Former President of the WEU

Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law, Former Deputy Prime Minister

Giannis Retsos, President of SETE

Theodoros Fessas, President of SEV

Yannis Hatzitheodosiou, President of the Hellenic Federation of Greek Artists

Moderation: Niki Lyberaki, journalist


* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/22-noemvriou-dikaiosyni-kai-ependyseis.html  


  

YEAR 2018


21.01.2018, Athens: «Common Sense of Justice vs. Rule of Law - The relationship between Justice- Public Opinion- Politics»

Location: King George Hotel (open event)
 

Speakers:


Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Emeritus President of the Council of State, former Prime Minister

Vasileios Makris, Emeritus Vice Procecutor of the Supreme Court's Office, honorary president of the Prosecutors' Union

Xristos Mylonopoulos, Professor of Law

Stavros Tsakyrakis, Professor of Law

Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law, Former Deputy Prime Minister

Moderation: Ioanna Mandrou, journalist

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/566-tetarti-31-1-koino-peri-dikaiou-aisthima-vs-kratos-dikaiou.html  


 
12.02.2018, Athens: «On the occasion of the name. Conjuncture and strategy in Balkans»

Location: Hotel Grande Bretagne (open event)

Speakers:


Evangelos Venizelos, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dora Bakogianni, MP, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dimitris Karaitidis, Honorary Ambassador

Giorgos Savvaidis, Honorary Ambassador

Vasilis Gounaris, Professor of Modern History at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Konstantina Botsiou, Associate Professor of Modern History at University of the Peloponnese

Moderation: Pantelis Kapsis, journalist
 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/566-tetarti-31-1-koino-peri-dikaiou-aisthima-vs-kratos-dikaiou.html  


 
14.3.2018, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with the Foundation for International Legal Studies - Professor Elias Krispi, with the support of the Hellenic American Union: "Privacy Policy - Electronic Identification"

Location: Hellenic American Union (open event)


Speakers:

Lilian Mitrou, University of the Aegean - Polytechnic School

Konstantinos Christodoulou, University of Athens - Law School

Antonis Stasis, Ministry of Administrative Reconstruction - eGovernment Directorate

Chrysoula Michailidou, EETT, Legal Service

Giorgos Papastamatiou, FORTH-CRS

Kostas Gritsis, MICROSOFT

Fereniki Panagopoulou-Koutnatzis, Panteion University - School of Public Administration

Moderation: Petros Kavasalis, University of the Aegean - Polytechnic School, President of KYKLOS IDEON


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/581-14-3-2018-prostasia-dedomenon-ilektroniki-taftopoiisi.html


 

27.03.2018, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with Institute for International Economic Relations (IDOS): Workshop on "Chinese investments in Greece"

Location: Electra Palace Hotel


Speakers:


Aggelos Pangratis, Advisor Hors Classe for the European Economic Diplomacy, European External Action Service

George Vernikos, ESC President and Secretary General SETE, Vice-President of the Greek-Chinese Chamber

Plamen Todchev, Head of the Asian Studies Program of the Institute of International Economic Relations

Antonis Trifyllis, former EU official

George N. Tzogopoulos, Research Associate Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and Center International de Formation Européenne

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/592-27-3-2018-athina-workshop-oi-kinezikes-ependyseis-stin-ellada.html


 

28.03.2018, Athens: Workshop on "Private and public debt as key determinants of the post-2019 course"

Location: Electra Palace Hotel

Speakers:

George Stratopoulos: "Interventions for the alleviation of private debt"

George Prokopakis: "Management of public finances on the way to graduation from the Supporting Mechanism"


Commentators:

Dr. Miranda Xafa

Dr. Gikas Hardouvelis

Dr. Panagiotis Liargovas


Moderation: Evangelos Venizelos


*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/593-28-3-2018-athina-workshop-to-idiotiko-kai-to-dimosio-xreos-os-kathoristikoi-paragontes-gia-tin-poreia-meta-to-2019.html 


 

03.04.2018, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with CECL held a workshop with Paul Yowell, professor of Law at the University of Oxford, on the subject: "Judicial review and the relationship between justice and policy of power”

Location: Athens, Electra Palace Hotel

Speakers: Academics and politicians discussed with Paul Yowell

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/594-3-4-2019-athina-syzitisi-me-ton-episimo-proskeklimeno-mas-k-paul-yowell.html  


 

07.05.2018, Thessaloniki: “ELLADA META: Hopes and Risks. Preparing the period 2019-2021”

Location: Electra Palace Hotel (open event)


Speakers:

Antonis Manitakis, Emeritus Professor at the Law School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Andreas Pantazopoulos, art. professor of political science at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Miranda Xafa, Senior scholar, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Athanasios Tsaftaris, Emeritus Professor of AUTh, former Minister of Agriculture

Stergios Logothetidis, Professor of Nanotechnology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Moderation: Evangelos Venizelos

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/7-5-2018-i-ellada-meta-elpides-kai-kindynoi.html


 

The second annual two-day conference:

ELLADA META II (GREECE AFTER II) 

 

 

11 & 12 June 2018, Athens: Two-day Conference of KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with SGT: ELLADA META II (GREECE AFTER II)

Location: Divani Caravel Hotel (open event)

 

Speakers: Fifty Six rapporteurs, in seven round tables.

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/11-12-iouniou-athina-ellada-meta-ii.html


   

19.9.2018, Athens: «In the aftermath HELEXPO – On the way to the elections»

Location: King George Hotel (open event)

                                  

Speakers:

Nikos Vettas, Director General of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE), Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business

Miltiadis Nektarios, Professor at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Piraeus

George Prokopakis, Business Consultant

George Stratopoulos, Economic Analyst

Gikas Hardouvelis, former Minister of Finance of Greece, Professor at the University of Piraeus

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Greece

Moderation: Niki Lyberaki, journalist

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/617-19-9-athina-ston-apoixo-tis-deth-i-poreia-tis-xoras-mexri-tis-ekloges-html.html


 
15.10.2018, Athens: Workshop on the latest developments on hydrocarbon exploration in Greek marine areas within the framework of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the law 4001/2011

Location: Electra Palace


Speakers:


Ioannis Maniatis, former Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Theodore Kariotis, Professor at University of Maryland

Dimitris Gotnikas,  CEO and Vice President at Energean Oil and Gas

Yannis Grigoriou, CEO at Hellenic Petroleum Upstream S.A.

Konstantinos Nikolaou, Petroleum Geologist – Energy Economist, member of  the Board of Directors of Cyprus Hydrocarbon Company(CHC), technical advisor of Energean Oil & Gas

Moderation: Evangelos Venizelos

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/15-10-2018-athina-workshop-sxetika-me-tis-teleftaies-ekselikseis-os-pros-tis-erevnes-gia-tous-ydrogonanthrakes.html


 

7.11.2018, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with Institute for International Economic Relations (IDOS): «Chinese Investments in Greece»

Location: Electra Palace Hotel (open event)

 

Speakers:

George Vernicos, President of European Civil Society of Greece, General Secretary of Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, Vice-President of Hellenic Chinese Chamber

Angelos Pangratis, Advisor Hors Classe for the European Economic Diplomacy, European External Action Service

Iraklis Prokopakis, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Danaos Corporation

Plamen Tonchev, Head of the Asia Unit at the Athens-based Institute of International Economic Relations (IIER)

Antonios Trifyllis, former head of cabinet at European Commission

George Tzogopoulos, Research Associate with the Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic Studies, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) and Visiting Lecturer at the European Institute

Moderator: Irini Chrisolora, journalist

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/7-11-2018-athina-oi-kinezikes-ependyseis-stin-ellada.html


 

14.11.2018, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with CECL: «Prerequisites of the amendment consensus and the dangers of constitutional populism»

Location: Hotel Divani Caravel (open event)


Speakers:

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister, Professor of Constitutional Law

Spyros Vlachopoulos, Professor, Law School of the University of Athens

Georgios Katrougalos, Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor at the Democritus University of Thrace

Xenophon Contiades, Professor of Public Law, Panteion University and Managing Director, Centre for European Constitutional Law

Konstantinos Menoudakos, President emeritus, Council of State, President, Hellenic Data Protection Authority

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/14-11-2018-athina-oi-proypotheseis-tis-anatheoritikis-synainesis-kai-oi-kindynoi-tou-syntagmatikoy-laikismoy.html


 

20.11.2018, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Stiftung and Goethe-Institut Athen: «EU- Turkey Relations: Deadlock or Perspective?» 

Location: Goethe-Institut Athen (open event)

Languages: Greek & German

 

Speakers:

Johannes Singhammer, Vice-Presidents of the Bundestag

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ludwig Schulz, Political Scientist, member of the board and treasurer of MEIA Research

Loukas Tsoukalis, Emeritus Professor of the University of Athens and President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

Alkis Kourkoulas, Journalist

Pavlos Tsimas, Journalist

Moderator: Yannis Koutsomitis, columnist 

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/20-11-2018-athina-oi-sxeseis-ee-tourkias-adieksodo-i-prooptiki.html


 

11.12.2018, Athens: «European Democracy in question»

Location: King George Hotel (open event)

 

Speakers:


Marietta Giannakou, former Minister, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Greek Parliament

Xenofon Giataganas, former Legal Advisor of the European Commission

Stelios Perrakis, Emeritus Professor Democritus University of Thrace, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Greece to the Council of Europe

Katerina Schina, Literary Critics

Dimitris Charalambis, Professor at the University of Athens, President of the Hellenic Political Science Association

Xenophon Contiades, Professor of Public Law, Panteion University and Managing Director, Centre for European Constitutional Law

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister, Professor of Constitutional Law

Moderation: A. I. Metaxas, Membre titulaire de l’Académie Européenne Interdisciplinaire des Sciences

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/632-11-12-2018-athina-i-evropaiki-dimokratia-se-amfisvitisi-html.html


 

20.12.2018, Athens: Presentation of Evangelos Venizelos’ book «Democracy between conjuncture and History. Expectations and risks from revising the Constitution»

Location: French Institute of Greece (open event)

 

Speakers:


Aikaterini Sakellaropoulou, President of Council of State

Antonis Manitakis, Emeritus Professor at the Law School of AUTh

Christos Chomenidis, novelist

Antonis Karambatzos, Associate Professor at the Law School of Athens (UoA)

Evangelos Venizelos

Moderation: Dimitra Kroustalli, journalist

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/635-pempti-20-12-2018-parousiasi-tou-neou-vivliou-tou-ev-venizelou-html.html


 

YEAR 2019

 

13.3.2019, Athens: Workshop «Fake news 2.0: A practical approach to what is happening in Greece and Europe»

Location: Electra Palace (Workshop)

 

Speakers:

Konstantinos Korikis, Digital Media Strategist

Yiannis Karamangalis, Journalist

Florens Tselai, Data Strategist & Engineer


 

16.3. 2019, Athens: «Theater and Politics»

Location: Art Theater Karolos Koun

 

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/664-savvato-16-3-2019-theatro-kai-politiki-html.html  


 

 18.3.2019, Athens: «State and Church»

Location: King George Hotel (open event)

 

Speakers:

Chrysostomos Savatos, Metropolitan of Messinia and professor of Theology at the University of Athens

Tasia Christodoulopoulou, Vice President of the Hellenic Parliament

Ioannis M. Konidaris, Emeritus Professor of Ecclesiastical Law, University of Athens

Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Moderation: Maria Antoniadou, Journalist, President of the Greek Journalists' Union

 

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/663-deftera-18-3-2019-athina-kratos-ekklisia-html.html 


 

9.5.2019, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON (Circle of ideas for national reconstruction) in collaboration with Hellenic Association for European Law, honor the Day of Europe: «The challenge of the European Idea»

Location: Electra Palace Hotel (open event)

 

Speakers:

Opening Address: George Markopouliotis, Head of Representation of the European Commission in Greece

Table 1: «Brexit and the challenge to the limits to EU»

Sophia Hala, Legal Counsel, Office of the Secretary General for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Panagiotis Doudonis, Lecturer and DPhil Cand. in Law at Oriel College, University of Oxford

 

Table 2: «The European Union in Crisis; The uncertain future of European Integration»

Vasilios Skouris, Former President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Professor Emeritus  Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki

Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Moderation: Sophia Dimtsa, Journalist

 

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/674-9-maiou-2019-i-dokimasia-tis-evropaikis-ideas.html 


 

The third annual two-day conference

ELLADA META III :
The Restitution of the Middle Class

 

19 – 20 June 2019, Athens: Two- days Conference of KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with SGT: ELLADA META III : The Restitution of the Middle Class

Location: Caravel Hotel

 

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/19-20-iouniou-ellada-meta-iii-i-anasystasi-tis-mesaias-taksis.html


 

17.10.2019, Athens: «Electoral system and Diaspora vote»

Location: King George Hotel (open event)

 

Speakers:

Nikos Alivizatos, Emeritus Professor of the Law School of the University of Athens

Charalambos Anthopoulos, Professor of Law and Administration at the Hellenic Open University

Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Former Deputy Prime Minister

Thanasis Diamantopoulos, Emeritus Professor Political Science of Panteio University

Antypas Karipoglou, Lawyer

Moderation: Eva Antonopoulou, journalist

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/17-10-2019-athina-eklogiko-systima-kai-psifos-ton-apodimon-nomothetikes-kai-anatheoritikes-dynatotites.html


 

30.10.2019, Athens: Workshop on the latest developments on hydrocarbon exploration in Greek marine areas after the of the conventions ratification

Location: Electra Palace

Speakers:

Ioannis Maniatis, former Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change

Dimitris Gotnikas,  CEO and Vice President at Energean Oil and Gas

Yannis Grigoriou, CEO at Hellenic Petroleum Upstream S.A.

Konstantinos Nikolaou, Petroleum Geologist – Energy Economist, technical advisor of Energean Oil & Gas

Moderation: Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law Aristotel University of Thessaloniki, Former Deputy Prime Minister


 

26.11.2019, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with New York College: «The Euro - Atlantic perspective of Balkans and the position of Greece»

Location: Parnassus Philological Society  (open event)

Speakers:

Evangelos Venizelos, Professor of Constitutional Law Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Former Deputy Prime Minister

Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dimitris Kourkoulas, former Deputy Foreign Minister

Dimitris Karaitidis, Honorary Ambassador

Moderation: Aristotelia Peloni, journalist

 

* See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/688-26-11-2019-athina-i-evroatlantiki-prooptiki-ton-valkanion-kai-i-thesi-tis-elladas.html


 

28.11.2019, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with KEFIM: «Regulatory Quality Index | What has to change both on national and on European level»

Location: King George hotel (open event)

Speakers:

Panagiotis Karkatsoulis, RQI Lead Researcher, Public Administration Expert, President – Institute for Regulatory Policy Research

Bican Şahin, President – Freedom Research Association, Associate Professor of Political Science – Hacettepe University, Turkey

Svetlana Koleva Aleksandrova – Zlatanska, Representative of Liberal Institute for Political Analyses, Associate Professor – University of National and Word Economy, Bulgaria

Georgios Georgantas, Deputy Minister of Digital Governance, MP of New Democracy

Evangelos Venizelos, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Professor of constitutional law in Aristotle University

Konstantinos Menoudakos, Former President of the Council of State, Chairman of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority

Svetla Kostadinova, Executive Director – Institute for Market Economics (IME), Bulgaria

Moderator: Eva Antonopoulou, Journalist

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/28-11-2019-athina-deiktis-poiotitas-nomothetisis-ti-prepei-na-allaksei-se-ethniko-kai-evropaiko-epipedo.html


 

16.12.2019, Athens: «Maritime Boundary Delimitation in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek – Turkey relationships»

Location: Hotel Grande Bretagne (open event)

 
Speakers:
 

Dora Bakogianni, MP, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Evangelos Venizelos, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Pavlos Apostolidis, Honorary Ambassador

Giorgos Savvaidis, Honorary Ambassador

Moderator: Alexis Papachelas, Journalist and the current Executive Editor of Kathimerini newspaper

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/deftera-16-12-2019-oriothetisi-thalassion-zonon-sti-mesogeio-kai-ellinotourkikes-sxeseis.html


 

 Year: 2020

 

17.1.2020, Athens: « L’ application des arrêts de la Cour européenne des droits de l'homme comme condition nécessaire du respect de la Convention européenne des droits de l’homme (CEDH)»

La localisation: à l’hôtel Electra Palace (open event)

 

Sous les auspices du Conseil de l'Europe, Marija Pejčinović – Burić

 

Rapporteur: Jean-Luc Sauron, Conseiller d’Etat, délégué au droit européen, Professeur à l’Université de Paris Dauphine

 

A la discussion participent :

Le Président de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme, Prof. Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos

Le Président de la Cour de cassation, M. Iosif Tsalaganidis

Le Président de la Cour des comptes, M. Ioannis Sarmas

Le Vice-président du Conseil d'État, M. Christos Rammos

Le Président du Conseil juridique de l'État, M. I-K. Chalkias

 

Coordination : Prof. Evangelos Venizelos, ancien vice-Premier ministre, ancien ministre des Affaires étrangères, ex-Rapporteur de l’Assemblée parlementaire du Conseil de l’Europe sur la mise en œuvre des arrêts de la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/17-01-2020-athina-i-efarmogi-ton-apofaseon-tou-evropaikoy-dikastiriou-dikaiomaton-tou-anthropou-os-themeliodis-proypothesi-sevasmoy-tis-esda.html 


 

4.02.2020, Athens: KYKLOS IDEON in collaboration with the Greece and Cyprus office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organize «Climate change: An urgent challenge for a new development mode»

Location: King George Hotel (open conference)

 

Programme:

Welcome remarks by the Director of the Greece and Cyprus office of the Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung, Henri Bohnet

 

Panel 1: "Are the goals achievable? From rhetorical commitments to practical measures: energy, transport, shipping, tourism"

Speakers:

Constantinos Kartalis, Professor, University of Athens, Member of the Subsidiary Body of Implementation (SBI) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement

Phoebe Koundouri, Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)

Michaela Balis, Director, Greece & Cyprus. Germany Trade & Invest

Moderation: Katerina Christofilidou, Journalist, Skai

 

Welcome remarks by Evangelos Venizelos

  

Panel 2: "Are there deeper impacts? Social relations, democratic institutions, European integration"

 

Speakers:

Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister for the Environment and Energy

Giorgos Stathakis, former Minister of Environment and Energy

Yannis Maniatis, former Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change

Moderation: Vivian Efthimiopoulou, columnist, publisher of the newsletter FACT News

 

*See more: https://ekyklos.gr/ev/709-4-2-2020-athina-klimatiki-allagi-epeigousa-parametros-tou-neou-montelou-anaptyksis.html


 

 

KYKLOS IDEON' work on «Ellada Meta» is continued