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Panos Kontogiannis

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I was born in Athens , Greece, on December 29th 1987. I hold a BA in Sociology from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens, Greece and a Msc in Political Science (Specialized in Political Behavior and Communication) from Leiden University in the Netherlands. I have spent a part of my BA studies as an ERASMUS exchange student in Krakow, Poland. I fluently speak English, and in a medium level French. Within other activities, I have taken part in various conferences in Greece and abroad concerning human rights and their violations, in two MUN confereces in the Human Rights Assembly and i have participated in NGO's , such as WWF and Doctors of the World. I have previously published an article regarding the economic crisis in Greece from the youth perspective in Ottfried student newspaper in Bamberg, Germany, and have recently lunched my own blogspot regarding media and politics. I currently reside in Holland, doing my internship in the Embassy of Greece in the Hague. Within my shorterm plans are attendance of conferences related to political communication as well as learning to speak and write Italian.

Bombs Set Off at Greek Journalist’s Homes

Greek police are seeking suspects who authorities said set off a string of homemade bomb devices outside the homes of a number of journalists...

Pink Floyd’s The Wall In Athens

Roger Waters, co-founder and main composer of the legendary band of Pink Floyd is returning the upcoming summer in Greece, and will include the...

Court Cuts Jobless Mother’s Debt 90%

With many Greeks unable to pay their debts because of an avalanche of pay cuts, tax hikes and slashed pensions, the number of loans...

OECD Head Says Greece Should Stay in Eurozone

PARIS - Despite a crushing economic crisis, Greece should stay in the Eurozone of the 17 countries using the euro as a currency, but...

Greece Ranks Last in EU Waste Management

Greece, struggling through an economic crisis, isn't doing well with waste management either, finishing at the bottom of the 27 member states of the...

Papariga Says Xenios Zeus Immigrant Sweep “Inhuman”

ATHENS - Greek Communist Party Aleka Papariga has denounced the roundup of 6,000 immigrants, under the code name Xenios Zeus, as inhuman and violating...

Greek Yachtsman Sets Sails Without Olympic Medal

 LONDON - Greek yachtsman Byron Kokkalanis hoped to win a medal in the RSX competition at the London 2012 Olympics Games, but finished out...

Economides: Rebranding Greece Changing Country’s Image

ATHENS - Marketing specialist Peter Economides says his campaign “Give Greece a Chance” to promote positive feelings toward Greece globally is working. “We can...

Lack of Education: The Greek Problem

In memory of Christos Tsolakis who recently passed away, NET public television channel transmitted a past interview with Vicky Flessa. Christos Tsolakis was a...

Panathinaikos FC Heads to Scotland for a Place in Champion’s League

"Qualifying against Madder Wool is vital for Panathinaikos' profile that will prove that the team is prepared for the upcoming season. Also, a positive...

Ongoing fires in Crete, Korinthos and Arcadia

A big fire that has started around noon today in Kerame village close to Plakia in Rethymnon is threatening houses and is destroying crops,...

Three Globally Recognized Greek Artists Present Works on Rhodes

Until the 29th of July, the exhibition under the title «Images of the World-Illusions of the Universe» is taking place in Rhodes Island in...

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