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Schools open in Greece with precautions

Schools open in Greece with precautions

Summer holidays for students and teachers came to an end as schools throughout Greece opened on Monday, but with new precautions and plans for possible closures due to the novel virus. It…

Cyprus: Children over 12 must wear masks

Cyprus: Children over 12 must wear masks

The Cypriot government announced that everyone over the age of 12 must wear a face covering. Following the recommendation issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cyprus decided…

Primary schools and preschools in Greece reopening on June 1 1

Primary schools and preschools in Greece reopening on June 1

Primary schools, preschools and day care facilities will open again on June 1, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Sunday evening. The decision was made by the Prime Minister following recommendations by…

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Sotiris Tsiodras proposes to open primary schools on June 1

The recent easing of restrictive measures against the novel coronavirus in Greece so far shows no high dispersal in the community, said Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras…

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Greek PM visits the 7th Gymnasium of Athens in Pagrati

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the 7th Gymnasium of Athens in Pagrati on Monday, accompanied by the Education Minister Niki Kerameus and Deputy Education Minister Sofia Zacharaki. On the occasion of…

More than 1000 children gone missing in Greece 6

More than 1000 children gone missing in Greece

The National Centre of Social Solidarity (NCSS) reported on Wednesday that some 4,962 unaccompanied refugee children currently live in Greece with approximately 1,200 of them gone missing. “This is the most shocking…

PM welcomes children's Christmas Choir 8

PM welcomes children’s Christmas Choir

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hosted childrens choirs at the Maximos Mansion government headquarters on Monday, in celebration of the Christmas holidays. The Prime Minister and his wife Betty Baziana welcomed the…

500,000 children injured in Greece every year 10

500,000 children injured in Greece every year

Athens-based Pediatric Trauma Care (PTC) organisation announced today that close to 500,000 children are injured in Greece every year, out of which 700 die and 3,000 are incapacitated. The PTC said that…

More than 1,000 unaccompanied minors sheltered in Greece 12

More than 1,000 unaccompanied minors sheltered in Greece

The Chief of Mission in Greece for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), Mr Gianluca Rocco said on Monday that his organisation has offered accommodation to more than 1,000 unaccompanied minors since…

President honours Universal Children’s Day 14

President honours Universal Children’s Day

Greece’s President Prokopios Pavlopoulos honoured Universal Children’s Day with a special ceremony on Tuesday at the Presidential Mansion. The President hosted a large group of children and stressed during his speech that…

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