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The pie of the House of Europe in Rhodes was cut with great success on 19/01/2018 in Alter Ego, Rhodes. Dozens of friends and members of the House honored us with their presence, including Vice Mayor of Culture Mr. Teri Hatziioannou, Ms. Charoula Yiasirani of the Southern Aegean Regional Adviser on Education, Lifelong Learning, Volunteering and European Programs, Mr Panagiotis Kounakis of the Southern Aegean Regional Adviser, Mr Vasilis Ypsilantis former Member of the Dodecanese, Mrs Maria Angelou Secretary of In.Gr. Island Policy, Mr Vasilis Sophitis Major, Mr. Nikolaos Chionis representative of the Governor of 95 SNGC and the President of the Medieval Rhodes Mrs. Anna Achiola.
The evening was in an extremely friendly climate, with wells, small groups and exchanges of views. Following a brief greeting, rich in interactions and public intervention, House President Michalis Kavuklis made a brief report in 2017 and referred to new actions being prepared by the House of Europe in Rhodes. The flair won Haroula Yasirani at the cutting of pie.
2017: A year full of emotions!
19/01/2017 – Pie Cutting of the House of Europe in Rhodes. Organizations and persons who supported the actions of the House in the past two years were awarded.
15-22 / 02/2017 – 7th Eurochannel Short Film Festival, and off-screening of two short films by Vasilis Lule.
19-26 / 02/2017 – Expressions of Dialogue Training Seminar, Tallinn, Estonia. Two people from Rhodes trained in the practice of Living Libraries.
25 / 02-04 / 03/2017 – Second and final meeting of the Camp Democracy NEWS 1 program, funded by Erasmus +, in Glantan, Galveborg, Sweden. 24 young people from Greece, Germany, Romania and Sweden continue their journey starting in Rhodes in September 2017, expressing their own concerns about Europe.
15-17 / 03/2017 – 5th Week on Europe, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development. Three unique workshops with great speakers. The event was included in the official calendar of the 2017 Year of Sustainable Tourism for the Development of the World Tourism Organization.
20-23 / 03/2017 – Three-member mission participates in the Spring Meeting of the European Network for Education and Training – EUNET, e.V., in Rome, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome. The main issue is the treatment of Euroscepticism and Nationalism in the educational process (pupils and adults).
20/04/2017 – For the third time in a row, Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation takes over under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland.
11/05/2017 – Round Table: “The Middle East: Twilight”
12/05/2017 – Photography Exhibition with the winners of the ’50 Sides of Greece’ competition
12-14 / 05/2017 – General Meeting of the Anna Lindh Foundation Hellenic Network in Rhodes (House Responsibility)
13/05/2017 – Live Library. For the first time in Rhodes, people become books to read.
28/05/2017 – Interview of the President of the House of Europe at Vision Network Athens.
21-25 / 06/2017 – European Music Festival 2017 – The largest music event returns to Rhodes from the House of Europe in Rhodes and the City of Rhodes, with 16 music events and multiple bands.
01 / 07-31 / 08/2017 – Internship for two students of the Department of Mediterranean Studies.
05/07/2017 – Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation is included in the official calendar of the 2017 Sustainable Tourism Year for the Development of the World Tourism Organization.
13/07/2017 – The House of Europe in Rhodes partner with the program “I Have Rights”, as an affiliate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
20/07/2017 – The RhodesMRC Embassy program is announced. After two months of efforts, 18 Embassies and Foreign Missions in Greece officially support the Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation.
07-11 / 09/2017 – International meeting to conclude the Expressions in Dialogue program in Amman, Jordan. The project started in Rhodes in November 2016, and included partners from Estonia, Spain, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Greece.
29/09/2017 – General Assembly 2017 – Elections – Appointment of new Board of Directors.
11-15 / 10/2017 – With a record attendance exceeding 420 people, the university version of Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation takes place. The conference is under the auspices of the United Nations Regional Information Center and is dedicated to the achievement of the UN Global Goals.
19/10/2017 – The student edition of Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation receives for the first time the official approval of the Ministry of Education as an extracurricular activity.
19-22 / 10/2017 – Four-member mission to the General Assembly of the European Network for Education and Training – EUNET, e.V. In a modest ceremony, the Honorable President of the House, Ms. Marilena Sokianou, was awarded for her ten year tenure as a member of the Board of Directors of the network. In the election that followed the network of 78 organizations from 25 countries, the President of the House, Mr. Michalis Kavuklis, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Network, continuing the Greek presence.
21/10/2017 – Following the official approval of funding from the Erasmus + program, preparations for the “READ IT – Active Citizens in Rural Areas” project with the House from Greece and corresponding Homes in France, Germany, are officially under way, The Netherlands, Poland and Sweden.
09/11/2017 – Event “European Programs: Opportunity for Action and Networking” in cooperation with the Robert Schuman European Center (Center européen Robert Schuman – CERS) and the School Activities Department of the Dodecanese Dissertation.
09-12 / 11/2017 – Also with a record attendance exceeding 150 people, the Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation is taking place with Rhodes and Kos High School students participating.
22-24 / 11/2017 – Official visit of the House to the European Parliament in Brussels, invited by MEP Konstantina Kuneva. During the visit, Ms. Kuneva was declared an official member of the House of Europe in Rhodes.
The Board of Directors of the House would like to extend a big thank you to all the bodies and persons who supported us in 2017:
the South Aegean Region, the Municipality of Rhodes,
the Dodecanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Rhodes Bar Association,
the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Dodecanese, 95 SNGC,
the Municipal Organization of Culture-Sport of Rhodes, the Museum of Modern Greek Art of the Municipality of Rhodes,
the Robert Schuman European Center (Center européen Robert Schuman – CERS),
the School Activities Department of the Dodecanese Division of Secondary Education,
the Rhodes International Center for Writers and Translators, the Consulate of the French Republic in Rhodes,
the EURO Europe Direct Information Center of D.D., the Pallas Cinema, the Medieval Rhodes, the Rhodes Guides Association,
the Best Western Plaza Hotel, Rhodes and Manousos Hotel, Alter Ego, Motomike, Playcafe, mgk.advertising and SECFOR,
the media that republish our press releases and announcements and are close to us, as sponsors of communication, including: Rhodian, Democratic, Aegean TV, Irida TV, ERA of Rhodes, Notos News, Kokkino Rhodes, Lotus, Flust.gr, Verena , Allaksogolies.gr, Rhodes Collector, Tranzistoraki.gr, Rhodes Events, rhodes.online – rhodes.com.gr,
the bodies, international organizations, embassies, universities, institutes, professors who supported the Rhodes Model Regional Co-operation,
the representatives of the local authorities and bodies who listen to us and the public officials who assist them,
the speakers, the speakers, the talented artists participating in our events,
and of course, the volunteers and members of the House of Europe in Rhodes.