Brussels, 15 March 2023
Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, will travel to Athens, Greece on 16 -17 March, to discuss the findings of the 2022 Rule of Law Report and other issues related to justice.
On the first day of the visit, Commissioner Reynders is set to meet with the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis; the President of the Parliament, Konstantinos Tasoulas; as well as the Vice-Presidents of the Parliament, the Minister for Justice, Kostas Tsiaras; Minister of State Georgios Gerapetritis; the Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis; and with the leader of the main opposition party Alexis Tsipras. Commissioner Reynders will also meet with the President of the Hellenic Authority for Communication Security and Privacy, Christos Rammos and with the President of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, Konstantinos Menoudakos.
On the second day of the visit, Commissioner is set to meet with representatives of local non-governmental organisation active in the field of Rule of Law, media freedom, fundamental rights and humanitarian aid. Finally, he will meet the President of the Athens Bar Association Dimitrios Vervesos and with the President of the Council of State, Evangelia Nika.
Source – EU Commission