President of the Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation, Mr. Theodossis Georgiou, has just come back from a week trip in three countries and four cities. The main reason for his visit in Montenegro was the ATA Council Meeting at the occasion of the 60th ATA CHAPTER LEADERSHIP SUMMIT and 2BS Forum "NATO in the 21st century: New Threats and new theaters" that was held in Budva. This year's Council Meeting gathered hundred of representatives from 36 members of ATA (ATA and YATA leaders).
The President of the Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation (GAAEC), Mr. Theodossis Georgiou, opened the Symposium by welcoming the speakers and introducing the audience to the work of the Eurodefense Network. Mr. Georgiou, among others, pointed out that “Europeans do not really care whether it’s EU or NATO that provides security and defense for them as long as they feel safe and secure”.
On April 4-6, 2014, The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), and an education partner from the USA of the Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation from 1996 along with the Liberty Fund, Inc. , gathered for the weekend Liberty Seminar “Liberty from Locke to Hayek ”. Participants of the seminar included 15 young scholars, many of them alumni of the programs of the AIPES, and the IIPES.
The Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation, the partner association in Greece for AWEPA (European Parliamentarians with Africa), which is an Association based in Amsterdam with more than 2000 members - politicians and parliamentarians from Europe - organized a Parliamentary Dialogue on March 20-21 on the margins of the Hellenic EU Presidency.
On December 20th, 2013, the Atlantic Council of Albania organized its 16th Annual International Conference entitled "For a Greater Role of the Balkan Countries in International Security”. During the conference Mr. Theodossis Georgiou, President of the Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation and Co-Founder of TICLS, was present and gave a speech on the subject “On a possible role of the Balkan countries in the Mediterranean Dialogue”.
Entire World mourns the loss of NELSON MANDELA, the Leader who was fighting for the dignity in our societies. Like President Obama said:” He no longer belongs to us; he belongs to the ages”.
I was fortunate to meet Him personally for a several times in my life and to feel His glory and, what is even more important, His simplicity and humbleness.