Κατηγορία: MAIN ARTICLES IN ENGLISH

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS BEFORE THE MAY ELECTIONS

In democracies, leaders are elected for a single term. The current term of office for area and regional government politicians ends in May 2016. During the next six months, the electorate can take stock of what the local politicians have

DO WE NEED A CHANGE IN GOVERNANCE?

“Governance” is the established manner in which authority wields power. In the public domain, the manner of governance affects all sectors, and defines practices which start from the top of the hierarchy pyramid and reach all lower levels. This applies

CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES IN SEARCH OF IDEALS

Financial data show that since the end of WW2, the living standard of people around the world has greatly risen. Societal polls, however, show that during the same period, there has been a deterioration in the cohesion and in the

THE LOW PRODUCTIVITY OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR

Reliable assessments by competent authorities show that our country ranks among the lowest in Europe in public sector productivity. According to the same reliable sources, Greece still has more civil servants per capita than any other EEC country. The above

CITIZEN MOBILISATION – THE ONLY WAY OUT OF THE ECONOMIC CRISIS

Opinion poll results published recently are disappointing, because they show that more than 1/3 of the Greek citizens are disengaged from politics! Even worse, a big part of the remaining population has a negative opinion of those involved in politics!

ECONOMIC CRISES ARE CAUSED BY THE PUBLIC SECTOR’S MANAGEMENT MINDSET

     The term “mindset” describes a generalised way of thinking. The term “generalised” refers to both the affairs that are of interest to certain individuals as well as to all individuals who have the same way of thinking. Αctually,

PELOPONNESE DEVELOPMENT CONGRESS:  GLOOMY OUTLOOK FOR MANI

The Development Congress of the Peloponnese Administrative Region took place in Tripoli in February 2018. It was the 10th of thirteen (13) congresses that are supposed to take place in the capital of each Greek administrative region. These congresses are

THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF OUR NEWSPAPER “MANIOT SOLIDARITY”

  The beginning In 1999, when the members of our association decided to publish this newspaper, they had no idea of how difficult the undertaking would be. However, the will of those of us, who decided to volunteer our free

HISTORIC AWARENESS AND MANIOTS OF FUTURE GENERATIONS

A development which has been taking place in Mani for the past two decades has brought not only financial gains to our region, but also new practices and mindsets. These are the customs and mentalities of both visitors/tourists and of

A CRUCIAL QUESTION FOR THE FUTURE OF MANI:  COMMON RALLYING OR PERSONAL GAIN?

Recent developments have proven  that decisions and projects about the future of Mani are made or cancelled without consulting its inhabitants. The following three incidents prove this observation: 1) At a meeting of the Economic Committee of the Region of

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