Breaking News Session: two weeks ahead of the Greek general elections

Greek National Opera (ground floor)

This session is a new one at the GEN Summit, the theme is decided a few days before the conference starts. On 26 May, Aléxis Tsípras, Prime Minister of Greece since January 2015, announced anticipated parliamentary elections for the upcoming weeks. So, the GEN Summit is held in Athens in the middle of a political campaign opposing the two major left and right wing parties — Syriza and New Democracy, respectively. We asked prominent Greek editors and columnists to explain the challenges of this election.


Christos Memis, Editor-in-Chief,


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