64th regular assembly of the Special Advisory Committee of the Greek State with the SNF for the SNFCC
04 July 2016

On Monday, July 4th, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation live broadcasted the 64th regular assembly of the Special Advisory Committee of the Greek State with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).

The Committee, which convenes on a regular basis, has been formed in order to monitor the effective progress of the project and work towards its successful delivery to the Greek State, as well as towards the optimal future operation of the SNFCC.

The Foundation continues to livestream the meetings of the Special Advisory Committee in order for the general public to stay informed on the progress of the project till now and have knowledge of the steps being taken in anticipation of the delivery to the Greek State, which will be in charge of its operation as the SNFCC’s future owner. These meetings promote the effective partnership and cooperation between all parties involved, and are considered particularly important for the future operation of the SNFCC, as they provide participants with the opportunity to be informed on the developments of the project, exchange opinions, and manage any issues that may arise regarding the project’s operation in a timely manner.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is the largest single gift of the SNF, totaling $831 million (€596 million). A Special Advisory Committee of the Greek State, which convenes on a regular basis, has been formed to monitor the effective progress of the project and work towards its successful delivery to the Greek State.

The Committee’s meetings are attended by the representatives of the SNF and the SNFCC, as well as by representatives of all the institutions and official bodies which are contributing to the implementation of the SNFCC and will have a key role in its future operation. These bodies include: 

- The Office of the Prime Minister

- The Ministry of Finance

- The Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

- The Ministry of Culture and Sports

- The Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change

- The Municipality of Kallithea

- The Greek National Opera

- The National Library of Greece

Furthermore, the Committee’s meetings are attended by representatives of the Organization “Friends and Patrons of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center”, as well as representatives of the project’s management team and contractor. 

The Special Advisory Committee met for the first time on June 29, 2007 and has since carried out 63 meetings.