- 07 AUGUST 2014 / The National Herald on the SNFCC
The National Herald hosts an op-ed by A. H. Diamataris regarding his experience from a recent visit to Greece.
- 06 AUGUST 2014 / Swiss Secretary of State Visits the SNFCC
On Tuesday August 5th, the Swiss Secretary of State, Mr. Walter Steinmann, accompanied by the Deputy Head of Mission of the Swiss Embassy in Athens, Mr. Philipp Stalder, the Embassy’s Commercial Attaché, Mrs Joanna Thanasis, visited the SNFCC Visitors Center and the SNFCC construction site where they were informed by the progress of the construction works, the environmental rules governing the construction site as well as the innovative techniques implemented in the development of this complex project.
- 29 JULY 2014 / The second construction milestone of the SNFCC has been completed successfully
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is proud to announce that, after 10 months of intensive work following the achievement of the first construction milestone in September 2013, and with strict adherence to the project’s construction schedule, the second important part of the construction was completed successfully and on time. This second milestone concerns the loadbearing structure, supporting the buildings that will be hosted within the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.
- 25 JULY 2014 / SNF supports the Syros International Film Festival
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation proudly supports the Syros International Film Festival taking place from July 26th till August 1st in the island of Syros.
- 25 JULY 2014 / 16th Symposium Aristotelicum
On Sunday, July 27th the 16th Symposium Aristotelicum is taking place in Delphi, organized by the European Cultural Center of Delphi, with the SNF’s support. The Symposium, an internationally acclaimed event, includes the participation of the most prominent specialists on the study of the philosophy of Aristotle. The Symposium is taking place in Greece for the first time and will focus on Aristotle’s Physics, one of the basic texts of his philosophy.
- 17 JULY 2014 / Roundtable on “Iraq, Syria, and ISIS: A New Middle East”
On July 17, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is hosting a journalist roundtable called “Iraq, Syria, and ISIS: A New Middle East” as part of the SNF grant “The CSIS-Schieffer Series Dialogues”.
- 16 JULY 2014 / Completion of SNF Grant to Hellenic Coast Guard
During a special ceremony on July 16th the Foundation’s grant to the Hellenic Coast Guard was completed. The grant supported the procurement and purchase of 10 fully equipped speed boats. All 10 speed boats have now been delivered to the Hellenic Coast Guard .
- 15 JULY 2014 / The SNF Announces its New Cycle of Grants
The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, during the course of its meeting in July of 2014, approved 30 new grants totaling approximately €26.5 million ($36.1 million) in support of programs and initiatives implemented by Greek and international not-for-profit organizations.
- 11 JULY 2014 / The Financial Times on the SNF activities
The Financial Times recently reported on the growing role of private donors in alleviating Greece’s social difficulties due to the economic crisis in light of the wider and more diverse audience NGOs are called to cater it. The work of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, including its support for the Social Housing Program and the Day Care Centers for the Homeless operated by grantee PRAKSIS, is highlighted in the article.