Registration at the Premises of the Academy of Athens, Panepistimiou 28, Athens.

  • The Initial talks until 13:00 on Monday 12th June will take place at the Academy of Athens, Panepistimiou 28, Athens.
  • All the rest of the sessions will take place at the premises of the EPLO, 2 Polygnotou and Dioskouron St., Plaka, Athens
The general and overarching objective of the Academy of Athens, in accordance with its Founding Charter, is the cultivation and advancement of the Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts, along with the communication of the Foundation and its Members with other Academies and fellow Academicians. In fulfillment of its objective the Academy conducts scientific research projects and studies in the areas of agriculture, industry, shipping, national economy. Furthermore it issues consultations, proposals, it adopts decisions and judgments for the instruction and guidance of the bodies and authorities of the state.

In the context of the objective of the Academy of Athens, its members make scientific announcements, participate in scientific conferences and international research projects and carry out publications. Furthermore the Academy grants scholarships and confers awards. Currently there are 19 Research Centers and Offices in operation. The Academy’s latest major contribution to research is the establishment of the Biomedical Research Foundation.
On numerous occasions the Academy of Athens has rendered its services to the Greek state through its expert opinion and proposals, usually on issues of major national importance, education and fiscal policy.
Since its establishment the Academy of Athens has been a member of the International Union of Academies (Association Internationale des Academies) and of the International Council of Scientific Unions (=ICSU). In the course of the past decade the Academy has joined the following international organisations: The All European Academies (=ALLEA), European Academies Science Advisory Council (=EASAC), Inter Academy Council (=IAC), Inter Academy Medical Panel (=IAMP).

The EPLO is an international organization dedicated to the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the area of Public Law lato sensu and Governance, including but not limited to, inter alia, national, comparative and European public law, human rights law and environmental law and the promotion of European values for a better generation of lawyers and democratic institutions worldwide.

The EPLO was established in 2007 in Athens, Greece, as the continuation of the European Public Law Center (EPLC), a non-profit institution of international character, established in 1995 under the Law of the Hellenic Republic. To this date, it has developed, organized, promoted and supported more than 200 educational, research, training, institution building and other activities and has provided assistance to democratic institutions in more than 70 countries. In order to accomplish its purposes, the EPLO promotes the cooperation with other institutions, organizations and bodies in particular within the United Nations system. The EPLO has been granted the Observer Status at the General Assembly of the United Nations, at the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Labor Organization and the International Organization for Migration.