Delphi Economic Forum Kicks Off in Greece

Heads of state, policymakers and business leaders from around the globe will participate in the Delphi Economic Forum that kicks off on Wednesday in the historic town of Delphi.

A host of prominent speakers will address a range of issues from the war in Ukraine and globalization to Greece as an educational hub and the future of Democracy.

Held under the auspices of President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the event this year has “Paradigm Shifts” as its central theme, based on the following key pillars: Geopolitics Disrupted, Climate & Environment, Sustainable Economy & Finance, Social Inclusiveness, and Technological Advancement.

The forum will seek to explore answers to some of the most pressing issues of the time: how societies around the world can work together to turn today’s instability into hope; how relationships alter in a constantly changing geopolitical environment in the field of foreign policy, security and economy; how prepared leaders and businesses are to adapt to these changes.

Greek President to launch Delphi Economic Forum on Wednesday

Sakellaropoulou will launch the forum on Wednesday, followed by European Cultural Center of Delphi President Panagiotis Roilos, former President of Germany Christian Wulff, and Union of Greek Shipowners President Melina Travlos.

In total, the forum will feature over 990 speakers from 71 countries across numerous discussions over the four days, including Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras will also participate, as will at least 17 current government ministers.

Foreign speakers include the President of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides, the Federal Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer, the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, the President of Bosnia-Herzegovina Milorad Dodik, the President of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, the Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic, the Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama, the Prime Minister of Kosovo Dritan Abazovic, the Prime Minister of Montenegro Albin Kurti, the Federal Chancellor of Austria, Karl Nehammer, the vice-presidents of the European Commission Frans Timmermans and Maros Sefcovic, the European Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton, for prime ministers Carl Bildt of Sweden, Alexander Stubb of Finland and Zoran Zaev of North Macedonia, as well as the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez.

Delphi Economic Forum is a nonprofit, member-driven organization, committed to delivering and promoting innovative ideas for sustainable and competitive growth for Europe and the wider Eastern Mediterranean region.

It engages political, economic, business, academic, and other thought leaders in an effort to address emerging challenges, influence national and regional agendas and promote sustainable and socially responsible growth policies for Europe, the wider Eastern Mediterranean and Greece.

Delphi Economic Forum is governed by a board of directors and an advisory committee.

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