Politicians appointed to supervise elections in list mix-up

Former conservative prime minister Costas Karamanlis, Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou and former socialist deputy premier Evangelos Venizelos were among the politicians who were accidentally appointed by a section of the Supreme Court as court representatives in the upcoming local, regional and European elections, due to a mix-up in the lists provided by the country's Bar Associations. Budai: EU policy on gender equality after 2019 should be strengthened

Gender equality and economic independence of women represented some of the topics included on the agenda of talks on the second day of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO) meeting in Bucharest, where Labour Minister Marius Budai underscored that the European Union policy on gender equality after 2019 should be strengthened, according to a release of the rel