Christos Stylianides

Woman injured by low flying coast guard helicopter

A woman was injured by a Coast Guard helicopter that was flying low on Saturday in Prieria, Central Macedonia.

As a result of the low passage of a helicopter near the beachfront of Platamonas coast in Pieria, umbrellas and seats were swept away in front of a health center and a 42-year-old foreigner was injured.

Why Mitsotakis tapped Stylianides as Climate Change and Civil Protection Minister, his experience

By Angelos Athanasopoulos

The incoming minister for Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, Christos Stylianides is a dentist by training, yet he is by all accounts essentially a "political animal".

That is the common conviction of both his friends and opponents, as Cyprus's former European Commissioner has a passion for whatever he takes up.

Lessons from the Ebola outbreak

Around five years ago, Ebola was regarded as a potential threat to global health, yet even though the lethal virus claimed nearly 12,000 lives, it was restricted mainly to West Africa, where it started. One of the reasons why it did not spread beyond that part of the world was the coordinated efforts of European and American politicians and scientists.

Stylianides appointed visiting professor at LSE, RUB Research School

Former European Commissioner Christos Stylianides has been appointed visiting professor-in-practice at the department of health policy of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) after receiving the green light from the College of Commissioners, it was announced Wednesday.

Christos Stylianides appointed global champion of education by ECW

Former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, was appointed global champion for education in emergencies by Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a global fund supporting education in emergencies and protracted crises.

The appointment is shared with former UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.

Ceremony marks Greece’s contribution to RescEU program

Outgoing European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides (r) and Citizens' Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis talk before a ceremony at the Elefsina Air Force Base on Thursday to welcome Greece's contribution of two Canadair CL-415 firefighting aircraft to RescEU, a European Union program aimed at enlisting the help of member-states to respond to na

Greek PM arrives at fire-ravaged Evia island

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday visited the Greek island of Evia where a huge wildfire prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European Union partners.
Mitsotakis was expected to visit the Fire Department's Olympos (Olympus) mobile unit to be briefed on progress fighting the fire.

EU Commissioner praises Greek firefighting effort

European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on Wednesday praised the efforts of Greek authorities to combat a major wildfire burning through a protected nature reserve on the island of Evia, northeast of Athens.
He added that the main objective, which was protecting human life, had been achieved.