Council of State

President Sakellaropoulou addresses judicial seminar

The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou attended on Monday the opening of the "Judicial Renaissance" seminar at the University of Athens, which is co-organized by the Council of State, the School of Law of the University of Athens, and the National Judicial College of the USA.

Vindication for gov’t and EFKA

The legislative arrangements of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs for the utilization of specialized professionals, aimed at dealing with the problem of delays in the issue of thousands of main or auxiliary pensions, are within the constitutional and legal frameworks.

Türkiye’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention in line with law: Council of State

The Council of State has upheld Türkiye's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, also known as the Council of Europe Convention, on preventing violence against women.

The Administrative Courts Board of the Council of State made the final decision in the case regarding Türkiye's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, while the board found the decision "in accordance with the law."

Greece and the rule of law

I read the farewell letter that was published in Kathimerini by former Greek prime minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos following the recent death of his friend and colleague Giorgos Panagiotopoulos (both men served as presidents of the Council of State, the country's highest administrative court).

Council of State approves contract for cruise terminal expansion, Cosco

The plenary of the Council of State has approved a contract for the expansion of a passenger terminal in Piraeus for the docking of cruise liners as well as the sale of a 67 percent stake of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) to Cosco.
The country's top constitutional court has ruled in favor of those contracts, rejecting the appeals by construction company Terna SA.