ESI's Gerald Knaus was invited to this year's International Symposium in World Affairs in Thessaloniki where he gave a presentation on "Europe and the refugee crisis: What next?".
Other speakers included Dimitrios Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Demetrios Papademetriou, President of MPI Europe, President Emeritus of MPI, Gikas Hardouvelis, Professor of Finance & Economics, University of Piraeus Former Minister of Finance, Giannis Boutaris, Mayor of Thessaloniki, and Tim Judah, Journalist and political analyst, The Economist.
- News: Meetings, interviews and conference in Athens: Europe facing the migration challenge (5 March 2016)
- ESI essay: The good news from Greece – Can Thessaloniki point the way? (February 2015)
- Rumeli Observer: Cosmopolitan visionary – Boutaris and Thessaloniki (12 October 2014)