Athens 2024

The 3rd International One Health Conference: Mediterranean: Humanity’s Crossroads for Climate,Child and Maternal Health will be held in hybrid form, , in Athens, Greece, at the premises of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) during the days October 15-17th, 2024.

THE PHYCAL VENUE

EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW ORGANIZATION -EPLO
Conference hall entrance, Poikilis St., Plaka, 10555 Athens

The EPLO is an international organization dedicated to the creation and dissemination of knowledge in the area of Public Law lato sensu and Governance, including but not limited to, inter alia, national, comparative and European public law, human rights law and environmental law and the promotion of European values for a better generation of lawyers and democratic institutions worldwide.

The EPLO was established in 2007 in Athens, Greece, as the continuation of the European Public Law Center (EPLC), a non-profit institution of international character, established in 1995 under the Law of the Hellenic Republic. To this date, it has developed, organized, promoted and supported more than 300 educational, research, training, institution building and other activities and has provided assistance to democratic institutions in more than 75 countries. In order to accomplish its purposes, the EPLO promotes the cooperation with other institutions, organizations and bodies in particular within the United Nations system.

The Organization’s work involves four pillars of activity, namely, research, education & training, publications and technical cooperation/institution building.The governing body of the EPLO is the Board of Directors comprised of 14 countries, 6 public authorities, and 76 universities/institutions worldwide

The EPLO has been granted the Observer Status at the General Assembly of the United Nations, at the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Labor Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the Espoo Convention and SEA Protocol – UNECE and the status of Associate Observer by the Community of Portuguese-speaking countries (CPLP).

The Location –

Athens, the city

Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is a historic and vibrant metropolis known as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. With a recorded history spanning over 3,400 years, Athens was a powerful city-state in ancient times, reaching its zenith during the 5th century BCE. The city’s most iconic landmark is the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel featuring the Parthenon, a symbol of ancient Greek architecture and culture. Other significant historical sites include the Ancient Agora, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Theatre of Dionysus.

Modern Athens is a bustling urban center with a population of over 3 million people. It is a major hub for finance, commerce, culture, and education in Greece. The city successfully hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and the 2004 Summer Olympics. Athens boasts a rich cultural scene with numerous museums, art galleries, theaters, and music venues. The National Archaeological Museum, the Acropolis Museum, and the Benaki Museum are among its most prominent cultural institutions.

Despite its ancient heritage, Athens is also a contemporary city, with vibrant neighborhoods, a dynamic nightlife, and a growing culinary scene. Its blend of historical grandeur and modern urbanism makes it a fascinating destination for visitors from around the world.