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The13th Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture

     The Greek Ombudsman and Public Administration during Challenging Times

Professor Calliope Spanou
The Greek Ombudsman; Professor of Administrative Sciences, University of Athens

Date  Monday 25 November 2013
Time 18:30 - 20:00
Venue New Theatre, East Building, LSE
Chair Professor Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director, LSE

The Greek Ombudsman, Professor Calliope Spanou, gave the Thirteenth Hellenic Observatory Lecture at LSE on 25 November 2013. The title of the lecture was " The Greek Ombudsman and Public Administration during Challenging Times "

The Ombudsman focused on the establishment 15 years ago of the Ombudsman institution in Greece, highlighting its place and role in the political-administrative system of the country.

She also presented current challenges in the context of economic austerity, lack of trust in institutions as well as demands for a new relationship between citizens and the state in Greece.

The lecture was followed by a lively Q&A session with the audience and a private dinner.

                                                             EVENT PHOTOS

Group Photo  From Left to Right: Dr Jens Bastian (Senior Economic Research Fellow for South East Europe, ELIAMEP),  Professor Kevin Featherstone (chair), Professor Calliope Spanou (speaker) Professor Paul Kelly (LSE Pro-Director), Dr Spyros Economides (Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics, LSE), Mr Nikolaos Argyros (Deputy Head of Mission, Greek Embassy)

FeatherstoneProfessor Kevin Featherstone (chair) introducing Professor Spanou

-2537 Professor Spanou during the Q&A session

AudiencePart of the Audience in the New Theatre



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