Reception for Vassilopita cutting of KEDISA in IST College-22 February 2019

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On Friday, February 22, 2019, at the hospitable facilities of IST College in Athens, took place the reception for the cutting of the Vasilopita of the Center for International Strategic Analyses-KEDISA for the year 2019. At the reception were present, Ambassadors, Diplomats, Officers of the Hellenic Armed Forces and Security Corps, High Ranking Officials of Political Parties, Representatives of Research Institutes, the partners, associates and numerous friends of KEDISA. The Founder & President of KEDISA Andreas G. Banoutsos in his speech made a brief account of the activities of KEDISA for 2018 stating that KEDISA organized a total of 4 training seminars, 2 open events and 1 closed event in cooperation with the Embassies of the countries of the “Pacific Alliance” (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), while its website published dozens of analyses and research papers of young scientists in the field of International Relations and Strategic Studies, which KEDISA consistenly supports during its 4 years of operation thereby strengthening the professional opportunities for the young generation. He also referred to the constructive cooperation that KEDISA has with the Hellenic Institute for Strategic Studies (ELISME), as well as with SAFIA, the oldest student organization of International Relations in Greece. Finally, he thanked the Founding Partners of KEDISA, the members of the Board of Directors and the numerous associates of the Center, while a special mention was made to the kind support provided by IST College to the activities of KEDISA, as well as to the media sponsors of the events of KEDISA (Liberal.gr, EleftherosTypos.gr, Armyknowet, Reader.gr and insider .gr). After the speech followed the traditional cutting of the Vasilopita by the Founder & President of KEDISA Mr.Andreas G.Banoutsos under the blessings of the Archimandrite of the Archdiocese of Athens and member of KEDISA, Mr. Aristarchos Grekas, in the presence of the Secretary General of KEDISA, Mr. Omiros Tsapalos and the Research Director of KEDISA, Dr. Petros Violakis. Lucky person of the evening was Mr. Charalambos Tsetsekos, a Coast Guard executive, where he won the lucky coin. The “gift”  was a commemorative handmade porcelain pomegranate and the opportunity for free participation in all the training seminars that will be organized by KEDISA in 2019.

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From left to right: Dr. Petros Violakis, Director of Research of KEDISA, Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA and Mr. Omiros Tsapalos, Secretary General of KEDISA

 

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From left to right: Dr. Petros Violakis, Director of Research of KEDISA, Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA and Mr. Omiros Tsapalos, Secretary General of KEDISA

 

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From left to right: Dr. Petros Violakis, Director of Research of KEDISA, Archimandrite of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens Mr. Aristarchos Grekas, Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA and Mr. Omiros Tsapalos, Secretary General of KEDISA

 

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From left to right: Dr. Petros Violakis, Director of Research of KEDISA, Archimandrite of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens Mr. Aristarchos Grekas, Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA and Mr. Omiros Tsapalos, Secretary General of KEDISA

 

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Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA with Analysts & Junior Analysts of KEDISA

 

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The winner of the night with the lucky coin Mr. Charalambos Tsetsekos, Coast Guard Executive (left) and Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA (right).

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The winner of the night with the pomegranate Mr. Charalambos Τsetsekos, Coast Guard Executive (left) and Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA (right)

 

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H.E. The Ambassador of Chile to Greece Mrs. Maria Pia Busta Diaz(left) and the Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos(right)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (left) and the First Secretary of the Romanian Embassy in Greece Mr. Dan Pericleanu (right)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (right) and the Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Mission of Peru in Greece Mr. Edgar Alvarado Salamanca (left)

 

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From left to right: Mr. Arthur Fan Chiang of the Taipei Representative Office in Greece, Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, Founder & President of KEDISA and Mrs. Eugenia Yun of the Taipei Representative Office in Greece

 

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Admiral Ret. Mr. Angelos Chrysikopoulos(left) and the Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos(right)

 

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From left to right: Lieutenant General Ret. & Member of BoD of ELISME Mr. Ioannis Baltzois, the Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos and the  Secretary General of KEDISA Mr. Omiros Tsapalos

 

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Lieutenant General Ret. & Director of Studies of ELISME Mr. Ippokratis Daskalakis (left) and Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (right)

 

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From left to right: Journalist & Author Mr. Kostas Mardas, the Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos and the  Secretary General of KEDISA Mr. Omiros Tsapalos

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (left) and Lecturer of International Relations Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis (right)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (left) and the President of the Hellenic-American Friendship Association Mr. Konstantinos Stathis

 

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From left to right: Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos, the Executive Official of the Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications & Information Mr. Athanasios Kosmopoulos and Secretary General of KEDISA Mr. Omiros Tsapalos.

 

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The Executive Official of the Section of Digital Policy, Telecommunications & Information of ND party Mr. Stavros Vlachogiannis (left) and the Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (right)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (right) and the Project Manager of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Representative Office in Greece Mr. Eleftherios Petropoulos (left)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (left) and the Candidate Mayor of Agia Paraskevi Mr. Fotis Alexopoulos (right)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (left) and Entrepreneur Mr. Simeon Neophytos (right)

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (right) and Entrepreneur Mr. Kyriakos Savvidis (left)

 

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From left to right: President of BoD of SAFIA Mr. Orestis Matsas, Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos and Vice President of BoD of SAFIA Mr. Alexandros Rapakousios

 

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Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (right) and Journalist Mr. Evangelos Vitzileos (left)

 

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From left to right: Mr. Konstantinos Argyropoulos (Navy Officer), Mr. Savvas Kakoulidis (International Relations Expert), Mr. Theodoros Bazinis (Navy Officer), Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos (Founder & President of KEDISA), Mr. Ippokratis Daskalakis (Lieutenant General Ret. & Director of Studies at ELISME), Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis (International Relations Lecturer) and Dr. Petros Violakis (Director of Research of KEDISA)

 

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From left to right: KEDISA’s Analyst Mr. Petros Gkatzios, Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos and KEDISA’s Founding Partner Mr. Dimitris Kiousis

 

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From left to right: Director of Research at KEDISA Dr. Petros Violakis, CEO of MSETT Hellas Mr. Konstantinos Tsiakalos, Founder & President of KEDISA Mr. Andreas G. Banoutsos and Executive of MSETT Hellas Ms. Georgia Zarkada