After the request of the 1st Primary School of Komotini, Europe Direct Information Relay of Komotini welcomed on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 9:00 about 50 students for a guided tour in the neoclassical building where the offices of Europe Direct Komotini are and inform them about the publications of the Office for Publications of the European Communities.
In the framework of Youth Festival 2009 “KomotiniNEON…praksis”, Europe Direct Komotini in cooperation with Youth Information Center of Komotini, the 2nd Gymnasium of Komotini and the Association of Parents and Guardians of 2nd Gymnasium of Komotini for celebrating “European Day of Languages” implemented a series of actions entitled “Poliglossoupoli” (translation in EN would be: “Multilingual city”) where students, young pupils and school teachers had the opportunity, through interactive and imaginative activities to discover the linguistic richness of the EU and to identify common features between the different languages, belonging to the same linguistic family.
Held on Thursday, 24 September 2009 in the Lecture Hall of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rodopi Workshop entitled “European youngsters in a spiral of economic crisis and unemployment. The Greek reality” which co-organized by the EDIC of Komotini and Annex of JEF Komotini.
In the framework of Celebrations of the Old City of Xanthi, on August 30 2009 Europe Direct Komotini in collaboration with the Foundation of Thracian Art and Tradition of Xanthi attempted to raise awareness among children about climate change and the consequent loss of biodiversity with an experiential way.
Smoking remains the biggest cause of premature death and disease in the European Union. Each year, causing more than 650,000 premature deaths in the EU - a figure which represents about 1,800 deaths a day. These deaths can be avoided.
For that purpose and in the frame of the World Anti-Smoking Day (31 May), the Europe Direct Komotini in cooperation with the Prefecture of Rodopi, the Department of Social Administration D.U.Th. and Komotini Cancer Society, held on Monday, 1 June 2009 an open event entitled: «Do not let your future turn into smoke» from 10:00 to 14:00 in the Central Square of Komotini.
Held on Friday, 22 May 2009 at 18:00 informational event entitled: «Challenges for the Future of United Europe» organized by the Young European Federalists, Annex of Komotini with the support of the Europe Direct Komotini.