For the celebration of Day of Europe (May 9), the Europe Direct Information Komotini held in the Central Square of Komotini on 12 and 13 May 2009 events in order the citizens to get a wider view of what Europe does.
Held on May 7 the cycle of informative events entitled: «Seniors in Action» organized by the Municipality of Komotini and the Europe Direct Komotini, in cooperation with the European Cultural Organisation - Social Education (ECOSE) under Program «Lifelong Learning» European Commission (GRUNDTVIG) in connection with the celebration of «Day of Europe».
The Directory of Secondary Education of Rodopi – Office for Health in cooperation with the Europe Direct Komotini organized a workshop on April 29, 2009 entitled: «Let make our dream society based on human rights» in the program implemented by the Office of Health Education.
Workshop on: «Health, Exercise & Nutrition: Latest European data for the Obesity» organized on April 8, 2009 in the auditorium of the 1st General Lyceum - 2nd EPAL of Komotini organised by the Office of Health of Directory of Secondary Education of Prefecture of Rodopi, the Department of Education Physical Education and Sport of Thrace in cooperation with the Municipality of Komotini, the Europe Direct Komotini, the Consumer Association and the Association of Rhodope Support and Rehabilitation heart patients and heart patients Prevention Law Rodopi.
The Office of the European Parliament in Greece in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Greece, the Europe Direct Komotini under the auspices of the Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace held ον Tuesday 7 April 2009, at 10:30 am in Komotini (Hotel "Chris and Eve Mansion", Christianna Hall) event for the regional press and media entitled: «Writing for Europe: issues, tools, challenges».
On the framework of the World Health Day, held on 7 April 2009 an informative event entitled: «Mountain and health» by Directory of Secondary Education of Prefecture of Rodopi – Bureau for Health, the Municipality of Komotini and the Europe Direct Komotini.
On the World Contraception Day (30 March) which is devoted to the right of women to decide when to have children, avoiding a possible pregnancy with all the unpleasant consequences, volunteers of the dynamic voluntary group «First Ask» of Europe Direct Komotini and trainees of Komotini Cancer Society - Rodopi’s Annex, gave by an innovative way an up-to-date information to youngsters about ways of contraception and protection from sexually transmitted diseases.
The “Earth Hour” is a global initiative of NGO WWF against climate change. This is an open call to citizens, businesses and organizations all over the world to extinguish the lights for one hour on Saturday, 28 March 2009 at 20:30. During the “Earth Hour”, one of the largest participatory events in the world, 1.000.000.000 people in more than 1,000 cities will extinguish the lights by sending a message to world leaders a few months before the World Congress of the United Nations on climate in Copenhagen.
Informative visit of students of Xilaganis’ High School to the Public Library of Komotini implemented, in which is organized a separate section with publications and leaflets referred to various areas and activities of the European Union including Human rights and rights of children.
Europe Direct Komotini, aiming to inform both local community and throughout the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, about the renewal of its function for another four years (2009-2012), and also to present its plan of activities for the new year, held a Press Conference addressed to journalists of the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.