For the celebration of “World Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”, the Regional Committee for Equality of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace and the Europe Direct Komotini in cooperation with the KETHI and the Action Group of Amnesty International Komotini organized an event entitled “Violence against women: a wedge in the joints of human rights, a challenge for the European Union”.
Europe Direct Komotini in cooperation with the Greek Rescue Team, Annex of Rodopi and the support of the Directorate General for Health and treaties of the Ministry of Labor Employment and Social Protection organized in the framework of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work (20-26 October 2008) in many Schools of Komotini.
«Social - Green Economy and Active Citizen» was the title of a Conference for Volunteering organized in Alexandroupolis, from 17 to 19 October 2008 by the Prefecture of Rodopi - Evros in which attended employees and volunteers of Europe Direct Komotini.
On the Annual General Meeting for the Europe Direct Information Network which took place from 8 to 10 October 2008 in Athens, attended the Europe Direct Komotini represented by the Information Officer and Coordinator of the Voluntary Groups of the Relay of Komotini Mr. Lampadariou.
The Europe Direct Komotini and Xanthi-Rodopi Association of Language School Owners, in cooperation with the DGT's Athens Field Office for multilingualism and ECOSE (European Social Education Cultural Organization) in the «European Day of Languages» realized a festival dedicated to multilingualism in the European Union entitled «The language mosaic: the foundation of European civilization».
The Europe Direct Komotini in the framework of the Youth Festival organized by the Municipality of Komotini in cooperation with Local Youth Council and the support of General Secretariat for Youth, held on Saturday September 27 2008 from 18:00 to 21:00 in the Central Square of Komotini the event entitled «What about volunteering?». This event gave to young people the opportunity to familiarize with NGOs and voluntary Groups from all over Greece.
On Tuesday September 23 2008 at 20:00 held an interesting book presentation of the travel essay entitled «The Charlemagne and the camera with the secrets» (Editions «Magic Box») by the writer-photographer Spyros Paloukis.
For the celebration of the «European Day of Languages» Europe Direct Komotini and Xanthi-Rodopi Association of Language School Owners co-organized an educational seminar in the Chamber of Commerce of Rodopi with Ms. Lilika Kouri, a teacher Trainer and Advisor Organization and Administration School entitled «The game, the child and the foreign language».
The Association of Friends of the Foundation of Thracian Art and Tradition and the Europe Direct Komotini in cooperation with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Directorate of Secondary Education of Rodopi - Department for Health and the Literature Association of Prefecture of Rodopi realized the opening of the exhibition entitled «Squares of Europe, Squares for Europe. The Square. European Cultural Heritage» on September 19 2008.