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Former US President Barack Obama in Athens

Featured Former US President Barack Obama in Athens

Former US President Barack Obama is in Athens on Wednesday, where he is to meet 105 fellows of the Obama Leaders programme.

The meeting marks the completion of the six-month journey of the participants in the programme for 2023. Barack Obama will talk with them about their actions in the direction of development and acceleration of positive and lasting change in their communities.

Among the 105 fellows of 2023, who come from 75 countries, is a Greek woman, Elpida Kokkota, founder and CEO of the non-profit organisation "Mexoxo", which aims to strengthen female entrepreneurship.

On Thursday, the Barack Obama will participate in the SNF Nostos Conference on Mental Health at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. There, he will talk on stage with SNF Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos for a one-on-one keynote conversation focused on how to strengthen democratic culture and the importance in investing in the next generation of leaders.