All posts by Eleftherios Baltzidis

Eleftherios Baltzidis has graduated from Democritus University of Thrace in Greece holding a B.Ed. in Education and from the University of Kent in U.K. holding a M.Sc. in Developmental Psychology. The last years has worked in humanitarian projects in Greece supporting asylum seekers stranded in the Greek islands.

Greek scientists part of a larger problem; economic crisis and Greek reality

Youth unemployment has been characterised a historic event by the global community. In developed countries around the world, young people experience the effects: extreme limited working opportunities, inability to economically sustain themselves, poor working conditions, low wages, internal and external migration, and mental health issues. Greece is experiencing this phenomenon since the onset of the economic crisis in the country in 2007. This article illustrates key findings from European agencies, government authority reports, and local NGO surveys. Read more [...]