President of the Board of Directors of Friends of AIT Mr. Theodore Venetsanos, President of the Board of Directors of AIT Mr. Socrates Kokkalis, IMO Secretary-General Mr. Efthimios Mitropoulos, President of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping Mr. George Gratsos, and His Beatitude Hieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece.
The seventh Secretary-General of UN’s International Maritime Organization Efthimios Mitropoulos received the 2010 Niki award for his “extraordinary contribution to the advancement of international law and technology for the safety of human life at sea and the protection of the marine environment worldwide.”
This year’s fellowship recipients are the following:
The Kokkalis Foundation works towards the development of human capital by awarding scholarships to individuals with outstanding intellectual achievement for study at the Athens Information Technology center of research and graduate education (AIT).
The Kokkalis Foundation and Istanbul Bilgi University’s European Institute, Division of Turkish-Greek Studies, announce their cooperation in the field of Greek and Turkish Studies.
Her Majesty Queen Rania of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan inaugurated the Scholarship Program during her visit to Athens on December 21, 2005.