Final Programme - 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference

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Final Programme - 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Megaron Athens International Conference CentreGeneral InformationBanksBanks are open from Monday to Thursday 08:00-14:00 and on Friday 08:00-13:00. Central branches ofsome banks may be found open until 20:00 daily, and from 10:00 - 16:30 on Saturdays.ClimateIn Athens, southern Greece and the islands, the climate is typical mediterranean with warm and drysummers and mild winters. In October and November temperature ranges between 15°C (59°F) and20°C (68°F).Credit cardsAll major credit cards are accepted in almost all hotels, shops and restaurants. Stickers in the frontwindows will advise you as to which cards are accepted.CurrencyEURO is the official currency. Information about exchange rates can be found at hotel lobbies andbanks.Emergency phone numbersAmbulance.............................................................166Emergency Fire Brigade....................................199Emergency Hospitals..........................................1434English-greek medical information...............210 8983146Forest Service........................................................191Athens International Airport...........................210 3530000Pharmacies on duty............................................1434Poisoning Treatment Center............................210 7793777Police........................................................................112SOS Doctors...........................................................1016Telephone Directory Service............................11888Tourist Police..........................................................171HealthcareEmergency treatment is free to all in public hospitals. Public and private hospitals can be found in bigcities. Small and large islands usually have hospitals and health centres.LanguageGreek is the official language, however most Greeks also speak English as a foreign language.ReligionThe majority of Greeks (95%) are Christian Orthodox.RestaurantsRestaurants and tavernas are normally open for lunch from 12:30 to 16:00 and for dinner from19:00 tomidnight. Fast food and souvlaki shops usually serve food all day long, and some of them stay open tilllate at night. Cafes and bars are open all day from about 8:00 until late in the night.23

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