UNESCO and the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) announced at a joint press conference held in a hall of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday, the beginning of their cooperation, with the frist step being the upcoming 2011 Classic Marathon.
The event was attended and addressed by SEGAS president Vassilis Sevastis, the vice president of the federation and president of the Athens Classic Marathon's organising committee, Costas Panagopoulos, the ambassador and permanent representative of Greece at UNESCO, Theodoros Passas and the president of the Greek National Committee for UNESCO Ekaterini Tzitzikosta.