An international congress on "Leadership and Administration in a changing world. Lessons from Ancient Eastern and Western Philosophy" inaugurated its sessions at the Roman Forum, central Athens, on Monday evening in the presence of President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias.
The congress is jointly organised by the Athens Economic University and Beijing's Economic University.
The congress, which will rap up its sessions on Tuesday, will focus on the usefulness of the ancient philosophers' teachings regarding modern times' challenges.
Education Minister Anna Diamantopoulou also addressed the congress' inaugural session.