Greek Vice President of European Commission Margaritis Schinas to visit Australia


The first Greek European Commission Vice President, Margaritis Schinas, is scheduled to visit Australia next week.

During his visit, the Vice President is set to engage in high-profile meetings with Australian officials in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney.

The planned trip comes as Mr Schinas is responsible for promoting the European way of life globally.

European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas
European Commission Vice-President, Margaritis Schinas. Photo: Blueprint for free speech.

In a recent article on, Mr Schinas questioned why countries such as Australia surpass EU nations as the preferred destination for global jobseekers.

Mr Schinas draws attention to the success of Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada, suggesting that the EU can develop a similar dynamic in their labour market through what he refers to as the “EU talent pool,” while urging the cruciality of targeted labour migration.

Mr Schinas will discuss these global employment matters further during his visit to Australia.




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