The 4th Archon
International Conference
on Religious Freedom


Sunday, May 26, 2024

Divine Liturgy

7:00AM - Orthros
8:30AM - Liturgy

Annunciation Metropolitan Cathedral: Orthros All are invited to attend the Orthros and Divine Liturgy at the historic Annunciation Metropolitan Cathedral, the cathedral church of the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece.

Following the Divine Liturgy, a 50-year anniversary Memorial Service commemorating the victims of the tragic invasion of Cyprus and all other martyrs who have lost their lives because of religious persecution.

Foreign Affairs

Welcome Reception by the Foreign Ministry


Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Conference participants will be welcomed by His Excellency Giorgos Gerapetritis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece.

Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Concert for Peace and Religious Freedom


Odeon of Herodes Atticus:
Conference participants will be welcomed to a concert for Peace and Religious Freedom featuring Mario Frangoulis.

Monday, May 27, 2024

Official Opening


Stoa of Attalos: The Archon’s Fourth International Conference commences at Stoa of Attalos.

First Session


Democracy, Authoritarianism and The Implications (Challenges and Opportunities) for Faith Communities Worldwide

Old Parliament: The first session begins at the Old Parliament Building.

Private Tour of Acropolis Museum


Acropolis Museum: An optional private tour of the museum will be offered by guides.

Welcome Dinner


Acropolis Museum: A welcome dinner will be held at the Acropolis Museum.

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Second Session


How is Freedom of Religion or Belief Related to Current Global Trends and Humanitarian Need

Zappeion: The second session will be held at Zappeion Hall, and National Garden of Athens.



Zappeion: A meal will be provided at the Zappeion.

Third Session


Human Rights and Religious Freedom and Their Implications to the Geopolitical Order

Zappeion: Afternoon sessions will continue in the Zappeion Hall

Cocktail Reception


American School of Classical Studies: A reception will be held at the American School of Classical Studies, Kolonaki. The evening is free after the reception.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

The 1st Summit of Global Archons


Old Parliament: With the blessings of His All-Holiness,  the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate from around the world will gather, for the first-ever summit of global Archons.  The meeting will be held at the Old Parliament. 

Farewell Dinner


Zappeion: We gather to say farewell and thank you to all of our Conference participants during a dinner at the Peristilio, Zappeion Hall.

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