Joint letter of 23 NGOs asking for the postponement of the submission of the draft law by the Ministry of Environment to Parliament

In a joint letter, 23 environmental NGOs urge the Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Kostis Hatzidakis, to assess the special circumstances around us and postpone the submission of the draft law “Modernization of Environmental Legislation” to Parliament until it can fully perform its legislative work.

Environmental organizations urge the Ministry of the Environment to use this time until the Parliament returns to normal operating procedures, to consider carefully the more than 1570 comments submitted to the public consultation.

The joint letter is signed by the following organizations: ARION, ARCTOUROS, ARCHELON, MEDITERRANEAN SOS Network, ELLINIKI ETAIRIA Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage, Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature, Hellenic Ornithological Society, Society for the Protection of Prespa, Callisto, O Nireas, Organization Earth, PANDOIKO, Ecological Recycling Society, Pindos Perivallontiki, ANIMA, CISD – Citizens’ Inspectorate for Sustainable Development, Ecocity, iSea, MEDASSET, MedINA, MOm, The Green Tank and WWF Greece.

Please read the joint letter (in Greek).

Please read the Green Tank’s submission to the public consultation.