Nikos Mantzaris spoke about the developments related to the Just Transition of lignite regions in Greece and the EU at the national conference on climate change in Montenegro, on October 27, 2020.
Presentation by Ioli Christopoulou at the public dialogue event organized by Greece’s newly established Natural Environment and Climate Change Agency (NECCA) as part of the Interreg Europe INVALIS project.
Nikos Mantzaris participated in the 15-year anniversary online event of ECOWEEK as a guest speaker on October 2, 2020 presenting the paradigm shift in Greece’s climate and energy policy following the decision to phase-out lignite by 2028 at the latest.
Ioanna Theodosiou and Nikos Mantzaris from The Green Tank participated in the 3rd Forum of Mayors on Just Transition. The Forum, seeks to bring together mayors of coal and lignite regions from across Europe to exchange good practices and explore joint actions on issues related to the shift of the local economies towards a sustainable direction.
Nikos Mantzaris gave a presentation on the role of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Just Transition of lignite regions to the post-lignite era at the 6th Regional Conference “Move.Link.Engage: Partnership, Solidarity and Responsibilityin the Post-COVID 19th Era” organized in September 21-23 by the Belgrade Open School (BOS) with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Belgrade.
Ioli Christopoulou participated in a “round table” discussion during an online event co-organized by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology with the support of the PRAXI Network entitled “Financing Opportunities from the ‘Climate-neutral & smart cities’ Mission of the Horizon Europe 2021-2027 Framework Program”.
Nikos Mantzaris was invited to the second Homemade Sustainability Discussion which was organized by the TEDxAUEB.
Talk by Ioli Christopoulou on “Biodiversity conservation policy” to students of the Department of Biological Applications and Technology at the University of Ioannina.
On Wednesday April 29, 2020, Ioli Christopoulou participated in the public hearing on the environmental bill of the Ministry of Environment and Energy at the Standing Committee of Production and Trade of the Hellenic Parliament.
Talk by Ioli Christopoulou titled “Protected areas as models of sustainable development: prospects and opportunities” at the SYRIZA event entitled “Governance and Eco-Development of Protected Areas (Natura 2000 sites)” on February 24, 2020.