Nikos Mantzaris participated in the online forum “Western Macedonia-Megalopolis: Transition to the post-lignite era and new business opportunities” organized by Enterprise Greece and the Coordinating Committee for the Development Transition Plan (SDAM), under the auspices of the Ministries of Environment & Energy and Development & Investments, on October 22, 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.
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.
In an interview to ERT Kozani, Nikos Mantzaris analyzed the consequences for Western Macedonia of the agreement reached in the recent EU Summit.
Participation of Νikos Mantzaris in a TV discussion on the reactions to wind farms hosted by Matroni Dikaiakou’s “Karta Melous” (Member’s Card) show on the Hellenic Parliament’s broadcaster.
Participation of Ioli Christopoulou in a panel discussion on the EU Biodiversity Strategy hosted by Matroni Dikaiakou’s “Karta Melous” (Member’s Card) show on the Hellenic Parliament’s broadcaster.
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 spoke in the show “ECO News” of SKAI channel and Katerina Christofilidou, about the latest developments regarding the European Just Transition Fund, its allocation among Member States and future prospects for the Region of Western Macedonia on its way to the transition to the post-lignite era.
Ioli Christopoulou spoke to Joël Bronner, the RFI (Radio France Internationale) correspondent in Athens, about the new environmental law passed in early May.