Analysis by Nikos Mantzaris on the state of play regarding the negotiation for the European Just Transition Fund
What is the path to return after the coronavirus? The response in a concise text by Ioli Christopoulou, posted on the special project of the Ethical Ode website titled “The Day after the Coronavirus Era…”.
Open letter of 45 think-tanks and NGOs, among which the Green Tank, to the European Central Bank on united recovery measures for the COVID-19 and the climate crises.
Nikos Mantzaris stressed the need for Just Transition, as a core component of the European Green Deal, to be a priority in the post-pandemic economic recovery plans – especially in the lignite regions.
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.
Participation of Ioli Christopoulou in a panel discussion on the European Green Deal hosted by Matroni Dikaiakou’s “Karta Melous” (Member’s Card) show on the Hellenic Parliament’s broadcaster. The panel discussion brought to light both the ambitious objectives of the EU’s new development strategy as well as the challenges in accomplishing them, at the EU and national levels. Topics such as the decision of Greece to phase out lignite by 2028, the Just Transition Mechanism and the role of the EU funds were covered extensively
Talk by Ioli Christopoulou titled “The critical decade – Financing for a sustainable future” during the National Conference on Growth for the Partnership Agreement 2021- 2027 on Friday, January 17 2020.
Guest lecture by Ioli Christopoulou on the role of environmental NGOs in environmental governance on October 21, 2019.
Article by Ioli Christopoulou on two lignite towns, Akrini and Anargiroi, in Western Macedonia, awaiting for years to be relocated, due to the degradation caused to their land and quality of life by the lignite industry.
Nikos Mantzaris from the Green Tank participated in the TV show “Pre-election debate: Searching for answers for Greece’s tomorrow” coordinated by Matroni Dikeakou on a series of issues ahead of the upcoming national elections, such as the environment and the climate crisis, the demographic issue Greece is facing, the brain drain, the course of the economy and unemployment.