sustainable development

Mobilization of citizens towards climate-neutral cities

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”.

Getting to know the EU Green Deal

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

The lignite refugees

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.