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Networking meeting of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece with representatives from Giurgiu County Council, Romania

The project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece organized a networking session,  in the context of action Ε2 “EU level and international dissemination and networking" with a delegation of Romanian civil servants visiting Athens,  on Thursday 20 October 2022, 10.30 am-12.00 pm in the Cultural Centre Molyvi (Iera Odos 154, Athens, 122 42). A delegation of 15 experts from Giurgiu County Council in Romania visited Athens, in the framework of the county's participation in the project ‘i.R.E.M. – Responsible Institutions, Managerial Efficiency’ co-funded by the ΕU and the programme Operational Capacity Administrative Program 2014-2020. The visitors were informed by representatives from the Ministry of Environment & Energy (project coordinator) about the LIFE-IP CEI-Greece targets and expected results, and the Green Fund (National Contact Point for the LIFE programme) about the european funding programme LIFE and its main objectives. More detailed presentations followed by representatives of the LIFE-IP CEI-Greece associated beneficiaries, Terra Nova Ltd. and Municipality of Athens, about the pilot action C3 "Full scale implementation of hazardous household waste (HHW) collection networks and management"  as well as the actions of the Municipality of Athens towards the implementation of Circular Economy (CE).   The delegation  informed the members of the LIFE-IP CEI-Greece consortium about the purpose of their visit, which is primarily knowledge sharing and best practices exchange in order to improve the strategic managerial capacity of Giurgiu County Council. Questions and dialogue followed, and the visit was succesfully completed. [caption id="attachment_3902" align="alignleft" width="412"] Mr Psimmenos, Environmentalist MSc, representative of the Green Fund, presenting the objectives of the european funding programme LIFE.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3904" align="alignleft" width="417"] Mr Fotakis, Chemical Engineer, Civil Servant,  representative of the Municipality of Athens, presenting the actions of the municipality towards the implementation of CE.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3903" align="alignleft" width="415"] Mr. Sotiropoulos, Environmentalist MSc, representative of Terra Nova Ltd. presenting action C3 with regard to seperate collection and management systems of HHW.[/caption]
epolitopoulou
October 20, 2022
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1st Forum on Food Waste Prevention

The project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece organizes, in the framework of action C7.2 "Development of a stakeholder dialogue forum for the prevention of food waste generation", the 1st Forum for the prevention of food waste generation - Measurement, prevention and management of food waste in the catering industry. The forum will be held alongside the Retaste 2022 – Rethink Food Waste conference (www.retaste.gr, October 20-21) and will take place on October 20, 13.30-17.00 at the Hellenic Mediterranean University in Heraklion, Crete with the option for live or on-line attendance, for the catering and hospitality industry.

1st Forum Programme.

epolitopoulou
October 14, 2022
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International Day of Awareness for Food Loss and Waste

The  project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece “Circular Economy Implementation in Greece” supports the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste  designated by the The United Nations General Assembly on 29 September. View here the press release about the actions of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece which aim to contribute towards the qualitative and quantitative targets that have been set by the country for the reduction of food waste, scientifically coordinated by the Harokopio University of Athens.
epolitopoulou
September 29, 2022
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The 4th Monitoring Session of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece took place with great success.

The 4th external monitoring session of the project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece "Circular Economy Implementation in Greece" coordinated by the Ministry of Environment & Energy has been completed with great success. The monitoring session took place on September 22 and 23, 2022, in the presence of the external monitoring team members, Mr. Aurelio Politano (Project Adviser, European Agency for Climate, Infrastructure & the Environment – CINEA ), Sofia Papageorgiou and Elias Demian (Technical Monitors , NEEMO EEIG ) and the 20 beneficiaries of the project. Mr. Manolis Grafakos, General Secretary of Waste Management Coordination opened the session with a greeting speech.
epolitopoulou
September 27, 2022
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Hybrid information event in the city of Kozani | 22/6/2022

Our associated beneficiary DIADYMA SA organized a succesfull hybrid event in the city of Kozani, on Wednesday 22 June 2022, in the context of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece. The event was entitled "The European project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece, Circular Economy Implementation in Greece, in the Region of Western Macedonia" and was part of the 30 year anniversary celebration events of the european funding programme LIFE (https://www.lifeis30.eu/).
epolitopoulou
June 27, 2022
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24/6 Info Event: the operation of an Enhanced Green Centre in the Municipality of VVV

The Municipality of Vari, Voula, Vouliagmeni (MoVVV) organized succesfully an information event, on June 24, 2022, as part of a public consultation procedure that is currently conducting, for the establishment of the first Enhanced Green Centre (EGC) in the country. The event aimed to inform the local community about the establishment of an Enhanced Green Centre (EGC), an outcome of the municipality's collaboration with the project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece, of which MoVVV is a strategic partner.
epolitopoulou
June 21, 2022
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LIFE-IP CEI-Greece on the 9th International Conference of Sustainable Solid Waste Management (Hazardous Hosehold Waste in the Municipality of Athens).

The results of Action A2.4, for the Municipality of Athens, "Preparatory studies for the integrated management of Hazardous Household Waste" were presented in the 9th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management (https://corfu2022.uest.gr/index.php/en/) that took place in the island of Corfu - Greece between  15 - 18 June 2022.
epolitopoulou
June 20, 2022
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The implementation progress of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece

The integrated project LIFE-IP CEI-Greece, of 8 years duration, has recently entered dynamically it's 2nd phase, with significant achievenments  during the 1st preparatory stage, including a large number of completed deliverables that were prepared under the difficult circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic. Following the succesful completion of the 1st phase of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece, the project team submitted recently to the European Agency for Climate, Infrastructure and the Environment  (CINEA) the 1st Interim Report, including all the completed deliverables as well as Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The 1st Interim Report comprises of a detailed description of the project results so far, including learning achievements for all project partners, through the implementation of preparatory actions.
epolitopoulou
March 4, 2022
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Event 26/11: Circular Economy Implementation in the Sporades Complex – The case of Alonissos

The project  LIFE-IP CEI-Greece "Circular Economy Implementation in Greece" participates in the European Week for Waste Reduction 2021, entitled "Circular Communities", coordinated at national level by our project partner Hellenic Recycling Association, with the open event "Circular Economy Implementation in the Sporades Complex - The case of Alonissos" organized by the  Municipality of Alonissos and DAFNI Network of Sustainable Islands (project associated beneficiaries), with the support of the  Ministry of Environment and Energy (project coordinator) and HRA (associated beneficiary).
epolitopoulou
November 15, 2021