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.

Mr Psimmenos, Environmentalist MSc, representative of the Green Fund, presenting the objectives of the european funding programme LIFE.

Mr Fotakis, Chemical Engineer, Civil Servant,  representative of the Municipality of Athens, presenting the actions of the municipality towards the implementation of CE.

Mr. Sotiropoulos, Environmentalist MSc, representative of Terra Nova Ltd. presenting action C3 with regard to seperate collection and management systems of HHW.