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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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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
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Participation of LIFE-IP CEI-Greece at the Athens Circular Forum II in the framework of the EU Green Week, 31/05/21-01/06/21

After the success of the first Athens Circular Forum in bringing the Circular Agenda at the heart of the public debate during the municipal, regional and European elections of May 2019, the Athens Circular Forum 2021 will take place on May 31 and June 1. ACF is the Partner Event for Greece in the EU Green Week, a pan-European policy event that will see the participation of stakeholders from all over Europe to discuss and determine the future of European environmental, energy and climate action to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.
kkoligiorga
May 25, 2021
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European Green Deal: European Commission aims for zero pollution in air, water and soil

On the 12th of May 2021 the European Commission adopted the EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil” – a key deliverable of the European Green Deal and the main topic of this year's EU Green Week. It sets out an integrated vision for 2050: a world where pollution is reduced to levels that are no longer harmful to human health and natural ecosystems, as well as the steps to get there.
kkoligiorga
May 14, 2021