Voluntarism and Environment

Structure of Development and Protection



KEAN - Cell of Alternative Youth Activities in cooperation with the Municipality of Eurotas, in the context of their participation in the competition "EU Green Week 2016" of the European Commission, with the event "Eco - Days: Greening Greece" and on the occasion of the World Day environment on 5th of June,  is going to accomplice the Conference, entitled: ‘’ Voluntarism and Environment - Structure of Development and Protection’’ in Skala Lakonias in the area of Eurotas between 3 and 5 of June 2016.


Programme of the Conference


 Friday 3rd of June 2016 | Bioclimatic Square of Sources

 "Opening Ceremony": Greetings from Representatives of the Region of Peloponnese, the Municipalities, the European Parliament, the President of KEAN, Mr. Stavros Milionis and the Mayor of Evrotas Mr Ioannis Gripiotis

Starting hour: 18:00


 Region of Peloponnese:

  •  Mrs Adamantia Tzanetea, Vice President of the Region of Peloponnese



         ·         Mr Ilias Andrikopoulos, Mayor of Xylokastro

·         Mr Panagiotis Katsivelas, Mayor of Trifillia

·         Mr Dimitrios Kafantaris, Mayor of Pylos

·         Mr Ioannis Mastorakis, Mayor of Hersonissos

·         Mr Panagiotis Nikas, Mayor of Kalamata

·         Mr Iraklis Trixeilis, Mayor of Monemvasia

·         Mr George Tsonis, Mayor of Messini


 European Parliament:

·         Mr Angelos Kapetanidis, Representative from the Office of the European Parliament in Greece


 Saturday 4th of Jyne | Cultural Center in Skala Lakonia

 1st Chapter:  10:00 am – 14:00 pm

 Introduction: The legislative and Institutional purview of volunteering, NGOs in cooperation with the Local Authorities (Immersion)

2nd Chapter: 17:00 – 20:00

Short declamations from the Mayors: Best Practice in their cities & Open Dialogue (Short Cooperative Workshop)



       ·         Mr Nickolas Raissis, Economist, IT Advisor, Executive of Greek Industrial Foundation

·         Mr Labros Bouklis, Consultant in applied research issues on Circular Economy

·         Mr Haris Kyriakidis, General Assistant of the Municipality of Vari – Voula - Vouliagmeni

·          Mrs Fani Anastasiou, Employee of the Municipality of Hersonissos in the Environmental Sector

·         Mrs Georgia Panagopoulou, President of KEADIM


·         Mr George Lignos, Executive in the Non – Governmental Organisation “Estia – Agios Nikolaos"

        ·         Mr Spiros Fremeditis, President of EqualSociety

·         Mrs Matina Kanaki, Secretary of the Board of Governors

·         Mr Ioannis Georgizas, Personal Consultant for the Mayor of Pylos, mr D. Kafantaris

·       Mr Giannis Sarros, Coordinator – Anchor of “Star” Channel Central Greece & Columnist in the          Newspaper “Ypaithros Hora”

·         Mr Angelos Kapetanidis, Representative from the Office of the European Parliament in Greece


Sunday 5th of June 2016 | Cultural Center in Skala Lakonia

 Closing Ceremony of the Conference and the EU Green Week 2016

 Facebook Event: (https://www.facebook.com/events/250493228640423/)

Coordinators: KEAN – Cell of Alternative Youth Activities & Municipality of Evrotas

With the Support: European Commission & EU GREEN WEEK 2016

Under the Auspices: Region of Peloponnese, Regional Department of Lakonia

Media Sponsor: Newspaper “Ypaithros Hora”