The GreenWave Festival 2017,organized by the Ecological Movement of Thessaloniki for the seventh year in a row, in cooperation with Heinrich Boell Stiftung Greece has peace as its main subject. Within the auspices of the Festival, events are organized with the subject of war and environment, the history of the peace movement as well as the impact of nazism and racism with the culminating point of the Holocaust of Jews.
What is the role of cultural industry in tackling climate change and promoting environmental sustainability? International intensive summer course exploring what actions can be taken to become more ecological in the way we govern cultural organisations, manage buildings, create and tour productions, collaborate with partners, and engage with audiences, on 6-10.6.2016 in Thessaloniki. Open call deadline: 15 March 2016.
Sustainable Energy Youth Network (SEYN), an initiative which started two years ago with the support of Heinrich-Böll-Foundation Greece in cooperation with representatives from European energy and environment organizations completed its two summer academies in Croatia and Greece. Aim of the academies was to empower young people to actively contribute to the energy transition movement towards a fossil-fuel-free era through community-based sustainable energy projects and to educate its participants on energy and environment matters by stimulating their cooperation around Europe.
Bright and dark moments of the history of Thessaloniki will be presented through a rich and diverse program devoted to the city's struggles and movements and also to the modern solidarity initiatives triggered by the crisis. The festival is organised for the 5th year, by the ecological Movement Thessaloniki on 17-20 of September, at the municipal park beside the Garden Theater, with the support of the Heinrich Böll Foundation Greece.
Two day seminar is organised in Athens on 11 and 12 June, with the aim to bringe the gap between the needs of municipalities and the skills of political and administrative staff in energy saving, provide information to citizens and civil society for the benefits and ways to save energy as well as disseminate good practices and models from Greece and abroad.
In the context of greening regional development “Anemos Ananeosis” social enterprise and Heinrich Böll Stiftung Greece organize a series of activities with the aim to strengthen the capacities of social, professional and regional stakeholders, as well as of local authorities for the implementation of plans of ecological and social innovation and the full utilization of national and European funding opportunities.
Sustainable Energy Youth Network (SEYN) wants to empower young people to actively contribute to the energy transition movement towards a fossil-fuel-free era. SEYN aims to sensitize and motivate mainly young people to the challenges of climate change and the necessity of developing sustainable means of energy production by the local communities, which can contribute to the preservation of the biodiversity of the planet and to promote a social cooperative model of human development.
The international conference "Sustainability and Culture: Sustainable Cultural Management" took place on 19 and 20 April 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece and was organised by the Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Greece and the European theatre network Mitos21. The term “sustainability” is primarily associated with the theories and the approaches of ecology. The international conference “Sustainability and Culture: Sustainable Cultural Management” was intended to shed light on yet another aspect of this very fertile perception of contemporary reality.
The international conference "Sustainability and Culture: Sustainable Cultural Management" took place on 19 and 20 April 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece and was organised by the Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Greece and the European theatre network Mitos21. The conference was intended to shed light on yet another aspect of a very fertile perception of contemporary reality; sustainability.