WORKSHOP “Accelerating the Mediterranean Green Transition: contributions from the Interreg programmes”

  • Dia: 13th of October

  • Hora: 11:30 CET

  • Lloc: Virtual

“How can we build a community of resilient people in the Mediterranean area? How can we ease the shift to a greener way of living?”

This workshop aims to set out the collective achievements reached by the Interreg Programmes through networks, thematic communities and clusters in three areas of the EU Green Deal: circular economy, green entrepreneurship, and sustainable transport.

Mercè Boy Roura, from BETA TC, will present the successful experience of the MED Green Growth Community on the circular economy topic, ENI CBC MED their awarded projects on green entrepreneurship business models and ADRION the Thematic Cluster on Sustainable Transport solutions.

Finally, the session will shed light on the 3 programmes environmental-related priorities for the new EU 2021-2027 period, insisting on the importance of synergies and cooperation in order to maximize available funding and the impact of projects for a greener, more sustainable development across the Mediterranean region.

The discussion will be moderated by Mr. Jean-Pierre Halkin, Head of Unit ‘Macro-regions, Transnational/Interregional/External Cooperation, Enlargement’ at the European Commission’ DG REGIO, will feature the following speakers:

  • Mr. Guido Vettorel, Head of Unit at Central Adriatic Ports Authority, Ancona, Italy – ADRION Thematic Cluster on Multimodal, Sustainable Water and Land Transport
  • Ms Mercè Boy Roura, BETA Technological Center/University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia, Spain) – Interreg MED Green Growth Community coordinator
  • Ms Krystel Khalil, Programs Director at Berytech, Lebanon – Partner of the ENI CBC Med ‘BESTMEDGRAPE, GIMED and STAND Up!’ funded projects
  • Ms Ivana Sacco, Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Department for Cohesion Policy

Join this workshop to contribute to the debate

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