Blue Research and Innovation Days

On 19/4 at 9:00 CEST, Prof. Koundouri participated in the session “European existing and future directives for Blue Economy” at the Blue Research and Innovation Days organized by ATHENA RC, where she presented the SDSN Blue Growth Initiative and the Blue Growth Research Projects ( ) that she leads at the Sustainable Development Unit at ATHENA RC and at the Research laboratory on Socio-Economic and Environmental Sustainability – ReSEES at Athens University of Economics.

Moderator: Ioannis Emiris, General director and president of the Board ATHENA RC

  • Frangiscos Nikolian, Head of Unit, DG-Mare, Markets and Impact assessment
  • Eleni Hatziyanni, Policy Officer, DG MARE-Unit A3
  • Venetia Kostopoulou DG-Mare, DCF
  • Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business, Co-chair UN SDSN Europe
  • Athena Trakadas, Antony Firth, Representatives of the Oceans Decade Heritage Network
  • Richard Sempere, Director of the Institute of Mediterranean Oceanography
  • Carlos Casorran, Policy Officer - European Open Science Cloud

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