Mediterranean Group

Consultation Workshop on Climate Change and Blue Growth: The Mediterranean Group

30 July 2021 12:00
Workshop No. 2 “Understanding the gap between Knowledge and Action”

The Mediterranean Group of the Preparatory Living Lab Workshops of the IntelComp project came together on Friday the 30th July 2021, and discussed about the source of data they use for their work and what is missing to further improve their work.


12.00- 12.05

Welcome remarks:

Prof. Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB); Director of Sustainable Development Unit and EIT Climate-KIC Hub Greece, Athena RC; Fellow World Academy of Art and Science; President-Elect EAERE; Co-chair UN SDSN Europe

Prof. Nicolaos Theodossiou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), chair UN SDSN Black Sea

12.05- 12.20

MIRO Olympics (MIRO is an Online Whiteboard Tool that will facilitate our discussion):

Facilitators: Charis Stavridis, Manager UN SDSN Black Sea & Lydia Papadaki, UN SDSN Greece


Presentation of the international datasets

Charis Stavridis


Comments on the datasets and the IntelComp platform

Dr Haris Papageorgiou, Research Director ATHENA RC

12.40- 13.00

International Datasets and usefulness - Discussion using MIRO

Facilitators: Charis Stavridis & Lydia Papadaki

13.00- 13.10

Presentation of the climate change related policies in the EU and the Mediterranean region

Prof. Phoebe Koundouri, AUEB

13.10- 13.30

National datasets and sources of knowledge - Breakout rooms and discussion using MIRO

Facilitators: Charis Stavridis & Lydia Papadaki

13.30- 13.50

Discussion in the general room

Facilitators: Charis Stavridis & Lydia Papadaki

13.50- 14.00

Concluding remarks and reflection

Prof. Phoebe Koundouri and Prof. Nicolaos Theodossiou

Concluding the workshop, Prof. Koundouri said that valuable information was exchanged and that we are going to try to follow up in the most efficient way. Prof. Theodossiou thanked once again the stakeholders for sharing their thoughts and highlighted that we mostly agree on the suggested maps and that we can identify significant similarities, common issues and problems, especially in the southern part of the Mediterranean.