Launching conference of BAS project took place in Voula town (Vari – Voula –Vouliagmen Municipality) on 18/01/2018.
The program was as follows:
- Opening of the by mayor of Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni, Mr. Grigoris Kostantellos.
- Salutation by Mr. Anemogianis vice – mayor of Nea Filadelfeia – Nea Chalkidona Municipality
- Salutation by Rena Dourou head of Prefecture of Attica
- Presentation of the project “Benefit As you Save – BAS” by Director of Waste Management and Recycle Department of Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni Municipality, Mr. Miltiadis Kavrakos
- Salutation on behalf of Mayor of Limassol – Cyprus.
- Salutation on behalf of Mayor of Tirana – Albania
- Salutation on behalf of Mayor of Sofia Municipality – Sofia
- Salutation of representative of the Faculty for Technology of University St. Kliment Ohridski – FYROM
- Salutation of representative of Environmental Center for Development Education and Networking – Albania
- Presentation of good practice “Vita – Green” of Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni Municipality by Professor Mr. Konstantinos Chasapis.
- Presentation of good practice of Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni Municipality “Increase Recycling Rates, while Increasing citizen’s engagement” by head of Cyclefi, Mr. George Stegos.
- “ The concept of National Waste Management Planification” – Mrs. Spanudi Despoina, Chemical Engineer, Consultant of Nea Filadelfeia – Chalkidona Municipality.
- “Pay as You Throw schemes in Greece” – Mr. Philipos Kirkitsos, Dr. Environmental Scientist, collaborator of Vari – Voula – Vouliagmeni Municipality
In the afternoon took place the kick of meeting of the project
The issues discussed were:
- Administrative – management framework , basic reference documents of BAS project and of Balkan Med Program
- Methodology and Tools to follow up activities and reporting, financial issues, audit trail system
- Communication Plan guidelines
- Pending issues, next steps and Time Schedule of transnational meetings
19th of January
The 1st transnational workshop about BAS plans development took place
The issues discussed were
- Contents of a Guide to Develop Local Plans based in BAS concept
- A proposal about the structure of Local BAS plans by Lead Partner
Initial ideas of local BAS plans by Project partners