Saturday | 20 Jul 2024


The webinar “The External Dimension of EU Green Deal: How does it contribute to a clean energy transition in Mediterranean and Africa” was completed successfully

The webinar focused on how can the EU Green Deal become a global/regional reference for accelerating the energy transition, considering energy efficiency and social and territorial vulnerabilities amidst the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the EU-Africa partnership.

Closing the webinar, the President of EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi, highlighted: “For the EU Green Deal to become a reference model it must include the external dimension in the Mediterranean and Africa organised under the reviewed ENP and EU-Africa parternship.”

Moderator: Prof. Rym Ayadi, President, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and Professor at the Business School (Former CASS), City, University of London

Grammenos Mastrojeni, Deputy Secretary General, Energy and Climate Action, Union for the Mediterranean
Prof. Pantelis Capros, Head of E3MLab of ICCS, Professor of Energy Economics and Operation Research at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Andy Deacon, Director of Strategy and Operations at Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCOM), Belgium
Enrique de Villamore, Director of Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC) of the UNEP/Mediterranean Action Plan, Spain
Kyriakos Gialoglou, Director of European Government Affairs for Seawind Ocean Technology, Brussels

Discussant (s):
Dr. Cynthia Echave, Project Coordinator-Senior Researcher, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association, Spain

The webinar was co-organised by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and the Interreg Med Renewable Energy Project, and took place on Thursday 10 December at 15:00 CET on Zoom.