Greece at the 28th United Nations Convention on Climate Change

28 11 2023 | 13:27

Greece actively participates in the 28th United Nations Convention on Climate Change, viewing it as a pivotal step in advancing and fortifying global climate endeavors. As part of its participation, the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy will organize a series of specialized events at its pavilion during the conference. These events will focus on sharing practical experiences and discussing measures, with a particular emphasis on the latest developments in green energy and climate action initiatives.




Time Event

December 1, 2023

14:00 - 14:15 Opening of the Greek Pavilion with the attendance of Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis
14:30 - 15:00 An Ocean of Potential: Launching our Ocean Conference 2024 in Athens
16:30 - 17:00 Unveiling the next GReco Island

December 2, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 Fireside Chat, Greek Minister of Environment and Energy Theodoros Skylakakis - Bertrand Piccard (TBC)
13:00 - 14:15 Climate, Peace and Security: Lessening the Risk of Conflict (organized by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
14:30 - 15:30 SDSN Global Climate Hub: Systemic pathways to Sustainability, Climate Neutrality and Resilience (in collaboration with SDSN Global Climate Hub )
18:00 - 19:30 Green Digital Skills, Digitalization and AI for climate action (in collaboration with SDSN Greece)

December 3, 2023

11:30 - 13:00 Harvesting the Wind Power of Greek Seas (in collaboration with HEREMA)
13:30 - 14:45 Shaping a green future for gas infrastructure: The role of hydrogen and renewable gases (in collaboration with DESFA)
15:00 - 16:15 Showcase of the GREGY Interconnector Project (in collaboration with Elica)
16:30 - 17:30 The Potential of Pumped Hydropower Storage (in collaboration with ΤΕRΝΑ ΕΝΕRGY)
18:00 - 19:00 Energy Transition Outlook – A global and regional forecast to 2050 (in collaboration with DNV and Ministry of Energy of Cyprus)

December 4, 2023

10:30 - 11:45 East Med Gas Forum: Leveraging Decarbonization Efforts in East Med Gas Supplies
12:00 - 13:30 Building a new green electricity bridge from Middle East to Central Europe (in collaboration with IPTO)
14:00 - 15:00 Decarbonisation through disruption: building innovation ecosystems with startups and investors (in collaboration with DeepSea)
16:00 - 17:00 From Carbon Capture to Green Fuels - Policy & Tools towards carbon-free industry and shipping
17:30 - 19:00 The Greek Initiative at UN level on protecting cultural and natural heritage from climate change impacts: state of play and follow up (organized by the Greek Initiative at UN)
19:00 - 20:30 2023 - A year to remember (organized by Prof. Zerefos)

December 5, 2023

09:30 - 10:30 Event in Collaboration with The Netherlands
11:00 - 11:30 A meetup of Industry and Clean Energy: Fireside Chat between BoD Chair of TITAN Cement and BoD Chair of Iberdrola
12:00 - 13:00 Greening the Industry (in collaboration with SEV)
13:30 - 14:45 Outlook of the Greek Energy Sector towards 2030 (in collaboration the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics)
15:00 - 16:00 Bridging the gap between the ‘Fit for 55’ package and the 2050 ambition of a net-zero EU economy (in collaboration with NTUA, Imperial College, UCL)
16:30 - 17:45 Discussions in the context of MENA - Europe Future Energy Dialogue - MEFED (in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action)
18:00 - 18:45 Climate Diplomacy, Young Leaders take the floor
19:00 - 20:00 Energy diversification as a fundamental contribution to sustainable development (in collaboration with Motor Oil)

December 6, 2023

12:00 - 13:00 Getting Maritime Shipping to Net Zero by 2050: Can it be done? (in collaboration with DeepSea)
14:00 - 15:00 Climate Investment and Finance: Challenges and opportunities, lessons learned from the EU, the Golf Cooperation Council region and the world (in collaboration with the Institute for Sustainable Development of EPLO)
16:00 - 17:00 Towards zero waste model (in collaboration with PolyGreen)

December 8, 2023

13:30 - 14:30 Role of Architecture & Art in Climate Change

December 10, 2023

11:00 - 12:30 Accelerating the Green and Blue Energy Transition in MED Islands (in collaboration with the Ministries of Environment & Energy of Malta and Cyprus)