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The “Green-Project” (GP) is a non-profit organisation, founded in 2008 by a voluntary initiative of active citizens, scientists and artists, inspired by UNESCO’s “World Solar Programme 1996-2005”.

GP has been awarded with the "First Award 2014" of the "International Photo Competition" of the "Energy Community", Vienna, Austria, the “First International Participation Award” of the “Festival de l’ Image Environnementale 2010” in Paris, France and the “Third Award for the Clean Development Mechanism” at the “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2010” in Cancun, Mexico.

GP conducts the “green photo journeys”, which are being held under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO...

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The GP organisation is based in Athens and managed by a 5 member Board of Directors. President has been elected Dr. Ioannis (Yannis) N. Tzortzis, Attorney at Law at the Supreme Court to the Regulatory Authority for Energy and Member of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain. Vice-President is Ms. Maria Pesli, Director, MSc Athens School of Visual Arts and General Secretary is Dr. Theodore Anagnostopoulos, Biologist-Researcher at Democritus Institute.


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GP aims to raise social awareness through environmental photography. Specifically, GP’s main tasks are: (i) to photo & video record on site “greenpoints of interest” in relation to best practices on the use of RES, and the utilisation of traditional indigenous knowledge (UNESCO World Heritage List), (ii) to promote the rational use of energy via “energy tourism”, (iii) to provide energy education and (iv) to become a civil society tool of intercultural communication highlighting the strong energy ties and common environmental concerns among the peoples visited.

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