x

Politics

Climate Change and Civil Protection Minister Stylianides in Brussels

BRUSSELS — Climate Change and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides is visiting Brussels on Monday for meetings on strengthening collaboration between the ministry and European institutions through initiatives and actions that support the country's adaptation to climate change challenges.

The minister is paying a two-day visit to Brussels on Monday and Tuesday and will meet the executive vice president responsible for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans, the vice president of the Commission responsible for the Promotion of our European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas, as well as the European Commissioner responsible for the Humanitarian Aid and Crises Management, Janez Lenarčič.

Stylianides will also meet with the head of the General Secretariat for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (DG ECHO) Paraskevi Michou, the head of the General Secretariat for the support of restructuring reforms Mario Nava as well as top officials of the European institutions. He will also meet with the permanent representatives of Greece to the EU and NATO, Ambassadors Ioannis Vrailas and Spiros Lambridis, respectively.

In the context of the intense preparations for the next fire season, the minister's meetings will focus on the best coordination with the European bodies, as well as with the respective mechanisms in the framework of NATO in order to promptly secure aerial firefighting means.

The strengthening and upgrading of the European Mechanism for Civil Protection and of rescEU will also be discussed, as Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced at the recent EUMED9 Summit.

RELATED

ATHENS - Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was briefed on Monday on requests for aid and the way this can be offered to Türkiye that is suffering from the repercussions of the devastating earthquake but also on the progress of the cold wave "Barbara" at a teleconference he had on Monday with the responsible ministries.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.