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Greece Launches €204M Project for Improving Public Space

ATHENS – The Ministry of Environment and Energy on Wednesday invited all municipalities and regions of the country to submit funding proposals for the programme “Interventions aimed at improving public space”.

This is a flagship project that the government has included in the Recovery and Resilience Fund, with a total budget of 204 million euros. The project aims to create conditions for urban renewal with significant environmental and development benefits for local communities.

The interventions that will be implemented include the regeneration of historic centres and decaying urban areas, the re-use of the building stock in cities, the creation of networks for low-impact transport, the regeneration of areas with water and green spaces, as well as the installation of innovative energy conservation systems.

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