The Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, project partner of Interreg MED Renewable Energy project, participated at the 5th Steering Committee Meeting of the project, represented by Dr Cynthia Echave, Project Coordinator and EMEA Senior Researcher. The meeting took place in Athens on 28-29 September 2021.
The SC was a two-day meeting counting with all project partners. The first day was dedicated to a working session about the capitalisation activities and organising the strategic actions for the upcoming months for ETU Initiative and flagship cases development. The coordination required among partners during the mainstreaming campaign starting January 2022. Day 2 was focused on project management and activity progress of all work packages and agreement on the extension of the project in 2022.
The Interreg Med Renewable Energy Project is one of the 8 MED Horizontal Projects of the Interreg Med Programme, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The capitalisation strategy of the project is set through the Ecosystemic Transition Unit (ETU initiative), a governance model for energy transition in rural and islands areas in the Mediterranean Region.
EMEA will coordinate the advocacy and policy mainstreaming actions, and will enhance knowledge transfer and synergies on climate change, energy transition, sustainability and green economy.