ECOWEEK - Program support - Stavros Niarchos Foundation


Program support
For implementation of an environmental awareness program in high schools in the Prefecture of Ilia.

This environmental awareness program included a screening of the Oscar-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore (Nobel Peace Prize 2007) and a discussion with various environmental experts after the screening. Α second component of this program also involved tree planting in the fire-stricken Municipality of Zacharo, in the Peloponnese.

ECOWEEK is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization that began operating in Aegina in 2005 and was legally established in 2007.  ECOWEEK’s principal goal is to raise public awareness and inform the public about current environmental issues and challenges.  ECOWEEK activity is monitored through questionnaires that are collected at all events.