Das Progressive Zentrum organised  a debate to launch its new project ‘Civil Society Dialogue on Europe ‘ in Athens on Monday 7 December 2015.  The Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) contributed to this event.  President of ELIAMEP, Professor Loukas Tsoukalis made the introductory remarks and focused on the importance of fostering dialogue. In addition, Research Fellow Dr Eleni Panagiotarea presented the conclusions of the workshop on sustainable growth and Associate Professor of the University of Athens Dimitri A. Sotriopoulos participated in another workshop on euroscepticism proposing measures against the rise of populism.