Within the framework of the ParticipatEU European Program and in view of the 2024 European elections, the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), in collaboration with “Αιτωλική Αναπτυξιακή” S.A., Europe Direct Region of Western Greece and the Association “Αλκυόνη” organizes an event titled: European Cohesion Policy: Past, Present, Future.

This event, which will be open to the public, aims to highlight the impact of European regional policy on local economic and social development and discuss with the local community and stakeholders its future in the next EU budget cycle.

This event will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2024, from 18:30-20:30, at the “Nafpaktia” hall in the historic centre of Nafpaktos, Noti Botsari 1, Postal Code: 30300, Nafpaktos.


  • Spyros Blavoukos, Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business/ Head of the European Programme “Ariane Condellis” at ELIAMEP
  • Nikoleta Katsoni, Agronomist, Executive, ” Αιτωλική Αναπτυξιακή ” S.A.
  • Grigoris Panagiotopoulos, Sociologist, Administrative Director, Association “Alkyoni”
  • Katerina Christia, Psychologist, Association “Alkyoni” Coordinator

The event will be coordinated by journalist Niki Papadoula (ERT).

The European Programme “ParticipatEU” is co-funded by the European Union.