The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) organized a public debate on the question “Not a single cubic meter of cement in the park at Elliniko (former Athens airport)?”. The speakers were divided into two groups: those in favor and those against the proposal. On the one hand, Gerasimos Arapis (Director of the Laboratory for Ecology and Environmental Protection-Agricultural University of Athens and President of the Council on Natural Environment-Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage) and Nikos Belavilas (Assistant professor in the Department of Architecture-National Technical University of Athens) were in favor of the proposal. On the other hand, Yannis Vikelas (Architect) and Stephanos Manos (President of the Political Party “Drasi” and former Minister) were against it. The journalist Stephanos Kasimatis moderated the debate, which took place on Thursday, March 14th, 2011, in the Auditorium of the old Athens Stock Exchange.