Climate & Sustainability

The “Climate and Sustainability” Programme covers and combines a wide range of research fields that have to do with the challenges arising from the acceleration of climate change, the degradation of the natural environment, the need for sustainable development, and the resilience to crises. These issues are treated as horizontal, affecting all areas of human activity, from agriculture, economy, trade, and transport to foreign policy and security. The Programme aims at the interdisciplinary analysis of the opportunities and risks of green development, the critical overview of climate and environmental policies, their socio-economic repercussions, and their geopolitical consequences at the international, European, national, and local levels. The Programme’s main purpose is to integrate climate targets and the Sustainable Development Goals into the public policies and highlight actions that will result in a sustainable future. The Programme collaborates with the Foundation for Global Governance and Sustainability (FOGGS) and the UNESCO Chair on Climate Diplomacy (NKUA).

Experts, Climate & Sustainability

Lydia Avrami
Research Fellow, Environmental governance
James Bacchus
Distinguished Global Fellow
George Dikaios
Research Fellow; Climate diplomacy, Sustainability; European institutions
Emmanuella Doussis
Senior Policy Advisor; Head of the Climate and Sustainability Programme; Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, European Integration, European environmental policy, Climate change
Maria Gavouneli
Director General; Professor, Faculty of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Hercules Haralambides
Professor of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Othon Kaminiaris
Junior Research Fellow, Sustainability
Marika Karagianni
Research Associate; Expert on Energy issues; Visiting Lecturer, University of Peloponnese and the International Hellenic University
Georgios Kostakos
Research Associate; Co-founder of FOGGS
Iro Koutoumanou
Junior Research Fellow
Maria Logotheti
Senior Policy Advisor; Economist; Minister Counselor ad honorem
Michalis Mathioulakis
Research Associate; Energy Strategy Analyst and Academic Director of the Greek Energy Forum
Cheryl Novak
Research Associate; Sustainability and Migration
Stavros-Evdokimos Pantazopoulos
Senior Research Fellow, International Humanitarian Law, International Environmental Law, Human Rights Law
Pavlos Petidis
Junior Research Fellow, Euro-African relations, European Development Policy
Katerina Sokou
Non-Resident Research Fellow, Theodore Couloumbis Research Fellowship on “Greek-American Relations”; Washington DC correspondent Kathimerini; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Marianna Terezaki
Research Assistant and Project Manager to the project "Assessment of Climate Change and Environmental Degradation Effects on Children in Greece"
Stella Tsani
Research Associate; Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Ion Vallianos
Junior Research Fellow, Sustainability
Eugenia Vathakou
Research Associate; Collaborating Teaching Staff Member, Hellenic Open University