UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in cooperation with the Prefecture of Epirus and the Municipalities of Ioannina and Zitsa, is pleased to announce the completion of the sewerage network construction connecting Agia Eleni’s accommodation facility to the public grid. The project was completed thanks to funding by the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO).
In addition to contributing to better conditions for refugees in the area and its positive environmental impact, the sewerage project will serve hundreds of households and businesses in the Municipality of Zitsa.
To mark the occasion, you are cordially invited to the hand-over ceremony of the new network
on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 12:00,
at Dimitris Chatzis Venue, Palaia Sfageia, Ioannina.
- Short welcome speeches by local authorities:
o Regional Governor, Mr. Alexandros Kahrimanis
o Mayor of Zitsa, Mr Michail Pliakos
o Mayor of Ioannina, Mr. Thomas Begkas
o Vice Mayor of Ioannina, Mr. Pantelis Kolokas
- Welcome addresses by the UNHCR Deputy Representative in Greece, Mr. Giovanni Lepri and European Commission humanitarian expert in Greece Ms. Marilena Chatziantoniou
- Questions from the media