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The Norwegian Ambassador in Athens visits HELMEPA

On Tuesday 11 February 2020, the Ambassador of Norway in Athens, Mr. Fr. Ov. Andersen, accompanied by Mmes L. Lothe, Deputy Head of Mission and M. Fola, EEA Grants Advisor of the Embassy, paid a visit to the offices of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association-HELMEPA.

With his visit, Mr. Andersen wished to be informed on the voluntary activities of the Association and its Members within the field of international shipping and their contribution in the environmental awareness of the educational community in Greece. During the discussion, possibilities of cooperation between HELMEPA and similar organizations in Norway were examined, with particular emphasis on the younger generations as well as with the Norwegian Embassy in Athens itself. The visit concluded with a common agreement to continue the talks exploring further ideas.