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A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity

National Network: 
Greece
Address: 
29 Kolokotroni Street, 10562
Athens
Greece
Telephone: 
+30 210 323 1875
Fax: 
+210 323 1871
Mobile Phone: 
+30 694 837 6797
Mobile Phone (other): 
+30 694 837 6799
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2003
General Information: 

1. AWISHhellas is a Greek registered Non Profit Organization dedicated to the advancement of sustainable community development in Greece and the Mediterranean region.
2. Operating annual budget approximately: 250,000euro
3. University contract fees, seminar fees, grants.
4. AWISHhellas operates accredited university programs in sustainable community development, summer university seminars, and conferences, community recycling projects, and other project activities.
5. International universities, environmental NGOs, peace and justice organizations, and local communities in Greece.

Mission and Objectives: 

AWISH - Hellas – Mesogeiou (AWISH) is a nonprofit corporation organized to promote understanding and education in community sustainable development. AWISH conducts educational programs, seminars and workshops, artistic performances, and technical assistance and research to support community wellbeing. Its programs foster collaborations with communities, businesses, universities and governments to advance knowledge and understanding about the relationship of cultural and economic development, environmental justice, and the creative and performing arts to community health and well being. AWISH programs are funded through government and private grants, charitable donations, workshop and seminar fees, and other sources of funding.
- grants, charitable donations, workshop and seminar fees, and other sources of funding.

Main Projects / Activities: 

The AWISHhellas Sustainable Development projects bridge global knowledge with local and regional knowledge, and address the multiple dimensions of Sustainable Community Development – economic, environmental, cultural, and spiritual. Its programs include the international university program in sustainable community development in Kefalonia, providing collaborative base supporting research and education. AWISHhellas coordinates research and service programs in sustainable tourism, alternative energy systems, sustainable community water systems, community recycling, and sustainable agricultural economic development, and peace and justice studies. AWISHhellas promotes sustainability education through annual seminars, conferences, workshops, and work / youth camps.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Nicholas Christos Zaferatos
Head of the organisation: 
Professor Nicholas Christos Zaferatos
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Ms. Katerina Perraki