United Nations Sustainable Development Goals & the City of Athens

The City of Athens sets priorities and invests in actions that will enable Athens to reach the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN and deliver prosperity for all by 2030.

Supporting sustainable tourism practices, the city of Athens through the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency has joined the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a destination member. This partnership will help ADDMA to orient the local tourism sector toward our sustainability goals.



Sustainable events in Athens

With the launch of the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the meetings industry has refocused towards the 2030 achievement of responsible targets. As the meeting industry looks for solutions towards a sustainable future, our potential for our sector to create positive impact also increases.This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau, supports sustainable practices and their members by providing training on the implementation of sustainable event planning processes and thus creating a culture of sustainable decision-making. Through sustainability practices This is Athens-CVB contributes to efficiently address the global challenges.

Green highlights about Athens

  • Athens International Airport -AIA 1st carbon neutral airport in Greece, will achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2025
  • Multitude of available green & open-air spaces that provide safety and ventilation for your guests
  • 30+ Green Key properties in Athens

More information:

·         Sustainable practices checklist https://www.thisisathens.org/acvb/green-meetings

·         Athens, an innovative city https://www.thisisathens.org/acvb/our-strategy

·         Athenian Social Responsibility https://www.thisisathens.org/acvb/athenian-social-responsibility

Source: This is Athens

Photos & credits: @This is Athens.

Important Dates

Congress Dates: 12-15.07.2022

Proposal Submission Deadline: 11.01.2022

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