In the presence of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, Konstantinos Tasoulas, and the President of the "Greece 2021" Committee, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, the inaugural event of the "Greece in 2040" Forum took place on Monday at noon in the Senate Hall of the Parliament.
In his speech, Kyriakos Mitsotakis praised the "Greece 2021" Committee's work and focused mainly on the strenuous effort to map the country's challenges on the way to 2040. He pointed out that "the two tools, long-term planning and the need to be able to manage emergency situations, will be the public policy's testing ground in the forthcoming years."
The event began with the "Greece 2021" Committee's President's, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, speech. "The changes around us are happening so rapidly that no one can accurately predict what will happen in a few years. New professions and new scientific fields will develop, new emergency situations related to the environment, energy, health will arise, and to confront them we will require to make broader collaborations and adjustments in our habits and behaviors," stressed the President of the Committee.
"Our generation, in institutions, politics and decision making, will be called to act heroically when confronting the challenges of the future," pointed out in his speech the Speaker of the Parliament.