Transnational Project Meeting on Circular Fashion held in Athens  

Athens, 16 October (Special Correspondent): A transnational project meeting (TPM) of the project consortium on Social Growth for Circular Fashion (SoGFash) was held in the Management Science Lab of Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) in Athens and virtually in hybrid format on Monday.  

The meeting was presided over by Eleni Mavrogeni, Project and HR Manager of The Nest and Social Fashion Factory in AUEB. Experts on sustainable social growth and fashion industry from Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy and Czech Republic attended the meeting and analysed various perspectives of quality management, sustainability of the project outcomes, e-learning platform and educational materials developed under this project for multipliers, vocational trainer and educators and students and professionals interested to heritage fashion.

Among others, Martin Benes and Zuzana Rysava from Fashion Revolution Czech Republic (FRCZ), Giancarlo Masi and Anna from Mine Vaganti NGO from Italy, Dr. Ibrahim K. Muritala and Natasha Shrestha from Life Learning Development e.V., Germany, Segun Ajibola and Dr. Hossain Abdul Hai from Afridat UG, Germany and Julia Pelletier, Virginia Ramirez Herrero and Mercedes Marin from IED, Spain attended the meeting.

It is notable that SoGFash is an innovative project in order to help women acquire the needed skills of the circular fashion processes and traditional heritage techniques in the textile production and marketing in the European project countries. The project included pragmatic green activities including social growth and empowerment workshop, green fashion tour, textile technique workshops on heritage or sustainable techniques, upcycling workshop, ethical and transparent supply chain workshop, developing education kit and training module for capacity building and vocational education for schools, universities and institutions.  

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