Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA)

The Ecological Movement of Patras (OIKIPA) is a grassroots environmental organisation based in Patras, the third in population city of Greece, and was founded in the April of 1986, just after the Chernobyl accident.

It is a non-profit organisation and the goals of its founding declaration are:

  • The information and sensitivisation and mobilization of the citizens in environmental matters
  • The pushing forward of the environmental matters in their social, political and economical dimensions
  • The specific action to influence positively the local and national environmental affairs as well as matters of quality of life in the town