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EFXINI POLI, Local Authorities Network for Social, Cultural, Tourist, Environmental and Agricultural Development, is a non-profit public equivalent body created in 1995 and a Non Governmental Organisation.
Today it consists of 28 Municipalities in 7 regions of Greece, whereas the Network is in constant expansion.

  • Region of Attica: Ano Liossia, Likovrisi, Filis, Elefsina, Haidari, Magoula, Poros
  • Region of Central Greece: Skyros, Lamia, Nea Artaki, Kymi
  • Region of Peloponnese: Thouria, Arfara, Ithomi, Meligala
  • Region of Western Greece: Gastouni, Vartholomio, Iardanos, Messologgi
  • Region of Central Macedonia: Makedonidos, Mikra, Nea Moudania, Kassandra, Alexandreia, Ormylia, Anthemia
  • Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace: Chrissoupoli Kavalas
  • Region of Southern Aegean: Naxos


EFXINI POLI  is an Interventions Network of Local Authorities and basically aims at supporting Municipalities in the frame of Social, Cultural, Tourist, Environmental and Agricultural development involving sustainable development, democratic values, human rights, gender equality, solidarity and non – discrimination as well.

EFXINI POLI turns the advantage of experience to successful applications and Good Practices in all development sectors. EFXINI POLI is certified for Provision of Services in Design, Implementation and Project Management of EU and National Co-funded projects in accordance to EN ISO 9001/2000 from TÜV Rheinland Hellas S.A.

EFXINI POLI has 14 years experience in submission, management and coordination of European and National co-financed projects.

Fields of Intervention:

  • Social: Support to vulnerable social groups, Promotion to employment, Support to SME, Sensibilization of Employees, Vocational training
  • Environment: Creation of Centres and Development of training programmes, Awareness raising on environmental issues
  • Education and Training: Development of instruments and educational material, Basic-continuous-specific training of tutors, employment advisors, people from vulnerable social groups
  • Information services:Provision of information to unemployed, to disadvantaged people and employers
  • Establishment, implementation, follow-up of support and protection services:Social Service Units, Home care, Primary health care and social support centres for Roma Community, etc.
  • Support to the Local Authorities members of the Network:
    • Information and promotion of resources
    • Development of partnerships for the Local Authorities, members of the Network, with other Greek Local Authorities, but as well with Local Authorities from the EU and third countries being in charge of the support to the procedures of twinning and cultural, social and economical cooperation   
    • Provision of counselling services and studies on local, rural, touristic, cultural and environmental management
  • Awareness raising activities: Promotion of health, cultural diversity and tolerance, facilitating dialogue and developing of joint activities with vulnerable groups from multicultural, multiethnic and multifaith background
  • Transnational activities: Participation in transnational projects inside and outside of the EU in collaboration with national and foreign organizations
  • Technologies : E-Government, Creation of web sites, Transnational network that promotes the use of ICT in everyday life, implementation of wireless networks
  • Member of Networks on Local, National & European level:

1. Local Network for Employment & Development
2. Network of Centers providing supporting social services
3. Migrants Network “MIGRANET”
4. European Network for Drug Abuse and AIDS Prevention in the ROMA Community (SASTIPEN)

Indicative List of Transnational Projects implemented since 2001 up to now:

2010-2012 PROGRAMME MED 2007-2013 - Project “MEID”

2010-2012 PROGRAMME MED 2007-2013 - Project “CYCLO”


2009-2012 PROGRAMME MED 2007-2013 – Project “ZERO WASTE, Low Cost Zero Waste Municipalities”

2009-2011 DG JUSTICE, FREEDOM AND SECURITY, Directorate F Security, Programme Prevention of and Fight against Crime 2009 – Project “HOMO TRAFFICKENS”

2009-2011 EEA Grants, Project “Integrated Intervention for migrants: +DEVELOPMENT”

2009-2010 European Integration Fund 2008, Project “Healthy and Wealthy Together”

2005-2007 INTERREG IIIC SUD Project “VISTORIA, Historical Landscapes of Europe”

2007-2008 INTERREG IIIB MEDOCC Project “MIMARMED, Rehabilitation of deserted military and maritime settings”

2006-2008 INTERREG IIIB MEDOCC Project “BLEUMED, European Broad Band for the  Mediterranean Sea”

2005-2007 PIC EQUAL II, Project “+PRAXIS – Cooperation for Employment”

2005-2007 PIC EQUAL II, Project “XENIOS DIAS”

2005-2007 SASTIPEN Network: Project “Reduction of health inequalities within the Roma Community”

2005-2007 GRUNDTVIG II Educational Partnerships: Project “Empowerment of mentors”




2001-2004 LEONARDO DA VINCI II Project “Lingua – in – City”


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