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Profile of registrant

National Center for Sustainable Development

Identification number in the register: 20793949954-44
Registration date: 22/10/12 14:12:27

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/10/13 14:04:38
The date of the last annual update was 18/10/13 14:04:38

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: National Center for Sustainable Development
Acronym: EKBAA
Legal status: Legal Entity of Private Law
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Vassilis Kostopoulos
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Kiki Chatzilazaridou
Position: Legal Entity Appointed Representative

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Spirou Loui str. Entrance C, Olympic village
Acharnae 13677
Telephone number: (+30) 2131337012
Fax number: (+30) 2131337015
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The National Center of Sustainable Development:

1. Acts as the National Geological Service, whose aim is identification - recording and eventually knowledge of the basic geological structure of the country, by mapping, geochemistry, geophysics, remote sensing, geoscientific databases etc.
2. Offers advice regarding control and operation of mines, management of geothermal fields and mineral natural resources such as Authorization of bottled water.
3.Identifies and assesses the mineral resources ( deposits - rocks) of the country.
4. Contributes to the identification and rational management of water resources of the country through implementation of hydrogeological studies and projects.
5. Investigates, identifies, examines, evaluates and assists in the exploitation of domestic geothermal fields and more generally of energy raw materials.
6. Conducts studies to solve geotechnical problems and cope with natural hazards (eg landslides, earthquakes), and the proper management of the environment to ensure sustainable development.
7. Active in the ore processing technology sector and the techno-economic assessment of rocks and minerals.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The National Center for Sustainable Development supports transparency by publishing all its activities through the governmental site as imposed by the National laws.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Information Society
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks


Total number of members that are natural persons: 270
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

EuroGeosurveys (EGS)
International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 14,588,556
of which public financing: 14,588,556
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 14,123,015
- from local/regional sources:
european programmes : 465,541
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code: