Τhe Friends of Paros have initiated the preparation of a long-term vision and strategic plan for the development of the island. Consultation meetings on the initial outline of “Paros 2020” took place on 22.08.2011 at Paros Town Hall and on 28.08.2011 at APOTHIKI Art Center in Parikia. Further work on the development of “Paros 2020” continued throughout the Winter of 2011/12.
Τhe Friends of Paros, as the think-tank of Paros, have been working since the beginning of 2011 with the main local institutions and other local stakeholders to develop a long term vision and strategy for Paros, known as “Paros 2020”.
A presentation of the project and discussion on its further development took place on 22 August 2011 at Paros Town Hall. A further presentation and discussion in English was held at APOTHIKI Art Center in Parikia on 28 August 2011.
Further development work on “Paros 2020” continued throughout the Winter of 2011/12, including data collection, technical elaboration of proposals and consultations with local stakeholders, covering different aspects such as the future of tourism, the long-term management of water resources, and proposals for the creation of an “environment observatory”.