May 5, 2017 in the Odessa City Hall has held a meeting between Odessa Mayor Mr. Genadiy Trukhanov, the representative of the European Commission Mr. Georgios Kremlis who oversees the environmental industry and entrepreneur Mr. Murgos Panagiotis. The parties discussed the possibility of attracting grant money for infrastructure projects that will significantly improve the environmental situation in the city and in particular the idea of creating a park of environmental education in Odessa as well as the effective waste management.

On 28 April in Odessa started the First Conference for Teachers of Modern Greek in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Former CIS, on topic «Modern Greek Education: Trends, Scope and Perspectives».