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  • Debate - Brussels, Belgium

    The reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) recently adopted by the European Union has included as one of its main aims to progressively eliminate discards into the sea by introducing an obligation of landing. In this regard the 3 March the EESC will organise in Brussels an orientation debate that will focus on the technical details and the possible consequences linked to the implementation of the landing obligation.

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    Conference - Brussels, Belgium
    In 2012, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon started preparations for the Post-2015 framework, which will implement the outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference and build on the Millennium Development Goals. The Post-2015 process presents a unique opportunity to address poverty eradication and sustainable development in one single and universal set of goals.

  • SDO public debate
    EESC, VMA 1 meeting room, Brussels, Belgium
    While short-term economic and fiscal crisis management seems to be in the centre of public and policy-makers' attention, it is imperative that the EU gets back on course towards its long-term, overarching objective of continuously improving quality of life for current and future generations, as laid down in the European Sustainable Development Strategy.

  • Meeting - 9:00-12:00, Room JDE 60, EESC, 99 rue Belliard, Brussels, Belgium
    The Special Envoy for the Protection of the Planet of the President of France met representatives of European civil society.

  • EESC, VM3 meeting room, Rue Van Maerlant/Van Maerlantstraat 2 - Brussels, Belgium
    Public hearing on Integrated production Europe will be held on 20 November 2013 at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels and will focus on the following: Do consumers know what integrated production means and are they aware of its benefits? Is EU legislation required, or should we keep the situation as it is with different regulatory frameworks in different Member States? How could we set up a consistent system across the EU?

  • EESC at the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change COP19 in Warsaw
    Warsaw, Poland
    EESC at the UN Framework Convention for Climate Change COP19 (Warsaw) Local, small-scale renewable energy production initiated and own by the local people is an efficient way to move towards a low-carbon society. This side event will focus on Polish, Ukrainian and Belorussian civil society organisations driving renewable energy production projects in a step towards more sustainable societies, involving companies, NGOs and citizens.

  • Brussels, Belgium
    With the backing of the EESC, seventy European rural organisations will gather at the first European Rural Parliament in order to place issues of rural communities on the agenda of the European Union and to make an impact on the policies shaping their lives. The European Rural Parliament will be held on 13 November 2013, from 09.00 AM to 17.00 PM in Brussels, at the European Economic and Social Committee.

  • EESC, JDE 52, Brussels, Belgium
    On 6 May 2013 the Commission has set up an action plan to promote the creation of green infrastructure. Green infrastructure makes use of existing natural, semi-natural and urban landscape features, thus contributing to the maintenance of biodiversity and other aspects of the environment, while providing cheaper, more durable services to society. The conference is co-organised by the EESC, the CoR and the Commission in order to raise political awareness to this topic.

  • SDO debate, 14:30 - 17:00
    Brussels, Belgium
    A special session in the framework of the Sustainable Development Observatory meeting has analysed case studies from renewable energy initiatives in Denmark, Poland and Germany. Points on the agenda: - drawing best practices - identifying success factors and obstacles; - highlighting the role of civil society in the transition process. Presentations are now available online here.

  • Public hearing
    Brussels, EESC, JDE 63, Belgium
    Experts from OECD, the European Commission, Think-Tanks and NGOs will discuss the strength and weaknesses of existing economic instruments including environmental fiscal reform, the phasing-out of environmentally harmful subsidies, the EU emissions trading system and measures to support sustainable long-term investment.

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