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  • Conference - Brussels, Belgium

    On 28 May 2014 the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) in collaboration with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will organise a regional briefing and consultation on Sustainable Development Goals and the UN High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development. The event will provide briefing on latest news and developments from the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and give regional level Major Groups and other stakeholders the opportunity to contribute with their priorities and offer their regional perspectives.

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    Vilnius, Lithuania

    The Sustainable Development Observatory is carrying out an impact study to assess the factors underlying the differing levels of implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the transition to more decentralised energy systems across Member States. In this respect, the study will devote special attention to the influence of the involvement of civil society and the ownership structure of renewable energy facilities.

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    Cardiff, United Kingdom

    The Sustainable Development Observatory is carrying out an impact study to assess the factors underlying the differing levels of implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the transition to more decentralised energy systems across Member States.

     

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    Visit in France
    Nice, France

    Impact Study of the EU Renewable Energy Directive: site visit in France


  • Public debate
    EESC, VMA 3 meeting room, Brussels, Belgium

    The EESC is asking the following questions: Is EU trade policy coherent with the EU sustainable development objectives? Does it provide for high levels of consumer protection, environmental and social standards? Is civil society properly involved in the development and implementation of trade agreements? What are the risks and opportunities created by the current negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?


  • Public Hearing - Brussels, Belgium

    Following the new Clean Air for Europe programme adopted by the European Commission, the 17 March the EESC will organise a public hearing: representatives from the Commission, experts from the business sector, from municipalities and regions and from health and environmental NGOs will discuss with EESC members the Clean Air for Europe policy package. The conclusions of the hearing shall provide input to an opinion of the EESC on this subject.

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    Berlin, Germany

    The Sustainable Development Observatory is carrying out an impact study to assess the factors underlying the differing levels of implementation of the EU Renewable Energy Directive and the transition to more decentralised energy systems across Member States. The first stakeholder workshop will be held in Berlin, Germany.


  • 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.

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