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2.30 p.m. | Welcome

  • Peter Schmidt, President of the EESC's Sustainable Development Observatory

2.45 p.m. | Setting the scene

  • Thorfinn Stainforth, Policy Analyst, Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP)

Outcomes of the UNSG Climate Action Summit in New York and presentation of the initiative  UNited for Climate Justice

  • Monika Skadborg, Member of the Executive Committee of the European Students’ Union

Translating the youth mobilisation for climate into genuine youth engagement in agenda and policy-setting

3.15 p.m. | Panel debate:

  • Anne Bergenfelt, Senior Expert in Climate Justice and Security, DG CLIMA, European Commission
  • Veronika Hunt Šafránková, Head of the UN Environment Brussels Office
  • Tomasz Chruszczow, Climate Champion, Poland
  • Ulriikka Aarnio, International Climate Policy Coordinator, CAN Europe
  • Félix Mailleux, Climate and Energy Advisor, ETUC
  • Tom Vöge, Head of EU Affairs, European Union International Chamber of Commerce, ICC

Q&A

5.15 p.m. Conclusions

  • Peter Schmidt, President of the EESC's Sustainable Development Observatory

5.30 p.m. End of the event

Participants can speak in ES-DE-EN-FR-PL and listen to ES-DE-EN-FR-PL

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