On 2 March 2022 and in the context of the French Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Diversity Europe Group of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will organise a conference in Paris entitled 'Climate Change and Energy Transition'.
The hybrid event will take place at the French Académie du Climat and will bring together some 120 persons representing EESC Members, academia, French civil society organisations and representatives of the French local and national authorities. Topics to be discussed will include:
- The social dimension;
- Geopolitical and military challenges;
- Attitudes of citizens to climate change and the transition to clean energies;
- The perspectives of European youth;
- The role of finance;
- The role of advertising;
The key note speaker at the conference will be Ms Emmanuelle Wargon, Secretary of State to the French Minister for Ecological Transition, with particular responsibility for housing.
The conclusions and recommendations of the conference will be part of the Group's contribution to the ongoing Conference on the Future of Europe.
Simultaneous interpretation will be available from FR DE EN and into FR EN.