Programme

Ecological overshoot: How the EU can push back against resource depletion


09:30 | Setting the scene: The EU's ecological footprint  

Moderated by Arnaud Schwartz, President of the Sustainable Development Observatory of the EESC

Q&A and discussion with Members

11:00 | Break

11:15 | Proposals from organised civil society to push back on resource depletion

Moderated by Janusz Pietkiewicz, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Observatory of the EESC

  • Patrizia Heidegger, Deputy Secretary General, EEB
  • Andreas Brieger, Director for Sustainable Development, SMEUnited
  • Jan Mayrhofer, Policy & Advocacy Manager, European Youth Forum

Q&A and Discussion with Members

13:00 | Lunch break

14:30 |  Inspirational talk: from theory to practice

15:00 | Sharing good practices & initiatives

Moderated by Isabel Caño Aguilar, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Observatory of the EESC

  • Leonardo Van Den Berg, ECVC Coordination Committee Member, Via CampesinaAgroecology to cultivate resources instead of exhausting them
  • Alessandro Galli, Ph.D., Director, Mediterranean and MENA regions, Global Footprint Network, Supporting state and non-state actors to implement the ecological footprint metrics
  • Professor Katja Vintar Mally, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Ecological Footprint accounting at national level
  • Adelina Pinto, Vice-Mayor of Guimarães, Portugal, Municipalities in the implementation of the Ecological Footprint

17:00 | End of the event 

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