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8.30 a.m. | Welcome coffee and registration

9.00 a.m. | Opening session

Moderator:

  • Nathan Metenier, Generation Climate Europe

Interventions:

  • Luca Jahier, President, European Economic and Social Committee
  • Sami Pirkkala, Chair of the EU Council Working Party on the 2030 Agenda during the Finnish EU Presidency, Strategy Department of the Prime Minister’s Office, Finland
  • Arnoldas Abramavicius, Member of the Committee of the Regions
  • Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director-General for Environment, European Commission

Questions & Answers

10.15 a.m. | Multi-stakeholder conversation on Governance for Sustainable Development – towards a citizens' centred strategy

Moderator:

Interventions:

  • Ana Odak, Assistant Minister at Croatian Ministry for Regional Development and EU Funds, Directorate for Strategic Planning and Coordination of EU Funds
  • Arnau Queralt Bassa, Chairmain European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC)
  • Jan Mayrhofer, Policy Officer, Sustainable Development, European Youth Forum
  • Guido Lena, Director for Sustainable Development , SMEunited
  • Deirdre De Burca, SDG Watch Europe Steering Group Member

Questions & Answers

11.15 a.m. | Coffee break

11.40 a.m. | Multi-stakeholder conversation on Sustainable Economy for Sustainable Societies

Moderator:

  • Tellervo Kyla-Harakka-Ruonala, Vice-president of the Employers Group, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Observatory, EESC

Interventions:

  • Niina Bergring, Chief Investments Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Veritas Pension Insurance
  • Mirjana Matesic, Director of Croatian Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • Rebekah Smith, Deputy Director of the Social Affairs department of BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Paola Simonetti, Deputy Director, Economic and Social Policy Department, ITUC
  • Sylvia Maurer, Director of Sustainability and Safety, BEUC: The European Consumer Organisation

Questions & Answers

12.40 p.m. | Closing session

  • Peter Schmidt, Sustainable Development Observatory President, EESC

1 p.m. | End of the conference

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