9:30 | Opening Remarks

Moderator: Dimitris Dimitriadis, President of the Section for External Relations (REX), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

10:15 | Panel 1: Leading climate change efforts

Moderator: Peter Schmidt, President of the Section for Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment (NAT), EESC

11:30 | Break

11:45 | Panel 2: Ensuring the green energy transition, and heading towards open strategic autonomy

Moderator: Baiba Miltoviča, President of the Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN), EESC

13:00 | Lunch break

14:30 | Panel 3: Ensuring that the European Green Deal leaves no one behind

Moderator: Laurenţiu Plosceanu, President of the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC), EESC

15:45 | Panel 4: Maintaining the EU's industry's global competitiveness and directing financing to support the green transition

Moderator: Stefano Palmieri, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), EESC

17:00 | Wrap-up and closing remarks

Wrap-up by Dr Phoebe Koundouri, Co-Chair of United Nations Sustainable Development Network (SDSN)

* Simultaneous interpretation available from/into English, French, German, Greek, Italian & Spanish