9.00 | Introduction

  • Peter Schmidt, SDO President

9.10 | Opening Keynote speech and discussion: Mainstreaming SDGs to promote transparency in governance

  • Professor Enrico Giovannini

9.40 | SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

  • Update on ECESP - Peter Schmidt, Sustainable Development Observatory President
  • Circular Economy - the view of an ECESP Coordination Group member, Laurent Zibell, IndustriAll
  • SDG 12.3 on food waste "in action"
    • EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste, Alexandra Nikolakopoulou, EC, DG Sante
    • EESC – EMAS achievements in tackling food waste, Fabrizio D'Angelo

10.45 | Coffee break

11.00 | SDG 13: Climate Action

  • Update on the Talanoa Dialogue and key issues for the COP24, Olivia Gippner, European Commission, DG Climate Action
  • Update Climate Action, Mindaugas Maciulevičius, rapporteur of EESC opinion Boosting Climate Actions by Non-State Actors
  • Presentation of EESC study "Boosting Non-State Climate Action in Europe – trends, opportunities and challenges", Sander Chan, German Development Institute
  • Introduction of opinion on Climate Finance for Non State Actors, Cillian Lohan, rapporteur
  • EESC – EMAS achievements in taking action against climate change, Audrey Barroux, EESC EMAS

12.00 | Closing Keynote speech and discussion: Moving civil society's role in SDGs to the next stage

  • Karl Falkenberg, European Political Strategy Centre

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