Programme - New EU Goals and Policies for Sustainable Development - Joint perspective of consumers and environmentalists

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Moderator: Bernardo Hernández Bataller

8.30 a.m. Registration and coffee 

9.30 a.m. Opening session 

  • Toni Vidan, Head of the energy programme, Green Action/Friends of the Earth Croatia - civil society organisation for environmental protection. Co-spokesperson of the Consumers & Environment Category
  • Evangelia Kekeleki, Secretary-general of the Greek Consumer Protection Centre (KEPKA), Member of the Consumers & Environment Category 
  • Cillian Lohan, CEO of Green Economy Foundation, member of the Consumers & Environment Category; Rapporteur of the Reflection Paper 'Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030'

10 a.m. Panel 1: Expectations and positions of civil society and the public 

  • Jeremy Wates, Secretary General, European Environmental Bureau (EEB) 
  • Dimitri Vergne, BEUC, Senior Sustainable Transport Officer 
  • Mladen Domazet, Institute for Political Ecology, Croatian national representative 
  • Alejandro Salcedo Aznal, Coordinator for Consumer Affairs, Regional Council of Castile-La Mancha
  • Niko Humalisto, University of Eastern Finland, Felm (member NGO of Fingo), Geography and historic sciences
  • Debate 

11.30 a.m. Coffee break 

12 p.m. Panel 2: Response of the EU institutions 

  • European Commission representatives 
    • Marie-Paule Benassi, Acting Director, European Commission - Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers - Deputy Director-General in charge of Directorates B and E - Consumers (JUST.DDG.E)
    • Claudia Hahn, Policy Officer responsible for SDGs, European Commission - Directorate-General for Environment - Global Sustainable Development - Sustainable Development Goals Green Finance & Economic Analysis (ENV.F.1)
  • Debate 

12.45 p.m. Closing remarks 

  • Toni Vidan, Head of the energy programme, Green Action/Friends of the Earth Croatia - civil society organisation for environmental protection. Co-spokesperson of the Consumers & Environment Category

Interpreting requested from ES-DE-EL-EN-FR-IT  into ES-DE-EN-FR   

Venue: European Economic and Social Committee, VMA Building, Van Maerlant Street 2, Room VMA3, 1040 Brussels 

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NAT/760 Reflection Paper "Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030"

NAT/760 Document de réflexion «Vers une Europe durable à l’horizon 2030»