Draft programme

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8.30 a.m. | Registration & coffee

9.00 a.m. | Welcoming remarks

  • by Vladimír Novotný, EESC President of the Study Group

9.05 a.m. | Introduction

  • by Lutz Ribbe, EESC Rapporteur

9.15 a.m. | Panel debate: Success factors of civil society and sub-national authorities' coalitions in delivering climate action


Moderator: Isabel Caño Aguilar, EESC Co-rapporteur


  • Francesco Pigliaru, Chair of the ENVE Commission and Rapporteur on Delivering the global climate agreement – a territorial approach to COP22 in Marrakesh, Committee of the Regions (video message)
  • Mercè Rius, Director General for Environmental Quality of the Government of Catalonia
  • Miriam Eisermann, Head of Communications & Policy, Energy Cities
  • Cristiano Bottone, Transition Network Italy, Association of Italian Municipalities and Filipa Pimentel, Transition Network
  • Dirk Knapen, Sustainable Energy Youth Network


10.45-11.15 a.m. | Coffee break


11.15 a.m. | Panel debate: Multi-level governance: scaling up climate action by non-state actors coalitions


Moderator: by Lutz Ribbe, EESC Rapporteur


  • Sander Chan, Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions, German Development Institute
  • Dorthe Nielsen, Policy Director, EUROCITIES
  • Gilles Berhault, President, Comité 21
  • Montserrat Mir, Confederal secretary in charge of the sustainable development, ETUC
  • Helen Spence-Jackson, Programme Manager, EU Green Growth Platform, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group


12.40 p.m. | Reaction

  • by Ms Anne Bergenfelt, Member of the Climate Diplomacy team, International and Inter-institutional Relations unit, DG CLIMA, European Commission


12.55 p.m. | Concluding remarks

  • by Isabel Caño Aguilar, EESC Co-rapporteur


1 p.m. | End of the hearing