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Digitalisation and Sustainability : practical recommendations from European civil society
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14:00 | 14:10 - Opening remarks by Christa Schweng, President of the European Economic Social Committee
14:10 | 15:00 - How can digitalisation boost sustainability?
Moderated by Peter Schmidt, President of the NAT section and rapporteur of the EESC Opinion on Digitalisation and Sustainability
High-level political panel: How do we ensure continuing political leadership and civil society engagement to bring about joint sustainable and digital transformation in the midst of competing priorities as we move beyond COVID?