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Thursday, 22 Apr

2021

EUVP Alumni Webinar: International Partnerships for the European Green Deal

Organised by EU Visitors Programme

Description

EUVP Alumni Webinar

International Partnerships for the European Green Deal

22 April, 16.00 – 18.00 CET

Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to the entire world. What can we do to turn these challenges into opportunities? How to ensure a just transition into climate neutrality? What are the European Union and its strategic partners doing to aim for a brighter and greener future?

AGENDA

16.00 – 16.10 Welcome address by Ms Hilde Hardeman - Head of the European Commission's Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)

16.10 – 17.00 Interventions from the speakers:

  • Ms Elina Bardram - Acting Director of the Directorate “International, Mainstreaming and Policy Coordination” in the Directorate-General for Climate Action of the European Commission
  • Mr Etienne Bassot - Director of the Members’ Research Service at the European Parliamentary Research Service of the European Parliament
  • Mr Nicholas W. Sherman - Director for International Energy and Economic Policy at the White House, United States
  • Mr Sunny Uppal - Senior Director for Partnerships and Outreach with the Covid-19 Task Force under the Department of Health and Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Mr Jeferson Straatmann - Coordinator of value chain initiatives at the Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), Brazil

17.00 – 17.30 Moderated discussion

17.30 – 18.00 Q&A Session

For more details on the speakers and the event, please check: EUVP Alumni Webinar - International Partnerships for the European Green Deal | EUVP - Alumni (europa.eu)

Direct streaming: European Parliament Webstreaming page (europa.eu)