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We are recycling household waste and are gradually switching to tap water. But did you know that the financial sector also has an important role to play in the transition to a greener economy and cleaner energy? The European Commission is planning a series of interventions to get the financial system on a more sustainable path. Come to VLEVA on Tuesday 3 July 2018 and get a clarifying look at sustainable finance by Julian McLachlan, Policy Officer for Green Finance and Green Investment at DG Environment of the European Commission.
The Minaraad and the Liaison agency Flanders-Europe (VLEVA) are pleased to welcome you to their six-monthly inspiring information session. As always, an overview will be given of the current EU dossiers in the field of energy, climate and environment.
Moderator: Hubert David, former chairman of the Minaraad and secretary of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
- 10.00 am: Reception and registration
- 10.15 am: Welcome and introduction
Melanie De Caluwé - VLEVA
- 10.20 am: Current EU energy policy
Jan Haers - Energy Attaché Department Environment / General Representation within the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the European Union (AAVR EU).
- 10.50 am: Current EU environment and climate policy
Marjan Decroos - Environmental Attaché Department Environment / General Representation within the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the European Union (AAVR EU).
- 11.20 am: Keynote speech
Julian McLachlan - European Commission (DG Environment) - speech in English
- 11.50 am: Question and answer session
- 12.20 pm: Conclusions
Jan Verheeke - Secretary Minaraad
- 12.25 pm: Lunch
Where: VLEVA, Kortenberglaan 71, Brussels
When: Tuesday 3 July 2018 - 10.00 am to 12.45 pm
Language: Dutch, but the keynote speech is in English
Participation: Free, but the places are limited
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