Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Business opportunities in the framework of Europe's climate actions outside the EU

18 May 2017 Brussels.The Paris agreement resulted in a new wave of climate commitments by countries and regions worldwide. The regions of Flanders and Catalonia co-organized a seminar and matchmaking event for te private sector, educational and research organizations and civil society organizations as important partners in reaching the climate objectives.

Extract of the programme:

  • What could Europe do to comply with the Paris agreement? Key note speech by Mr. Jos Delbeke, Director General for Climate Action, DG Climate Action, 
  • What could the EU do outside the European Union? DG Devco
  • What actions are taken by the EIB? Mrs. Monica Peña Sastre, Policy Adviser Institutional Relations; Mr. Bert Teuwen, Senior Banker, EIB Brussels Office 
  • How important is Climate Change agenda for the EBRD? Mr Gianpiero Nacci, Associate Director, Head Sustainable Resources Investment and Ms Bénédicte Kariger Associate Director, in the Manufacturing and Services sector
* Presentations forthcoming

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