Green Budget Europe and the People’s Budget network, will organise a high-level conference on Sustainability in Europe on Tuesday 15 May at 9:30 to 13:00 hrs. The event will be held at the Martin’s EU Hotel, next to the Berlaymont building in Brussels.

The purpose of the conference is to provide concrete examples on how to move towards sustainability and a low-carbon circular economy. The discussion will cover a number of topics, including Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), environmental fiscal reform, sustainable finance, circular economy, and the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) of the EU budget.

Our President, Monica Frassoni, will be on the list of confirmed high-level speakers, along with Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President of the European Commission), Janez Potocnik (Co-chair of the International Resource Panel and former EU Commissioner for Environment), Anneli Jäätteenmäki (MEP and former Prime Minister of Finland), and Petri Sarvamaa (MEP and member of the Committee on Budgets).

The conference will be live streamed and it can be followed from GBE’s website. Click here for further information and registration.

 

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