How can Europe deliver its contribution to 2015 agreement in the framework of 2030 climate and energy policy? A high-level dialogue on prospects for achieving EU goals

Start/Stop Date:
18 Feb 2014
European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Focus Areas:
Energy policy
Type of Event:

We invite you to join us for a high-level panel debate on the EU's contribution to the 2015 climate agreement in the European Parliament, to be hosted by Danuta Hubner MEP in the European Parliament.

Networking refreshments will follow the event.

For registration, please email

Draft Programme

14.30 - 14.45 – Registration

14.45 – 15.00 – Welcoming and Opening remarks by Professor Danuta Hübner MEP, Chair of the European Parliament’s Regional Development Committee, Face of the #climate4growth Campaign – CONFIRMED

15.00 – 16.00 - Panel Debate

Moderator: Sonja van Renssen (Freelance Journalist) – CONFIRMED

  • Keynote speech by  Prof. Christian Egenhofer, Associate Senior Research Fellow and Co-Author of “Options for EU climate policy stimulating growth, jobs and creating competitive advantage on the global market”, Centre for European Policy Studies - CONFIRMED
  • Karel Kovanda from CEZ - To be confirmed
  • Thomas Legge from European Climate Foundation - To be confirmed
  • Dr Silke Karcher from the German Federal Ministry of the Environment – CONFIRMED
  • Krzysztof Bolesta, Advisor in the Political Cabinet of the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Poland - CONFIRMED

16.00 – 16.30 – Exchange between panelists

16.30 – 16.50 – Q&A Session with the audience

16.50 – 17.00 - Wrap up and concluding remarks

17.00-17.30 – Networking drinks