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The Intergroup offers a multi-stakeholder platform of discussion on sustainable development issues in the European Parliament

UNFCCC COP22: Debrief and Next Steps

On Tuesday 28 February Julie Girling MEP and Vice-Chair of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” will host the entitled event UNFCCC COP22: Debrief and Next Steps. In 2015 at COP21 the historical Paris Agreement was agreed upon, which outlines a legally binding global climate target, which …

A different kind of growth: Europe taking the lead?

On Wednesday 8 March Pavel Poc MEP and Chair of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” in collaboration with The Club of Rome will host the debate “A different kind of growth: Europe taking the lead?“. Economic growth used to give considerable social and material progress …

Water Governance across Europe

On the 1st of February, Michel Dantin MEP and Chair of the “Agriculture and Water Management” working group is hosting the event entitled “Water Governance across Europe – In light of the Review of the EU Water Framework Directive” The Water Framework Directive is EU’s forefront legislative instrument to protect …

Forests & Climate: The Impact of Forests and Forestry on the EU Climate and Energy Policy

Policy-makers, experts, foresters, and civil society gathered in the European Parliament to illustrate and discuss the contribution that the forest sector can provide to climate change mitigation, and how this can be effectively implemented at the European level. Elisabeth Köstinger MEP and chair of the “Sustainable Forest Management” working group …

The Role of Bioeconomy in the Circular Economy

Policy-makers, industry representatives and stakeholders active in the field of bioeconomy gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the pivotal role of the bioeconomy in the circular economy and how to better harness its potential within the EU Circular Economy Strategy and in Europe. Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP and Chair of …

Sustainable Forest Biomass in light of COP21 Paris

The role of forests and woody biomass within the EU policy framework on climate and energy was discussed at the European Parliament at the Intergroup Conference “Sustainable forest biomass in the light of COP21 (Paris)” on 1 December 2016. The event was held one day after the European Commission’s publication …