Infinity War or a just transition? Joining forces for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) climate change and biodiversity targets

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP, Chair of the “Biodiversity& Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” chaired on Thursday 21 June a debate on: “Infinity War or a just transition? Joining forces for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) climate change and biodiversity targets”. Worsening …

The landing obligation and discards’ survivability: How to assess and improve discards’ survival?

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invites you to the event The landing obligation and discards’ survivability: How to assess and improve discards’ survival? Tuesday 26 June 2018 14:00-15:30 European Parliament, Room ASP 1E3 REGISTER HERE The EU’s landing …

Fighting marine litter: The contribution of plastics which are biodegradable in the marine environment

Angélique Delahaye MEP & Ricardo Serrao Santos MEP Co-Chairs of the “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invite you to the event Fighting marine litter: The contributions of plastics which are biodegradable in the marine environment Thursday …

New Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

It is with pleasure to introduce our 2 new Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)! Ms. Jytte Guteland (S&D) is an MEP from Sweden and Member of ENVI. While SFM is a key topic within Ms. Guteland’s agenda, she stated that “I look forward to contributing to …

Solutions through innovation – What role for the bioeconomy in the next MFF?

On Tuesday 22 May 2018, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP, Chair of the “Bioeconomy” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on“Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” hosted the event in the European Parliament on: “Solutions through innovation – What role for the bioeconomy in the next MFF?”. The European Union is at a crossroad. While …

Revision of the ‘Drinking Water Directive’

Michel Dantin MEP Rapporteur for the European Parliament on the Drinking Water Directive recast, Chair of the “Agriculture & Water Management” working group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invites you to the event Revision of the  Drinking Water Directive Keynote speech by: Daniel Calleja Crespo …

CBD Sustainable Ocean Initiative- Fostering dialogue for the sustainable use of fisheries resources

On 28 February, MEPs Ricardo Serrão Santos and Alain Cadec, Vice-Chairs of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” brought together the key partners of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) on the Global Dialogue between the Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs) and Regional …

Accelerating Blue Growth through Marine and Maritime Knowledge Transfer

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP and Chair of the “Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services” Working Group hosted on 22 February the event: Accelerating Blue Growth through Marine and Maritime Knowledge Transfer. The COLUMBUS project, funded by Horizon2020, intends to demonstrate how it is possible to capitalise on the European Commission’s significant investment in marine and …

Re-manufacturing & re-conditioning: Tackling end-of-life to foster Circular Economy

Fredrick Federley MEP and Chair of the “Circular Economy and Raw Materials” Working Group hosted on 25 January the event: Re-manufacturing & re-conditioning: Tackling end-of-life to foster Circular Economy in the European Parliament. Policy-makers, industry, NGOs, and stakeholders gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the potential of re-manufacturing and re-conditioning, …

Clean road mobility: what role for lightweighting technologies?

On Tuesday 24 January Dr. Dieter-Lebrecht Koch, MEP and Chair of the working group on “Transport”, hosted policy-makers, industries, NGOs, and stakeholders in the European Parliament to discuss the role of lightweighting technologies in light of the new proposal presented by the European Commission in November 2017 to accelerate the …