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EEAC Workshop, Brussels

The EEAC Network (The European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils)
organises a one-day working session in Brussels on Thursday February 13 2020 on the European
Green Deal, which was presented last December. Gábor Bartus, the NFFT’s secretary and co-chair of the EEAC’s working group will attend the session.

The working session will discuss the opportunities and the potential impacts of the European Green Deal, not only at European but also at national and local level.
Attendants at the working session will include experts from the IDDRI, the IEEP (International
Institute for Educational Planning), the EESC-SDO (Sustainable Development Observatory) and the
EPC (European Policy Center). The working session will share the overall assessment of the Green
Deal’s content and potential as well as more sector specific analyses.
Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Commission introduced the climate
protection programme, worth EUR 100 million, last December. The EC’s president stressed that the Commission intends to mobilise EUR 100 million in order to help the economies of the EU to become more environmentally friendly to be able to fight the impacts of the climate change.

The European Green Deal is on the one hand about cutting emissions but on the other hand it is
about creating jobs and boosting innovation. Its goal is to reconcile the EU’s economies with our

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