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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 Global Forum for National SDG Advisory Bodies will hold its inaugural meeting in Bogota between February 17 and 20 2020. The NFFT is also part of the forum that includes over 60 countries worldwide.
The initiative was launched by the German and the Finnish governments at the UN summit on sustainable development in New York in September 2019.
The NFFT is represented by its secretary, Gábor Bartus.
The International Development Cooperation Strategy of the Hungarian government is being renewed this year, with the preparatory work performed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Based on the NFFT’s recommendation, the implementation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (adopted in September 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda) in Hungary is carried out in two different paths: national actions are coordinated through the National Framework Strategy on Sustainable Development while the international sustainable development cooperation activities are coordinated through the International Development Cooperation Strategy (NEFE). Accordingly, one of the pillars of the NEFE2025...
The ESDN Conference 2019 (European Sustainable Development Network) is to be held on 30th-31st October in Helsinki this year. Its title is „Towards a Sustainable Europe 2030 – From Reflection to Action”.
Co-organised by the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office, the Conference was aimed at bringing together sustainable development policy-makers and experts from different stakeholder groups from all over Europe. One of the speakers at the conference is Finland’s prime minister, Antti Rinne.
The Zöldgömb Festival will take place for the third time on Sunday, October 27 2019.
The event is hosted by Földgömb magazine under the patronage of Dr. János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary.
The National Council for Sustainable Development will be a professional sponsor of this year’s Green Globe Festival. The NFFT’s secretary, dr. Gábor Bartus will deliver a speech titled “Sustainability and/or prosperity”.