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The German Green and Sustainable Finance Cluster and Climate Kic will organise a conference on sustainable finance in Frankfurt, on October 16 2019. Gábor Bartus, the NFFT’s secretary will attend the event.

Due to complex interrelations of global economic processes, it is necessary to bring innovative forces and responsibilities from the financial sector, investing public, politics and civil society all together. 

Gábor Bartus, the NFFT’s secretary will attend the award ceremony of BCSDH’s “For a Sustainable Future” prize as member of the jury panel.

Speakers at the award ceremony will include René Schmidpeter [director of the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM), secretary general of the World Institute of Sustainability and Ethics (WISE)] and the senior management of companies using large amounts of water (Dandelion, Grundfos, Heineken, Szentkirályi) will talk about water as the basis of efficient climate adaptation.


Within the framework of the SDG Summit held by the United Nations from 24 to 25 September in New York, the Global Forum for National SDG Advisory Bodies has been founded. The kick-off for the Forum was presented by Stephan Contius, Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU), Annika Lindblom, Secretary General of the Finnish Sustainability Commission, Charles Nouhan, Chair of the Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future, an NGO headquartered in the Netherlands and New York City, and Cristina Gallach, High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in Spain.

The Professional Coordination Working Committee of the National Council for Sustainable Development (NFFT) held a meeting on September 4 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to prepare the NFFT’s opinion on the draft version of the government’s “First Climate Change Action Plan for the Period until 2020” (ÉCsT).

The minister for innovation and technology launched a consultation process on the draft version of the ÉCsT. The Professional Coordination Working Committee is responsible for discussing and adopting an opinion reflection the NFFT’s position.

The Hungarian Embassy in Copenhagen and the State of Green, a Danish professional organisation will jointly host a two-day programme in Copenhagen between October 3 and 5 for the stakeholders of Hungary’s water sector and sustainable water management.

Main agenda of the programme:

  • Water and wastewater pipeline reconstruction
  • Water and wastewater treatment and recycling
  • Rainwater treatment in the context of the climate change

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