The Priorities of the Maltese Presidency in Climate Change and Energy with Alexia Georgakopulos, Senior Policy Officer Climate Change, Clive Gerada and Robert Portelli, Policy Officers Energy Affairs

With Malta becoming the next incumbent in the Presidency cycle we are delighted to welcome Alexia Georgakopulos, Senior Policy Officer Climate Change, Clive Gerada and  Robert Portelli Policy Officers Energy Affairs to discuss the priorities of the Maltese Presidency in Climate Change and Energy.

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Industrial Competitiveness Task Force Briefing on the Energy Efficiency Directive with Paul Hodson, Head of Unit Energy Efficiency & Intelligent Energy, DG Energy, European Commission

As part of the Winter Package, the Commission proposed an update to the Energy Efficiency Directive setting a new 30% energy efficiency target for 2030. At our lunch briefing Paul Hodson, Head of Energy Efficiency & Intelligent Energy Unit, will provide an overview of the proposed updates and measures ensuring the realisation of the new target.

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Industrial Competitiveness Task Force Briefing on the EU's Plastic Strategy with Werner Bosmans, Policy Officer, Dir B1 Sustainable Production, Products & Consumption, DG ENV

The EU's plastic strategy is in the core of the Circular Economy package, aiming for a more sustainable and resource efficient European economy. We are delighted to welcome Werner Bosmans, policy officer - DG ENV - B1, sharing his views on the topic as the coordinator of the the development of the EU's Strategy on Plastics.

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The Priorities of the Estonian Presidency in Environment and in Energy with Kristi Klaas, Head of Environment Section and Thor-Sten Vertmann, Head of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Section

During this Industrial Competitiveness Task Force Briefing, Kristi Klaas, Head of Environment Section, Counsellor for Environmental Affairs, and Thor-Sten Vertmann, Head of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Section, Counsellor for Energy at the Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU, will discuss the priorities of the upcoming Estonian Presidency in Environment and in Energy.

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Gian Marco Currado, Counsellor - Social and Environment, UK Representation to the EU on the Evolution of Environment and Health Policy Agenda

As Art 50 negotiations have started, how can the United Kingdom maintain influence is one of the core questions for discussion. During this breakfast session Gian Marco Currado, Counsellor - Social and Environment, UK Representation to the EU, will brief us on the evolution of environment and health policy agenda in light of Brexit.

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Priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency in Environment: Water Management, Chemicals, Climate Change and GMOs

During this Industrial Competitiveness Task Force briefing our three speakers from the Bulgarian Permanent Representation, Kalin Iliev, Counsellor, Head of Sector Environment and Waters; Dotchka Vassileva, First Secretary, Chemicals & Water management and Silvia Bakardzhieva, First Secretary, Climate change and GMO will discuss the priorities of their Presidency in environment, chemicals, water management, climate change and GMOs.

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