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Bendt Bendtsen, MEP on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

23-Mar-2017
At this lunch session Bendt Bendtsen, MEP, rapporteur for the Energy Performance of Building Directive, will discuss the proposed updates on the directive, which were included in the European Commission's Winter Package, and how these contribute to reaching the EU's new 30% energy efficiency target by 2030.

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Nikolaos Isaris, Deputy Head of Unit at DG CONNECT, on The Internet of Things

30-Mar-2017
As part of the Digital Single Market Strategy, Nikolaos Isaris, Deputy Head of Unit at DG CONNECT, will discuss The Internet of Things, the next step towards the digitisation of our society and economy. Mr. Isaris will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.

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Patron Dinner "Future of Business" Series with Richard Corbett MEP on the Future of Democracy

11-Apr-2017
As part of our Patron Dinner Series on The Future of Business, we are delighted to welcome Richard Corbett MEP to discuss The Future of Democracy. Over a three-course dinner, Richard Corbett MEP will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.Venue to be confirmed.

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José Inácio Faria MEP on Access to Medicines

20-Apr-2017
After the adoption on the report on EU Options for Improving Access to Medicines, José Inácio Faria MEP, shadow rapporteur of the file, will discuss the current situation as regards the availability of medicines and healthcare in Europe.Mr Faria will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.  

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Sustainable Development Goals – EU Implementation of the 2030 Agenda with Ulf Björnholm, Head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Brussels Office

25-Apr-2017
After an active involvement in drawing up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in order to show the EU’s commitment towards both the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainability, the Sustainable Development Goals are reflected in almost all sectors of EU policy-making, including but not limited to: pursuit of responsible fiscal policies, healthcare and pension systems reforms, low carbon mobility, circular economy package, trade for all strategy.

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Panel Debate: Trade for All - Global Supply Chains and Impact on Jobs and Growth with Alessia Mosca MEP and Hosuk Lee Makiyama, Director, European Centre For International Political Economy

26-Apr-2017
After the 2015 launch of the European Comission’s Trade for all strategy, this panel debate will look at its current status,  its impact, and the way forward to achieve a more responsible, effective and transparent trade and investment policy in a world of increasing globalisation.

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Priorities of the ENVI Committee with Adina-Ioana Vălean MEP, new Chair of the ENVI Committee

27-Apr-2017
Adina-Ioana Vălean MEP, the new Chair of the ENVI Committee, will present the ENVI Committee's priorities, halfway through their mandate.Mrs Vălean will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.

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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

04-May-2017
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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EU Breakfast on The future of antitrust with Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Deputy Director General, Antitrust, DG COMP

05-May-2017
We are delighted to welcome Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Deputy Director General, Antitrust, DG COMP, discussing the future of antitrust.

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Francesca Colombo, Head of of the Health Division, OECD on "2017 OECD Programme in Health"

11-May-2017
The Meeting of OECD Health Ministers in January focused on how health systems can best adapt to meet the challenges of the future. We are delighted to welcome Francesca Colombo, Head of the Health Division, OECD, to discuss the "2017 OECD Programme in Health". 

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EU Lunch with Thomas Kramler, Head of the Digital Single Market Task Force, DG COMP, on e-Commerce Sector Inquiry - Reflections on the Consultation's Status and Announced Enforcement Actions

29-May-2017
As part of the EU’s Single Market Strategy, the identification of cross-border barriers and restrictive business practices are of increasing importance in order to ensure online competition. With the aim of understanding existing market trends, the European Commission launched a sectoral inquiry into e-commerce in May 2015.  This was followed by a Preliminary Report and a Public Consultation on the issue during the second half of 2016.

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Patron Dinner "2017: A Year of Elections" Series - The Dutch General Election with Robert de Groot, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to the EU

30-May-2017
As part of our Patron Dinner Series on "2017: A Year of Elections", we are delighted to welcome Robert de Groot, upcoming Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of The Netherlands to the EU to discuss the Dutch General Election of March. Over a three-course dinner, Ambassador Robert de Groot will provide a short keynote speech which will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.

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