On Monday the 15th of June the EEAC network organized the workshop Key challenges for circular economy policies. Amongst others representatives of the European Commission, European Parliament, Business, Ngo’s and strategic advisory councils joined the event.
By organizing this workshop the EEAC network provided the opportunity to exchange views with scientists, governmental organizations , civil society and fellow strategic advisory bodies on the circular economy topic. Moreover, by presenting the facts and figures the workshop could make a contribution to an evidence based approach when revising the Circular Economy policy package.
2015: Reactive nitrogen: Towards an integrated approach to protecting biodiversity’ 3rd of June 2015, Brussels.
On the 3rd of June the EEAC network and its partners orginized the workshop: ‘Reactive nitrogen : Towards an integrated approach to protecting biodiversity’ .
The workshop focused on the key messages of the report “Nitrogen – Strategies for Resolving an Urgent Problem’ published by the German Advisory Council on the Environment. Beside the presentation of the key messages of this report statements from relevant stakeholders such as the European Commission- and Parliament , Copa-Cogeca and the EEB, were made.
A headline summary and video footage will become aveliable soon.
Co Chairs: António Abreu Portuguese National Council on Environment and Sustainable Development (CADS) and Arnau Queralt Advisory Council for the Sustainable Development of Catalonia, (CADS)
The Working Group Marine and Water affairs of the EEAC met Tuesday 14th of April in the European Parliament to discuss key challenges of for European seas and oceans. The working group session was opened by Mr. Siemers (European Commission) and included contributions by Dr. Salomon (SRU), Dr Canals (CADS) and Mr. Founier (Oceana).
Later that day EEAC members Abreu (CNADS), Canals and Queralt (EEAC Chair person) spoke during the roundtable on the bleu economy, an event organized by Claudia Monteiro de Aguiar (MEP). The round table gathered over sixty participants from Ngo’s, interest groups, political fractions, siense and governmental institutions.
The event marks the beginning of a series of debates organized by the EEAC in Brussels during 2015, on the main European challenges in sustainable development.