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Young elected politicians (YEP) united for climate, Brussel

Atomium in Brussel.
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
datum 3 december 2019
plaats Brussel, België
locatie CoR, Brussels, Belgium Toon locatie
aanwezigen U.G. (Ursula) von der Leyen e.a.
organisatie Comité van de Regio's (CvdR)

Start date : 03/12/2019

End date : 03/12/2019

Where:

CoR, Brussels, Belgium

European Committee of the Regions,

Energy, environment and climate, EU regional and urban development,

  • Events/Conf/Fairs

Under the heading 'European Green Deal', the European Commission's President-elect, Ursula von der Leyen, has placed Europe's decarbonisation and climate neutrality at the top of her political priorities. Yet Europe's sustainable energy transition will only be successful with the full involvement of cities and regions.

On 3 Decembre 2019, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has invited 30 Young elected politicians (YEP) from all over Europe to work together on 3 specific topics:

  • Deployment of renewable energies at local level and citizen's empowerment as prosumers (energy producers/consumers)
  • Energy efficiency measures
  • Low-carbon modes of transport

They will come up with key conclusions and recommendations to accelerate climate action locally as a driver towards EU climate neutrality and compliance with the Paris climate agreement.

Programme

More information on the event


Inhoud

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Comité van de Regio's (CvdR)

Dit orgaan is de spreekbuis voor lokale en regionale overheden binnen de Europese Unie. De Raad van de Europese Unie en de Europese Commissie zijn in bepaalde gevallen verplicht advies te vragen aan het Comité van de Regio's (CvdR), voordat zij een besluit kunnen nemen.

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