Jobs and society  |  Events  |  02.10.2012

Green Jobs: Working towards a green economy after Rio+20

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is organising an event on Green Jobs that will analyse the outcomes of the Rio+20 conference on green economy. The event will discuss how a greener economy can make a major contribution to poverty reduction and social inclusion.

Date: 2 October, 2012. From 13.30 to 15.00
Venue: European Parliament, room P4B 001
Language: French & English

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recent report "Working towards sustainable development" will be a key contributor to the discussions.

Hosted by

  • Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, MEP, Vice-Chair of the Environment Committee (ALDE)
  • Elisabeth Schroedter, MEP , Vice Chair of the Employment Committee (EFA/Greens).

Other speakers 

  • Steven Stone, Chief of UNEP's Economics and Trade Branch Division
  • Peter Poschen, ILO Director of Job Creation and Enterprise Development Department  
  • Cristiana Pasca Palmer, Head of Unit Climate Change, Environment, Natural Resources, Water, DG DevCo
  • Santiago Loranca-Garcia, Head of Unit Employment Strategies, DG Employment

The interventions by the speakers will be followed by a questions and answers session.


Online registration

Badge collection from entrance ASP Place Luxembourg 12:45-13:15

If you experience problems with the registration form please contact Floris Tack at g1bruiloorg and kindly state your name, organization, position, date of birth, nationality and passport/ID number

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