27/11/2012 at 09:00
Where: EESC - 2 rue Van Maerlant - Room VM3- Brussels
Topic: Energy and natural resources
Organiser: European Economic and Social Committee
The European Economic and Social Committee will host a major conference on energy poverty, Energy for all: the action and role of the European Union, organised in partnership with Elisan, the European local inclusion and social action network.
The main issues to be tackled include improving the energy efficiency of housing through the EU's various funding programmes (including the structural funds), energy education as an aspect of solidarity between the generations, sustainable social development in keeping with the EU's energy targets, and local social action in combating energy poverty.