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Working towards a green economy after Rio+20

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This event has now taken place. Please see related documents in the righthand column.

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>> Interview with Steven Stone, Chief of the Economics and Trade Branch at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), about the ways forward towards a green economy after Rio+20

>> Interview with Peter Poschen, Director of the Job Creation and Enterprise Development Department at the International Labour Organization (ILO), about the impact of the transition to a green economy on the labour market

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At this event we will discuss Green Jobs in the context of Rio+20 outcomes on the Green Economy, and how a greener economy can make a major contribution to poverty reduction and social inclusion. 

Our recent report will be a key contributor to the discussions: Working towards sustainable development – Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy.

Hosted by MEP Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Vice-Chair of the Environment Committee (ALDE), & MEP Elisabeth Schroedter, 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 *tbc Santiago Loranca-Garcia, Head of Unit Employment Strategies, DG Employment

The interventions by the speakers will be followed by a Q&A session.

2 October  |  13:30 to 15:00
European Parliament  |  room P4B 001

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

If you experience problems with the registration form please contact Floris Tack at g1bru@ilo.org and kindly state your name, organization, position, date of birth, nationality and passport/ID number


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Location

European Parliament | room P4B 001 (Belgium)

Organiser

UNEP, ILO, MEP Vice Chair Environment Gerbrandy, MEP Vice Chair Employment Schroedter

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