Invitation to a press briefing on Saving bluefin tuna - breakfast briefing on new EU rules on bluefin fishing and scandals in the fishery - Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament - European Parliament, Brussels
Press conference Environmental, political and financial dimensions of gold mining in Greece
When: Thursday 24 January 2013 @ 10.30 - 11.00
Where: Room 5G2, Altiero Spinelli (ASP) Building
Who: Nick Chrysogelos, Greens-EFA MEP, and local activists Papageorgiou Apostolos, Tzoumpas Giorgos and Krommydas Thanasis
MEP Nick Chrysogelos of the Greens/EFA group will be holding a press conference this Thursday in the European Parliament on gold mining activities and public land expropriation in Chalkidiki, Greece. Speakers include representatives from local grassroots citizen groups.
The efforts to impose gold mining in the region have several environmental, political and financial aspects which will have a huge impact on the region and many citizen groups already oppose the government plans. The expected environmental degradation and natural resource depletion, the disorganized and corrupt political system, along with this project's questionable and unsustainable financial aspects pose serious threats to local populations.
The severe consequences will include the loss of many local jobs in tourism, beekeeping, agriculture, livestock, fisheries and other professions, not to mention the severe impact on the area's natural capital.
Moderator: Sonja van Renssen, Journalist on EU-affairs
Registration (14:00 – 14:30)
Opening statements (14:30 – 14:50)
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European Commission headquarters
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NATURAL REFRIGERANTS - SOLUTIONS FOR EUROPE: Already in its fourth year, this interactive workshop and conference on Natural Refrigerants (CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water, air) will be organised in Brussels from Tuesday to Wednesday, 6-7 November, with a pre-event on 5 November
Mr. Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy, Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard, Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication, and Mr. Johannes Remmel, Minister for Climate Protection,
On Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 09:30,
at the Mission of Switzerland to the European Union
Place du Luxembourg 1, 1050 Brussels
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Air pollution in airports
Event date: 31 Jan 13 - 31 Jan 13
A challenge for the working environment - solutions and successful cooperation
AIR POLLUTION IN AIRPORTS
CLEPA Annual Reception 2013
Concert Noble- Brussels
For further information, please contact :
Ms Nathalie Gminder, firstname.lastname@example.org,
If you are not for zero waste, how much waste are you for?
15.00 – 15.10 Opening
Gabi Zimmer, President GUE/NGL
Mikael Gustafsson, MEP GUE/NGL and Chair of FEMM Committee
Gas Week 2013 – Making a Clean Future Real
Building on the success of Gas Week 2012, Gas Week 2013 focuses on how natural gas can help Europe make a clean future real.
On 19 June, the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), the voice of the HVACR industry, is hosting a High-Level Conference on Energy and Climate.
The conference starts at 14.30 and ends at 18.00.
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