May 3rd : Launch of the 2nd Report of the SDSN’s Senior Working Group on European Green Deal
On May 3rd the SDSN’s Senior Working Group on European Green Deal will launch the 2ndAnnual Report, entitled “Financing the Transformations for the Joint Implementation of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and the European Green Deal” which: provides an overview of the EU policies published since 2020 in support of the implementation of the European Green Deal, explores the financial implications of the Joint Implementation of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and the European Green Deal, and stresses the need for private financial flows to be directed towards sustainable projects and activities.
This event will feature the launch of the 2nd report from the SDSN Senior Working Group on the European Green Deal highlighting policy advancements and sustainable finance, where the main co-authors will present the results of the report, which will give the opportunity to a panel of invited speakers consisting of top-academics and politicians, for an open discussion and elaboration on the key messages.
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and SDSN Europe are organizing this Digital Dialogue, which will be hosted by the Regional Growth Conference and supported by the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) and Athens University of Economics and Business.
Read the concept note & agenda here
May 03, 2022, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM CEST
Opening remarks and Announcement of UN SDSN Global Climate Hub (GCH)
Prof. Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business; President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists; Fellow World Academy of Art and Science; Co-chair SDSN Europe & SDSN Greece; co-lead EGD SWG, co-chair GCH
Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, ATHENA RC, co-chair GCH
Prof. Christos Zerefos, Academy of Athens, co-chair GCH
Christos Dimas, Minister of Research and Innovation, Hellenic Republic, Greece
Christos Stylianidis, Minister for the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Hellenic Republic, Greece (video)
Launch of the 2nd Report of the SDSN’s European Green Deal Senior Working Group
Presentation of Main results of the Report, Prof. Phoebe Koundouri
Keynote remarks: Teresa Ribera, Deputy Prime Minister for the Ecological Transition, Spain
Keynote remarks: Christos Staikouras, Minister of Finance, Hellenic Republic, Greece, “Financing Sustainability Transition”
Panel discussion between co-authors
Moderator: Prof. Phoebe Koundouri
Dr. Carlo Papa, Enel Foundation, Managing Director
Prof. Leonardo Becchetti, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
Prof. Marzio Galeotti, FEEM, Director of Scientific Research
Mr. Ketan Patel, Greater Pacific Capital, CEO
Prof. Theodoros Zachariadis, The Cyprus Institute, Manager SDSN Europe
Prof. Stefan Brunnhuber, member of the Club of Rome
Policy and Business Panel Discussion
Moderator: Prof. Phoebe Koundouri
Markus H.-P. Müller, Managing Director, Global Head of Chief Investment Office Private Bank at Deutsche Bank l University Lecturer
Maria Spyraki, Member of the European Parliament, Greece
Udo Bullmann, Member of the European Parliament, Germany
Petros Kokkalis, Member of the European Parliament, Greece
Kristy Bartolo, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry for Environment, Energy and Enterprise, Malta
Roland Schatz, Founder and CEO of United Nations Global Sustainability Index Institute UNGSII Foundation
Learn more about the work of the SDSN Senior Working Group on European Green Deal and read the report here.