The European Commission joins the celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, the theme of which is “Transforming Education”, highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth.
New York, 16 July 2019
In a new JRC-led article, leading global scientists bring existing environmental footprints into a single environmental footprint family that can be used to more accurately assess, and identify ways to ensure, local and planetary environmental sustainability.
At this largest event of the cogeneration sector in Europe, the latest trends from the energy world will be discussed with industry representatives, policymakers and other key stakeholders. Focus will be placed on the role that cogeneration can play in achieving Europe’s climate and energy goals.
Organized in partnership with Cargill, this exclusive, invitation-only working group will bring together thought leaders and specialists for an in-depth conversation on the importance of tackling deforestation and the crucial role the EU will take in shaping an appropriate framework for competitive and sustainable solutions.
A summary of the Committee’s exchange of views is now available.
The 18 July plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels played host to PR 35/2019, Finland’s Minister of Social Affairs and Health, who presented the programme of the Finnish EU presidency. This includes a special focus on sustainability and the wellbeing of citizens. Minister Pekonen also listed enhancing the rule of law and EU values among its other priorities.
Today, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being on a healthy planet at its core. A dedicated event hosted by the European Union and the Finnish Presidency assessed the progress made in implementing the Agenda 2030’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within Europe and through the EU’s international cooperation.