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Brexit and the green transition in Europe

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This event is the concluding conference of the project 'The potential impact of Brexit on the prospects for a green transition in Europe', coordinated by Green House think tank UK on behalf of the Green European Foundation. You can find out more about the project and the other events within it on the Green European Foundation website here, where you can also sign up for the GEF Newsletter.

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Morning session: UK focus

10.30 Registration, coffee + tea

11.00 Welcome and introductions from GEF representative and from Panel Chair Norman Baker (former UK Minister for Transport)

11.15 Keynote presentation: Molly Scott Cato MEP

11.45 Responses from Caroline Lucas MP, Prof. Peter Newell, University of Sussex; Rupert Read, Chair of Green House

12.00 Chaired discussion with panel and audience

13.00 LUNCH

Afternoon session: European focus

14.00: Introduction by Panel Chair Nuala Ahern (Green Foundation Ireland, former MEP for the Irish Green Party)

14.15 Presentations on the national events and perspectives:

France: Dr Viviane Gravey, Queens University Belfast

Poland: Ewa Sufin-Jacquemart, Director, Polish Green Foundation

Sweden: Mikael Karlsson, President, European Environmental Bureau

Ireland: Prof. John Barry, Queens University Belfast

Germany: Terry Reintke, MEP

15.15 Chaired discussion with panel and audience

16.15 Closing remarks from Jean Lambert MEP

16.30 – 18.00 Wine reception

Participation in this event is free. Drinks and food will be available for a small charge.


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