Programme

Climate policy after COP21: Implications for the European forest-based sector

15 March 2016, Brussels

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Host: Elisabeth Köstinger, MEP
Chair: Göran Persson, ThinkForest President

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13:30 Opening 
  Elisabeth Köstinger, MEP
Marc Palahí, Director, European Forest Institute (EFI)
Göran Persson, ThinkForest President

13:45 The role of the bioeconomy in climate mitigation 
  Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Finland

14:05 Implications of climate and energy policies
  Marie Donnelly, Director, DG Energy, European Commission
 
14:25 Policy implications of the EFI climate policy and forest-based sector study ( presentation )
  Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, EFI

14:40 Panel discussion: “The forest-based sector and climate policy: mitigation, sink and storage”
  Moderator: Paul Brannen, MEP

Panellists include:
  Humberto Delgado Rosa , Director, DG Environment, European Commission
  Elisabeth Köstinger, MEP
  Göran Persson, ThinkForest President
  Lucia Perugini, The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, Italy
 

Giuseppe Scarascia-Mugnozza, Chair of the EFI Board

15:55 Concluding remarks
  Göran Persson, ThinkForest President

16:00 Networking with wine and snacks
17:00 The event ends