Conference "Sustainable Development as a Guiding principle in the 21st Century"

We gather ambassadors, international and Bulgarian experts on the topic of sustainable development, green economy and climate change

От МOVE.BG, публикувана на 4 ноември 2015

Shortly after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and right before the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21), we gather ambassadors, international and Bulgarian experts on the topic of sustainable development, green economy and climate change.

MOVE.BG and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg are the initiators and hosts of the conference on the topic of "Sustainable development as a guiding principle in the 21st century." The event is organized within the frame of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union and aims to address the broader topic of sustainable development in terms of its regional, European and international perspectives.

We will discuss the EU strategy in tackling sustainable development issues on a global level and review the progress and achievements on the topic during the Presidency. An important objective of the conference is to raise awareness on the essential aspects and trends on the subject, as well as to emphasize the ways to achieve national policy coherence on sustainable development at national and European level. The event will discuss the opprortunities and potential of Bulgaria to best contribute to supporting and promoting sustainable development policies and how to create incentives for such initiatives. The conference will further address the role and engagament of the civil society and the business.

Distinguished international and Bulgarian experts will share their knowledge and expertise on the topics of climate change and green economy, the financial instruments and mechanisms for supporting sustainable development initiatives and projects on national and European levels as well as what and how the business and societal perspectives look like.


H. E. Jean Faltz, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister for EU Funds and Economic Policies

Ognian Zlatev, Head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria

Sasha Bezuhanova, MOVE.BG Founder and Honorary Consul of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Bulgaria

H. E. Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes, Ambassador of France in Bulgaria

H. E. Marc Bichler, Ambassador-at-Large for Climate Change at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Luxembourg

Irene Lucius, Regional Conservation Director of WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme, World Wild Fund for Nature

Malina Kroumova, Director of Systems for EU Funds Management Directorate at Council of Ministers of Bulgaria

Teodor Bobochikov, Energy and Renewables Professional with local and international experience in the energy sector

Moderator: Apostol Dyankov, Expert on Sustainable Development and Moderator at MOVE.BG


The conference will be live streamed on MOVE.BG`s youtube channel

The working languages of the conference are Bulgarian and English.

As seats are limited, please confirm your attendance no later than 9th of November at, indicatining your name, e-mail, the organization you represent and your position.


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