Breakfast at Sustainability’s in Brussels

20 October 2011 | News story

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V. and the Liaison Office of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen-South Tyrol will host the 10th “Breakfast at Sustainability’s” (B@S) on Thursday 24 November 2011, in Brussels.

The topic of this event is “Capitals of Biodiversity – European municipality lead the way in local biodiversity protection“.

Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment and MEP Isabelle Durant, Vice-President of the European Parliament will intervene during the event. Mr Potočnik will also officially award the winners of the “European Capitals of Biodiversity” competition, a LIFE+ funded project, where over 500 municipalities from France, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia and Spain participated. The B@S10 event in Brussels coincides with the grand finale of the competition.

Hans Friederich, IUCN Regional Director for Europe, will facilitate the session in the morning “From biodiversity policy to local implementation”. Please see the detailed programme.

To register please email to brussels-office@iclei.org by 18 November.