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EMEA webinar report: The External Dimension of EU Green Deal: How does it contribute to a clean energy transition in the Mediterranean and Africa?

27 Jan 2021

EMEA webinar report: The External Dimension of EU Green Deal: How does it contribute to a clean energy transition in the Mediterranean and Africa?

The webinar focused on how can the EU Green Deal become a global/regional reference for accelerating the energy transition, considering energy efficiency and social and territorial vulnerabilities amidst the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy and the EU-Africa partnership.

Moderator: Prof. Rym Ayadi, President, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and Professor at the Business School (Former CASS), City, University of London

Panellist(s):
Grammenos Mastrojeni, Deputy Secretary General, Energy and Climate Action, Union for the Mediterranean
Prof. Pantelis Capros, Head of E3MLab of ICCS, Professor of Energy Economics and Operation Research at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Jorn Verbeeck, Head of Research and Innovation Global Covenant of Mayors (GCOM), Belgium
Enrique de Villamore, Director of Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC) of the UNEP/Mediterranean Action Plan, Spain
Kyriakos Gialoglou, Director of European Government Affairs for Seawind Ocean Technology, Brussels

Discussant (s):
Dr. Cynthia Echave, Project Coordinator-Senior Researcher, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association, Spain

The webinar was co-organised by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and the Interreg Med Renewable Energy Project, and took place on Thursday 10 December at 15:00

Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhQ-g7fbSdA