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The Global Raw Materials Race: Ensuring Europe can supply its climate trans...

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Wetstraat/Rue de la loi 75

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Climate action will top the European Union’s agenda in the 2019-2024 political cycle.

But will we have the raw materials our energy transition needs?

Join high-level speakers from European institutions, industry and civil society for a policy debate to establish a new 2050 blueprint for Europe’s materials supply.


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9:15 - Presentation of new report - Metals in a Carbon-Neutral Europe: A Blueprint for 2050

Tomas Wyns & Gauri Khandekar, Vrij Universiteit Brussels Institute of European Studies


9:35 - Leadership debate - How should Europe boost its own materials supply in a time of global turbulence?

Topics: EU industry, batteries/strategic value chains, investment, China

o Peter Handley, Head of Unit European Commission DG Grow

o Mikael Staffas, CEO, Boliden

o Jonathan Holslag, International Trade Expert, Vrij Universiteit Brussels

o Representative of Finland EU presidency (tbc)


11:15 - Sustainability debateHow can Europe tackle the environmental impacts from its raw materials supply & use?

Topics: Sourcing, recycling, chemicals & climate

o Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General, European Commission DG Environment (tbc)

o Kathleen van Brempt, Member of European Parliament (tbc)

o Guillaume Pitron, journalist specialising in geopolitics of raw materials

o Industry speaker (tbc)


12:30 - Global reflections

o Janez Potocnik, Co-Chair of UN International Resource Panel


13:00 - Networking Lunch


Cost: EUR 150 for private companies & trade associations, Free for Policymakers, NGOs, Academia


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