This private discussion forum, jointly hosted by ECFR, ECCO and the European Commission Representation to Milan with the support of the Heinrich Boll Stiftung, aims at bringing the Italian and pan-European perspective into the debate on how the EU and its member states can seize the opportunity for a cohesive policy on green issues.
The event will be joined be a high-level select group of decision and opinion makers in Milan, Rome and Europe from government, media, business and the expert community.
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The discussion will be held in English under Chatham House rule.
13:00-14:00 Welcome Buffet lunch and networking
14:00-14:10 Welcome remarks by Jens Althoff, Head of Heinrich Böll Paris Office, Massimo Gaudina, Head of European Commission Representation to Milan and Arturo Varvelli, Head of ECFR Rome Office.
14:10-14:45 Kick off by Massimo Garribba, Deputy Director General for Energy, European Commission (followed by Q&A)
14.45-16.00 The Geopolitics of the Green Deal: Europe in the Great Powers Competition
Edoardo Croci, Senior Research Fellow, GREEN, Bocconi University
Mats Engstrom, Visiting Fellow, European Power Program, ECFR
Alex Scott, Climate Diplomacy and Geopolitics Programme Leader, E3G
Fabio Tambone, Director, Head of External International Relations, ARERA (The Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment)
Chaired by: Annalisa Perteghella, Senior Policy Advisor, ECCO
16:00-16.15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:30 Green expectations and ambitions within the multilateral agenda: instruments, opportunities and challenges
Luca Bergamaschi, Co-Founder, ECCO
Nicolò Sartori, Senior Researcher, ENEL Foundation
Mariya Trifonova, Visiting Fellow, ECFR Sofia Office
Chaired by: Teresa Coratella, Program Manager, ECFR Rome
17:30 End of the meeting