03 October 2018
Energy is crucial for achieving most of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations to ensure global sustainable economic, social and environmental development. Nevertheless, more than 1 billion people live without electricity and more than 3 billion cook without clean fuels and more efficient technologies - there remain major challenges on our journey to a a future with access to sustainable energy for all.
The Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs invites to a discussion on global energy issues with students and high-level experts from the European Union and the Global Network of Regional Sustainable energy Centres.
6.00 – 6.05 Opening Remarks by Désirée Schweitzer (Director General Department for Development/ Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs)
6.05 – 6.20 Statements by
6.20 – 6.50 Presentation of research findings from a trans- and interdisciplinary perspective by students of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
6.50 – 7.30 Discussion/Q&A
Subsequent possibility for an exchange with buffet and drinks
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