ICLEI European Convention 2011 - Cities in Europe 2020 - Enhance sustainability now

 ICLEI European  Convention 

12-14 September 2011 
Brussels, Belgium 

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With just six months to go, the countdown to the ICLEI European Convention 2011 is on!

The programme is now taking shape as the list of internationally renowned speakers grows while the venues and topics for the parallel sessions throughout bustling Brussels have now been confirmed.

Speakers line up

The central question “Should Europe change its focus from “growth” to enhancing sustainability, or are these concepts compatible?” is attracting stakeholders from a broad range of fields and we are pleased to announce a number of confirmed speakers:

Christophe Bouvier
Regional Director,
UNEP Regional Office for
Europe (ROE)

Janez Potocnik
Commissioner for
the Environment

H.E Sonam T. Rabgye
Bhutan’s first
Ambassador to Belgium
accredited to the
European Union

Mathis Wackernagel
President of Global Footprint Network

Keith Whitmore
President of the
Congress of Local
and Regional
Authorities of the
Council of Europe

Exploring Brussels with parallel sessions

The parallel sessions, which will delve into the most topical developments in the field of sustainability have now been confirmed. The topics under the spotlight are:
Water Sustainable Mobility Urban Performance Monitoring Biodiversity Digital Democracy Building Design & Construction Quality of Life Resilience Energy

Visit the program page for more detailed information

Session hosts

While the main plenary will be held at the world-renowned Centre of Fine Arts (BOZAR), the parallel sessions will take place in ICLEI member and partner offices across Brussels, easily accessible by public transport or on foot. This innovative structure gives participants a firsthand look at where local governments operate, providing a greater insight into the structure of international local governance in Brussels

Visit the convention venues page to find the interactive map and more information on the different locations

Do not miss your chance to shape the path of Europe 2020 and register now!

The Convention Secretariat

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
European Secretariat
Leopoldring 3, 79098 Freiburg, Germany
Phone:   +49-761 / 3 68 92-0
Fax:   +49-761 / 3 68 92-29
E-Mail:   tumy.tran@iclei.org

Local Environmental Initiatives (Freiburg) GmbH
GF Wolfgang Teubner
HRB 4188 Freiburg i. Br.