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First workshop of the European Green Deal Watch

Mathieu Delatte Ben Kemoume, 9 December 2021

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First workshop of the European Green Deal Watch

The European Green Deal Watch will be holding its first workshop session on December 9th & 10th. While it was supposed to take place in Paris, it has been decided that it would be held online due to the covid resurgence.

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Minutes of the European Green Deal Watch first workshop

The programme

The core group will discuss according to the following programme:

On December 9th:

  • 14:30 Introductions
  • 14:45 Presentation of the “Green Deal Watch-project”
  • 15:00 National transition policies and the Green Deal: challenges and opportunities for each country, introduced by four 10-minutes presentations from each country
  • 16:20 10 minutes break
  • 16:30 Next steps and first round of recommendations
  • 17:00 Hearing with a member of Franz Timmermans’ team at the European Commission (Chatham house rules). The hearing will focus on three issues:
     Mainstreaming the Green Deal in the European Semester and Recovery Package
     The Green Deal Investment Plan
     The Green Deal and EU State Aid Legislation
  • 18:00 End of the session

On December 10th:

  • 10:00-11h30 Public Round Table: “Will the European Green Deal succeed in driving the ecological transition in Europe?
    Language: French & English (with simultaneous interpretation)


  • Jens Althoff, Director, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Paris office, France
  • Nicolas Berghmans, Senior fellow, Climate and Energy Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI), France
  • Beata Cymerman, Director, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Warsaw office, Poland
  • Juliette de Grandpré, Policy Advisor, Climate and Energy, WWF Deutschland, Germany
  • Camille Defard, Reaserch fellow, European Climate and Energy, Institut Jacques Delors Paris office, France
  • Mathilde Dupré, Co-director, Institut Veblen, France
  • Elisa Giannelli, Senior Policy Advisor, E3G, Belgium/Italy
  • Jules Hebert, Program coordinator, Heinrich Böll Stiftung Paris office, France
  • Wojtek Kalinowski, Co-director, Institut Veblen, France
  • Daniel Kiewra, Research Fellow, Economist & just transition expert, Poland
  • Neil Makaroff, Head of European affairs, Réseau Action Climat, France
  • Audrey Mathieu, Referentin für EU-Klimapolitik, Germanwatch, Germany
  • Davide Panzeri, Senior Policy Advisor, Ecco, Italy
  • Joanna Maria Stolarek, Head of Energy and Climate Programme, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Warsaw office, Poland
  • Martin Keim, Head of Programme - European Energy Transition, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Brussel office, Belgium

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