Webinar: The Role of Civil Society in the Southern Neighbourhood’s Green Transition

8 April 2021
Online Event

EuroMeSCo will hold a webinar on the Role of Civil Society in the Southern Neighbourhood’s Green Transition. It will focus on the importance of raising awareness of the private sector & the population at large as agents of change, as acknowledged at the EU Joint Communication, released in February 2021.

This webinar will gather civil society representatives, think tankers and EU officials to discuss the role civil society plays in the green transition in the Southern neighbourhood aiming to contribute to the debate on the implementation of the Joint Communication.



Sylvie Fontaine Programme Manager, Regional Programmes Neighbourhood South in the Field of Environment, Water, Agriculture, Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission

Setting the Scene

Patrizia Heidegger Director of Global Policies and Sustainability, European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
Emad Adly General Coordinator, Arab Network for Environment and Development (RAED)
Simone Tagliapietra Research Fellow, Brussels European and Global Economic Laboratory (BRUEGEL)

Debate - First Comments

Zied Boussen Senior Fellow, Arab Reform Initiative (ARI
Hajar Khamlichi President and Co-Founder, Mediterranean Youth Climate Network (MYCN)


After the initial intervention by the speakers, the floor will be opened to participants in order to debate on the main issues tackled during the presentation.
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