Session 1.1 - Contribution of EU nature policy to creating green jobs

Session 1.1 - Contribution of EU nature policy to creating green jobs

The EU nature policy aims to safeguard Europe's reach biodiversity and natural heritage, whilst also creating employment and sustainable socio-economic development. The session will present a new scoping study on Natura 2000 and jobs, as well as other recent activities in the EU, highlighting  the role of Natura 2000 and the protection of biodiversity in creating employment, related either directly to conservation and restoration measures and sustainable production activities or to the indirect use of natural capital in a range of sectors such as tourism, recreation, health, and education.

Speakers:

  • TBC

Moderator:

  • Ignace Schops, Director Regional¬† Landscape of Kempen and Maasland and President of the Europarc Federation

 

When: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 -
10:00 > 11:30
Room: 
Vision room