24 May '11, 6pm

Green Week: Europe's Largest Environmental Policy Conference Begins

Green Week: Europe's Largest Environmental Policy Conference Begins Green Week - the largest annual environmental policy conference in Europe attracting around 4,000 participants, is taking place in Brussels this week. In its 11th year, this year's meeting will focus on the theme of "Resource Efficiency: Using less, living better" and there will be over 40 sessions, addressing the problem of resource depletion and scarcity, and the challenges and opportunities presented by constraints on resources. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has partnered with the European Commission to organize a number of sessions at Green Week. These sessions include a discussion on the agenda for economic transformation with the International Resource Panel, a press briefing on the International Resource Panel's upcoming metals recycling report, and a session on whether Rio+20 can ...

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