Why Bees Matter? - highlighting the importance of pollinators in ecosystems and sustainable development


From May 13, 2019 15:00

On the occasion of the World Bee Day the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia

 Edvin Skrt kindly invites you to the event

"Why Bees Matter?"

 highlighting the importance of pollinators in ecosystems and sustainable development.

AGENDA

15:00–15:10

Opening and welcoming

Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency

Edvin Skrt, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia

15:10–15:25

Presentation: EU Commission Initiative on Pollinators

Vujadin Kovačević, European Commission, DG Environment

15:25–15:40

Lecture: "How can the Bees Survive the Anthropocene?"

Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, professor of climatology at the University of Ljubljana and the Nobel Peace Prize winner for disseminating greater knowledge about man-made climate change.

15:40–16.30

Panel debate

·Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, professor of climatology at the University of Ljubljana and the Nobel Peace Prize winner,

· John M. Christensen, director of UNEP (UN Environment Programme) DTU Partnership,

·Vujadin Kovačević, European Commission, DG Environment,

·Lars Fischer and/or Zofuz Knudsen, both beekeepers, active in Solens Hjerte in Odense,

·Lise Hansted, postdoc at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

16:30

Reception

 

The event is free of charge. If you would like to attend please register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 8, 2019.

 

 



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