Why Bees Matter? - Highlighting the Importance of Pollinators


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 everyone interested to the event

"Why Bees Matter?" - Highlighting the importance of pollinators in ecosystems and sustainable development.

The event is free of charge.

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

 

CO-HOST: European Environment Agency



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