European Sustainability Berlin
European Sustainability Berlin 07 (ESB07) - Linking Policies, Implementation, and Civil Society Action
Date and venue:
June 3-5, 2007
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Jägerstr. 22/23 (Gendarmenmarkt), 10117 Berlin
The German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) is hosting the main sustainability event in the context of the German Presidency of the EU. ESB07 the line of Conferences on Sustainable Development initiated by the European Member States in The Hague and Vienna in 2002 and 2003, respectively, and linked to the EU Presidencies in Kinsale, Windsor and Salzburg the years after. ESB07 is supported by the recently established European Sustainable Development Network, ESDN. The Conference will also continue the involvement of the network of the European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils, EEAC.
On national as well as on the EU and international level to better link policies and implementation is a crucial key that will be addressed by ESB07. This goes along with the topic of how to “mainstream” Sustainable Development Strategies in the national political contexts. Confirmed keynote speakers so far include Mr. Klaus Töpfer (RNE; former director of UNEP), Björn Stigson (President of the WBCSD) and Günter Krings (German Bundestag, Head of the Parliamentary Board on SD).
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