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European Week of Regions and Cities

LIFE CITYAdaP3: Adaptation to Climate Change though CSR of local companies

LIFE CITYADAP3 has created innovative mechanisms for financing climate change adaptation actions through public-private partnership and the corporate social responsability of companies. The project is led by the Federation of Municipalities of the Region of Murcia and counts as partners with 4 municipalities (Molina de Segura, Lorquí, Alcantarilla and Reggio Emilia), the University of Murcia and EuroVértice Consultores. This conference hopes to reach EU regional administrations, EU lobbies and EU bodies related to climate change and be able to transmit transfer project results, promote cooperation and be the seed for new initiatives. The conference will be held at the European Committee of the Regions (VMA building. Room VMA 3. Van Maerlant, rue Van Maerlant 2. 1000 Bruxelles) and will be structured as follows: 9:00 - 9:15 - Opening 9:15 - 9:30 - Climate Pact in the cities in the European Union 9:30 - 9:40 - LIFE Climate Adaptation priorities and project examples 9:40 - 9:55 - Cities adaptation to climate changeand its connections to the new European Bauhaus 9:55 - 10:05 - LIFE CITYAdaP3: Financing Cities Adaptation to Climate Change through Public-Private Partnerships and Corporate Social Responsibility 10:05 - 10:20 - The potential of public-private partnerships for transforming cities 10:20 - 10:35 - Break 10:35 - 10:50 - The impact of urban climate change adaptation actions 10:50 - 11:20 - Technical roundtable: technical challenges in climate change adaptation 11:20 - 11:50 - Political roundtable: involvement of the private companies and other stakeholders in local climate change adaptation 11:50 - 12:00 - Closure The conference will feature presentations by representatives of the project partners (political and technical) and special guests from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Region of Murcia. You can find more information about the project in our website: https://www.lifecityadap3.eu/

  • VMA building. Room VMA 3. Van Maerlant, rue Van Maerlant 2. 1000 Bruxelles Brussels Brussels 1000 Belgium
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Speakers

Manuel Pato

  • Secretary General, Federation of Municipalities of the Region of Murcia

Marcos Ros

  • MEP, European Parliament

Irene Bonvissuto

  • DG Climate Action EU Mission Adaptation to Climate Change European Commission

María Dolores Muñoz

  • President, Federation of Municipalities of the Region of Murcia

María Dolores Abellán

  • Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Murcia, University of Murcia

Elvira Badenes

  • Responsible for industry and environment department in Alcantarilla municipality, Municipality of Alcantarilla

Luis Bernardeau

  • Civil Engineer at Lorquí municipality, Municipality of Lorquí

Carmen Mondejar

  • Biologist at Molina de Segura municipality, Municipality of Molina de Segura

Elena Melloni

  • Technician in Servizio Cura della Città e Sostenibilità Ambientale at Reggio Emilia municipality, Municipality of Reggio Emilia

José Pablo Delgado

  • Director of Energy Department, EuroVértice Consultants

Joaquín Buendía

  • Mayor of Alcantarilla, Municipality of Alcantarilla

Antonio Martínez

  • Councillor for European Projects of Molina de Segura, Municipality of Molina de Segura

Carlota Bonvicini

  • Councillor for Sustainability Policies with responsibility for the Environment, Agriculture and Sustainable Mobility, Municipality of Reggio Emilia

Joaquín Hernández

  • Mayor of Lorquí, Municipality of Lorquí

María del Carmen Morales

  • Mayor of Beniel, Municipality of Beniel

Marta Reguilón

  • Environmental Department, EuroVértice Consultants

Mirjam Witschke

  • CINEA Project Adviser, European Commission

Coordinator

Manuel Pato

  • Secretary General, Federation of Municipalities of the Region of Murcia

Practical information

When
Tue 24/10/2023, 09:00 - 12:00 CET
Type
Onsite
Where
VMA building. Room VMA 3. Van Maerlant, rue Van Maerlant 2. 1000 Bruxelles Brussels Brussels 1000 Belgium
Language
English
How to register
https://forms.gle/T6w3ThED5MSciXHcA