Head, Geo-Economics Program, German Council of Foreign Relations,
Director-General of Economic Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
President of the Board, WiseEuropa
EU Ambassador at large for Climate Diplomacy, Former EU Ambassador to the WTO,
Climate and Energy Fellow, GLOBSEC Policy Institute,
Senior policy fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations,
Special Envoy for Green Industrial Policy, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, Austria,
Director of the Jacques Delors Energy Centre, Jacques Delors Institute,
Chief economist, National Bank of Slovakia,
Senior Policy Advisor, ECCO,
Senior Analyst, Energy and Climate Programme, Elcano Royal Institute,
Responsible for Europe, Fondation Abbé Pierre,
Video and audio recordings
Achieving the ambitious European climate targets will require substantially broadening the agenda and the circle of involved actors. The European Green Deal can only be successful when non-EU countries, industry, social partners, central banks, national policymakers, and many other actors support, or at least not obstruct, the transformation.
In this high-level pan-European conference, we brought together key EU think-tanks, national government representatives and European policymakers to discuss the priority green-deal policies that go beyond classic Brussels-based environmental regulations. We reflected on the main outcomes of COP26 in the context of the coherent EU action.