UNIDO at the European Development Days

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

EDD 2017 will take place at Tour & Taxis on 7-8 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

UNIDO is co-organizing the following events during EED17:

7 June

14.00 – 15.15: Brainstorming Lab: Is cooling food better for the Environment?

How can we minimize the climate impacts while promoting refrigeration to reduce food loss in developing countries?

14.00 – 15.15: How to create decent jobs in the global supply chains?

Sharing concrete examples on creating decent jobs along the value chain.

18:00 – 19:15: Business switch to green with innovative support services

The SWITCH Programme engages with the private sector to promote an inclusive green economy.

8 June

9.00 – 10.30: High Level Panel: New Frontiers in investment for impact

Inclusive market solutions and innovative financing instruments to support local and low-carbon economies and implement the SDGs.

14.30 – 16.00: High Level Panel: Making it happen through jobs and entrepreneurship

Strengthening private-public partnership for job creation, inclusive and sustainable development.

Visit the European Development Days website here.

Official event hashtag: #EDD17