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Implementing the sustainable development goals in Europe: is the EU on the right track?
14 December 2016

During this policy dialogue, a panel of experts explored the opportunities and challenges involved in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in Europe, the extent to which EU policies are already contributing to this aim and what more can be done.


Energy efficiency first – Is the EU on the right track?
14 December 2016

At this Policy Dialogue, a panel of stakeholders and experts discussed the main findings of the Commission’s review of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Some of the main issues addressed were the potential for energy savings in the EU, the biggest obstacles policymakers faced in prioritising energy efficiency, member states’ progress on targets set for 2020, and how energy efficiency can contribute to the 2030 framework and the objectives of the Energy Union.


Forward resilience – Protecting society in an interconnected world
13 December 2016

At this book launch event, the authors of the study on ’Forward Resilience: Protecting Society in an Interconnected World’ joined NATO, EU officials and experts to assess resilience efforts to date and future needs, engaging afterwards in an interactive discussion with the audience.


Malta’s Presidency priorities for health
12 December 2016

Stephen Mifsud, Health and Consumer Protection Attaché at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU, addressed the top priorities for the Maltese Presidency for health in this CHES Policy Briefing, which also tackled the issue of childhood obesity.


Educating young people for a digital Europe
9 December 2016

Following the European Commission’s launch of the New Skills Agenda, aimed at giving young people the necessary digital skills for the labour market of tomorrow, this policy dialogue discussed the role of the EU in promoting future-proof education systems across the member states.