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Education events at EUSEW'09
February, 2009 - Brussels, Belgium

INFORSE-Europe organisations participated at events focusing on education at EUSEW'09, February, 2009:

Review and photos by Judit Szoleczky, INFORSE, Sustainable Energy News.
Education and Training Needs for the Carbon-free Energy Society
Presentations, public hearing on EESC's opinion, EESC study group meeting on education and training, and the views of the Energy Commissioner.
Organizer: European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
Participant INFORSE-Europe member: Terra III, Romania, represented by: Ms Lavinia Andrei
Place: Van Maerlant Building
Date: February 11, 2009. (all day)
Link of the event at the EUSEW website

Background: The EESC is an EU body established by the Treaty of Rome to assure the participation of Europe's organized civil society in the decision making of the EU. It does so by issuing opinions on EU policies and legislation. These opinions are influential factors in the EU decision making process.
The purpose of the public hearing is to contribute to the work of the EESC study group that is preparing an exploratory opinion on 'Education and training needs for the carbon-free energy society' .
The panel of the event. Among the presentations were: education in school and households by NGOs, EU funded training cooperation project, training needs of authorities concerning procurement, and training needs of building craftsmen, and architects.

Ms Lavinia Andrei, Terra III presenting educational activities by Romanian NGOs.(left)

Andris Piebalgs Energy Commissioner (middle) presented the EC perspectives and answered questions at 14.00-14.30.(right)


ManagEnergy Workshop on Energy Education

Organizer: ManagEnergy, European Commission - DG TREN

Participant INFORSE-Europe member: SWEA, UK, represented by: Ms. Rachel Close
Place: Charlemagne Building
Date: February 12, 2009
Link of the event at the EUSEW website

Please see also an event organised by INFORSE-Europe at EUSEW'09 in Brussels:
INFORSE-Europe event on February 13, 2009

Review of the event organised by INFORSE-Europe' on February 13, 2009: INFORSE at EUSEW'09.

INFORSE-Europe became Campaign Associates to the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign. Read more on the EU Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW, on the Campaign:, on INFORSE participation in EUSEW'13 in EUSEW'11 in EUSEW'09, and INFORSE's exhibition on EUSEW'08.