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Debate with Frans Timmermans on Green Deal

Openly. Informaly. In Person

September 26 | 16:00 17:00 UTC+1

“Green Deal – Why and what’s in it for you?”

Executive Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans will visit the Testbed for Industry 4.0 at CIIRC CTU on Monday 26 September 2022.

At this occassion, we are organising an open debate with him on the European Green Deal, which is one of his main agendas.

Join the debate and discussion on current topics related to:

The debate is open especially to:

  • Dejvice Campus students
  • CTU researchers
  • Representatives of media
  • Anybody who is interested in the topic

… upon registration please.

Thank you for your interest, the registration for this event has been closed.

Ask your questions through Sli.Do:

The discussion will be moderated. You can ask your question directly on mike in the room or type your questions via Sli.do platform at:

#GreenDeal

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About Mr Timmermans

Frans Timmermans is Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, leading its work on the European Green Deal.

From 2014-2019 Timmermans was First Vice-President in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. In the Netherlands, he previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2012-2014), Minister of European Affairs (2007-2010) and Member of Parliament for Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA) (2010-2012 and 1998-2007).

He is responsible for the European Climate Law that put the 2050 climate-neutrality target into law and for the Fit for 55 packages to meet the -55% emission reduction target for 2030. Frans Timmermans leads the EU’s international climate negotiations.

In June, he presented the Nature Restoration Law, part of the Biodiversity Strategy. He also oversees the Commission’s zero-pollution ambition, the circular economy action plan, the Farm to Fork strategy and other initiatives.