At the high level BEOH conference, the outputs of the prep workshops will be presented and high level experts will be invited to comment and discuss with the BEOH network community and newcomers of course: through the focus on the EU Green Deal BEOH aims to build new alliances and extend its network. Ideally the conference we produce a clear message inspiring science, policy and practice reaching EU Green Deal ambitions with Belgian One Health support.
Join us online on Tuesday 23 November 2021 at 09.00 am CET to discuss how the Green Deal can be best supported in our country from a One Health perspective.
The overall objective of this event is to stimulate a greater cooperation and synergy between experts working in various fields, policy makers and civil society in order to enable and operationalize a One Health approach in support of the European Green deal. This event also aims to strengthen and enlarge the Belgian One Health network (BeOH) and its relevance to science, policy and practice.
09:00 - 09:10: Introduction of the day – Programme
09:10 - 09:20: The Belgian One Health Network (BeOH) : Who we are and what we ambition?
Speakers: Hans Keune (Belgian Biodiversity Platform, INBO, University of Antwerp),
& Laetitia Lempereur (Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment - BEOH)
09:20 - 09:30: The Green Deal : Quick overview and timelines
Speaker: Sarah Nelen (Deputy Head of Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans at European Commission)
09:30 - 10:00: Farm to Fork strategic plan within the Green Deal
Speakers: Rada Chehlarova (EU DG Health and Food Safety),
& Katie Vermeersch (AFSCA-FAVV)
10:00 - 10:30: Circular Economy strategic plan within the Green Deal
Speaker: Roland Moreau (Representative of environmental NGOs at the CESE Wallonia Board Member of Club of Rome -EU Chapter)
Break : 10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:30: Biodiversity strategic plan within the Green Deal
Speakers: Arnaud Goessens (Wildlife Conservation Society),
& Els Martens (Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment)
11:30 - 12:00: Climate resilience strategic plan within the Green Deal
Speakers: Liviu Stirbat (EU DG Climate Action)
& Sofie De Broe (Sciensano)
12:00-12:20 : Summary on cross-cutting recommandations
12:20-12:50 : Federal Ministers statement
Tuesday 23 November 2021 from 9:00 to 12:50 CET online
To attend this inline event, please register via this form.
The connection link will be circulated a few days before the conference.