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01.05.2019  

INVITATION - Why Bees Matter? - Highlighting the importance of pollinators in ecosystems and sustainable development

On the occasion of the World Bee Day the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia Edvin Skrt kindly invites you to the event:

"Why Bees Matter?" - Highlighting the importance of pollinators in ecosystems and sustainable development

Location: European Environment Agency, Kongens Nytorv 6, 1050 Copenhagen

Date: May 13, 2019 at 15.00

The event is free of charge. If you would like to attend, please register at sloembassy.copenhagen(at)gov.si by May 8, 2019.

Agenda

 15:00–15:10 Opening and welcoming
 - Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency
 - Edvin Skrt, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia

15:10–15:25 Presentation: EU Commission Initiative on Pollinators
 Vujadin Kovačević, European Commission, DG Environment

15:25–15:40 Lecture: "How can the Bees Survive the Anthropocene?"Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, professor of climatology at the University of Ljubljana and the Nobel Peace Prize winner for disseminating greater knowledge about man-made climate change.

15:40–16.30 Panel debate
• Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, professor of climatology at the University of Ljubljana and the Nobel Peace Prize winner,
• John M. Christensen, director of UNEP (UN Environment Programme) DTU Partnership,
• Vujadin Kovačević, European Commission, DG Environment,
• Lars Fischer and/or Zofuz Knudsen, both beekeepers, active in Solens Hjerte in Odense,
• Lise Hansted, postdoc at the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

16:30 Reception