Environment policy initiatives which cover international cooperation, social sciences, sustainable development and the wellbeing of citizens

The European Commission's policy initiatives deal with international cooperation, social sciences, sustainable development and the well-being of the European citizens. This strategy positions the Commission as a main actor in international initiatives on Global change research.


International Initiatives

Belmont Forum

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A forum of major funders of global environmental change research.
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Innovating cities

Research on urban development is reaching a critical mass of new inspiring ideas. Read more


The PRIMA initiative

A joint research and innovation programme focused on the Mediterranean basin.
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Sustainable development goals

Addressing the new development challenges of the years to come.
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Upcoming Events

2 March 2018, DG RTD – CDMA - Atrium (-1) - Info Session on the International Resource Panel

2 March 2018, SAINT-PAIR SUR MER, Normandy, France - Project launch event: Reducing Energy Dependency in Atlantic area Water Networks

15-16 March 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany - Successful R&I in Europe 2018 - 9th European Networking Event

26 April 2018, Kinsale, Ireland - Foodborne pathogens: from farm to pharmacy

14-18 May 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark - 26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition -EUBCE 2018

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