Circular policies without borders

What are the implications of EU circular policies on producers and exporters in developing countries. Join our session at @WCEF2022 on policy, trade, and finance context for the #plastics and #textile #industry in developing markets towards a #CircularEconomy.

 

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Catalysing policy change for Circular Economic Transition through local enterprises in East Africa

How can solutions my mirco and small enterprises create better policies, improved governance and social equality, across the fields of alternative energy, waste recycling, and ecosystem services? The EU co-funded Green Economy Coalition will illustrate experience of local green enterprises in East Africa that are already adapting and evolving towards circular and green production of goods and services.

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Increasing circularity of fashion

Take a deep dive into the textiles industry. The session will underscore the significance of the sector with its  significant proportion of carbon emission. Speaker will highlight the potential of circular business models and design to reduce the negative impacts of textile production. Find our more.

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Learn more on Team Europe

Team Europe is Europe’s answer to a changing geopolitical landscape that increasingly requires collective, swift and decisive action at multilateral and country level.It is about sending a strong message of European partnership and solidarity to build back better in a green, just, sustainable and inclusive way, while being responsive to human development priorities. If you want to know more, join the INTPA Academy.

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Save the Date: COP27 – Food System and Climate Change

On 6-18 November 2022, Egypt is hosting the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh. The EU set an ambitious roadmap towards a climate-neutral circular economy, where economic growth is decoupled from resource use. What role do food systems play in climate change mitigation? For more information, join us at our Side Event at COP 27.

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SwitchMed Connect is back!

SwitchMed is excited to announce that the programme’s flagship event will take place on 9-10 November in Rimini (Italy). It will be the first in-person edition of the second phase of the SwitchMed programme. SwitchMed Connect is gathering Mediterranean stakeholders to build synergies, exchange knowledge, and scale up eco and social innovations. Find out how to register.

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Making Sustainable Products the Norm

With the Regulation on Ecodesign for Sustainable Products, the European Commission is proposing new rules to make almost all physical goods on the EU market more friendly to the environment, circular, and energy efficient throughout their whole lifecycle from the design phase through to daily use, repurposing and end-of-life.

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Towards a more Sustainable, Digital and Circular Textile and Fashion Value Chain – Insights from circular textiles initiatives across EU and Africa

Listen to encouraging stories of innovative textile and clothing entrepreneurs who are already embracing circular approaches at the #EABF – the Europe Africa Business Forum. Join our online event that will discuss how fashion entrepreneurs and MSMEs in Africa can build more sustainable, resilient, and circular textile value chains. Get more information.

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