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SUSCO Budapest 2014 – International Conference on Sustainable Development

SUSCO

In 2014, Budapest is claiming its place on the global map of sustainability!

SUSCO Budapest is a two-day international conference on sustainable development, and the first in a series of similar events organised by the Antall József Knowledge Centre. The first edition, which is to take place on 2-3 October 2014 at Millenáris Park in Budapest, will examine sustainable development by summarising its primary objectives and recounting the history of its realisation.

 

The main patron of the conference is Dr János Áder, the President of the Republic of Hungary. The patron of the conference is Endre Spaller, the President of the Hungarian National Innovation Office.

 

As a side-event to the conference, SUSCO Expo will open, which serves the purpose of getting its visitors acquainted with the innovations driven by organisations, startups and companies devoted to sustainable development. Please note the entry to the expo is free of charge.

 

Reduced registration fee available on 10 September for 10.000 HUF (net) for each category!

Registration can be done on the webpage of SUSCO Budapest:

http://www.suscobudapest.com/#!about1/cup7

All the updates concerning the event can be reached ont he conference’s facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1390058477901462/?fref=tshttps://www.facebook.com/events/1390058477901462/?fref=ts

 

What topics will the SUSCO Budapest conference cover?

  • sustainable development as such and sustainability in practice
  • aims and prospects of sustainability
  • the regional way of thinking in terms of sustainable development
  • WEF – water, energy and food as key questions of sustainable development
  • legal and economic measures on the national and regional level

 

If you register, you will be able to meet among others:

  • His Excellency Csaba Kőrösi, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Hungaryto the United Nations
  • Sylvie Motard, Deputy Director of UNEP Regional Office for Europe
  • István Salgó, Chairman of the Business Council on Sustainable Development in Hungary
  • Mike Nixon, Managing Director of Nestlé Hungary
  • Vladimir Olegovich Rakhmanin, FAO’s Assistant Director and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia
  • Bedřich Moldan, Former Minister of Environment of the Czech Republic
  • Professor András Szöllősi-Nagy, DSc, PhD, Rector of the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
  • Joppe Cramwinckel, Water Programme Director of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • Éda Glória Pogány, Sustainability Communications Director of the Coca Cola Hellenic Bottling Company


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