Following on the agreement by the Un General Assembly of the “2030 Agenda for sustainable development” in September 2015, the European Commission wrote in the recent Communication “Next steps for a sustainable European future“ (COM(2016) 739 final, 22 November 2016) that “The EU is fully committed to be a frontrunner in implementing the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs, together with its Member States, in line with the principle of subsidiarity”.
The celebrations of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Rome Treaties are a great opportunity to launch a process to build a new vision for Europe and a metamorphosis of the European Union based on the values and objectives defined by the Agenda 2030.
Make Europe the World Leader of Sustainable Development:
A Unique Opportunity to Build a Stronger European Union
Rome, 23 March 2017 9:30 - 13:15
Chamber of Deputies, Sala della Regina, Via del Seminario 76
This conference will be the opportunity to discuss how European State and Non-State actors should change to become “champions” of the SDGs and demonstrate that the European political, financial, economic and cultural leaderships can get together, to make the EU world champion of sustainable development.