As part of its ongoing dialogue with civil society, the EIB organises twice a year a Workshop for civil society organisations (CSOs), including NGOs, to discuss topics of mutual interest. EIB and CSOs together set the programme for the Workshop.
The Workshop is tol be held on 15 May 2009 in Brussels and will focus on Road Transport. EIB Vice-President Philippe de Fontaine Vive will chair the event.
Registration & Coffee
Address by Sebastian Winkler, Head, Countdown 2010 Secretariat & Senior European Policy Advisor, Regional Office for Pan-Europe, IUCN
Welcome by G. Tudor, Director of the Communication Department EIB, Chairman of the Workshop
Session 1: Transport Lending Policy
Session 2: Road Transport Impact on Biodiversity
Interested CSOs are invited to comment or suggest other sub-topics in the same area for the plenary sessions by 30 April 2009. They also can request informal (bilateral) side meetings with EIB staff members on sector related issues.