Public Hearing: Worldwatch's State of the World Report 2012
Tuesday 5th of June 2012, 12.00 - 14.00
European Parliament, Brussels, building Paul Henri Spaak (PHS), 4th floor, room P4B001

Celebrating the World Environment Day on June 5, Worldwatch will be at the European Parliament to present our latest research on building a living and green economy.

Worldwatch explores the road towards sustainable prosperity by various means. At this seminar we will debate and present European research results on green economy and policy advices for the Rio+20 Earth Summit. Key findings from the flagship report State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity will be presented.


12.00 - 12.30: Buffet lunch
12.30 - 12.40: MEP Nikos Chrysogelos, Welcoming speech
12.40 - 13.00: Bo Normander, Director of Worldwatch Institute Europe, "State of the World Report 2012"
13.00 - 13.20: Eirini Glyki, Researcher Worldwatch Institute Europe, "Messages for Rio+20"
13.20 - 13.30: Q&A
13.30 - 13.50: Alexandra Hayles, Senior Researcher, Worldwatch Institute Europe, “Beyond Enterprise - Emerging Cooperatives"
13.50 - 14.00: MEP Satu Hassi, Board of Directors Worldwatch Institute Europe, closing remarks

The event is hosted by Nikos Chrysogelos, Member of the European Parliament for the Green Ecologists party of Greece.

The seminar forms part of an ongoing process under the Build a Living Economy" project.


To facilitate the organisation, please register at
In case you do not have a valid access badge for the EP, please register not later than 01 June and indicate your address, date of birth, nationality and passport (or ID) number as well. An entrance badge will be prepared for you - please come between 11.30 and 12.00 on 05 June to the Luxembourg entrance "Simone Veil" of the EP Altiero Spinelli building to collect it.