Capacity Building Workshop in Romania

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A one-day workshop to discuss different aspects of the EU Climate objectives and targets, how Romania can contribute to these targets, the role of the key sectors transport, agriculture, and buildings/cities, and how to ensure good governance of the national climate and energy plans that Romania has to design and present by the end of 2019. The event will gather experts in different areas of work, such as decarbonisation of transport, governance, sustainable agriculture, low-carbon cities, etc. The event is open to civil society groups, NGOs, policy-makers and to representatives from municipalities and regions.

DATE: 13 February 2019 

LOCATION: Hilton Garden Inn 

For any questions, please contact Laura Chirila-Pașca on 0744 650582,



09.00–09.30: Registration, coffee 

09.30–09.35: Welcome. Ben Mehedin, ADEPT

09.35–09.50: Brief introductions from participants

09.50–10.05: Context of the project and the role of civil society in climate and energy governance: Agnese Ruggiero/Carbon Market Watch

10.05–10.20: Linking national and European policies: Cristina Mestre/Transport & Environment

10.20–10.40: Presentation of a tool/calculator for evaluation of the effectiveness of Romania’s National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP): Benoit Martin/Climact

10.40­–11.00: General comments on Romania’s NECP: Radu Dudău, President, Energy Policy Group

11.00–11.30: Coffee break

11.30–11.50:  Comments on Romania’s NECP: Transport sector. Christian Theodorescu, GEC Bucovina.

11.50–12.10: Comments on Romania’s NECP: Buildings sector. Roxana Bucată, environmental journalist

12.10–12.30: Comments on Romania’s NECP: Agriculture sector: Razvan Popa, Fundatia ADEPT.

12.30–12.50: Open discussions

12.50–13.00: Preparation for the working groups sessions. Ben Mehedin, Fundatia ADEPT
13.00–14.00: Lunch

14.30–16.00: Separate working groups

  • Transport: good practices from Energy and Climate perspective. (Mihai Stoica, 2Celsius; Cristina Mestre, Transport & Environment);
  • Buildings: good practices from Energy and Climate perspective (Roxana Bucată, environmental journalist; Roland Joebstl, European Environmental Bureau);
  • Agriculture: good practices from Energy and Climate perspective (Razvan Popa, Fundatia ADEPT; and Stephan Piskol, European Environmental Bureau)

15.30–16.00: Conclusions of working groups by rapporteurs

16.00–16.30: From 2030 to 2050 Zero-emissions pathways to the Europe we want.  Benoit Martin, Climact

16.30-17.00: Open discussion

17.00–17.10: Closing remarks: Ben Mehedin, Fundatia ADEPT