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European Development Days 2016
The European Development Days (EDD) are Europe’s leading forum on development and international cooperation. Organised by the European Commission, the forum brings the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
This year REDISA CEO, Hermann Erdmann participated in the panel Towards a circular economy for sustainable consumption and production: A transition that combines business and environment for all? In this panel it was highlighted that (REDISA) South Africa’s unique waste management model could also be used in a multitude of other industries/countries. The other panellists were Mebrahtu Meles who is State Minister of Industry in Ethiopia, ChloĆ© Chambre – Simeha, Head of EU Public Affairs at SUEZ and Ruben Baumer from Circular Economy / Sustainable Consumption and Production in Belgium. The session was chaired by Karmenu Vella who is the Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at the European Commission.
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