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Second Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform Meeting

Stakeholders of the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform will hold a second meeting on 25 April 2022. The public are welcome to view a livestream of the discussions. 

The second Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform meeting to continue discussions of the work programme. The meeting will be co-chaired by:

  • Patrick Child, Deputy Director General of DG Environment of the European Commission
  • Marieke Schouten, Member of the European Committee of the Regions

The general public are welcome to view the livestream of the events here.


10:00 - Welcome and introduction

10:15 - Work Programme 2022-2024

11:00 - Reducing health inequalities through zero pollution  

  • Introduction by Co-Chairs
  • Presentation from DG SANTE & EEA
  • Exchange of views with members and observers on
    • How can we strengthen the synergies between health prevention and zero pollution policies?
    • How can the Platform help implement better integration of pollution and health data?
  • Conclusions

14:00 - Towards zero pollution from production and consumption

  • Introduction by Co-Chairs
  • Presentations from DG ENV on
    • Proposals for the Sustainable Product Initiative
    • Proposals for on the Industrial Emissions Directive and the Industrial Emissions Portal Regulation
    • Promoting Zero Pollution Pledges (flagship 4)
  • Exchange of views with members and observers
  • Conclusions

15:15 - Information Points

  • Fostering research and innovation for zero pollution
    • Presentation by Mr Markkula, rapporteur on the Opinion of the Committee of the Regions on Horizon Missions
    • Latest developments on Research and Innovation for Zero Pollution – presentation by DG RTD / DG ENV
  • Flagship 7 – Digital solutions for Zero Pollution (flagship 7)
    • Launch of activities – presentation by ENOLL

16:15 - Conclusion and next steps by Co-Chairs

  • environmental protection
  • Monday 25 April 2022, 10:00 - 16:30 (CEST)
  • Live streaming available

Practical information

Monday 25 April 2022, 10:00 - 16:30 (CEST)
European Committee of the Regions | Directorate-General for Environment