During the Green week in Brussels, DG ENVI organized the EU Green Summit 'Green jobs for a greener future' on 30th and 31st May 2017.
It focused on how EU environmental policies are creating green jobs and contributing to economic, sustainable and socially responsible growth in the EU. It was also highlight the demand for new types of green skills in many professional sectors.
EU Green Week is annual opportunity to debate and discuss European environmental policy. Organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment, this key event in the environment policy calendar attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.
In addition to a high level conference in Brussels, the programme have also feature a series of partner events and actions taking place across Europe. As well as being invited to take part in person, stakeholders and the general public are encouraged to become 'virtually' involved by participating in a wide range of on-line and social media activities.