The European Laudato Si’ Alliance (ELSiA) invites you to participate in the online meeting on the “Fit for 55” Package to implement the Green Deal. The event will take place on Thursday 8 September 2022 with the participation of Dr. Gregor Erbach from the European Parliamentary Research Service. Click here to register
The “Fit for 55” Package is a legislative proposal of 13 interlinked measures aimed to implement the Green Deal allowing the EU to reach climate neutrality by 2050, starting with reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030.
The European Commission presented the package in 2021, you can find more information here. The European Parliament and the Council have adopted their positions on the “Fit for 55” package during the first half of 2022.
All co-legislators are now discussing these measures together to finalize them. The topics discussed include, among others, social and climate funds, effort sharing regulations, land use, and forestry regulations.
To better understand what is at stake, the event will feature the participation of Dr. Gregor Erbach, Head of the Climate Action and Tracking Service of the European Parliamentary Research Service, who will present the Package. The online meeting will be moderated by Stefan Lunte, General Secretary of Justice and Peace Europe. The event is organised in the context of the Season of Creation 2022.
Thursday 8 September 2022
From 15:00 to 16:00 (CET)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
What is ELSiA?
ELSiA is a network of Catholic organizations committed to joining forces to adapt the comprehensive approach of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ and related Church teachings to a European context with a special focus on the institutions of the European Union. The alliance is composed by COMECE, CIDSE, Don Bosco International, JESC, Justice and Peace Europe, Caritas Europa, and the Laudato Si’ Movement.