EUKI Events

Are you interested in topics related to climate change? Do you want to expand your knowledge of climate policy? Are you already involved in European climate action? On this page, we give you an overview of all upcoming and past events that have been and will be organised within the framework of EUKI. A large part of the webinars, workshops and expert conferences are run by the EUKI Academy, our own training academy at the European Climate Initiative. Other events are organised by the EUKI Community – our more than 100 climate action projects and the organisations behind them. We are looking forward to your participation!

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    4 July 2022 Sustainaware Summer School on Climate Change and Sustainability & International Youth Climate Summit

    The Sustainaware Summer School on Climate Change and Sustainability will focus on climate change mitigation and sustainability.

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    8 June 2022 EUKI Consultation Hour

    The EUKI finance team and PR team are back to support you in another consultation hour! The finance team will start with an input on internal control measures & have a Q&A session. Afterwards the EUKI PR team will have a Q&A session to answer your questions about your project's communications.

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    31 May 2022 Environment-friendly and healthy food – how do we recognize it?

    By adopting sustainable purchasing habits, consumers can make an important contribution to addressing climate crisis, while also taking care of their health. Eco-labels and certificates can help us with this. However, in the multitude of labels on food products, it is difficult to identify those that are trustworthy and that assure the selected products are truly environment and health-friendly.

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    May 30, 2022 The use of EU funds in Central and Eastern Europe: Valuable examples.

    Are you interested to learn more about EU funds expenditures in the CEE region? In this webseminar, civil society organisations from 8 CEE countries will share best practice examples and political insights.

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    24 May 2022 Funding Opportunities Horizon Europe

    This EUKI Academy web seminar will elaborate on funding opportunities in Horizon Europe particularly focussing on Cluster 5 Climate, Energy and Mobility of Pillar II (Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness).

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    18 May 2022 Challenges & Potentials of Collaboration Software for Climate Projects and Green Entrepreneurship

    Have you ever worked with digital platforms or are you toying with the idea of using one? Then join the first event of the EUKI Academy Speed Exchange in 2022.

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    May 17, 2022 How green will the EU funding be in Central and Eastern Europe?

    In the framework of the project "Towards a climate-neutral EU: efficient allocation of EU funds" civil society organizations from 8 countries of CEE region assessed their national Partnership Agreements and Operational Programs.

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    12 May 2022 Just Transition in the Car Industry

    This co-creative conference provides a space for knowledge sharing, discussion & interactive workshops to envision and advance a just transition in the European car industry.

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    5 May 2022 EUKI Lunch Lottery

    The EUKI Lunch Lottery invites the EUKI community members to get to know each other in an informal online setting.

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    26 April 2022 Carbon Pricing for Buildings and Transport: Perspectives on the ETS II within CEE

    The EU Commissions new proposed mechanism, carbon pricing for buildings and transport (ETS II), has been met with reluctancy within the Union. Tune in to find out about the perspectives, concerns and ideas surrounding the new emissions trading scheme within CEE countries.

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    13 April 2022 ClimArchiNet: International Conference on Sustainable Architecture soon in Bratislava

    The Climate Architects Network - Project invites to an event on sustainable architecture on 13 April 2022, focusing on changing building design in Slovakia and the Czech Republic to reduce CO2 emissions from the building sector.

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    8 April 2022 Online Conference: Climate-Friendly School Catering

    How can we make the future of food sustainable? Join the international conference of EUKI project CLIKIS Network.

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    7 April 2022 EUKI Consultation Hour

    The EUKI finance management and public relations team are back to support you in another consultation hour! The finance team will introduce the monitoring tool & have a Q&A session. Afterwards the EUKI PR team will have a Q&A session to answer your questions about your project's communications.

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    1 April 2022 Energy Sufficiency in Catching Up Economies

    Energy sufficiency is key to addressing the high and still increasing, energy consumption in OECD countries. The CACTUS project will speak about solutions for integrating sufficiency into climate and energy scenario models and strategies of European countries.

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    29 March 2022 Journalist Seminar in Lithuania

    On 29 March 2022, the project "Climate Museum - See, Feel, Change" invites journalists working in regional media to the seminar "Climate emergency call - how to write to be heard?" and provides insights on how to report about climate change.

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    28 March 2022 Green Rural Deal: How Rural Regions in the Western Balkans Fight for a Zero-Carbon Economy

    Municipalities in Europe’s rural regions are facing shrinking and ageing of their population, a shortage of skilled workers and, simultaneously, a high level of unemployment. The EUKI project Green Rural Deal wants to stop this appalling development.

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    24 March 2022 Mobility Eco Forum 2022

    The Mobility Eco Forum 2022 is a hybrid event in Madrid organized by ECODES and ecounion as part of the Europe on Rail initiative. It aims to foster dialogue between key stakeholders in the rail sector, in order to identify barriers and opportunities to accelerate a rail renaissance for Spain and Europe.

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    22 March 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Implications for Energy Transition in CEE

    What are the short- and long-term consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the clean energy transition throughout central and eastern Europe?

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    1 March 2022 Introduction to energy efficiency and urban regeneration” – within the EDINA project

    The EDINA project invites you to their first web seminar “Introduction to energy efficiency and urban regeneration" within the 12-part series Revitalisation Academy – energy efficiency of buildings, districts, cities and funding issues” which focuses on energy, smart cities and climate-neutral city quarters.

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    25 February 2022 3rd ClimArchiNet Workshop with Experts for architects and cities/municipalities

    Moderated discussion with the Expert Group and invited guests. Practical experience in preparing an architectural brief or competition with sustainability parameters. On-line in Virtual CENTRE.

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    24 February 2022 Empowering Youth for Climate Action

    This event led by two EUKI projects addresses the question of how to contribute to the European goal of engaging, connecting and empowering youth for a sustainable and green Europe.

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    23 February 2022 EUKI Consultation Hours

    Christina from the EUKI department of finance management will give a short introduction on how to prepare the perfect financial statement in collaboration with your partners. Then Oliver and Anselm will answer your questions about visibility, social media etc.

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    1 February 2022 EUKI Community Kick-Off Event

    The EUKI Academy invites you to a virtual get-together of the new EUKI projects from the 5th Call. Here you have the chance to speak with the EUKI Secretariat, introduce your projects in a short pitch, exchange questions and connect with us and other projects.

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    27 January 2022 Getting to net zero in the Visegrád countries

    Experts at WiseEuropa have compared the long-term strategies in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia using a methodology developed inside Climate Recon 2050. The results will be presented as an impulse to discuss the different experiences and help identify ways to learn and improve – and move towards implementation.

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    27 January 2022 EUKI Lunch Lottery

    Take the opportunity to get to know other project team members within the EUKI Community in our Lunch Lottery Event!

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    7 December 2021 Info Day on the 6th Call for Project Ideas

    On 7 December 2021, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m, the EUKI Academy will hold an online information day on the 6th call for project ideas assisting all potential applicants in preparing successful proposals and answering the partcipants questions.

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    24 November 2021 Three4Climate Final Event: Think European – Act Local

    Within the framework of Three Presidencies for Climate: Think European – Act Local (Three4Climate), the Final Event will conclude the project by presenting project highlights, offering interesting insights from external speakers and discussing future possibilities for cooperation in the field of local climate action.

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    23 - 24 November 2021 EUKI Networking Conference 2021 – Fit for Climate Action

    How can we transform Europe into a climate-neutral continent? The EUKI Networking Conference 2021 offers plenty of interactive workshops, networking opportunities and keynote sessions in which the participants can explore this question.

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    27 October 2021 Second Polish German Platform on E-mobility

    On 27 October 2021 Forum Energii, Agora Verkehrswende and the Foundation for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles will host the second meeting of the Polish-German Platform for E-Mobility to discuss the role of electric mobility for transport and transformation in Poland and Germany.

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    25 October - 11 November 2021 Online Training: Convening Multi-Stakeholder Processes

    This EUKI Academy training adressess the question of how meaningful dialogue and productive collaboration with multiple stakeholders can be initiated in a polarised and challenging environment.

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    14 October HIGH LEVEL EVENT: Accelerating Climate Action in the EU and Member States through the Fit for 55 and National Plans

    To help member states develop their positions, CAN Europe is organizing a high-level speaker event on 14 October 2021 to show how the Fit for 55 package can further advance the EU's climate goals and accelerate the energy transition.

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    13 October 2021 EUKI Speed Exchange – Ecological Footprint Calculator

    'EUKI Speed Exchange - Communicating Climate Action' is a 4-part virtual format where EUKI projects get right to the point and give a concentrated input on different communication topics. On 13 October, 10:00 AM, SustainAware will dive into the data of Slovenian Youth and talk about the release of the Slovenian version of the Ecological Footprint Calculator. Learn how interactive online tools can benefit the communication of sustainable development and climate action.

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    6 October 2021 EUKI Speed Exchange – Organizing a Virtual Conference

    'EUKI Speed Exchange - Communicating Climate Action' is a 4-part virtual format where EUKI projects get right to the point and give a concentrated input on different communication topics. On 6 October, 10:00 AM, adelphi research will share their knowledge on how to organize a large-scale virtual conference. adelphi will guide through their planning process starting from agreements with external technology providers through setting up of a virtual conference platform up to the onboarding of participants.

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    4 October 2021 - 7 November 2021 Free Training programme: Renovation and thermal modernisation of historic buildings

    Croatia GBC and Sendzimir Foundation are organizing online education to teach ways of renovating cultural heritage buildings. The training is intended for architects, conservators, engineers, contractors, project managers, members of city offices for cultural protection and energy, public administration bodies and students.

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    29 September 2021 EUKI Speed Exchange – Climate Fellowships for Journalists

    'EUKI Speed Exchange - Communicating Climate Action' is a 4-part virtual format where EUKI projects get right to the point and give a concentrated input on different communication topics. On 29 September, 10:00 AM, the International Journalists' Programme will explain why increased journalistic coverage of climate and energy issues at the European level is important and present their programme for awarding annual fellowships for climate journalists from Central- and Southeastern Europe.

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    22 September 2021 EUKI Speed Exchange – Climate Podcast Production

    'EUKI Speed Exchange - Communicating Climate Action' is a 4-part virtual format where EUKI projects get right to the point and give a concentrated input on different communication topics. On 22 September, 10:00 AM, Young Energy Europe will talk about their experience of producing a podcast series on climate topics and highlight all relevant factors that need to be considered in terms of preparation, content, technology, implementation and follow-up.

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    22 September 2021 Webseminar: Fit for 55 – Implications for EUKI Partner Countries

    On 14 July, the EU Commission presented its "Fit for 55" legislative package, which aims to pave the way for a 55% net greenhouse gas reduction by 2030. The webseminar aims at an exchange among the EUKI community by taking a closer look at the potential impact of the package on the EUKI countries and possible amends in the further legislative process.

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    1 September 2021 Webseminar: “How to make national CAP Strategic Plans to deliver climate ambition in Central Eastern Europe?”

    Climate Action Network Europe is organizing a webinar to discuss how the national CAP Strategic Plans can be steered towards climate friendly policies in Central and Eastern Europe.

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    23 June 2021 Climate Change and Media

    Media coverage of climate change is a critical factor shaping attitudes and behaviors globally. This event discusses “Climate Change and Media” with German Federal Minister for the Environment, Svenja Schulze.

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    17 June 2021 On the road to greening economies in Southeast Europe: Options for economic recovery and renewables deployment

    During this online event we will discuss opportunities and challenges in the power sector of SEE EU Member States and lay out possible paths forward for Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece and Romania for greening their economies.

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    17 June 2021 EUKI Lunch Lottery

    This online format is meant for the EUKI Community to get to know each other in small groups in an informal online setting.

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    17 June 2021 BEACON Final Conference Day 2

    The EUKI project Bridging European and Local Climate ACTION (BEACON) would like to invite you to join our Final Conference.

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    The EUKI project Bridging European and Local Climate ACTION (BEACON) would like to invite you to join our Final Conference.

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    10 June 2021 EUKI Secretariat: Public Relations

    In this session, the EUKI Secretariat will introduce shortlisted projects to the communication channels that the EUKI uses to inform the public about its projects. 

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    10 June 2021 How can Germany and CEE work together for more climate ambition?

    The second session of the online workshop by DUH/E3G/CEE Bankwatch Network focuses on how Germany and CEE can work together for more climate ambition. Sign up here to take part in the webseminar.

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    9 June 2021 EUKI Secretariat: Finance

    In this session, the EUKI Secretariat introduces shortlisted projects to guidelines of the application phase and inform about aspects of financial project implementation.

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    9 June 2021 1st Networking meeting of the EUKI beneficiaries in Greece – How EUKI projects enhance the energy transition

    EUKI implementing organisations in Greece gather in an internal event to discuss the energy transition in Greece. It serves as an opportunity for improving the well-being of local communities and the national economy, for identifying areas of common interest, or discovering possibilities for the development of common projects.

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    8 June 2021 EUKI Secretariat: Project planning and monitoring

    In this session, the EUKI secretariat will welcome shortlisted projects. The key requirements for monitoring, reporting, and planning will be presented, and information on developing project proposals will be provided.

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    2 June 2021 EUKI Networking Event: Delivering a Green Recovery in Romania

    EUKI implementing organisations in Romania gather in a half-day event to discuss with Government officials measures identified in the Romanian Recovery and Resilience Plan and identify areas of common interest and synergies between ongoing EUKI projects.

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    1 June 2021 Seizing the potential for a Green Recovery in CEE

    This webseminar will take stock of plans for EU recovery spending in CEE and provide a platform for discussing how to ensure the funding supports the EU’s new climate ambition instead of high-carbon lock-in.

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    27 May 2021 Collaborating with Municipalities for Climate Action: Examples from EUKI Projects

    The event will showcase four EUKI projects collaborating with municipalities in diverse climate action related areas.

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    20 May - 03 June 2021 Using Design Thinking for Project Development

    In this EUKI Academy Online training participants will learn to turn user and/or stakeholders needs into human-centered solutions and move from ideas to actions through prototyping and testing.

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    19 May 2021 Good (and Bad) Practices in Energy Savings Projects in Czechia/Bavaria

    The next online exchange workshop will take place on 19 May. Interesting energy saving projects from the Czech Republic and Bavaria will be presented. In addition to the successful implementation, the event will also deal with the hurdles and difficulties of implementation.

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    12 May 2021 Reshaping mobility – towards a climate-friendly mobility in CEE

    The event will present new approaches to the transport sector that allow to identify the overlaps and gaps in the policy frameworks that influence the development of the mobility sector in Europe.

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    22 April 2021 EUKI Academy Training – Visual Communication

    EUKI's Publlic Relations Team hosts an Academy session on Visual Communication. Join the session and learn how you can easily produce appealing content to communicate your EUKI project.

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    22 April 2021 2nd ClimArchiNet Workshop with Experts

    The "ClimArchiNet" project continues with Workshop No. 2. During the Virtual Panel Discussion we will look for practical answers to these topics: 1) How can building design contribute to climate protection? 2) What are the strengths and weaknesses of the DesignBuild & Performance method? 3) Will the pilot project of this method convince even future investors? Date and Time: 22 April 2021,  10-12 am (CET).

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    20 April 2021 Climate education on the rise – Experiences in introducing climate change in Bulgarian and Lithuanian school curricula

    The web seminar will highlight challenges and opportunities and discuss experiences in introducing the topic of climate change into curricula in Bulgaria and Lithuania.

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    26 March 2021 Online debate on “A climate neutral Europe by 2050: EU impulse and national action”

    This online event discusses the impact of the climate neutrality target on EU climate policy and on national planning processes. It involves prominent speakers from the European Commission and nationalministries from Austria, Czech Republic, and Germany.

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    18 March 2021 1st ClimArchiNet workshop with Experts

    This is the first ClimArchiNet workshop. The new Community Climate Architects Network invites you to discuss together with experts the local Czech conditions and current regulations for construction for more sustainable and energy efficient housing. This is organized especially for those architects who feel the need to take climate change into consideration as a part of the design process.

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    17 March 2021 Plug & Play: An Education Toolkit for Climate Action

    This event is part of the SustainAware web seminar series and focuses on tools to improve the work of educators to inspire young people for climate action. It involves state actors, civil soiety, and other actors that support the Hungarian transition to sustainability.

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    3 March 2021 Energy awareness: Where does your electricity come from?

    This is the third event of the webinar series of EUKI project SustainAware on energy awareness.

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    17 February 2021 Predictions & real examples: Climate impacts experienced by Europeans today

    EUKI project Sustainaware invites you to a Webseminar event with Nobel Peace Prize winning climatologist, dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj.

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    3 February 2021 Factfulness: What to expect from the coming decade for Climate Action?

    Online exchange aims to gather diverse mindsets and factual information on the most crucial period of Climate Action. This interactive online exchange aims to gather diverse mindsets and factual information on the most crucial period of Climate Action. Following the recent trend of the number of people at Climate Protests and people engaging in Climate […]

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