Breakfast at Sustainability's

The ICLEI Europe Brussels Office organises this series of meetings called Breakfast at Sustainability's (B@S), hosted by local, regional and national governments represented in Brussels. Speakers of the past 30 editions typically included representatives from the European Parliament and the European Commission, with good practices shared by European cities.

B@S takes place multiple times per year and focuses on Europe’s leading, ongoing urban sustainability discussions. With participants and speakers mainly joining from Brussels, B@S is one of ICLEI's most climate friendly and prolific event series. For more information, or if you are a city interested in hosting a strategically visible B@S through your representations, contact:  brussels-office@iclei.org

Highlight event


28th Breakfast at Sustainability's
SUMP 2.0: Reshaping the EU Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning Guidelines

12 December 2018, 09:15 - 13:00 - Basque Country EU-Office, Rue des Deux Eglises, 27 1000 Brussels

The CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project will host an event on 12 December 2018, 09.15 - 13.00, in Brussels (Belgium) as part of the process to revise the EU's Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) Guidelines. This also forms part of ICLEI's long-running Breakfast at Sustainability's (B@S) series.

For local, national and European level officials working on SUMPs, this represents a prime opportunity to make a crucial contribution to improving the next generation of SUMP Guidelines and shape EU mobility policy.

Following an opening address from the European Commission on the importance of SUMP 2.0, three cities with different SUMP profiles will discuss their experiences of using the Guidelines and the improvements they think are needed.

This sets the scene for an interactive stakeholder workshop in which participants will be able to give feedback on specific sections of the Guidelines and put forward the good practice examples and methods they believe should be included in the new document.

A networking breakfast and lunch provide further chances to meet and swap ideas with SUMP peers from across Europe.

CIVITAS SUMPs-Up is funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme and  assists planning authorities to overcome the barriers limiting SUMP development and implementation.

Click here to read the draft agenda.

B@S is Europe’s leading, ongoing series of sustainability discussions, addressing the most urgent and vital topics on the sustainable urban development agenda.

Register your place here by 7 December 2018. Please contact Marko Horvat at ICLEI Europe -  marko.horvat@iclei.org - with questions. 

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