ELSIA online event: An in-depth look at the EU Fit for 55 package

Event Details

Online event via Zoom – REGISTER HERE

Language: English
When: Thursday 8 September, 3-4 PM CEST

ELSIA Fit-for-55-flyer The Fit for 55 package, as part of the EU Green Deal and with the EU Climate Law, aims to deliver the EU’s 2030 climate target on its path to climate neutrality.

The Fit for 55 package is a set of proposals to revise and update EU legislation and put in place new initiatives to ensure that all EU policies are in line with climate goals of reducing GHG emissions by 55% by 2030. 

During this zoom meeting, Dr Gregor Erbach*, head of the Climate Action and Tracking Service of the European Parliament Research Service, will present key features of this initiative and answer questions from the audience moderated by Stefan Lunte, Secretary General of Justice and Peace Europe. 

This conversation comes at an important time as the trialogue is underway on many of the topics included in the Fit for 55 package and  we celebrate the Season of Creation.


*Dr Erbach joined the EPRS in 2012 working in the in Economic Policies Unit as policy analyst in charge of climate change and energy till 2020, when he became the head of the Climate Action and Tracking Service. His professional experience prior to joining the European Parliament includes research and project management in universities, research institutes, major corporations, and start-up companies. He holds a PhD from Saarland University and a Master’s degree from the Open University.


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.


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