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Study days of the GUE/NGL in COPENHAGEN, Denmark

04/06/2012

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Study days of the GUE/NGL in COPENHAGEN, Denmark
05-08 JUNE 2012

 


Location: Hotel Scandic - Vester Søgade, 6, DK-1601 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Tel: + 45 33 14 35 35 - Email:
copenhagen@scandichotels.com

 

 

  1. EU - the Euro Crisis and the Financial Crisis
  2. Unemployment and the Climate Crisis - is green jobs the answer?
  3. Visit to Copenhagen Airport
  4. Left Parties and Government

 

 

PROGRAMME

 


Interpretation: DA-DE-EN-CS-GR- PT

 

 

Tuesday, 05 June 2012

 

Morning/Afternoon: Arrival of participants and transfer to hotel. 

 

 

Wednesday, 06 June 2012

 

9'00-9'15 Opening of the meeting and welcome:
►Gabi ZIMMER, President of GUE/NGL
►Søren SØNDERGAARD, GUE/NGL MEP

 

 

  1. EU - the Euro Crisis and the Financial Crisis

 

Chair: ►Gabi ZIMMER, President of GUE/NGL

 

Guest contributions:

 

09'15 - 10'00 ► Henrik HERLEV, Economist and editor of the magazine 'Kritisk Analyse' on "The Euro Crisis from a Scandinavian Perspective - is the Euro the solution or part of the problem?"

 

10'00 - 10'30 Debate: first round of speakers ► Jürgen KLUTE, GUE/NGL MEP (ECON coordinator);
10'30 - 10'45
Coffee break

 

10'45 - 10'50  Chair: ► Søren SØNDERGAARD, GUE/NGL MEP

 

Guest contributions:

10'50 - 11'20► Kenneth HAAR, Researcher/campaigner at Corporate Europe Observatory, former advisor to the Red-Green Alliance, former spokesperson for ATTAC-Denmark on "The financial lobby in the EU"

 

11'20 - 12'30 Debate continued

 

  1. Unemployment and climate crisis - is green jobs the answer?

 

15'00 - 15'10 Chair: ► Kartika LIOTARD, Vice-President of the GUE/NGL

 

Guest contributions:

 

15'10 - 15'40 ► Gareth DALE, Campaign Against Climate Change

15'40 - 16'00 ► Anders OLESEN, Chairman of the Construction Workers Association (Bygsam)

16'00 - 16'30  Debate: first round of speakers

► Sabine WILS, GUE/NGL MEP (group shadow in ENVI), on Energy Efficiency Directive),

► Miloslav RANSDORF (group shadow in ITRE), ..........................................................

► Thomas HÄNDEL GUE/NGL MEP (EMPL) , ................................................................

► Mikael GUSTAFSSON, GUE/NGL MEP (FEMM)

 

Chair: ► Ines ZUBER, Vice-President of EMPL, GUE/NGL

 

16'55 - 18'00 Debate

 

18'00 - 18'15  Information from Trade Union Delegation to Colombia, ► Anders OLESEN , Chairman of the Construction Workers Association (Bygsam)

18'30  Departure by bus to the free-town of Christiania, Prinsessegade, 49 - Copenhagen

 

19'00 Arrival at Christiania

 

19'00 - 20'30 Guided Tour of the free-town of Christiania

 

 


Thursday, 07 June 2012


  1. IVisit to Copenhagen Airport


08'30 Bus departure from the hotel to the Copenhagen airport

 

09'00-12'00 Programme:

 

09'00 - 09'05 Welcome and introductions to Copenhagen Airports by
► Henrik Peter JØRGENSEN, VP External Relations

 

09'05 - 09'30 Presentation of Environmental Actions in the Airport 

Copenhagen airports and the environment by
► Inger STURM, Head Environment Dept. (10 min)

 

Presentation of CPH's Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage system (ATES) by
► Hans ANDERSEN, Head OF Asset Management Utility (15 min)


09'25 - 09'50 Presentation of particle project
► Jesper Abery JACOBSEN, Senior Project Manager and
► Lars BROGAARD, Trade Union 3F, Kastrup


09'50 - 10'25 Debate

 

 

10'45 - 12'00 Meeting with the Trade Union 3F
► Ole Donbæk JENSEN, Trade Union 3F, Kastrup and
► Frank Vid STEIN, Vice-President of Trade Union 3F, Kastrup
 
 

12'00 Bus departure from the airport to the hotel

 

 

  1. Left Parties and Government


15'00 - 15'05 Chair: ► Søren SØNDERGAARD, GUE/NGL MEP

 

Guest contributions:

15'05 - 15'35 ► Asbjørn WAHL, Director of the broad Campaign for the Welfare State and author of several publications about the Left and government on "To be in Office, but not in Power: Left Parties in the Squeeze between Peoples’ Expectations and an Unfavourable Balance of Power"


15'35 - 15'50 ► Jonas SJÖSTEDT, Chairman of Vänsterpartiet, Sweden.
On: " The Swedish perspective"

 

15'50 - 16'05 ► Johanne SCHMIDT-NIELSEN, MP Red-Green Alliance, Denmark.
On: " The Danish perspective"

 

16'05 - 16'20 ► Mattias TESFAYE, Vice-Chairman Socialist Peoples Party Denmark.
On: " The Danish perspective"
  

 

16'20 - 16'30 Debate: first round of speakers: ► Takis HADZIGEORGIOU, GUE/NGL MEP

  

16'45 - 17'30  Debate continued


17'30  Departure by Bus to the Nyhaven (boat departure point)

 

18'00  Departure by boat to Flakfortet island, Nyhavn 71, Copenhagen

 

18'45 - 19'45 Tour of Flakfortet

 


Friday, 08 June 2012


09'30 - 11'00 Group meeting of the GUE/NGL


14'00 Departure of buses to the airport.

 

 

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