Sustainable Development

Climate Change


Resource Efficiency

Within the European Parliament, GLOBE EU serves as a platform for discussing European Commission policy proposals and for coordinating political action among like-minded legislators in the European Parliament and at member state level.  It seeks to facilitate structured discussions between Members of the European Parliament, Commission officials, specialists, and a diversity of stakeholders through high-level round tables, workshops and conferences. 


GLOBE EU event: “Navigating the Shifting Landscape: Developing Skills and Education for a Sustainable European Future”

On November 15, 2023, GLOBE EU board members Sirpa Pietikäinen and Paul Tang welcomed speakers from the European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the League of European Research Universities (LERU), the All European Academies (ALLEA), as well as representatives from Bee Group members Dow and Nestlé, and Microsoft and Lenovo. During the meeting, participants […]

Securing the EU’s Resource Efficiency – A Systemic Approach, September 26, 2023

The GLOBE EU conference of September 26 focused on the need to secure the EU’s resource efficiency and prevent its economy from becoming reliant on non-energy natural resources. Sirpa Pietikäinen, President of GLOBE EU, welcomed Stientje van Veldhoven (WRI) who emphasized the need for sufficiency in her keynote address, and Peter Handley (DG GROW) who […]


Click here for Al Gore’s Keynote Address during the GLOBE COP26 Legislators Summit

Click here to register for GLOBE EU’s March 5 conference presenting the IRP’s 2024 Global Resources Outlook.  Click here to view the latest program.

Click here for recordings of GLOBE EU’s WakeUp Calls