EPP Seminar: Frans Evers - Negotiating a Energy Transition in the Netherlands
DUSP's Environmental Policy and Planning group will host a seminar with guest speaker Frans Evers who will discuss the regional efforts in the Netherlands to meet ambitious national decarbonization goals by 2030 and 2050. Frans Evers is a experienced public policy mediator. He is the Former Associate Director-General of the Dutch Ministry of the Environment and the Chairman of the Dutch Environmental Impact Assessment Committee, the Chairman of the National Contact Point for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OCED), and the Chair of the ILG Committee in Amstel, Gooi, and Vechstreek. He will explore the context, the decision making process, and foster a discussion about their experiences guiding the division making process using principles of a mutual gains approach and how it might be applicable to other attempts to empower policy that fosters sustainability and economic growth.