Jos Delbeke

European Investment Bank Climate Chair and Professor, School of Transnational Governance, EUI

Jos Delbeke is part-time Professor at the EUI’s School of Transnational Governance and at KU Leuven. He holds the first EIB Chair on Climate Policy and International Carbon Markets and was previously Director-General of the European Commission’s DG for Climate Action (2010-2018). Delbeke was very involved in setting the EU’s climate and energy targets for 2020 and 2030, and in developing EU legislation on the Emissions Trading System (ETS), cars and fuels, air quality, emissions from big industrial installations and chemicals (REACH). He developed Europe’s International Climate Change strategy and was the European Commission’s chief negotiator at the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties, playing a key role in the EU’s implementation of the Kyoto Protocol and in negotiations on the Paris Agreement.

CLIMATE: How to marry the EU’s climate ambition with its preference for open markets – 6 MAY 2021- 10:50-11:35 (CEST)

CLIMATE: A new impetus for global climate action? – 7 MAY 2021- 09:35-10:25 (CEST)

FRINGE EVENT: EU, China and US on their way to carbon neutrality: will their implementation strategies converge? – 6 MAY 2021 – 12:35 CEST

CLIMATE: Introduction – 7 MAY 2021- 11:15-11:55 (CEST)