8 mayo, 2013 – 12 mayo, 2013 todo el día



Del 9 al 12

de mayo, en Madrid

Lugar: NH Eurobuilding Hotel, Calle Padre Damián,




Thursday, May 9 –


12:00 Deadline for tabling draft emergency


18.00 – 19.00 Action Day of European Youth

Solidarity (organised by Req Equo Joven and FYEG) at Puerta del sol

19:00 –


Public event «Reclaim the future: Emancipatory action by, for and of European Youth»

(translation provided in: EN, ES, FR)

Open discussion with international

and Spanish youth organisations, Red Equo Joven / Joves d’Esquerra Verda / Federation of Young European Greens

Speakers: Reinhard Bütikofer, EGP Co-Chair, MEP, Karima Delli MEP, Raül Romeva MEP, Terry Reintke FYEG

Co-Spokesperson, Spanish speakers (tbc)

Separate Location: Utopic_US, calle Concepción Jerónima,

2221:00Green Cocktail (at the Utopic_US)


Friday, May 10

08:45  E-cafe and registration open
09:45 – 12:30 Public Conference: Energizing Europe and Spain sustainably (ES, EN, FR, DE, Catalan passive)

The debate will focus on how to unleash the potential of renewables and how to

overcome obstacles for the development of renewable energies in Spain, followed on the role of the EU for a

sustainable energy future (more).

Moderated by Rebecca Harms MEP (Co-President of the Green

Group in the European Parliament)

Speakers: Javier García Breva, Chairman, Fundación renovables, Juan

López de Uralde, Co-Spokeperson, Equo, Laia Ortiz i Castellví, MP, Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds, Claude Turmes,

Vice-President, Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, Bärbel Höhn, Vice-President, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Group in the German Parliament12:30 – 13:15Press-conference (Press only)13:00 – 14:00Lunch break13:00 –

16:00Party Leaders lunch (on invitation only)14:00 – 15:30

Parallel sessions

15:30 – 15:45Break15:45 –


Parallel Sessions

17:30 –17:45

Plenary session

Welcome and

presentation of EQUO

Speakers: Mar Garcia, EGP committee member, Reyes Montiel, EQUO Co-spokesperson

17:45 – 19:45Plenary session: Towards EQUOlogy


The opening debate of

the Council is dedicated to Spain and Europe. We will discuss on the economic situation and rising unemployment

in Spain and throughout Europe. We will propose balanced solutions for the debt crisis that do not crunch the

people, as well as alternatives to the current practice of house-evictions.

Keynote speech: «Recovery from

the crisis: a vision for a modern, ambitious and future-oriented EU» by Monica Frassoni, EGP Co-Chair

Speakers: Reyes Montiel, EQUO Co-spokesperson, Juan López de Uralde, EQUO Co-spokesperson, Dolors Camats, ICV


19:45 – 20:00Break20:00 – 21.00Plenary session: Digital Ecology

Discussion with the delegates on the draft policy paper “Green views on digital rights and digital commons

Comments and moderation

by Eva Lichtenberger MEP (tbc) and Panu Laturi, EGP Committee member

21.00 Buffet reception (At the NH

Eurobuilding hotel)


Saturday, May 11

09:00 – 09:30 Plenary

Session for Discussion on ResolutionsThis session will involve all delegates to discuss the draft resolutions and emergency resolutions

09:30 – 11:00 Plenary Session: Discussion on  2014 European election campaignPresented by: Monica Frassoni, EGP

Co-Chair, Reinhard Bütikofer, EGP Co-Chair, MEP, and Jacqueline Cremers, EGP Secretary General

11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:40
Discussion on the 10 proposals in the draft paper moderated by Reinhard Bütikofer, EGP Co-

Chair, Mar Garcia, EGP Committee member and Terry Reintke, FYEG Co-Spokesperson.

12:40 – 12:50
12:50 – 13:00
Presentation of the Cross-border Campaign: Iron Curtain Bike Trail by Michael Cramer MEP
13:00 Deadline for tabling amendments to draft emergency


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break 
14:30 – 15:50
Plenary Session on Pensions
Discussion on a draft policy paper “Towards sustainable and fair


Moderator: Philippe Lamberts MEP

Speakers: Bruno Rossmann (tbc), Joan

Coscubiela, ICV MP in Las Cortes

15:50 – 16:00


  • Food Campaign by Bart Staes MEP
  • Climate Change website by Bas Eickhout MEP
16:00 – 16:15
16:15 – 17:45
Parallel Sessions
  • Compromise

    amendment session on emergency resolutions (more)

  • Green Local Councillors Network


  • Workshop «The emissions Trading Systems … What’s next?» (more)
  • Workshop on

    Recycling in Europe (more)

  • LGBT Network meeting (more)
  • WG on Green

    New Deal: input for Campaign proposals

  • Q&A on Multiannual Financial Framework
17:45-18:00 Break
18:00 –


Parallel Sessions
  • GEF workshop:  Food: the agri

    (cultural) revolution (more)

  • Workshop “The EU and Arms Exports” (more)
  • Workshop on Sotchi Olympics
  • Workshop «The

    German Energy transition in the European context possible approaches for Green Actors in Europe (more)

  • Global Greens Network meeting
 21.00 Dinner and Party (starting from 22.30)Separate

location: Círculo de Bellas Artes, Calle Alcala, 42, 28014 Madrid



May 12

09:00 – 10:00 Closed Session on Membership Review (for

delegates only)

10.00 – 10.30 Plenary session:- 2012 Accounts and Grant


– Revised Activities plan and Budget 2013 (incl. outline of the Campaign plan 2014)

10.30-11.00 Election of the EGP representatives to the Global Greens


11:00 – 13:00 Voting Session

13:00 Closing of the 18th European Green Party Council









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