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<< Back to: ICLEI e-News | issue 11, December 2007 - January 2008

RESPIRO Conference - Final Invitation and Programme

Please find attached the final invitation and programme brochure, as well as the registration form to attend the RESPIRO Conference that will take place in Lille, France, 3-4 December 2007.

Among the line-up of Keynote Speakers will be:
  • Dr Norbert Blüm, Former German Minister for Labour and Social Affairs and Chairman of Xertifix;
  • Guylaine Gouzou-Testud, Deputy Mayor of the City of Lyon (France); and
  • Danielle Poliautre, Deputy Mayor of the City of Lille (France).

The RESPIRO Conference will present the results of the EU-funded project on Responsibility in Procurement (RESPIRO), principally the latest European guidance developed on socially responsible procurement for two of Europe’s most important sectors: construction, and textiles and clothing. The conference will also serve as a high level European expert exchange forum of good practice experiences from European cities and private companies on socially responsible procurement, within the broader contexts of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Register NOW to ensure your participation in the conference!  If you register before 22 October you will benefit from a reduced participation fee (see registration form for more details).

For more information on the conference, including travel and accommodation tips for Lille, please visit the conference website: www.respiro-project.eu/conference