Event


Baltic tour

A Greens/EFA delegation


PROGRAMME

 Monday, 15 June 2015                  

09:00-09:30
Press conference with Bronis Rope and Rebecca Harms      
Venue : National Parliament in Vilnius

09:30-14:00
Conference at the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania
on Green solutions for energy security and independance
Venue : National Parliament in Vilnius

16:00-18:00
Open debate with civil society and MEPs
Venue : Representation of the European Parliament

Tuesday 16 June 2015              

08:00-10:00
Field trip to Ignalina

10:00-11:00
Meeting with Mr. Henrikas Šiaudinis, Mayor of Ignalina District       

12:00-15:00
Visit to Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, currently being decommissioned     

Travel to Latvia

Late afternoon
Meeting with experts and local community Jēkabpils Latvian Society (topic: environment)           
Jēkabpils

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Morning
Meeting on farm in Mētriena with Latvian Fund for Nature
(topics: agriculture/forestry/sustainability)           
Mētriena

Noon
Travel to Riga     

18:00-20:00
Baltic Conference in Riga
on "How to strengthen the Baltic region in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian Crisis"
Venue: Representation of the European Parliament in Riga

Thursday 18 June 2015

Travelling  to Tallinn         

16:30
Public debate
with Rebecca Harms, Indrek Tarand and Yevgenia Chirikova
(Russian's leading environmentalist who is seeking asylum in Estonia)         Kalapala restaurant

Friday 19 June 2015

09:00-19:00
Field trip to Viruuma 

10:40
Kiviõli Adventure Centre - the highest artificial hill in the Baltic States

12:00
VKG  (leading Estonian enterprise in the production of shale oil and oil shale chemicals)
or
Eastman (Benzoic acid and plasticizers).         

13:30
Oil Shale Competence Center and Virumaa College
and maybe also Kohtla mining park

16:15
Port of Sillamäe and Molycorp

17:30
Kreenholm

18:30
Narva College

22:00-00:30
Departure from Narva Jõesuu to Tallinn