Right to Energy
Forum 2023 / 21-23 February

This year’s programme is filled to the brim with interactive sessions and inspiring talks from activists, experts, organisers, and government officials. Explore below!

Tuesday February 21st // Unpacking our crises

In person: L42, Rue de la Loi 42, 1000, Brussels, Belgium

1
9:00AM
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10:30AM

The 700 billion Euro question: EU leaders reflect on the energy price crisis

After an unprecedented rollout of resources, decision makers take the floor to reflect on the steps that were taken to alleviate and tackle sky-rocketing gas and energy prices.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

Interpretation will be available in Spanish and the event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

10:30AM
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11:00AM

Networking Coffee

Feel free to join us for a beverage of your choice and a chat.

11:00AM
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12:30PM

Winter reflections

Who paid the real cost of Europe’s energy price crisis? A panel of experts on the topic of energy poverty and energy in general will explore this into detail.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

Interpretation will be available in Spanish and the event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

12:30PM
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1:30PM

Afternoon Break

Lunch break.

1:30PM
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3:00PM

After the crisis: Looking at a Europe beyond Gas

This is an interactive session that explores what Europe could look like once it breaks the cycle of gas dependency.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

Interpretation will be available in Spanish and the event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

3:00PM
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3:30PM

Networking Coffee

Feel free to join us for a beverage of your choice and a chat.

3:30PM
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5:00PM

Energy is a right, not a luxury

An interactive workshop in which we work together to investigate what an EU wide ban on disconnections could look like, as well as how we can get there.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

Interpretation will be available in Spanish and the event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

Wednesday February 22nd // Exiting the energy crisis

In person: L42, Rue de la Loi 42, 1000, Brussels, Belgium

2
9:30AM
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11:00AM

After the windfall tax: The next big ideas for a right to energy

An interactive workshop to explore what policy, measures and actions could be next in the fight to secure the right to energy for all.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

The event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

11:00AM
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11:30AM

Networking Coffee

Feel free to join us for a beverage of your choice and a chat.

11:30AM
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12:30PM

Placing people and planet before private profit

Briefing presentation followed by a discussion and open Q&A on setting the stage for the EU electricity market redesign and decommodifying energy.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

The event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

12:30PM
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1:30PM

Afternoon Break

Lunch break.

1:30PM
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3:00PM

Delivering a bold EPBD deal

This will be a civil society led event exploring the opportunities for delivering a Building's directive that improves living standards for millions of households and offers a long-term solution to energy poverty and the climate emergency. With a Q&A from EU decision makers.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

The event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

3:00PM
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3:30PM

Coffee

Feel free to join us for a beverage of your choice and a chat.

3:30PM
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5:00PM

Community energy after RePowerEU

Diving into the current opportunities and barriers for tackling energy poverty through energy democracy and community energy.

There are 50 spaces available for this event so make sure to register as soon as possible.

The event will be livestreamed on the Right to Energy platforms.

Thursday February 23rd // Mobilising our movement in the face of crisis

Online Sessions

3
10:00AM
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11:30AM

Avoiding false and unjust solutions

A panel of experts will discuss the political risks of governments getting the response to the energy crisis wrong.

11:00AM
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11:30AM

Morning Break

Take some time out to enjoy a beverage of your choice.

12:00PM
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1:30PM

A global right to clean, affordable energy?

An online panel session, sharing international lessons from the global struggle for a right to energy.

1:30PM
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2:30PM

Afternoon Break

Lunch break.

2:30PM
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4:00PM

Mobilising around housing, health and decarbonisation

A panel discussion looking into the needs and opportunities for building a movement around fixing Europe’s buildings stock.

Where do we begin and what are the challenges across the continent?

4:00PM
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4:30PM

Late Afternoon Break

Take some time out to enjoy a beverage of your choice.

4:30PM
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6:00PM

Climate Justice is Social Justice, Social Justice is Climate Justice

A panel discussion examining the structural solutions needed to eradicate energy poverty.

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