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4th General Assembly of the Life Cycle Initiative
September 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
10 September 2020
The Life Cycle Initiative will hold its fourth online General Assembly, which is open for participation to all members of the Initiative. Participants will hear the annual progress update on the Initiative’s activities, elect the new members of the Steering Committee, and discuss the engagement and closer collaboration of members with the Initiative.
For all members, please block your agenda for the General Assembly on September 10, 2020 from 11:00-15:00 (CEST). The connection/dial-in details, agenda and pre-reads will be delivered to your inbox by end-August.
Steering Committee Election process and deadlines
Initiative members will elect 3 new members of the Steering Committee. As stipulated in the governance of the Initiative (Annexes 3.2 and 3.3 of the strategy document), one seat of each constituency in the Steering Committee (government, business, science & civil society) rotates every year. In order to respect the geographical representation rule, members from the following regions may opt for election to the Steering Committee:
Argentina – Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina, Rodrigo Rodríguez Tornquist – Government, Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil – IBICT (Institute for Science and Technology Information), Marcel Garcia de Souza – Government, Latin America and the Caribbean (opting for re-election)
European Commission – DG Environment, Hugo Schally – Government, Europe
Switzerland – Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, Laura Platchkov – Government, Europe
Ecoinnovazione, Alessandra Zamagni – Business, Europe
• Science & Civil Society:
Sciaena, Siegfried Anton Schmuck – Science and Civil Society, Europe
World Resources Forum Association, Sonia Valdivia – Science and Civil Society, Europe (opting for re-election)