IEEP, together with SEI, Mistra and IVL, invited Swedish MEP candidates, business representatives and other stakeholders to an afternoon seminar in Stockholm to discuss science-policy solutions for a more sustainable Europe.
Senior Policy Analyst
Phone: +44 (0)207 340 2683
- nature conservation policy and implementation; marine policy; sustainable production and consumption; circular economy
Mia joined IEEP in April 2015. Her work has recently included coordinating and writing a policy paper on the EU’s role in advancing sustainable consumption, managing IEEP’s input to a study on the socio-economic benefits of marine protected areas (MPAs) and evaluating various aspects of EU Member States' implementation of the Nature Directives. She holds a MSc in Environmental Management and Policy, and a BSc in Environmental Science.
Mia also led the update of IEEP’s visual profile and new website and she regularly produces graphical output for IEEP projects and for the Institute.
IEEP’s Mia Pantzar attended the 10th edition of the Monaco Blue Initiative in Monte Carlo last week to discuss the next steps for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and ecosystem services in the blue economy.
Ecopreneur.eu has launched a report proposing a strategy towards a more circular fashion industry in Europe. The report is based on the outcome of a 2018 workshop that brought together representatives from different stakeholder groups, including IEEP.
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an important policy tool for protecting vulnerable marine and coastal species and habitats.
By supporting the resilience of ecosystems, MPAs may also maintain and generate goods and services that can benefit different sectors in the “blue” European economy. However, MPAs are often seen as primarily imposing restrictions and costs on economic activities, creating aversion toward their establishment and protection.
Plastic packaging is often presented as part of the solution to food waste, but this conflicts with waste linked to single use plastics. New research examines the role packaging plays in the food system as well as how supply chains and policies might be applied to reduce waste overall.