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Society report goes EU-wide

lkj‘Geology for Society’ presented at the EU Parliament in 12 additional languages

Following the successful launch of the UK version of the Geology for Society report in March 2014, the Society collaborated with the European Federation of Geologists (EfG) and its member associations to produce a European version of the report that has been translated into the following 12 additional languages: Welsh, Dutch, Italian, Polish, German, Ukrainian, Serbian, Swedish, French, Hungarian, Spanish and Portuguese.  The European Version of the report, along with all of the translations, can be found on  The report underlines the important role that geology plays in providing resources to society and industry.

The report was launched at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 2 June (pictures) and was attended by a number of representatives of the European Commission’s Directorates General of Energy, Environment, Internal Market, Industry Entrepreneurship and SMEs and Research & Innovation, in addition to representatives of EfG national associations.

The event was hosted by MEP Carlos Zorrinho (group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament and a Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy).  You can find out more about the launch event on the EfG website at Flo Bullough