Nordic webinar on Municipal climate leadership, 11.11.2021

Nordic webinar local climate leadership

Tapahtuman tiedot

Tapahtuma kaupunki
Tapahtuman järjestäjä
Klimatkommunerna, KS, Kuntaliitto, Sveriges Kommuner och Regioner,

Are you interested in Nordic showcases of municipal climate action? Do you wish to reflect on climate leadership and different governance structures with your Nordic colleagues across the organisational spectrum? Join our webinar on November 11th, 10:00-15:00 CET, hosted by the Finnish Association of Municipalities and Regions, in cooperation with the Nordic peer organisations SKR and KS.  

The webinar consists of two sessions. The first session presents success stories from cities of different sizes and the second concentrates on regional cooperation mechanisms that are inclusive for municipalities of all sizes.

Program - on Zoom (link will be sent to the registered participants 10.11.2021)

First session moderated by Erkki Perälä, Demos Helsinki

10:00 Greetings from UN Climate Change Conference to the Nordic cooperation on
         climate action
          Senior Adviser Anna Maria Gran, Nordic Working Group for Climate and Air

10:10 Strong alliance – The case of Uppsala Climate Protocol
          Deputy Mayor Rickard Malmström, City of Uppsala

10:30 Climate budgeting as a new governance tool in Oslo
          Vice Mayor Einar Wilhelmsen, City of Oslo

10:50 Long-term commitment and consequent action – The case of City of Porvoo
          Deputy Mayor Fredrick von Schoultz, City of Porvoo 

11:10 Climate Neutral Building and Construction Industry - Malmo roadmap
          Urban Development Strategist Josephine Nellerup, City of Malmo

11:30 Invited comments  

12:00 Break

Second session moderated by Kaisa Schmidt-Thomé, Demos Helsinki

13:30      All on board of the cooperation - The case of Klimat 2030 in regional
              climate work
             Process leaders Lise Nordin, Västra Götaland Regional Council & Svante
              Sjöstedt, County Administrative Board, Västra Götaland County

13:45       The county as an agent for green growth
              Sølve Dag Sondbø, Head of Section for Green Growth, Climate and
               Energy, Vestland County

14:00       A Nordic perspective on mainstreaming and scaling of the approaches:
              Group discussions and a plenary

14:50       Key findings and next steps 

15:00       End of the event

Changes in the program are possible.

Register here for zoom invitation– and spread the message!

The registration ends by 9.11.2021 and zoom link will be send on 10.11.2021.

Please, check that the schedule is set on correct timezone in your calendar.

The event is part of the project “Transition to carbon neutrality - Nordic cities and municipalities leading & learning” funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.