The joint Nordic electricity market is vital in securing the balance between electricity production and demand in the region. The supply side is already well integrated through the Nordpool system. The Nordic Prime Ministers now want to focus on the market’s demand side by promoting more flexible electricity consumption, making the Nordic region leading in the EU, also in this field.
Washington DC:n Nordic Cool 2013 -festivaali oli Pohjoismaiden suurimpia ulkomailla järjestettyjä yhteistapahtumia. Hankkeessa mukana olleet Pohjoismaiden ministerineuvosto ja viiden Pohjoismaan suurlähettiläät tiivistävät seuraavassa festivaalin saavutukset.
- Vi skal udnytte det fulde potentiale i det nordiske fællesskab. I dag sætter vi punktum i en historisk aftale, der forpligter Danmark til at arbejde målrettet for at sikre den frie bevægelighed i Norden.
The cultural and creative industries (CCI) in the Northern Dimension area have an impressive capacity for growth, so important in a time of economic downturn. This conference will highlight the sustainable growth potential in the cultural and creative industries and seek to bridge the gap between the industry, policymakers and potential investors.
The Rio+20 summit will accentuate the management crisis that characterizes international environmental corporation. Politicians probably won’t agree on anything substantial. Instead, new networks – spearheaded by companies, NGOs and cities – will set the agenda for the future.
Most people are prepared to express their support for the green economy. Some would also see the green economy as a vehicle for achieving other social and economic targets. At the same time, one cannot note any strong expansion of the green economy, at least not globally. Why such a discrepancy, and what could be done to reduce it? This is a wide subject, and I will only discuss some economic and financial aspects.
Det er de færreste steder i verden, at oprindelige folk selv kan bestemme over deres liv. Det er derfor vigtigt, at de aftaler, som verdens lande bliver enige om på Rio+20, respekterer FN Erklæringen om oprindelige folks rettigheder.
Here in Rio, in the physical heat as well as the heat of last-minute negotiations, it is hard to imagine the areas of ice and snow that make up the “cryosphere.” Yet when it comes to the challenge of sustainable development, few communities face greater challenges than the peoples living in alpine and polar areas such as the Himalayas, the Arctic, and Andes.