9:30 - 10:00 Morning Talk with Henrietta Flodell
Henrietta Flodell, United Nations Youth Representative of Sweden
10:15 - 11:30 A Climate Neutral Future - Examples of Islands and Ambitions of the Nordic Region
This event will introduce the climate neutral ambitions of the Nordic region focusing on good examples from islands aiming at becoming climate neutral, and lastly a panel discussion between Representatives from the islands and Nordic politicians, on how we together can best obtain our common climate neutral ambitions.
Nordic Energy Research
13:00 - 14:15 Business Climate Ambitions and their Importance for Competitiveness and Development – Perspectives from the Baltics, Nordics and Poland
How do companies’ climate change efforts affect competitiveness, profitability and welfare? During this event, the results from a survey of CEOs in Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be presented and analysed. We invite business leaders and politicians to discuss the benefits and potential pitfalls of the climate transformation.
The Haga Initiative
14:30 - 16:00 Nordics for Talanoa
Nordics for Talanoa - how to enhance climate action and ambition in the Nordic countries. Governmental spokespersons and Nordic ministers will together with representatives of the civic society, business and science elaborate on methods for enhancing climate ambition and action in the Nordic countries.
The Nordic working group for global climate negotiations (NOAK)
16:15 - 16:45 Afternoon Brief with Henrietta Flodell and dialogue with Dagfinn Høybråten
- Henrietta Flodell, United Nations Youth Representative of Sweden
- Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General, The Nordic Council of Ministers
17:00 - 19:00 Reception
Host of the evening: Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers
The evening will focus on the interlinkages between design and sustainability and introduce the impact sustainable design can have on enhanced climate ambition and action.
Hans Christian Asmussen, Danish Crafts & Design Association, and Mats Widbom, Swedish Society of Crafts and Design, will engage in a dialogue about the importance of sustainable thinking within the design industry and the depth and variety of sustainability Nordic furniture design exemplifies. The dialogue is moderated by Mary Gestrin from the Nordic Council of Ministers.
The reception will culminate in the announcement of the 'People's Choice' winner of the Nordic Design Competition, a competition that received 98 contributions from every corner of the Nordics. The five national winners have been showcased at the Nordic Pavilion during the two weeks of the conference and COP24 attendees have been able to vote on the entry they feel embody the essence of sustainable design the most.
The Nordic Council of Ministers