Welcome to #talanordic

13.12.18 | Event
Welcome to #talanordic
COP24 has been named the COP of Dialogues and the Nordic Pavilion offers a contribution to these discussions by accommodating dialogues from a Nordic perspective. The two weeks of Nordic presence at COP24 will culminate in the Nordic high-level day, where everyone is invited to discuss, engage and take part in #talanordic – a Nordic global dialogue about the path towards a sustainable future.

Information

Location

Katowice
Poland

Type
Conference
Dates
13.12.2018
Time
09:30 AM - 07:00 PM

9:30 - 10:00 Morning Talk with Henrietta Flodell

Henrietta Flodell, United Nations Youth Representative of Sweden

10:15 - 11:30 Climate Neutral Futures – Global Climate Challenges for Islands

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

12:00 - 12:30 Live Think Nordic Podcast Recording with Isabella Lövin, David Nabarro and Mari Hasle Einang

How can we eat our way to a green and healthy future? 

Live Think Nordic podcast recording featuring

  • Isabella Lövin, Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, Deputy Prime Minister
  • David Nabarro, Strategic Director, 4SD, Curator of Food Systems Dialogues
  • Mari Hasle Einang, Youth Delegate, Changemaker Norway

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.

Design Talk

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