Policy area: Climate policy
17 Mar 2021 EU Industry Week 2021: Northern Sweden's minerals and batteries crucial to the EU's green deal
How can Europe's Arctic regions contribute to the EU's green deal through industrial leadership and access to sustainable raw materials and batteries? This was the theme when the Swedish and Finnish trade associations for mines, minerals, and metal producers, Svemin and Finnmin, arranged a webinar about mineral extraction, battery production and recycling in partnership with the European Commission during EU Industry Week.
11 Mar 2021 The Nordic countries - a model in the transition to climate neutrality, says the European Commission
The 27 EU countries are committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, and the Nordic countries are leading the way. Norway aims to achieve climate neutrality by 2030, while Finland plans to reach net-zero emissions by 2035, Iceland in 2040 and Sweden by 2045. Denmark wants to be climate neutral by 2050, but with a reduction target of 70 percent by 2030.
The 26th of February, North Sweden European Office, together with Norrbotten Chamber of Commerce, the Bothnian Corridor and Buisiness Oulo, arranged the digital webinar “European core network corridors going global”, a webinar on the extension of the European core network corridor. The purpose of the webinar was to offer new knowledge about the European core network corridor from a Nordic perspective.
16 Dec 2020 Arctic Futures Symposium 2020
This year, the Arctic Futures Symposium was organized for the eleventh year in a row by the International Polar Foundation and its partners. The conference was held online and lasted for three days. Thomas Norvoll, next Chairman of Northern Sparsely Populated Areas (NSPA) between 2021-2023 and Chair of the Board at North Norway European Office, participated as a speaker on the third day.
21 Oct 2020 The European Artic in EU post 2020 policies
On October 13, North Sweden organized a webinar with Elsi Katainen and Erik Bergkvist, Members of the European Parliament, together with OECD, the European Commission and Northern Sparsely Populated Areas (NSPA). The discussions focused on the NSPA's role for enabling a sustainable regional development in the European Arctic.