Dear Nordic planners and practitioners, do you want to know which Nordic municipalities are front runners when it comes to working with the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Do you want to exchange experiences with other municipalities who are working with the SDGs and discuss solutions for joint challenges? Are you interested in becoming part of a network with other Nordic municipalities who work with the SDGs?
We are pleased to invite you to a seminar entitled “Agenda 2030 at the local level” that will be held at Nordregio headquarters in Stockholm between 10:00 and 16:00 on 9 May 2018.
Topics that will be discussed during the seminar:
- Who are the forerunners in working with the Agenda 2030 and the SDGs?
Presentation of new Nordregio report “Agenda 2030 at the local level”: Overview of first-mover municipalities, their activities, experiences and plans.
- How can the SDGs be linked to municipal policies and planning?
Interactive discussion and knowledge sharing about successes, challenges and lessons learned in working with the SDGs
- How can we measure progress in working with the SDGs?
Presentation and discussion about existing indicator systems and the need to develop new indicators for the local level
- Should we create a Nordic network of municipalities who are working with the SDGs?
Interactive discussion about interests and needs to create a platform for future collaboration and knowledge exchange.
Please register by 30 April at the latest. The registration is individual. In case you have any dietary restrictions, do not forget to mention those when you register. Participation at the seminar and lunch/snacks are free of charge. Transport and accommodation are the personal responsibility of the participants.