HRH Crown Princess Victoria talks at the Baltic Sea Future

By on February 10, 2017

Monday, March 6 opens the Baltic Sea Future, an interdisciplinary congress which aims to promote environmental cooperation around the Baltic Sea. Opening speaker is HRH Crown Princess Victoria that has a strong commitment to environmental and sustainability issues and in particular issues related to the Baltic Sea. The Crown Princess is also the patron of Foundation Hållbara Hav that together with Stockholm University and Stockholm is the initiator of the Baltic Sea Future.

Baltic Sea Future is a two-day congress where mayors and officials, national and international decision-makers, researchers and business from the countries around the Baltic Sea gather for interdisciplinary discussions. The aim is to build a unique platform for exchanging experiences, inspiration, tools, innovations and leadership and in the program participates politicians, researchers and key decision makers from different target groups in the Baltic region. Baltic Sea Future begins Monday, March 6 with the HRH Crown Princess Victoria together with co-founder Karin Wanngård, finance commissioner of Stockholm, Astrid Söderberg Widding, Rector of Stockholm University, and Lena Ek from the Foundation Hållbara Hav speaks and opens the congress.

The purpose of gathering specialists, mayors and municipal officials are to highlight questions about the Baltic Sea’s challenges, the vision of the Baltic Sea and with the goal of achieving sustainable development and the new global sustainability goals (SDGs) that the UN decided on within the framework of Agenda2030. Congress has a strong focus on leadership to support municipalities and help them to systematically and strategically work and create sustainable funding models and toolkits for behavioral change.

Baltic Sea Future is a congress, initiated by Stockholm University, Stockholm City and Foundation Hållbara hav, which organized by and at the Stockholm Fair 6 to 7 March 2017.