Welcome to join Scadinavian Days in Kaunas 2021!

12th of May, 13.00 – 15.15 (EET)

Sustainable Cities. The Nordic Experience (online forum)

Moderator Dr. Ainius Lašas – Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Kaunas University of Technology

13:00      Opening remarks

               Visvaldas Matijošaitis, Mayor of Kaunas

               Helén Nilsson, Director of the Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania

13:15       Växjö (Sweden) – “Climate actions and Agenda 2030 in the greenest city in Europe”

               Bo Frank, Lord Mayor of Växjö Municipality

13:30       Linköping  (Sweden)  –“Public involvement in the processes in a transition to a sustainable society”

               Lars Vikinge, Mayor of Linköping

               Nicklas Alsö, Senior Environmental Officer

13:45       Tampere (Finland) – “TAMPERE DECK DISTRICT – A unique large-scale project in the centre of Tampere”

                Henri Väänänen, Project development manager in Five-star City Centre – City of Tampere.

14:00      Child Friendly City Initiative (UNICEF) – “Towards Child Friendly City – case Rovaniemi”

                Anne Luiro, Senior Adviser, Culture and recreational services, Rovaniemi (Finland)

14.15       Her City Toolbox  – “Global Challenge”

               Tove Julin, Project Manager (Sweden)

14:25      Kaunas City – „Developing Kaunas – projects that change the city“   

               Aistė Lukaševičiūtė, Head of Project and Investment division, Kaunas City Municipality (Lithuania)

14.40      Q&A

14:50      Panel discussion 


H.E. Amassador of Denmark, Hans Brask

H.E. Ambassador of Finland, Arja Makkonen

H.E. Ambassafor of Norway, Ole T.Horpestad

H.E. Ambassador of Sweden, Inger Buxton

Deputy Mayor of Kaunas City Municipality, Mantas Jurgutis

Deputy Mayor of Kaunas City Municipality, Andrius Palionis


15:15    The End

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