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COP25 Live during Nordic Climate Action Weeks by Nordic Co-operation. All events are free of charge and open to the public, but some require registration (see program below).

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12.30-13.30 Taste the transition - Lunch talks

10 lunch-talks will take place at Norrsken featuring visionaries and solutionists who are bringing a new perspective on how to accelerate a transformation for more sustainable and healthy diets.

Join us to meet the new Nordic voices for a delicious disruption in food.

Nordic food Policy Lab, Nordic Council of Ministers

14.00-15.00 Innovative steps for sustainable future

To ensure sustainable living, we need to transform traditional business thinking towards circular models and produce foods, goods and services bio-based and carbon neutral way. We want Nordic region to become a global innovation hub create sustainable growth and competitiveness.

Nordic Innovation

15.30-16.30 The future of Nordic cities

Nordic capitals are rapidly being densified but little is known about how such densification affects human wellbeing. Stockholm Resilience Centre researchers Stephan Barthel and Erik Anderson with partners will address social sustainability issues from a Nordic resident’s perspectives.

Stockholm Resilience Centre

18.00-18.30  Briefing : What is going on at COP25 in Madrid?- STREAMS LIVE

Joint event between Madrid and Stockholm

We open the backdoor and you get the latest updates from the UN Climate negotiations.
Aðalbjörg Egilsdóttir, Nordic Youth Delegate to the UNFCCC, Iceland
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18.30-19.30 Responsibly sourced building materials as a policy instrument - STREAMS LIVE

Joint event between Madrid and Stockholm

Building materials have a massive environmental footprint. To achieve the climate targets, it is urgent to spread sustainable consumption and production practices within the construction sector. This event will focus on sharing good examples and policy instruments from the Nordic countries and the Global South regarding responsible sourcing of building materials in order to move to low-carbon construction with the emphasis on material production, greening supply chains, local capacity development and local SMEs. The event is hosted by the Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme under the UN One Planet Network. It can be followed from Stockholm, Madrid and online.

  • Mark Radka, Chief, Energy Branch at UNEP
  • Ninni Westerholm, Practicing Architect
  • Claude Lorea, Director, GCCA
  • Oras Tynkkynen, Senior Advisor, SITRA Finland
  • Irfan Tariq, Director General, Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan
  • Pekka Huovila, One Planet SBC Programme

Green Building Council and Ministry of the Environment, Finland

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Events are open to the public, but some require registration (see program above). Events are free of charge. Attend at Norrsken House, Birger Jarlsgatan 57C in Stockholm.
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About Nordic Climate Action Weeks

Are you concerned about climate change and want to see some action? Let’s talk! From 2nd to 13th of December the Nordic Co-operation invite you to watch and participate in a wide range of climate events in relation to the UN climate negotiations – the COP25. Our mission is to create a backdoor into the COP25 and open it up for our Nordic citizens.

The new vision for the Nordic Cooperation states that we shall become the most sustainable region in the world by 2030. This is quite ambitious, but if we can’t make it, who else?

We have the resources, the knowledge, we have the political platforms and we have climate concerned citizens who demand changes. Let’s talk about how we can get there.

Participate online or at Norrsken House in Stockholm – A backdoor to COP25

You don’t have to travel to Madrid to take part in and get wiser about what’s going on when the world leaders meet to solve the climate crisis.

You can come to Stockholm instead. We’ve invited experts, ministers, NGOs and last, but not least the climate concerned general public to Norrsken House in Stockholm city center. We’re also creating a virtual backdoor into the COP25 in Madrid. Experts and guests in Madrid will join us live in order to share and discuss their expertise and insights into the climate negotiations.

The ambition is to open up the UN Climate negotiations to the general public and to:

  • discuss the biggest and most demanding Nordic and global climate challenges.
  • highlight Nordic Solutions to global challenges and their benefits for other countries.  
  • raise new questions and seek answers in order to catalyze climate friendly actions.


Our partner for the arrangements at Norrsken House is Global Utmaning – an independent think-tank that promotes sustainable development within social, economic and environmental dimensions.

Our social network partner is We Don't Have Time – the worlds biggest social media network for climate action. Download their app to start act for the climate.

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