The Stockholm Dialogue on Global Sustainability – Seizing Planetary Opportunities

City of Stockholm. Photo: Mattias KlumPhoto: Mattias Klum

Welcome to a half-day seminar on solutions, action and leadership for Global Sustainability. The seminar will take place at The Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm on Thursday, 19 May 2011.

Follow the seminar live here!

Send in your questions to the panel discussions via Twitter on www.twitter.com/PlanetaryOpps. Mark your tweets with #PlanetaryOpps

Through panel debates and networking, Nobel Laureates, scientists, policy-makers, entrepreneurs, and representatives from business, civil society, and culture will discuss solutions and possible actions for global sustainability.

The seminar is organised by Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm Environment Institute and Forum for Design and Sustainable Enterprise.

Speakers and panellists include:

- Johan Rockström, Executive Director, Stockholm Environment Institute and Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden)

- Gunilla Carlsson, Minister for International Development Cooperation (Sweden)

- Mario Molina,  Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 (Mexico)

- Pavan Sukhdev, Yale University, UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative

- Sunita Narain, Director General, Centre for Science and Environment (India)

- Sten Nordin,  Mayor, The City of Stockholm (Sweden)

- Frances Westley, JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, Waterloo University (Canada)

- Janine Benyus, Director, Biomimicry Institute (US)

- Members of the UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability

See preliminary programme here


For questions regarding the Stockholm Dialogue event, contact:

Marika Hjälsten
Symposium Assistant

Tel: +46 (0) 70 221 85 91

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