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11/11-17

Attractive Nordic Towns

SMALL TOWNS SOLVING BIG PROBLEMS

The Nordic Council of Ministers and Chora Connection are co-facilitating a workshop at Cop23 in Bonn November 11 from 10 am-11.30 am.

The workshop is based on the ‘The Attractive Towns Network” co-initiated by three norwegian ministries.

The network is supposed to promote Nordic competitiveness, green redevelopment, the transition to a low-emission society, integration and a good environment for public health.

We invite everyone to join us in an inspiring co-creation session on how small and medium sized towns can become the pioneers on climate change & sustainable development.

Nordic Attractive Towns and Regions will be represented by Ystad, Levanger, Växjö and Hamar, at Cop 23.

Press play on the video in the header to see our interview with Guro Voss Gabrielsen.

About ‘The Attractive Nordic Towns Network’:

Norway holds the presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2017 and one of its main priorities is “The Nordic Countries in Transition”. The presidency project: "Attractive Nordic Towns - green redevelopment and competitiveness in Nordic urban regions. Towns that provide a good life for all”, is one of several initiatives to promote Nordic competitiveness, green redevelopment, the transition to a low-emission society, integration and a good environment for public health.

The aim of the project is to shed light on challenges and possibilities in small and medium-sized Nordic towns.

The goal of the project “Nordic Attractive Towns” is to prepare a joint Nordic strategy for how towns and their surrounding areas can become more attractive through the development of vibrant and inclusive urban environments that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

The project consists of four subprojects:

  • Mapping, development and use of methods to measure urban qualities and sustainability
  • Share knowledge between Nordic decision makers, administration and cademic communities
  • Contribution to handling complex decision­ making challenges in urban regions
  • A common Nordic strategy for attractive and inclusive urban environments
Kontakt:
Jonas Kroustrup

Projektleder, Chora Connection
Jonas@choraconnection.dk
+45 40123043
More Attractive Nordic Towns

Read more:
www.norden.org
www.regjeringen.no
www.choraconnection.dk

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Sønderborg, Middelfart, Viborg (DK). Pori, Salo, Vasa (FIN). Akranes, Hornafjørdur, Mosfellbær, Fljotsdalsherad (ISL). Växjö, Lund, Ystad (SE). Hamar, Narvik, Innherredbyen; Levanger, Steinkjer, Verdal (N).

Green redevelopment and competitiveness in Nordic urban regions. Towns that provide a good life for all

Chora Connection is a Danish non-profit organisation established in 2015 with the vision of achieving a sustainable and resilient Denmark.

Chora Connection’s mission is to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals before 2030 by driving concrete behavioural change towards a sustainable society in Denmark as well as challenge the way we think, live, consume and produce.

Chora will achieve its mission by creating interdisciplinary and innovative partnerships across sectors, disciplines and organisations, with the purpose of developing new experimental prototypes within the framework of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Read more at www.choraconnection.dk