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Think2030 Dialogue Sweden: Navigating crisis through sustainability

The Think2030 Dialogue Sweden 2023 will gather decision-makers and analysts from policy, business and research across Europe to debate the key sustainability issues at stake for EU policy.

The Think2030 Dialogue Sweden takes place in the framework of the activities of Think2030 platform, created by the Institute for European Environmental Policy in 2018 to provide science-policy solutions for a more sustainable Europe. This event is a follow-up to the latest Think2030 biannual conference that took place in Paris in 2022.

The event will be held in Stockholm on 20 April in direct connection with the informal meeting of EU environment ministers. This provides a unique opportunity to gather high-level representatives from EU member states to reflect on the outcome of the informal ministerial meeting and focus on the EU’s sustainability goals achieving the common vision described in the European Green Deal.

Key topics

The overarching theme of the 2023 Think2030 Dialogue is the role of the EU in securing future sustainability and resilience within Europe and abroad. The Think2030 Dialogue Sweden will include high-level policy debates and science and policy sessions focusing on four key thematic issues.

  1. Energy transition and the cost of living: How to strike the right balance between short-term fixes and long-term solutions to the energy crisis
  2. Climate security and trade in times of multiple crises
  3. Innovation and industry transition: towards a green industrial strategy
  4. European Green Deal 2024 and beyond, which vision and priorities for the EGD 2.0?

The sessions will address sustainability issues against the backdrop of broader issues facing the EU, including security and geopolitics, innovation and competitiveness, and social inclusion in the transition. It will focus on emerging priorities and work of the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, but also the next Trio Presidency, beginning with Spain as the next Presidency.

Participation and attendance

The Think2030 Dialogue Sweden is an in-person event by invitation. The number of participants is limited.Make your expression of interest now to get invitation for in-person participation (your expression of interest is not binding and does not imply a guaranteed invitation).

The opening high-level policy debate will be live-streamed and open to public attendance. Join us online on 20th of April from 9:15 to 10:45 (CEST).

Please register here to get the link.


Datum: 20 april




Arrangör: SEI, IEEP, Mistra, Formas, Sieps


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