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Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute

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Conference
Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute
23 November, 2016 - 10:00 - 15:30, Stockholm Sweden

This workshop will facilitate an interactive dialogue about effective ways to implement the Agenda 2030 in policy and practice by applying a landscape perspective. The event, held at the Stockholm Environment Institute, has a particular focus on exchange between Swedish actors working with forest, water, agriculture, natural resources, climate and development.

One year after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement were adopted, actors in different sectors are processing how these new agendas affect their operations and how they best can contribute to their fullfilment.

A challenge in national and global implementation processes is to develop holistic strategies which integrate the 17 SDGs. This workshop willl spotlight national and international case studies to illustrate how the landscape perspective can contribute to an integrated implementation of SDGs in practice.

Contact: maria.olund@gu.se if you have any questions about the event or for late registration.

Workshop program:

9.30 – 10.00 Registration and coffee

10.00 Welcome and outline of the day
Louise Karlberg, SEI Stockholm Centre Director
Maria Ölund,
Project Coordinator Focali and SIANI

10.15 Sweden´s implementation of Agenda 2030 – policy updates and reflections
Ingrid Petersson,
Director General for Formas and representative of the Swedish Agenda 2030 delegation
Mia Crawford, Deputy Director at Swedish Ministry for Enterprise and Innovation
Maria Berlekom, Lead Policy Specialist Environment and Climate Change, Sida 

11.00 What is a landscape perspective and how can it contribute? Anders Malmer, Professor and Director, SLU-Global

11.15 Case 1: Green water management in Africa – building resilience & ending hunger, Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, SIWI

11.30 Panel discussion and open Q&A session with morning speakers

12:10 Lunch at SEI

13.10 Case 2: Stakeholder collaboration within a Swedish watershed landscape – Helge å, Jan Lannér, Coordinator – Helge å Model Forest, The Swedish Forest Agency  

13.25 Case 3: The landscape perspective with global connections – linking “local landscapes” and global consumption, Toby Gardner, Research Fellow SEI and Focali member

13.40 Panel discussion on case studies
What can we learn from the cases for integrated implementation of Agenda 2030 in policy and practice?

14.00 Collaboration initiatives – presentations of forums for continued dialogue
SIWI and SIANI present and opens up the floor for other initiatives suggested by participants

14.20 Coffee and interactive mingle exercise
Participants’ perspectives on Agenda 2030 implementation and discussion on collaboration initiatives

15.10 Reporting back from interactive exercise and summing up the day

15:30 End of the workshop

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