Taking action on plastics pollution: are biodegradable plastics the answer?

February 4th, 2021. 15:00. Online webinar

In this SAPEA webinar, a distinguished panel of experts will explore the potential role that biodegradable plastics could play in our society, and what practical steps are needed next to shape European policy on the issue. The audience will be able to pose questions and contribute to the debate.

Registration here.

The 2021 SDG Conference

February 10. – 12. 2021, Bergen, online event

The 2021 SDG Conference considers the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on equality

While the world has united behind the 2030 Agenda, rising global inequalities have long threatened to derail the progress made so far. Adding to this, the outbreak of covid-19 has had devastating impacts across the world. Recognizing this global fundamental challenge, the 2021 SDG Conference Bergen focuses on tackling global inequalities, relevant for all of the goals, to achieve a new path for sustainable development, after the crisis.

The Arctic Frontiers 2021 conference: Building Bridges

February 1. – 4. 2021, Tromso, online event

The title of the Arctic Frontiers 2021 conference is Building Bridges. This is in recognition of the strength that is gained by safeguarding the Arctic as a region of peace and global example of cooperation in an age of growing tensions and world-wide uncertainty. It also represents the need for open, honest discussions on difficult topics to ensure that polarization of positions do not create further isolation for societies and degradation of business opportunities. The AE-Bergen Hub is an associated partner.

The Arctic Frontier 2021 – Building Bridges Plenary program will bring together decision makers, indigenous leaders, business and youth representative to discuss the most pressing issues facing the Arctic.