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Mistra Urban Futures in Almedalen

The single most important political event in Sweden is most likely the annual Almedalen week in Visby, Gotland. Thousands of visitors - mainly policy-makers, public relations experts, NGO's, CSO's and others working with societal issues are there. Mistra Urban Futures participates in this year's Almedalen event with three seminars focusing on cities agendas for sustainable development, on sustainable development goals and on what is needed to build fair and accessible cities.

Building Fair and Accessible Cities

This seminar is in Swedish, and includes the following panel that will talk about what is needed for cities to become more fair and accessible:

Moderator: Mikael Cullberg, Director Gothenburg Local Interaction Platform, Mistra Urban Futures

Panel:
Ulf Ranhagen, Royal Institute of Technology, Arkus, Arkitekt Sweco
Maria Sigroth, Planning Director, The Göteborg Region Association of Local Authorities, GR
Lars Marcus, Prof. Chalmers University of Technology
Ann Legeby, researcher, Royal Institute of Technology, Planeringsarkitekt Sweco

Monday 29 June, 9:00-10:00, Uppsala University Campus Gotland

Agendas for sustainable urban development

This seminar is in Swedish, and concerns the three largest cities in Sweden - Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö - and their agendas for sustainable development.

Wednesday 1 July, 10:30-11:30, Uppsala University Campus Gotland

This seminar is in Swedish, and concerns the three largest cities in Sweden - Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö - and their agendas for sustainable development.

Wednesday 1 July, 10:30-11:30, Uppsala University Campus Gotland

Finally, Mistra Urban Futures is involved in a seminar organised within theSwedish International Development Cooperation Agencyprogramme Sverige i Världen (Sweden in the World)on the Urban Sustainable Development Goals that will be part of the United Nations' new set of goals from 2016. This seminar will also cover aspects of the connections between climate change and urban development.

Monday 29 June 8:00-9:45, Sverige i Världen, Donnersgatan 6, Visby

For more information, please contact  Ulrica Gustafsson