Organizers: Hagainitiativet, Mistra Geopolitics and Stockholm Environment Institute. . Date: 2 July 2018 Time: 08:30 - 10:00 (Breakfast at 8:00) Event Type: Seminar Subject matter: sustainability Topic: Climate / Environment Location: Korsgatan 4, Landshövdingens hage Language: Swedish Welcome to a panel discussion on sustainability issues and the elections. In this year's Almedalen week, the Stockholm Environment Institute, Hagainitiativet and Mistra Geopolitics have organized this discussion with the aim to inspire and set the tone for discussions during the Almedalen Week. We invite researchers, politicians and business leaders to this high-level seminar, and hope you can participate. Description of the social issue Risk and Profitability - Two sides of the same coin,...

Photo credit: © Marco Illuminati – OECD/Flickr . The Mistra Geopolitics Board, Management Team, and Work Package Leaders have been invited to the OECD in Paris, France for their Spring board meeting. In addition to overseeing the governance of the Mistra Geopolitics Programme, the team will spend two days interacting with relevant experts across the OECD which includes foresight, policy coherence, and environment directorates, as well as counterparts in the French Ministry of Ecological and Solidary Transition and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Location: OECD Paris, 2 Rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris, France Date: May 17-18 Host: Annika Markovic, Swedish Permanent Representative to the OECD and UNESCO...

Sweden is an open and world-dependent country in a changing environment. At the same time, it is quick to change, is trend-sensitive and connected. But how is the Swedish labor market, climate change game-plan and international security issue affected? How will Sweden and Swedish actors navigate into an increasingly uncertain world of steel tariffs, threats of trade war and geopolitical displacements? . Mistra Geopolitics, together with one of our stakeholders, Futurion, held a breakfast seminar on 18th April 2018 with the aim of discussing how long-term changes affect the working life of the future. The idea was to offer Futurion's network a strategic...

The American climate scientist and whistleblower Joel Clement, visited Stockholm on 9 November and gave an exclusive interview to Mistra Geopolitics. He squeezed in a meeting at SEI in Stockholm on his way to the climate conference COP23 in Bonn. He describes his last weeks as ‘electrified’ as he is constantly on call with interviews, invitations, comments… So, to make a complicated story short; there is a ‘before’ and an ‘after’. The summer of 2017 his life changed completely when he went from being one of many American scientists, a field biologist by training, working as a senior executive in...

We all live in a rapidly changing world. Increasing geopolitical insecurity, scarcity of natural resources, new migration patterns, climate change… The list can be made long on how growing uncertainties effect decision-making. New knowledge is needed. And it needs to be communicated. This is why the new research programme Mistra Geopolitics (link to Why Mistra Geopolitics) was launched in Stockholm 2 May 2017. This website will grow along with the programme. Do not hesitate to contact us (link to Contact) if you want more information or if you see opportunities for a collaboration....

Mistra Geopolitics was successfully launched in Stockholm on 2 May. The event brought together programme partners, board members, media, stakeholders and others interested in the Programme. The keynote, Nick Mabey, gave a fascinating if gloomy insight into developing geopolitical shifts and their interaction with energy and climate. Speakers and panelists gave some valuable insights on the direction for the Programme, including from the Swedish government (Ulrika Modéer and Anders Kompass) and parliament (Maria Weimer) along with programme partners (Björn-Ola Linnér, Johan Kuylenstierna, Joakim Palme, Andreas Duit and Nina von Uexküll). Please find the full programme here >...

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