Norway’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

UN_SDG_LogoOn Monday 6 June, 300 leaders from the UN, business industry, civil society and politics will meet at Hotel Bristol to discuss how Norway and Norwegian business can take an active role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Several international and national leaders will participate at the conference arranged by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO), Yara International and The Norwegian ForUM for Development and Environment.

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development David Nabarro, will initiate the Conference.

Other speakers include:
Svein Tore Holsether, CEO of Yara International
Kristin Halvorsen, Director of Center for International Climate and Environmental Research
Elisabeth Grieg, Chairman of the Grieg Group
Jon Hindar, CEO of Cermaq
Borghild Tønnessen-Krokan, Acting Director at Forum for Development and Environment
Svein Oppegaard, Executive Director, Labour market and Social Affairs at NHO
Jon Lomøy, Director of Norad

(Nadarajah Sethurupan)