Green Week event
07/06/2021 - 10:00

The Nordic Capital Regions: Moving Towards Zero Pollution

Local and regional authorities have a key role in implementing EU legislative initiatives on tackling air, water, and soil pollution. At this event, Nordic capitals and capital regions will share best practices and highlight challenges in moving towards zero pollution in rural and urban areas. Join the discussion on June 7th at this official Green Week partner event!

This event is hosted by Helsinki EU Office, Stockholm Region EU Office, Oslo Region European Office, and Greater Copenhagen EU Office. The event is free. Sign-up here:


➡ Welcome by our moderator, Louise Coffineau, Policy Advisor on Environment and Climate, EuroCities.

➡ Opening speech by Mr. Joachim D’Eugenio, Senior Expert Policy Assistant, Quality of Life, DG Environment, European Commission

➡ The Capital Region of Denmark: John Flyvbjerg, Chief Consultant: Strategic approach and innovative solutions for soil and groundwater remediation

➡Oslo Region: Turid Wulff Knutsen, International Adviser, Innlandet County: Climate adaptation using nature-based solutions and VR-technology

➡ The City of Helsinki: Jussi Kulonpalo, Project Manager: Urban Innovative Actions project HOPE on air quality.

➡ The City of Stockholm presents Stockholm's implementation of water policy in relation to EU legislative initiatives

➡ Q&A session and closing remarks