Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region

Thank you for over 550 participants of the Solutions local, together Conference! Solutions local, together - Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region introduced sustainable practical solutions and inspired participants to use local solutions together with other stakeholders. Report of the conference.

The Solutions local, together Conference was organized 31.1. – 2.2.2011 in the city of Turku, Finland according the principles of sustainable development. An essential part of the conference, were several side events that were organized as part of the conference. The conference presentations and videos can be seen from the conference programme. Through the conference Facebook pages, Solutions 2011, and twitter, one can follow the conference atmosphere.

Sustainable conference in practice

The conference experience resulted in Sustainable conference in practice -guidebook. It focuses on how to make an event truly sustainable in practice. It describes how the Solutions – local, together, Nordic Conference on Sustainable Development in the Baltic Sea Region in Turku 2011 was designed and highlights the things to consider when organizing a sustainable event of any size. The guidebook is readable on-line on this web site.

Nordic/Baltic signals to Rio 2012

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Signals booklet was launched at the conference. This booklet presents inspiring examples - ranging from whole cities to neighbourhoods, schools and specific projects - of innovative and successful sustainability initiatives.
Send feedback on Signal book to: rio2012@idebanken.no



Kuntaliitto Varsinais-suomen ympäristökeskus Ministry for foreign affairs of Finland Ministry of education Ministry of employment and the economy Ministry of the environment Ministry of Finance Norden Turku UBC Norden 2011