Annual SEKOM meeting and the American Eco-municipalities

On the 15th and 16th of March, the Swedish Association for Eco-municipalities (SEKOM) organized its yearly conference in Luleå, which several representatives from the Swedish Eco-municipalities attended to. This was a great occasion to present all the advances made by the municipalities, as well as expose their vision for the future of the movement.

Cindi Contie, from the Institute for Eco-municipality, Education and Assistance (IEMEA) was the guest of honour for this conference. She gave a presentation on the situation of the Eco-municipalities in the United States, called “American Eco-municipalities after the election : A Chance for Hope and Renewal”.

The whole presentation can be seen here.

March 2017 Tour in the Öresund region

From the 27th of February and the 4th of March 2017, Sustainable Sweden welcomed a delegation of 4 young ambassadors from Montreal, looking to learn about examples of sustainability and social innovation to bring back home and show on the occasion of Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebration, which will be held in May this year. The Tour took the participants to the Öresund straight region, travelling both in Denmark (Copenhaguen, Kalundborg, Skibby) and Sweden (Helsingborg, Malmö).

Find more about the project 375Montreal : http://www.375mtl.com/

March 2017 Tour in Sweden and Denmark