25th Anniversary Webinar of The Baltic Institute of Finland
You are cordially invited to join the 25th Anniversary Webinar of The Baltic Institute of Finland on Thursday 22 October 2020 13.00-15.15 CEST (14.00-16.15 Finnish time). With its title ‘Level Up for Cooperation’, and highly accomplished speakers, the webinar highlights the increasing importance of international cooperation in today’s environment.The anniversary webinar keynote ‘Could the Baltic Sea Region Be the Goodest Region on Earth?’ will be delivered by Simon Anholt, Founder and Publisher at The Good Country Index. After 20 years working with the presidents and prime ministers of 54 countries, Simon Anholt founded the Good Country, a project aimed at helping countries work together to tackle global challenges. The idea of the Good Country Index is simple: to measure what each country on earth contributes to the common good of humanity, and what it takes away, relative to its size.
Alexander Stubb, Director of the School of Transnational Governance at European University Institute, and Former Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, and Foreign Minister of Finland, will offer insights into the preparation for next generation EU. Mari Pantsar, Director at Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, will underline the importance of international cooperation in circular economy. Representing City of Tampere, Anna-Kaisa Ikonen, Member of Finnish Parliament and Chairman of Tampere City Council, will talk about the role of international cooperation in urban development.Please find the webinar agenda and register for the event here by 21 October 2020.