After welcome and presentation of the JWC reference group we had the pleasure to listen to an interview on climate and energy strategies in the North with Lena Ek (Minister of Environment, Sweden), Audun Garberg (Political Advisor for the Ministry of Environment, Norway), Mika Flöjt (City Council Kuusamo, Finland), Stefan Mikaelsson (Chairman of Sami Parliament, Sweden) and Marianne Balto (Sami Parliament, Norway). Canotte Miami Heats Canotta New York Knicks Anna Hövenmark asked the panel questions. Lena Ek spoke of the importance of Ecosystem services and how nations and states should look at our balance sheet as well as results sheet (like stock market companies do).
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Marianne Balto says we should include indigenous people more in the discussion and learn from their knowledge on how to live with nature. chaussures pas cher nike adidas neo uomo On the question on how to include young people in the decision process Mika Flöjt gave a good example from Kuusamo: The Youth Municipal Council is a common practice in Finish municipalities and a place where young people are engaged in these questions. Nike Scarpe Bambini Similarly in Norway you have a young Sami council, said Marianne.
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