Climate solutions for Lithuania – release event in Vilnius

Climate solutions for Lithuania – release event in Vilnius

Join us in Vilnius to explore how Lithuania can benefit from scaling up existing climate solutions!

The event will showcase 10 low-carbon solutions for Lithuania, analysed in the Nordic Green to Scale project. Environment Minister Kęstutis Navickas (confirmed) and Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas (TBC) will give keynote speeches. Other speakers include Senior Director Søren Mortensen from the Nordic Investment Bank, Business Development Director Kristian Rehnström from Fortum and Senior Advisor Oras Tynkkynen from the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra.

The event will be opened by the Ambassador of Sweden Maria Christina Lundqvist and Director Helén Nilsson from the office of the Nordic Council of Ministers. A panel discussion will focus on the key findings, policy recommendations and investment opportunities for Lithuania.


13:00 Registration and coffee
13:30 Opening
Helén Nilsson, Director, Nordic Council of Ministers Vilnius office
Welcoming words
Maria Christina Lundqvist, Swedish Ambassador
Keynote speech
Kęstutis Navickas, Environment Minister
Keynote speech
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Energy Minister (TBC)
Green to Scale: the potential of scaling up climate solutions in Lithuania
Oras Tynkkynen, Senior Advisor, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
Financing climate solutions
Søren Mortensen, Senior Director, NIB
Panel discussion with Lithuanian and international experts
Kęstutis Navickas, Environment Minister
Søren Mortensen, Senior Director, NIB
Kristian Rehnström, Director, Fortum
Martynas Nagevičius, President, Lithuanian Renewable Energy Confederation
15:30 End


The event is organised by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers Lithuania Office, Lithuanian Ministry of Environment and Nordic Investment Bank. The language of the event is English.

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