News story | Date: 07/04/2022 | Ministry of Climate and Environment
On Friday 22 April, OECD launches the Environmental Performance Review of Norway 2022 and hands over their recommendations for Norwegian authorities on the way forward.
Seminar: OECD Environmental Performance Review of Norway
The report, which assesses Norway’s environment policy of the last decade, will be presented at a seminar in Oslo the same day. Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, Mr. Espen Barth Eide, receives the report on behalf of Norwegian authorities from OECD’s acting director, Mr. Alain de Serres. Representatives from research, civil society and business will take part in two panels on sustainable development, and land use and biodiversity management.
The event is both physical and digital from 10AM-13PM CEST.
To participate physically at the event in Oslo, please sign up by sending your name, telephone number and e-mail to: KLDemail@example.com by 19 April. The venue is Auditoriet in Regjeringskvartalet 5 (R5) in Akersgata 59, 0180 Oslo. Please remember to bring a photo ID (driver's license, ID card or passport), as it is a prerequisite for entering the venue. Bags and other equipment must be scanned before entry. Attendance at the reception in R5 at 09:45.
It is also possible to follow the event digitally – on this webpage and in social media. A recording will be available afterwards.
Please notice that only audience physically present in Oslo will be able to ask questions to the panellists.
10:00-10:40: Official opening and launch
Welcome by Mr Tom Rådahl, Secretary-General, Ministry of Climate and Environment
Introductory remarks by Mr Alain de Serres, Acting Director, OECD Environment Directorate
Policy dialogue on key recommendations Q&A session with Mr Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Climate and Environment
10:40-11:30: Presentation and panel discussion on towards sustainable development
Presentation of key findings and recommendations, Ms Julia Wanjiru. OECD Policy Analyst
- Benedicte Solaas, Director Climate and the Environment, Norwegian oil and gas
- Karoline Andaur, Director, WWF Norway
- Ms Taran Fæhn, Senior Researcher CICERO/Statistics Norway
Session moderated by Ms Linda Nøstbakken, Research Director, Statistics Norway
11.40-12:30: Presentation and panel discussion on land use & biodiversity management
Presentation of key findings and recommendations by Mr Roger Martini, OECD Senior Policy Analyst
- Ms Gro Sandkjær Hanssen, Researcher, OsloMet
- Mr Kjetil Bjørklund, Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS)
- Mr Christian Steel, Director, Sabima
Session moderated by Mr Per Stålnacke, Research Director, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
12:30-13:00: Summary and way forward
Next steps - information on the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme by Ms Nathalie Girouard, Head of Division, Environmental Performance and Information, OECD Environment Directorate
Concluding remarks by Mr Rådahl, Mr de Serres and Ms Girouard