SEI will be joining the discussion in Visby during Almedalen week, showcasing the various research topics in which we work. Join us!

Preliminary program

Monday 1 July

8:30 – 10:00 Climate change – New business opportunities and new geopolitical risks with Mistra Geopolitics, an SEI project that aims to critically examine how the dynamics of geopolitics, human security and global environmental change interrelate. Eva Krutmeijer, working with SEI, will lead the discussion.

10:00 – 10:45 Transitioning to a low-carbon planet with decent working conditions – how do we get there?, with Måns Nilsson, Executive Director SEI.

15.00 – 16:00 Thinking long-term about China’s global ambitions: Does Sweden have a China-strategy?, with Karl Hallding, Senior Research Fellow at SEI.


Tuesday 2 July

13:00 – 13:45 How can innovation in aid solve our global challenges?, with Måns Nilsson, Executive Director SEI.

14:55 – 15:35 Can circular technologies clean up the Baltic Sea?, with Karina Barquet, Research Fellow at SEI and project leader of the Bonus Return project.

16:00 – 16:50 How does China affect Swedish business?, with Karl Hallding, Senior Research Fellow at SEI.


Thursday 4 July

11:00 – 11:45 Migration – a positive force for sustainable rural development, with Madeleine Fogde, Senior Project Manager at SEI and Programme Director at SIANI, an open inclusive network that supports and promotes multi-sector dialogue and action around the Sustainable Development Goal 2 “Zero Hunger”.