Sustainable Development Forum 2020 Agenda:

09:30 Welcome addresses by Kaja Peterson, Sustainable Development Programme Director at SEI Tallinn and Erki Savisaar, Chairman of the Environmental Commission of the Estonian Parliament

09:45 – 10:30 Keynote speakers:

10:30 – 11:30 Politicians’ Panel Discussion: A debate on how local municipalities can contribute to climate ambition

  • Yoko Alender (Reform Party), Ivar Raig (Center Party), Representative of EKRE party (TBC), Representative of Isamaa party (TBC), Gea Kangilaski (The Social Democratic Party), Züleyxa Ismailova (The Estonian Greens), Mihkel Kangur (TULE), Jaak Laineste (Eesti 200)

11:30 – 12:00 Announcement of Green Local Government 2019

  • Meelis Münt, Secretary General of the Ministry of the Environment of Estonia and Andrus Treier, Chief Executive Officer of Environmental Investment Centre

12:00 – 12:45 City examples:

12:45 – 13:00 Closing the Forum

Contact: Kaja Peterson, [email protected], media contact Helen Saarniit, [email protected]

Live stream link on the Estonian Parliament webpage:


The Forum was organised by SEI Tallinn in cooperation with the Ministry of the Environment , European Commission Representation in Estonia, Sustainable Development Commission at the Government Office and the Environmental Committee of the Estonian Parliament .

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