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The Arctic in the Tropic @various venues and cultural events in 2021

Through people, passion and living portraits of a cold but continuously heating Arctic, we bring the Arctic to the Tropics. Various arts events, culinary showcases, movie screenings and public debates throughout 2021 aim to bring people in the tropics closer to the modern dilemmas, developments and opportunities in the Arctic. More information to follow. 

 

Nordic Film Festival @The Projector, Q4

In line with the last couple of years, the Nordic embassies in Singapore come together in hosting the Nordic Film Festival in Singapore. With a variety of films covering almost every genre and corner of the region, we invite you to experience the spirit of the High North! More information and dates to follow.

 

“Happiness the NordiPorean Way” @digitally, January – March 

Would you like to befriend someone from across the globe and embark on a discovery journey together; identifying the factors which make societies happy and how it can be integrated and applied into both the Nordic and Singaporean cultures and daily lives? Through a series of student interactions, we explore how certain happiness factors can be applied in the daily lives of both Singaporean and Northerners. More information here

 

Sustainable Development

Denmark Day in support of green transition and environmental practices, 5 June

In conjunction with the Danish Constitution Day and World Environmental Day on 5 June, the Embassy will host a line of public engagement activities to promote green living and bring together the Danish community, local Danish subsidiaries and the wider public around environmental and sustainable practices. Various events will take place on the day. More information to follow.

 

Green Denmark in Southeast Asia @community platform
Green Denmark in Southeast Asia is a new initiative managed by the Trade Council of Denmark in Southeast Asia. As an open community of thought leaders and Danish companies, the community aims to accelerate sustainable development and green collaboration between Southeast Asia and Denmark. More information here.

 

’30 by 30’ food security @various activities and events throughout 2021
To effectively cushion supply disruption and enhance food safety, Singapore aims to produce 30% of its nutritional need by 2030 from a current 10%. From food to farming, the Embassy focus on supporting Singapore’s target through sustainable, green and innovative journey. Get in touch for more information on initiatives and events in 2021. 

 

Singapore International Water Week @various events, 20 – 24 June
With strong presence and support from Denmark’s green eco-system, Denmark invites Singapore and Singaporeans to a two-way discussion under the tagline “Resource Recovery of the Future: Water and Energy Efficiency“. Both leading up to and during SIWW, Danish partners will actively engage in finding solutions and innovation on city, policy and private levels. More information and dates to follow. 

 

Denmark’s Infrastructure Asia Platform @community platform
Denmark’s Infrastructure Asia Platform has run for two years with the aim of ensuring that Danish solutions are “top of mind” in support of sustainable infrastructure development in Southeast Asia. In 2021, we leverage on the established partnerships to focus even more on positioning Danish competencies for green, just and sustainable infrastructure development. Please get in touch for more information.

 

Tech & FinTech

Singapore Fintech Festival @various events, Q4 2021
In 2019, we had the largest Danish FinTech delegation yet at Singapore FinTech Festival. And last year, Copenhagen introduced a day long focus on as a force for sustainable development the Festival’s Nordic hub for the digital edition. This yea, virtually or physical, we continue to enhance the close fintech tie-up with strong participation from the Danish eco-system during the festival. More information about SFF here.

 

Maritime

“Maritime Innovation: Tech and Talent for Decarbonisation” @SGInnovate, 5 March

At current speed, the maritime industry is moving too slow on decarbonisation. On 5 March, we therefore discuss joint efforts to orchestrate data sharing, research collaboration and regulatory framework for new talent and technologies to move the blue industry towards a zero-carbon business. All participating start-ups, innovators, environmentalists, tech-geeks and big thinkers, are invited to join the SG-DK innovation pool to push decarbonisation. Sign up here.

 

Green Shipping High-Level Dialogue @Singapore Maritime Week, April 2021

As part of Singapore Maritime Week 2021, the Maritime Port Authority Singapore and the Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore join forces to accelerate cross-sector partnerships and fast-track innovation for sustainable shipping. In turning intentions into commercially viable solutions, we bring together leading researchers, regulators and industry players to accelerate decarbonisation and move the needle on green fuels of the future. More information will follow.

 

Business briefings

Build Back Better and Greener @online, throughout 2021

To help Danish companies stay on top of economic trends, political developments and green business opportunities across Southeast Asia, we are organising a line of exclusive business briefing for members of the Green Denmark in Southeast Asia Community. During five sessions we zoom in on commercial avenues and funding opportunities to build back better and greener in 2021 and beyond. Participation is free of charge but limited to community member. Please get in touch for more information on how to join.