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Upcoming event - Can we take on Norway in the electric vehicle stakes? - HE Paul Gulleik Larsen, Ambassador of Norway

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 5:45pm - 7:30pm

Meridian thinks we can.  But are we in competition with Norway or in deep admiration?  But are we in competition with Norway or in deep admiration? There’s a lot to be envious about Norway. From high happiness stats, a huge sovereign wealth fund, and social equality, to the highest number of electric vehicles on the roads per capita.  Is the lesson from ‘the Norway model’ that we can have our cake and eat it too? While it shares many similar approaches to New Zealand, Norway’s history, geography and political system lead to particular economic, sustainability and security policies.  DOWNLOAD FLYER

Free to register now!

Past event - China’s Activities in the UK  – Influence or Interference? - Charles Parton, OBE






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