News from the City of Stockholm
Stockholm is to become the smartest city in the world! The City of Stockholm invites innovators, startups, entrepreneurs, students and others around the world to the competition Open Stockholm Award 2016. The competition is based upon the open data the city offers. The theme of this year's competition is based on Stockholm's Vision for 2040 - a Stockholm for everyone and will consist of two parts.Go to "Open Stockholm Award 2016"
On March 30th United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a lecture in City Hall in memory of his predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld.Go to "UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held inspiring lecture"
Sydney, Melbourne and Stockholm are the most reputable cities in the world according to Reputation Institute’s City RepTrak. The survey is based on perceptions of economy, environment and government.Go to "Stockholm tops list of most reputable cities "
The exhibition facility ”Stockholmsrummet” opened in october at Kulturhuset by Sergels torg. The permanent exhibit shows the growing city as3D models, you can take digital tours and a see a large model of the city set under the glass floor.Go to "Welcome to "Stockholmsrummet""
New Year celebrations should be festive but safe. Slussen in central Stockholm will like previous years be a firework free zone. Instead, the City of Stockholm and Skansen invite you to enjoy a magnificient firework show from the waters outside Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm.Go to "Festive and safe New Year celebrations"
Stockholm is one of the most innovative regions in the world. The winners of "Stockholms stads innovationsstipendium" (The Stockholm Innovation Scholarship), which is one of Sweden's largest, will be able to solve global environmental problems such as leakage from gas pipelines and make it possible for blind to play in an Orchestra on equal terms.Go to "Stockholm Innovation Scholarship: 7 entrepreneurs awarded"
Municipal fiber networks, like Stokab in Stockholm, creates new opportunities for growth and prosperity, as well as playing an important role in providing advanced broadband services, according to OECD in a new report.Go to "New OECD report - publicly owned fiber network provides growth"
The City of Stockholm and Royal Seaport have been awarded the 3rd Annual C40 Cities Awards, for best sustainable urban development project in the category “sustainable communities”. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Paris yesterday, Thursday 3 December, during COP21, UN’s conference on climate change, by C40 Cities Climate Leadership, a network for committed cities around the world.Go to "Royal Seaport awarded for best sustainable community"
Stockholm Royal Seaport is an area with a strong environmental profile. The project is now one of the finalists in the prestigious C40 Cities Awards.Go to "Stockholm - finalist in the C40 Cities Awards"