Virtual visit by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to the State of California

California and Norway have a strong relationship, with close collaboration on issues of climate, ocean and sustainability. This virtual visit aims to enhance that relationship.

Day 1

Focusing on Norway and California’s partnership in the global effort to combat climate change, their strong coastal cultures, and their shared interest in deploying new technology to promote a sustainable future, the program for Day 1 will addresses how important an exchange of ideas is to achieving common climate goals.

HRH Crown Prince Haakon will be joined by Governor Newsom, Ambassador Krutnes and Minister of Foreign Affairs Søreide for a high-level conversation, before visiting UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and a performance from Norwegian Singer Angelina Jordan.

Day 2

The Norwegian business sector follows political, economic, and technological developments in California with keen interest. The program for Day 2 will focus on some of these developments, including three panels with Norwegian companies that have developed relevant, specialist expertise and solutions. The panels will center around Zero Emission Mobility on Land and Sea, Offshore Wind, and Funding Sustainable Excellence.

HRH Crown Prince Haakon will open the program together with Lt. Governor Kounalakis, Minister of Trade and Industry Nybø and Minister of Petroleum and Energy Bru.

For more information and to register, please see here.

April 27 @ 18:00 — April 28 @ 20:00
18:00 — 20:00 (26h)


California Governor’s Office, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Government Affiliations