India and Sweden Host Industry Transition Dialogue In Stockholm

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India and Sweden hosted the Industry Transition Dialogue on 2 June in Stockholm as a part of their joint initiative, Leadership for Industry Transition (LeadIT).

  • The LeadIT initiative focuses on areas that are major stakeholders in global climate action and require specific interventions.

  • This high level dialogue has made a significant contribution to the United Nations Conference 'Stockholm+50'.

  • Stockholm +50 is a World Environment Assembly held on 2 and 3 June to commemorate the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972.

  • It sets the agenda for COP27.

  • Japan and South Africa are the latest members of the initiative.

  • At present, the total number of LeadIT members is 37, including countries and companies.

  • Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav addressed the event. 

  • He said it is a time to celebrate 50 years of collaborative action, as well as a time to introspect on what we have achieved so far and what remains to be achieved.

  • During the event, India chaired the Round Table Talks on priorities for implementation for 2022-23.

  • Countries and companies share their initiatives, success stories and plans for the future.

  • About Sweden

  • Capital - Stockholm

  • National Day - 6 June

  • Parliament - Called ‘riksdag’ 

  • Members of parliament  - 349 in a single chamber

  • Head of state - King Carl XVI Gustaf; heir to the throne is Crown Princess Victoria

  • Total area - 528,447 sq km (fifth largest country in Europe)

  • Highest mountain - Kebnekaise (2,099 m)

  • Biggest lake - Vänern (5,650 sq km)

  • Currency  -  Swedish krona

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