20th Life-Link International School Conference at SSHL
11 juni 2018
The 20th Life-Link Internatinoal School Conference will be held here at SSHL on June 16-21, 2018. With about 50 guests from nine countries the conference is sure to be productive.
This year’s conference focuses on the role that the United Nations plays in climate change. The final day of the conference shifts towards the future and examines topics like nuclear threat, graphene and peace.
Summary of goals:
- Discuss the future and the possibility of world peace.
- Discuss the issue of the nuclear threat and its impact on the world and climate.
- Participate in the UN climate role play.
- Show each school’s work within the Life-Link values: Care for yourself, Care for Others and
Care for Nature.
- Get new contacts from around the world that could last a lifetime.
- Return to your school with new ideas and conclusions using what you learn from other school’s perspectives and ideas combined with the various
discussions held during the conference. To be included in the Education for Sustainable Lifestyle (ESD).
- Life-Link Friendship schools located around the world.
Representatives from the United Nations.
Politicians and Democrats from various countries are invited.
June 16, Day 1, Arrival Day Arrival / Pickup / Living Quarters
After Dinner, Prepare poster session combined with school presentation
June 17, Get-together, School activities, introduction of UN Climate Role play
07:30 – 8:30, Breakfast
09:00, Bus to Stockholm10.30 – 13.30, Sightseeing by boat “MS Movitz” electrical ship (including lunch)
14.00-16:30, Free time
16:30, Return by bus to Sigtuna
19.30, Prepare poster session combined with school presentation
June 18, Opening and presentation of UN Climate Roleplay
7:30 – 8:30, Breakfast
09:00, Opening ceremonies
Lars Johnson: Chairman Life-Link
Margret Benedikz: Principal SSHL
10:00-12:00, Poster session combined with school presentation
13:00-14:00, What happens with the climate? Update by Pär Holmgren
14.00-15.00, Presentation UN Climate Role Play. Assigning to groups and countries
15.30-17.30, Work on position papers (in groups)
Evening, Everyone reads all position papers
June 19, UN Climate Roleplay
9:00-9:30, Welcome by the “United Nations General Secretary”
9:30-10:30, Opening speech by country (Max 3 minutes!)
10:30-11.00, Agreement draft # 1 by the secretariat
11:00-12:00, Statements (Work groups)
13:00–13:15, Agreement draft #2 by the secretariat
13:15-14:00, Negotiations in groups
14:00-14:30, Statements (Work groups)
14:30-14.45, Possible agreement #3
15:15-16:30, Final negotiations – Agreement reached?
19:00-21:30, Multicultural evening (Peder Palmstierna)
June 20, Peace and the nuclear threat
09:00-10:30, Presentation of the ICAN organisation Winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Price
10.30-12.00, Workshop: “How to counteract the Nuclear threat”
13.00-14.00, “Graphene – the material of the future” Björn Franzén, SSHL
14.00-15.00, Workshop – “Graphene”
15.30-17.30, Tour in Sigtuna “History and investments in sustainability”
19.00-20.30, Closing Ceremony
June 21, Departure day