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Göteborg. Founded in 1621 Second largest city in Sweden –appr. 500,000 inhabitants Administrative capital of the County of Västra Götaland. Business traditions. Long tradition of international trade and industry Swedish East India Company World leading in shipping industry. Business today.

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Göteborg

Founded in 1621

Second largest city in Sweden –appr. 500,000 inhabitants

Administrative capital of the County of Västra Götaland

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Business traditions

Long tradition of international trade and industry

Swedish East India Company

World leading in shipping industry

business today
Business today

SKF, Volvo, Ericsson, Astra Zeneca

From dockyards to science park

Triple-Helix model (Business, Research, Municipality)

Port of Göteborg – Scandinavia’s largest port and logistical centre

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How Sweden is governed

The State

General

General Elections

Parliament

The Government

Government Offices, Ministries, Authorities

County

Council/Region

CENTRAL LEVEL

General

Elections

County Council Adm. Assembly

County Council Adm. Board

Administration and operation

County Administrative Board[Länsstyrelsen]

Local

Authority

REGIONAL LEVEL

General

General Elections

City Council

City Executive Board

Administration and operation

LOCAL LEVEL

local government autonomy
Local government autonomy

Physical planning and building

Certain environmental tasks

Rescue services

Housing

Street and road networks

Communications

Energy

Cultural affairs

290 municipalities

Pre-school activities

Schools

Social services

Elder care

Care of people with physical or intellectual disabilities

Responsibility for refugees

Leisure activities

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District Committee

Education

Art and Culture

Recreation

Land and Housing

Public Works

Traffic

Environment

Other Committees

Arts and Culture

Recreation

Real Estate and Housing

Public Works

Traffic

Industry and Commerce

Other Companies

Decentralised structure

City Council Nominations Committee

City Executive Board Delegations City Administrative Office

City Executive Board Delegations City Administrative Office

City Council

City Council

City Auditor´s Office

Electoral Committee

Electoral Committee

Committees

Companies

In total: 80 Committes and Companies

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The municipal executive board comission

  • How prepared is Göteborg for extreme weather and climate change
  • What kind of knowledge do we need?
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Water – so clearAdopted by city council KF september 2003

  • Deepened comprehensive plan from City planning office
  • Cooperation with
    • Real estate office
    • Park-and Natur
    • Environmental office
    • Water and sewage office
  • EU-project
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The river

wind

Sea level

flow

Salt

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Water level what influence most

The sea

-100 till +150

wind

max 20?

flow

ca 10

salt

ca 5

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COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

Recommendation

Risc for high water levels

2,8 m over normal water level

If not special protection measures shall be investigated

break down in infrastructure
Break down in infrastructure

Water intake

Traffic

extreme weather fase 2
Extreme weather fase 2

Gullbergsvass model area

Contains protection against high water levels and functuions important for the society inquiry about polluted ground and costs

City planning office coordinate

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IPCC:s prognosis from 2007, and a new prognosis developt at the Niels Bohr institutet, Climate Dynamics 2009.