The Green Knowledge Centre was established by GRID-Arendal in 2013 as a meeting place for environmental information and knowledge with the goal of increasing awareness and local knowledge about the relationship between the environment, sustainable development and local action. Through educational programmes and other activities, and by providing a common forum for the coordination and dissemination of knowledge, the centre aims to:
The focus of the centre is on environmental information, education and activity. Its goals reflect the goals of GRID-Arendal: raise awareness, create knowledge and inspire people to action.
The Centre will continue to offer a variety of activities for schools and community groups, training and resources for teaching staff, and participation in local festivals. The activities of the Centre will be focussed on the following three main areas:
The Green Knowledge Centre is located on the first floor of the GRID-Arendal Building, Teaterplassen 3, 4836 Arendal, Norway. (The Centre’s main entrance is on Rådhusgata.)
The Centre includes exhibition areas and an auditorium. The auditorium can accommodate 80 seats and is equipped with an audio-visual system and wireless connection. It is available for rent to anyone, whether a private individual, non-profit organization, or corporation.
For further information, please contact: Janet Fernandez Skaalvik, Head of Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, +47 41499472.