Til móttøku í kvøld í Mullers Pakkhúsi, bjóðaði Annika Olsen, borgarstjóri, gestunum vælkomnum til Tórshavnar kommunu. Áleið 75 fólk taka lut á ráðstevnuni, sum verður hildin á Hotel Føroyum.
Fjølrit og Tórshavnar kommuna skrivaðu herfyri undir avtalu um rættin at nýta vard verk. Tann avtalan varð undirskrivað í januar 2019.
Niðanfyri er brot úr røðuni, sum borgarstjórin bar fram á enskum:
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The different corners of the world are more interconnected than ever before. Discussing intellectual property is relevant for people all around the world but there are also some unique issues that apply to our societies. This fits well into the rich tradition that Nordic countries have in acknowledging the intricate relationship between the local and the global - that local livelihoods very much depend on global processes, and vice versa.
Müllers Pakkhús – or Müller’s Warehouse – is one of the most iconic buildings in the Tórshavn marina. This old wooden storehouse from the 18th Century has been restored within the last 20 years. Müllers Pakkhús recently opened the top floors and the house is now more than ever a hub for culture in the capital.
This building has turned into a cultural powerhouse in the spirit of Nordic collaboration and with the purpose of sharing knowledge and building on a shared understanding between our societies.
There are many challenges to deal with and I am sure that you will get new and valuable insights during this conference.