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How can technology tackle climate change or improve healthcare? What responsibility should tech companies take for how their solutions are used? And will the geopolitics of tech reshape our world order? These are just some of the issues we will explore in this series, bringing together diverse perspectives on how to make Tech Fit 4 Europe. Join Casper Klynge, Microsoft’s Vice President of European Government Affairs, in conversation with the people behind the policies that shape our use of technology.

The views, information, or opinions expressed during the series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Microsoft.

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May 14, 2021

Norway may not be part of the EU, but it is certainly part of Europe and tied together with the continent on values, trade, and cooperation on EU and global affairs. In this episode, Minister Nikolai Astrup discusses the importance of seeing beyond borders when it comes to shaping a better future with technology. 

Nikolai Astrup is Norway’s minister of local development and modernization. He is also a member of the UN High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, steering his country’s approach to the UN SDGs. 

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