Nordisk Samarbejde RSS (Engelsk)

Upcoming call for environmental and climate co-operation in Northwest Russia

Do you collaborate or plan to work with Russian cities, institutions, organisations or regions in 2020? A new call for proposals for the Nordic-Russian Programme for Environment and Climate Co-operation (PECC) will be launched in end of January. Pre-register now to stay up to date with the schedule of the application process.

Get all the insights from Nordic Bridges

In 2021 Canada and the Nordics will come together in a major cultural initiative initiated by the Nordic culture ministers, Nordic Bridges. We caught up with Iris Nemani, Chief Programming Officer at Harbourfront Centre, on the first of a series of planned visits to the Nordic countries, to ask her how preparations are going and what to expect in 2021.

Get all the insights from Nordic Bridges

In 2021 Canada and the Nordics will come together in a major cultural initiative initiated by the Nordic culture ministers, Nordic Bridges. We caught up with Iris Nemani, Chief Programming Officer at Harbourfront Centre, on the first of a series of planned visits to the Nordic countries, to ask her how preparations are going and what to expect in 2021.

Help to shape the next vital global agreement

The ball has been set in motion to give young people throughout the Nordic Region a say in shaping the new global agreement for biodiversity. In December, January, and February, young people will gather to discuss biodiversity and agree on their requirements for the international negotiations.

New agreement boosts Nordic film and TV

The Nordic culture ministers wish to continue to prioritise film and television. Along with 16 television companies and the region’s five biggest film institutes, they have just entered into a new agreement with Nordisk Film & TV Fond. The agreement – the most comprehensive to date – involves three new partners and will run from January 2020.

Nordic alliance against terror

Five Nordic capital cities have now signed the Nordic Capital Code of Action at the Nordic Safe City Summit 2019 in Stockholm. The aim is to fight terror and insecurity. The five cities are Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, and Reykjavik.

How did the climate negotiations go?

Join us at Norrsken House in Stockholm Friday 13 December when Nordic climate ministers Isabella Lövin, Ola Elvestuen and Krista Mikkonen sum up the UN Climate Negotiations in Madrid.

The Nordic countries need a joint “climate law”

“The Nordic region needs a “climate law” that is binding on all of the countries. National legislation isn’t enough,” says Sofia Geisler, a member of the Nordic Council from Greenland

Why don’t grownups care about climate change?

How do Actor Lena Endre, snowboarder Terje Håkonsen and Head Of Sustainability at H&M Anna Gedda discuss climate change with their children? Learn more Saturday 7 December at the Nordic Climate Action Weeks at Norrsken House in Stockholm, or follow the event online. Host is Danish TV- and radio presenter Sara Bro.

Nordic Swan Ecolabel flying high in Nordic skies

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is turning 30. And it’s relevance has never been greater. It is of huge importance for 27 million consumers in the Nordic Region, as well as for the climate throughout the region.

Food makes youth climate superheroes

Young farmer cuts greenhouse gas emissions by half, vegan blogger redesigns the idea of comfort food and policymakers discuss innovative tools for climate action. During COP25 the Nordic Food Policy Lab brings new voices, ideas and concrete actions to the table that can help accelerate the transition to sustainable diets.

New anthology looks at Nordic literature for children and young people

“Can you really write stuff like that for kids?” “På tværs af Norden” (Across the Nordic region) is a new research-based anthology providing a unique insight into the latest trends in literature for children and young people in the Nordic region. The result of a creative Nordic collaboration process, the anthology brings together perspectives on literature from a range of stakeholders.

40 years of experience have proven its point: Sustainable financing actually works

The road towards a sustainable future is not a straight line, but a whole network of different paths that all lead to a common goal. Sustainable financing is one of these paths, and the impact is felt in many areas of our society. How this can be, you might wonder. Then read on - sustainable financing is actually crucial to our future.

Nordic and Baltic ministers paving the way for 5G in the region

The digitalisation of our economy and society is accelerating. With the Internet of Things, we see a new era of connectivity where billions of devices exchange data and digital intelligence in our everyday life. The Nordic-Baltic region aim to lead the implementation of 5G technology and innovative solutions.

Nordic and Baltic regions invest in co-operation on security and the climate

Foreign affairs and security policy, and the climate and environment will feature high on the agenda of parliamentary co-operation between the Nordic and Baltic countries over the next two years. The guidelines for this co-operation were approved at a meeting between the Nordic Council and the Baltic Assembly on 9 December.

Nordic young people to engage with COP25

Five young climate activists will play a special role during COP25, discussing expectations for it with Nordic ministers, keeping a close eye on the Nordic input into the talks and reporting back on what is brought to the table in Madrid and in Stockholm during the Nordic Climate Weeks.

Nordic Climate Action Weeks in December

Join us in Stockholm 2 to 13 December during the UN Climate negotiations and let’s talk about how the Nordic countries can take some serious climate action.

Pages

Subscribe to our newsletter