State of the Nordic Region 2020 is launched on February 4th, 2020. The report gives you a unique look behind the scenes of the world’s most integrated region, comprised of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, along with Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Åland.
The main authors, Nordregio researchers Julien Grunfelder, Linda Randall and Gustaf Norlén, present the key conclusions from the report here.
Weekly thematic, in-depth and interactive webinars are organized throughout February – sign up here
Also, check Nordregio Magazine #1 2020 coming out 5 February with national stories from the report!
The Nordic Council of Ministers has the vision to make the Nordic Region the world’s most sustainable and integrated region by 2030. A closer look at the regional and local level reveals how the Nordic Region is developing and moving towards this target. This unique publication is a valuable tool in detecting and analysing the short-term and long-term changes within and between the countries: How are we realizing the vision? And what more should be done?
A comprehensive overview of the Nordics
The State of the Nordic Region 2020 presents a series of facts and figures showing the current state of play within core socio-economic sectors. This includes:
Demography – with chapters on “Births, children and young people”; Migration and mobility”; Ageing as a major demographic trend”.
Labour market – with chapters on “The geographies of labour; “The Nordic labour market in 2040”.
Economy – with chapters on “Increased income inequality”; “The role of smart specialization”; “the biobased circular economy”.
In addition, you can read about:
Wellbeing in the Nordics
Energy pathways towards a carbon neutral Nordic Region
The Regional Potential Index – a socioeconomic ranking of all regions in the Nordic countries
Sign up for thematic webinar series based on the report:
DEMOGRAPHY, 12 February 11-12 am, Sign up here
ECONOMY, 19 February 11-12 am, Sign up here
CARBON NEUTRALITY, 25 February 11-12 am, Sign up here
LABOUR MARKET, 3 March 11-12 am, Sign up here
State of the Nordic Region 2020 is produced by Nordregio and published by our parent organization, the Nordic Council of Ministers. The report will be available at www.norden.org/nordicregion2020 in a new and innovative digital format from February 4, 2020.
Online Launch 4 February – Sign up!
On the 4th of February, you can get a unique look behind the scenes of the world’s most integrated region, at 2 pm Danish/Swedish time (UTC +01:00). The main authors, Julien Grunfelder, Linda Randall and Gustaf Norlén, will guide you through the most recent developments within demography, economy and the labour market in the Nordic Region, including many surprising facts; did you know, for instance, that the Nordic people are the most mobile in the world? Sign up here (100 places available): https://www.lyyti.in/Launch_State_of_the_Nordic_Region_2020_9648