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2020 June

Sámi Youth Perspectives, Education and the Labour Market

This report aims to provide an overview and knowledge of Sámi educational institutions and Sámi youth perspectives, which can feed into the development of regional development initiatives and policies. Therefore, the study brings together insights...
2020 June

Ålands Utvärderarnas fördjupade årsrapport för 2019

Utvärderingen av LBU-programmet för Åland 2014–2020. Årsrapport för 2019, med tematiska fördjupningar. ÅSUB har tillsammans med forskningsinstitutet Nordregio i uppdrag av landskapsregeringen att utföra en oberoende utvärdering av...
2020 May 11

Policy Brief: Rural perspectives on digital innovation

Digitalisation holds considerable potential for rural areas. It offers the promise of overcoming geographical distance, ensuring equal access to opportunity regardless of where people live. At the same time, rural and sparsely populated areas are...
2020 May 11

Rural perspectives on digital innovation: Experiences from small enterprises in the Nordic countries and Latvia

The Nordic countries are at the forefront of digitalisation in Europe. The Baltic States show a more mixed performance, but still score around or above average on the European  commission’s annual measure of digital progress, the Digital...
2020 May 11

The territorial future of the Baltic Sea Region – Insights for policy makers

This short report is aimed at informing policy makers, planners, regional stakeholders and researchers on how the project’s outcomes can be used in practice. The Baltic Sea Region covers a vast geographical area with the Baltic Sea being its focal...
2020 May 08

Kompetensbehov för Smart specialisering i Värmland

I Region Värmland pågår arbetet med att ta fram en ny regional utvecklingsstrategi, en kompetensförsörjningsstrategi och en ny strategi för smart specialisering. Nordregio har fått i uppdrag av Region Värmland att göra en genomlysning...
2020 March 06

The legal framework and national policies for urban greenery and green values in urban areas

In the light of compact city aspirations and commitments in the Nordic Region, it is appropriate that fresh light should also be shed on green values and their application in urban areas. Spatial planning plays a critical role here, determining...
January 2020

Agenda 2030 and SDGs at the local level – a brief start-up guide

The Nordic countries are often placed at the top of global rankings on sustainable development. Well-established democratic systems are in place to fight poverty, promote economic growth and ensure gender equality, as well as to protect the...