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27 May, 2020

Webinar 9 June: Sami Youth – Access to education and labour markets

Sami language competence is a sought-after skill in the regional labour markets. Sami-related occupations can be found in traditional occupations such as reindeer husbandry and Sami handicrafts, but also in tourism and in creative industries. But...
19 May, 2020

How is human wellbeing integrated into city planning?

Nordic cities have qualities to draw on when it comes to green space, social inclusion and public health. But they are also segregated, characterised by health-related divides and by differences in accessibility to urban amenities. Without careful...
7 Apr, 2020

Fiscal Frameworks report and webinar now available

The report Fiscal Frameworks and Fiscal Sustainability in the Nordics was launched via a webinar on Friday the 3rd of April. The report was commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers and written by Lars Calmfors. Timothy Heleniak of Nordregio...
7 Apr, 2020

Nunataryuk: fieldwork in Qaanaaq, Greenland

Qaanaaq is the northernmost town in Greenland. A young village established in 1953, Qaanaaq is mainly a town of hunters and trappers. Nordregio’s researcher Leneisja Jungsberg spent three weeks in February in Qaannaaq conducting fieldwork to...
7 Apr, 2020

New report: Building affordable homes

Why does the contemporary Nordic welfare state lack affordable housing? Nordic cities are segregated, and new housing development, application of diverse forms of tenure, and housing subsidies are examples of tools that can either worsen or reduce...
19 Mar, 2020

Five Nordic planning systems: How do we manage urban spaces?

Nordic cities share significant values for developing green urban spaces, however, the local policies and legal framework in each country unfold a variety of planning strategies. Planning systems in the Nordic countries have often been considered...
27 Jan, 2020

Open call for regions: Experts are ready to support you in e-health solutions!

Nordregio is a part of VOPD project (Health care and care with distance-spanning technologies, e-health and digitalisation) and now it is time for the second open call for regions and to introduce the new publication: 2nd call for regions,...
21 Jan, 2020

4 February report is out: State of the Nordic Region 2020

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...