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3 May, 2017

New report: From migrants to workers

Since 1990, the population of the Nordic countries has grown by 15 percent up to 26.5 million people, mainly due to immigration from abroad. Still many Nordic municipalities struggle with declining and ageing populations, and labour shortages. On...
18 Apr, 2017

Measuring the cost of integrating refugees

Even during times of economic prosperity, the integration of people with a non-Western background in the Nordic labour market is tricky. Without work, refugees become costly for society in both the short and long-term. The stream of refugees into...
4 Apr, 2017

5-7 April, SEMPRE project making progress: Nordregio presents Empowerment Handbook in Klaipeda

This week, Nordregio’s researchers Anna Berlina and Gustaf Norlén will present a draft of a new Empowerment Handbook, offering guidelines for local service providers in the Baltic Sea Region. Many rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region find...
22 Mar, 2017

22-24 March: 3rd REGINA partner meeting

As partners of the REGINA project meet in Thurso, Scotland this week, for the third partner meeting we see that the project moves into a new phase. The project ends in September 2018 which means that we’re now halfway through the project. The...
9 Dec, 2016

Unaccompanied minors to the Nordic Region

In 2016, the Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues started a project on compiling information and analysing the current situation in the Nordic Region with regards to the receiving unaccompanied minors. The project is still in its initial...
24 Nov, 2016

25 November: Young people and newly arrived migrants in rural areas

How can we support the rural areas in their work integrating newly arrived migrants and creating opportunities for young people? Nordregio hosts a seminar together with Hela Norden ska Leva. Young people and newly arrived migrants – The future...
21 Oct, 2016

10 Nov: Labour Market Integration in the Nordic Countries: What can we learn from each other?

Welcome to the NEPR seminar in Oslo November 10 on Labour Market Integration in the Nordic Countries. Since the mid-eighties the Nordic countries have received a high influx of refugees relative to the population size. Currently these countries...
5 Oct, 2016

New article published on governance of energy efficiency in Croatia

Senior Researcher Michael Kull et all. published an article of meta governance on energy efficiency in Croatia and it was published in Energy Policy 99 (2016). Increasing the energy efficiency not only requires the improvement of current...