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26 May, 2015

Symposium on Planning Nordic city regions: experiences and agendas

On May 12, city representatives, regional authorities, consultants and researchers came together in the symposium on planning city regions that took place in the city of Oslo. The venue had the objectives of sharing and exchanging experiences of...
22 May, 2015

Seminar at Fores: How to reduce car emissions and grow the bioeconomy

On the 19th of May, Nordregio held a well-received seminar together with Swedish think tank Fores on financial incentives to reduce new cars’ CO2 emissions and boost the Nordic bioeconomy. The main attraction was the report Nya bilars...
24 Apr, 2015

Stettiner Haff – from Swedish province to pilot region for climate change adaptation

Nordregio’s Stefanie Lange Scherbenske and Linus Rispling have written an article about the Oder estuary region in Northern Germany and Poland for the 2015 edition of Ymer – a journal published by the Swedish Society for Anthropology and...
24 Mar, 2015

Sweden in a European perspective

What can ESPON say about Sweden and Swedish regional policy priorities? Understanding one’s comparative strengths and weaknesses is important, especially for countries like Sweden. It is small in terms of population and has an open economy,...
16 Mar, 2015

Megaregions

Senior Research Fellows Lukas Smas and Peter Schmitt have contributed with a chapter in the book Megaregions Globalization’s New Urban Form? which was published in January 2015. Below you can read about the chapter and the book as a whole. By...
13 Mar, 2015

Nordregio maps on display in Yangon

Maps and statistics are a fundamental part of Nordregio’s research activities. Our maps are available free of charge through our map gallery. Although Nordregio’s geographic core consists of the Nordic, Arctic and Baltic Sea Regions, as well as...
2 Mar, 2015

Nordregio to take part in EU event on multilevel governance in support of Europe 2020

Alexandre Dubois, Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio, will participate in an event organized by the European Commission on March 5th in Brussels as the final conference for a study on multi-level governance in support of Europe 2020. This study has...
19 Jan, 2015

Planning Nordic City Regions: Challenges and Opportunities

Nordregio Policy Brief 2015:3 Contemporary challenges for the development of sustainable urban regions in the Nordic countries relate to how physical planning can contribute to green growth and city-regional competitiveness. More specifically, three...