Louis Jørgensen

Louis Jørgensen was an intern at Nordregio during the fall of 2023. He is a German and Danish master’s student specializing in Nordic Urban Planning at Roskilde University in Denmark. His interests as an anthropologist are in visual methods,...

Miia Itänen

Miia is a communications specialist with experience in cooperation, EU affairs and regional development through interregional learning and sharing of experiences. She strives to facilitate connections and foster collaboration among people and...

Why should you (not) hire refugees and immigrants?

The Nordic countries are facing labour shortages across various sectors. Still many refugees and immigrants experience difficulties in establishing themselves on the labour market. Why are we in this paradoxical situation? At this webinar, the...

Employers’ perspectives on hiring immigrants – Experiences from the Nordic countries

This report dives into the perspectives of Nordic employers on hiring low-skilled immigrants. Its objective is to uncover both opportunities and challenges faced by employers and to explore potential solutions for a more inclusive recruitment. The...

From Fields to Futures: 40 action points for rural revitalisation

The Nordic Rural Youth Panel has synthesized a report outlining 40 actionable recommendations for making rural areas in the Nordic region more attractive for young people. The recommendations address the ongoing trend of young people moving to...

Nordic youth panel recommendations shared with regional ministers and the OECD at recent events

How can rural areas become attractive for youth? The Nordic Youth Panel has the answer. The panel’s recommendations were presented at a recent webinar on regional attractiveness organized by OECD, and for the Nordic Ministers of Regional Affairs...

Kamila Dzhavatova

Kamila is an engineer and data analyst with academic background in social quantitative research and urban planning. Qualifications Previous positions Languages

Kerstin Bly Joyce

Kerstin is an environmental economist, policy advisor and analyst with a special interest in working at the juncture of research, policy and communication. With a track record of senior-level engagement within the Swedish government, EU and the...