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28 Jun, 2018

New tools for policy makers and planners in remote regions

If you live in a small town where business is based on natural resources, sudden changes in the local economy – like a mine opening or closing – can have a major impact on the social structure. The REGINA project has developed a set of tools ...
12 Dec, 2017

Extended deadline to submit abstracts for “Challenged ruralities: Nordic welfare states under pressure”

Call for abstracts: We invite you to submit abstracts for the 5th Nordic Conference for Rural Research, in which Nordregio contributes with the discussion and the working group on bioeconomy policies. The deadline is extended to January 1, 2018. &nbs...
30 Nov, 2017

Nordregio Forum Day 1: Nordic cities in a global perspective

Day one of the annual Nordregio Forum, held at Vulkan in Oslo on 29-30 November, took a view at the Nordic city both as a local challenge and a potential global inspiration. The theme of the conference was urban-rural relations and synergies in a cha...
30 Nov, 2017

Nordregio Forum Day 2: Urban-rural relations in the Nordics and beyond

The second day of the annual Nordregio Forum delved deeper into the theme of urban-rural relations and discussed how to create more synergies between the two, pointing already towards the focus of next year’s Forum, which will deal with sustainable...
23 Nov, 2017

Speeding up labour market integration of refugees in the Nordics

It takes an average of seven years before refugees get a foothold in the Nordic labour market. The seminar from Refugee to Citizens, which took place at Nordregio on November 8th, was an opportunity for Nordic actors who work with integration issues ...
22 Nov, 2017

Retreating permafrost coasts threaten the fragile Arctic environment

On 22-24 November, Nordregio joins the kick-off meeting of The EU project Nunataryuk in Postdam, Germany. In five years, the project aims to determine the effects of permafrost thaw on Earth’s coldest shorelines. Among various activities, Nordregio...
6 Nov, 2017

From refugees to citizens

Nordregio hosts a conference on Nordic experiences of inclusion in the labour market It is a major challenge for the Nordic countries to make it easier for refugees and their family members to enter the labour market. What are the key elements for a...
3 Nov, 2017

Nordic Climate Solutions at COP23

Nordregio will participate in the Nordic Climate Solutions Pavilion at COP23, the UN Climate Summit. Nordregio has three events during the first week of the summit, which takes place from November 6-17 in Bonn, Germany. The event programme at the Nor...