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25 Jun, 2018

Impressive new portfolio of Nordic-Arctic projects in the pipeline

22 projects received support from the Nordic Arctic Cooperation Programme 2018. A total of 6,52 million DKK were allocated in June 2018. The purpose of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018–2021 is to create...
31 May, 2018

Bioeconomy study in Northwest Russian region shows the potential for Nordic-Russian cooperation

A new study conducted by Nordregio Research Fellow Anna Berlina and Alexey Trubin from the Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) provides an overview for status of the bioeconomy in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. It presents key...
19 Feb, 2018

State of the Nordic Region on the road

After a successful launch on 8 February, the State of the Nordic Region goes on a tour of the Nordic countries, with launch events coming up in eight cities throughout the Region.   The launch of the State of the Nordic Region 2018 at Skansen....
15 Feb, 2018

Social impacts of mining – new results from the REGINA project

The latest results from the EU funded REGINA project focus on attitudes to mining projects in remote areas, in this case the town of Storuman in Northern Sweden. Storuman Municipality has now published the results of their survey evaluating Social...
5 Feb, 2018

Launch of State of the Nordic Region 2018

On February 8, the new edition of State of the Nordic Region will be launched in Stockholm by Margot Wallström, Swedish Foreign Minister and Minister for Nordic Co-operation and Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of...
8 Jan, 2018

Open call: Nordic Arctic Cooperation Programme 2018-2021

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2018 to new project proposals. Deadline for sending in proposals is 1 March 2018. The Arctic co-operation...
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,...
17 Nov, 2017

“Discovering the Arctic future – as a part of Europe”

On November 9-10, a major EU sponsored conference held in collaboration with the Regional Council of Lapland focused on development of the Arctic region as a European region. Jukka Teräs, Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio contributed to a joint...