Nordic Horizons Norway - Pint Sized Democracy

NEW PODCAST Powerful pint-sized Nordic democracy

Since elections for the developed world's largest local authorities in May 2022, there's been much ...

Nordic Horizons NATO Membership Swededn - Finland

PODCAST: NATO membership for Finland & Sweden – the end of Baltic neutrality??

This podcast was produced after a fascinating online Nordic Horizons meeting in March 2022, eight ...

Nordic Horizons How Denmark and Sweden heat homes without mains gas

PODCAST – How Denmark & Sweden heat homes without mains gas

None of Scotland's Nordic neighbours depends on gas for heating - but 85% of Scottish ...

 

Golden Oldies

2012 – How the Finns emptied their prisons

Tapio Lappi-Seppälä, Director, National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Finland. MAY 2012  The open prison on the island of Suomenlimma near Helsinki is an astonishing place. The 100 prisoners living there learn stonemasonry and other skills to help keep the 19th century stone fortress intact. They’re paid a wage and the tiny municipality of 400 people voted to have them there. Some of t...

2012 – How does Finnish education stay streets ahead?

This event in May 2012 was hosted by the Convenor of the Education and Lifelong Learning Committee, Stewart Maxwell MSP and sponsored by the Finnish Embassy with Nordic Horizons ‘The story of Finland’s extraordinary educational reforms is one that should inform policymakers and educators around the world. This book is a must read.’ Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford University. The ...

US and France discuss how to support Finland and Sweden's bids to join Nato https://www.reuters.com/world/us-france-discuss-how-support-finland-swedens-bids-join-nato-2022-05-22/ (🔒)

At today’s #UNSC debate on technology & security #Norway warned about spread of targeted disinformation through digital technology

Also for @UNPeacekeeping missions this poses a threat, creating a more hostile environment amongst communities that Peacekeepers are set out to help

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Is the UK government about to ditch the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Work longer hours. Get a better job. How out of touch are the Tories?
The First Minister's US visit.
Eurovision. Heaven or hell?

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