NEW PODCAST; The future is cooperative

While Britain struggles with sky-high bills, and private water, electricity and oil companies make record ...

Next event – Finland’s fight against Russian cyber attacks

Fake news and cyber attacks are helping undermine democracy, legitimise extremist views, push groundless conspiracy ...

Podcast; Jean Sibelius – Finland’s musical genius

This is a Nordic Horizons podcast with a difference. It isn’t about policy, politics, climate ...

 

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 ...

🎶 Scotland is known around the world for its traditional music.

Its origins can be traced back thousands of years but it's just as popular today.

Discover some trad bands to listen to as you celebrate this #StAndrewsDay ➡ http://bit.ly/3U6JJIJ

MT @thisisfinland: Digitalisation works because of skilled people – and #Finland is lucky to have plenty of them. 🧑‍🤝‍🧑

Finland is the most digitalised country in Europe, with a strong digital infrastructure and people who are highly digitally literate and educated.

Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women✊ #VAWG

🔶It is ever more important to recommit to prevent and end gender-based violence in all its forms🔶

We are stronger together 🫂 #orangetheworld #UNiTE #UNTFeminist

25 November is International Day for eliminating violence against Women, and the start of #16Days of activism against gender-based violence. Orange is the symbolic colour and we light up our building in support #OrangeTheWorld @UN_Women #PushForward http://ow.ly/tsiy50LNwz0

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