Nordic Horizons Norway - Pint Sized Democracy

NEW PODCAST Powerful pint-sized Nordic democracy

Scotland has the largest units of ‘local’ government in the developed world with just 32 ...

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 ...

Looking at some of the numbers linked to crucial projects in Scotland - it is scary to think about what we are missing out on from EU Funding.

As well as the £379m in structural and investment funds, Scotland has benefited from science funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 scheme.

FM @AnnLinde meets Nordic colleagues @JeppeKofod and @Haavisto to discuss 🇪🇺 defence and security cooperation, in which 🇸🇪 and 🇫🇮 have participated since the start. Nordic collaboration is central to Swedish foreign and security policy!

”Education is a key enabler for the achievement of all #SDGs, particular through Education for Sustainable Development; ESD. 🇸🇪 emphasises the importance of int’l partnerships & to build capacity together with our int’l partners”
~Cathrin Alenskär, #Umeå, on #SDG4 at #HLPF2022

"We cannot lose sight of the continuing impacts of COVID-19 on those most vulnerable, particularly LDCs & LLDCs", 🇩🇰 today at #HLPF

Inspiring to hear voices from civil society & others on solutions to realizing the #SDGs during today’s session on LDCs and LLDCs 🌍

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