Research article: Strong Labour Market Inequality of Opportunities at the Workplace for Supporting a Long and Healthy Work-Life: The SeniorWorkingLife Study by Lars L. Andersen, Per H. Jensen, Annette Meng…
Forskning Nordisk forskning om sexuella trakasserier presenteras i ny rapport Sexuella trakasserier i arbetslivet är ett stort samhällsproblem i Norden. Det visade inte minst de många metoo-uppropen under hösten 2017.
Why should we learn to love bent cucumbers? And can the Nordic region really help improve the conditions for parental leave in the United States? The Nordic Council of Ministers has devised a new concept for focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and inspiring people to make a difference in their everyday lives. The concept is called NORDIC TALKS, and the first tangible outcome is a podcast series in which some of the brightest Nordic minds discuss global challenges with people from around the world.
The global impact of COVID-19 has prompted the ministers for culture to postpone Nordic Bridges in Canada by one year. It is now scheduled to start in January 2022. This decision will enable the partners to fully leverage the potential of this ambitious programme, which aims to strengthen exchanges and collaborations between Nordic cultural practitioners and Canadian partners, while giving a broad Canadian audience the chance to engage in art and culture from across the Nordic Region.
80 percent of those living in the Nordic Region feel that climate change is not headed in the right direction. They would like to see stronger Nordic co-operation on climate solutions. This is good news for the Nordic governments, all of which want to strengthen Nordic co-operation in this area.
In 2017, the USA introduced the Global Gag Rule, which prohibits financial aid to international organisations that perform or refer women for abortions. This is a retrograde step for gender equality and a blow to women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, according to the Committee for Welfare in the Nordic Region. The Committee is calling on the Nordic governments to distance themselves from the rule, and to enhance Nordic and international cooperation on women’s abortion rights.
The Nordic Council of Ministers is launching a new video campaign as part of the dialogue between youth organisations in the Nordic Region. In the campaign, the Danish Youth Council, Alliansi (the Finnish National Youth Council), and the Norwegian Children and Youth Council tell us what Nordic co-operation and youth communities mean to them, in general and during the coronavirus pandemic. This marks the start of Nordic digital dialogue, whereby all youth organisations are welcome to get involved in the debate and put forward topics that can be solved by way of Nordic co-operation.
Twelve works have been nominated for the 12 Nordic Council Music Prize for their high artistic standard. The nominees include pop albums, soundtracks, symphonies, and concerts produced by three generations of musicians. The nominees were announced during a live digital broadcast from London and Copenhagen on 16 June.