2021: A Round-up of last year’s NDI publications

NDI POLICY BRIEFS NDI POLICY BRIEF 14: Healthy ageing policy in Russia needs to consider gender, age, and territoryAnastasia Emelyanova, Elena GolubevaDownload the policy brief (PDF) NDI POLICY BRIEF 15: Accident information is needed to prevent emergencies in the Arctic watersSvetlana KuznetsovaDownload the policy brief (PDF) NDI POLICY BRIEF 16: Decarbonizing road passenger transport in the ND areaDmitry Vasilenko, Vasily …

Towards the next generation of social innovations – Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021

The annual Northern Dimension Future Forum took place at Aalto University, Finland, and online on December 1, 2021. In the Future Forum, experts and stakeholders discussed the sustainability of social innovations and policy measures induced by the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of Northern Dimension thematic partnerships.

Call for Ideas: Northern Spaces for Creative Innovation

Creating spaces where cross-sectorial collaboration and innovation can flourish The Northern Spaces for Creative Innovation Call for Ideas is open to cultural and creative industries (CCI) professionals from Northern Dimension countries to submit their cross-innovation project ideas.   Organisations from the cultural and creative industries sector are invited to test collaboration models and processes that create spaces, whether physical or digital, …

LIVIND project supports living heritage in Northern Europe

The new project “LIVIND – Creative and living cultural heritage as a resource for the Northern Dimension region” supports living heritage in Northern Europe. The project brings together ten countries from Northern Europe, as well as the Nordic autonomous regions and the Saami area. Living heritage holds many possibilities for sustainable and ethical practices that support the livelihoods and wellbeing …

Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021 Adapting to COVID-19: Social innovations & policy measures (Dec 1)

Welcome to the Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021! Time: Wednesday, December 1 at 13:00 – 17:00 (Helsinki time, CET+1)Place: Dipoli, Aalto University, Finland or online. The event will be streamed online – link provided before the event.​ Register ​for the Future Forum 2021: Please note:The deadline for on-site attendance at Aalto University is November 21. The deadline for online attendance …

Save the Date: Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021

The Northern Dimension Institute is pleased to announce that the annual international Northern Dimension Future Forum 2021 will take place at Aalto University, Finland, and online on December 1. Join the ND Future Forum and hear experts, decision-makers and stakeholders discuss the sustainability of the COVID-19-induced social innovations and policy measures. Follow the ND channels for further updates on the programme, speakers and registration.

Learning the art of science communication in the NDI Policy Brief Training workshop

The NDI hosted the third Policy Brief Training workshop on Sept. 1, 2021. The training was offered to the ND partners, the ND academic community, and experts representing the ND Partnerships. This year 16 participants from Russia, Finland, Austria, and Sweden attended the online training. The NDI organized the training together with Kaskas Media. The workshop offered practitioner-led guidance on …

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NDI Briefing Note: The urgent need for standardized assessment of microplastic pollution in the Arctic Ocean

Northern Dimension Institute Briefing Note | August 2021 Konstantin S. Zaikov, Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia, k.zaikov[a]narfu.ru Nikita A. Sobolev, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, n.a.sobolev[a]outlook.com Microplastic (MP) pollution has become a problem that challenges the modern environmental science. The complex nature and behavior of the marine ecosystem causes high uncertainties for the qualitative and quantitative assessment of microplastic pollution …

NDPC is looking to recruit a Digital and Communications Manager

The Northern Dimension Partnership on Culture NDPC is looking to recruit a Digital and Communications Manager at the Secretriat in Riga. The application deadline is 20 August, 2021. You are excited by the power of social and digital media. You are creative and understand how to represent a trusted brand online and are experienced in producing a range of forward-thinking professional content for …

Cross Innovation Workshop for Creatives by NDPC and Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft

The ND Partnership on Culture and the Cross Innovation Hub of Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft offer a digital workshop for visionary creative professionals who wish to learn more about the idea and potential of Cross Innovation.  In the search for new impulses for products, services, processes and business models it is increasingly worth looking beyond one’s own fields of action into other industries. It is precisely the …